Entertainment

Alex Trebek posts new video on his cancer therapy: ‘I’m feeling good.’

He announced in a YouTube video on March 6 that he had been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer

Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

Issue is comprised of short tributes written by fellow global luminaries throughout all industries

‘Game of Thrones’ premiere sets a viewership record for HBO

Season premiere most-watched one-day event in the history of the cable network that began in 1978

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Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court
Raccoon scales tall building
Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher

ARTS AROUND: Open call to Alberni Valley artists

Artists can apply to exhibit their artwork at the Rollin Art Centre

  • Apr 16, 2019

B.C.’s ‘Captain Maniac’ has seen close to 1,000 concerts since 1964, starting with The Beatles

Longtime drummer Colin Hartridge still gets his kicks hosting an internet radio show

VIDEO: Port Alberni hosts highland dancers

41st annual competition took place at the Alberni Athletic Hall

Favreau gives ‘Star Wars’ fans 1st look at ‘The Mandalorian’

Series will debut on the Disney-Plus streaming service on November 12

Gyro Club supports young Port Alberni performers

Gyro Club of the Albernis made a donation to the Capitol Theatre

  • Apr 15, 2019

Morrissey’s first Canadian tour dates in a decade postponed due to accident

Former lead singer of The Smiths was to perform at Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre on Sunday and Monday

Disney will launch streaming service late this year

The service, called Disney Plus, has no pricing yet

Johnny Depp sues ex-wife for $50 million in defamation suit

Depp filed the lawsuit over a Washington Post op-ed she wrote about domestic violence

Alberni Classical Concerts celebrates successful third season

Subscriptions for 2019-2020 season are now on sale

Mariah Carey to receive Icon Award at Billboard Music Awards

Kelly Clarkson will host the Billboard Awards, and Panic at the Disco, Sam Smith and Normani will perform

ARTS AROUND: Port Alberni art gallery ‘branches out’

New exhibit at Rollin Art Centre will feature two artists

  • Apr 10, 2019

Olympic champions Virtue and Moir announce rock-themed ice show

Cross-Canada figure skating show Rock the Rink starts at Abbotsford Centre on Oct. 5

Worker dies in fall while setting up Coachella Festival

The six-day festival is set to begin on Friday in California

Tom Selleck, star of TV and films, is writing memoir

Actor says his book will ‘illuminate’ the last half-century of Hollywood and America

Edmonton’s Billie Zizi brings classic soul with a flair to Char’s Landing

Port Alberni show scheduled for Thursday, April 11

  • Apr 8, 2019

‘Shazam!’ debuts with $53.5M, handing DC Comics another win

One of the oldest characters in DC’s superhero stable, “Shazam!” doesn’t boast the name-recognition