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Hurricane Katrina inspires Alberni author’s new novel

Jacqueline Swann brings message of climate change to life with story of fictional journalist

ARTS AROUND: Learn basket weaving at Port Alberni workshop

Campbell River artist Amy Dugas will teach Japanese random weaving techniques

  • May 22, 2019

Two Port Alberni dancers headed to provincials

Jordan Simpson and Nyah Fox dance at Elite Dance Academy

High-profile Port Alberni murders are the centre of new true crime book

Retired journalist Shayne Morrow pairs historic murders with the science that solved them

New book from Island author details social history of the E&N railway

Along the E&N tells the story of 32 establishments from Esquimalt to Campbell River.

Mamma Mia! poised to be biggest Chemainus Theatre show ever

Plenty of buzz as Island dinner theatre schedules ABBA-fueled romp

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Port Alberni hosts highland dancers
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court
Raccoon scales tall building
Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher

Port Alberni’s Five Acre Shaker announces first headliner

Canadian rock band Harlequin will take the stage on Sunday

  • May 17, 2019

ARTS AROUND: Solstice Arts Festival returns to Port Alberni

More than 80 artists will showcase their work at 15 Alberni Valley venues

  • May 15, 2019

Port Alberni’s Battle of the Bands celebrates fifth anniversary

The youth music competition, presented by the Zattzoo Project, takes place on May 25

Vancouver Island’s Lauren Spencer-Smith gains video fame

Former Port Alberni singer appears on Steve Harvey show after video goes viral

Port Alberni art gallery celebrates creative nature

Group exhibit showcases Vancouver Island artists

  • May 9, 2019

ARTS AROUND: Find your new favourite book at Port Alberni’s Giant Book Sale

Book sale is a major fundraiser for the Community Arts Council

  • May 8, 2019

Find your groove with hand drumming workshop in Port Alberni

TerraZetto will bring their drum circle session to Char’s Landing

  • May 5, 2019

Spring Writes celebrates the written word in Nanaimo

Alberni Valley author set to host presentation

  • May 2, 2019

ARTS AROUND: New art exhibit shares scenes of the West Coast

Cathy Stewart’s paintings will be on display at the Rollin Art Centre until May 31

  • May 2, 2019

Port Alberni’s Timbre! Choir celebrates diversity of music

Spring concert is scheduled for April 28 at ADSS Theatre

  • Apr 25, 2019

Port Alberni author Gwynne Hunt releases new book

Unlocking the Tin Box is a true tale of family dysfunction

  • Apr 24, 2019

ARTS AROUND: Giant book sale approaches in Port Alberni

This is the last week to drop off all your donations

  • Apr 24, 2019

Portal Players production touches on residential schools

Sisters chronicles a convent-run residential school in Canada

Crooner classics past and present in spotlight, courtesy of Ken Lavigne

Island tenor prepares for upcoming concert tour of Let Me Be Frank!