Local Entertainment

11th annual Magic Cottage kicks off this weekend in Port Alberni

Cottage will be open over two weekends in November

  • Nov 17, 2018

Port Alberni highland dancers invited to North American competition

Kali Nahorney received honourable mention medals in two categories

  • Nov 14, 2018

ARTS AROUND: Enjoy magic and comedy at the Capitol Theatre

Transport yourself back in time for the McLean Mill Christmas Market

  • Nov 14, 2018

Paula Wild, Rick James hold duo book readings in Port Alberni

Wild talks wolves while James tells tales from the rum running trade on Nov. 15

Paint workshop kicks off Indigenous Experience Series

Tseshaht First Nation member Naomi Nicholson has organized new cultural series

Holiday classic The Nutcracker returns to Port Alberni

River-Port Danceworks brings together professional and student dancers

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Author visits John Howitt Elementary School
Stranger Than Fiction films music video at Alberni Valley Multiplex
Raccoon scales tall building
Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher

Port Alberni poet shares ‘little true stories’ of First World War

Alberni author Jacqueline Carmichael was inspired by the words of her grandfather

ARTS AROUND: Give the gift of a felting workshop

Artist Gittan Klemetsrud is offering three felting workshops in Port Alberni

  • Nov 7, 2018

Storyteller brings memoir workshop to Port Alberni

Marva Blackmore belongs to the Mid-Island StoryTellers in Parksville/Qualicum

  • Nov 4, 2018

ARTS AROUND: Join the Rollin Art Centre light-up work party

Christmas markets and choirs approaching in the Alberni Valley

  • Oct 31, 2018

Author returns to his Alberni Valley elementary school for debut of new book

Troy Wilson first wrote Captain Otter when he was a Grade 1 student at John Howitt Elementary

Folk trio Belle Miners performs at Char’s Landing

The Belle Miners are a Canadian band…on an international scale

  • Oct 24, 2018

ARTS AROUND: Help transform the Rollin Art Centre into a winter wonderland

Joanne Thomson is our current artist, showcasing her series of mason jars

  • Oct 24, 2018

ARTS AROUND: See magic on the stage at the Capitol Theatre

Murray Hatfield and Teresa don’t just do magic—they are magic

  • Oct 17, 2018

Melissa Hazel Lowe named Portal Players’ volunteer of the year

Lowe enjoys acting and stage managing with the Portal Players Dramatic Society

Filmmaker explores historic World Council of Indigenous Peoples

Solidarity stemming from Port Alberni event changed the face of Bolivian politics

VIDEO: 41 years later, Saanich author publishes story he wrote at 6 years old

Troy Wilson originally created Captain Otter while Port Alberni Grade 1 student

ARTS AROUND: Christmas at the Mill approaches

Book your table at McLean Mill now

  • Oct 11, 2018

Portal Players present music, mayhem and man-eating puppets

Little Shop of Horrors kicks off Wednesday, Oct. 17

Alberni man opens arts club for underprivileged

Bear Lind hopes centre will give kids, adults supplies and a place to create art