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Alberni Valley author organizes writers’ expo

A dearth of venues to sell self-published books led author to create her own

ARTS AROUND: Mixed media exhibit on display at Rollin Art Centre

MELISSA MARTIN SPECIAL TO THE NEWS The current art exhibit at the…

  • Feb 11, 2020

Young Alberni filmmakers win ‘Best Picture’ in youth film fest

‘Hope’ is high school students Richard Spencer and Miranda Chen’s first foray into film

Award-winning documentary shares the modern story of Huu-ay-aht First Nations

Broadcast premiere of documentary will take place in Port Alberni on Jan. 29

Party at Char’s Landing raises funds for Port Alberni’s Special Olympics athletes

Fundraiser organized and hosted by Shaw TV’s Nancy Wilmot

  • Jan 22, 2020
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Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court
Raccoon scales tall building

ARTS AROUND: Enjoy Celtic song, poetry and storytelling in Port Alberni

Celtic Chaos returns to Capitol Theatre in March

  • Jan 22, 2020

Alberni writer and poet to read at Words on Fire

Chelsea Comeau has her own freelance writing and editing business

Photographer captures Port Alberni personalities in black and white portraits

Meet John Douglas, Courtney Naesgaard in double exhibit Jan. 18 at Rollin Art Centre

Port Alberni’s Five Acre Shaker music fest expanded to four days

Festival at McLean Mill Historic Park is now in its sixth year

Port Alberni’s Winter Film Fest begins

First film in the series is The Farewell

ARTS AROUND: Port Alberni’s Rollin Art Centre looking for artists

Deadline for applications is April 30

  • Jan 15, 2020

ARTS AROUND: Photography exhibit opens a new year at Rollin Art Centre

Photographs by Courtney Naesgaard and John Douglas run until Feb. 8

  • Jan 8, 2020

Quartet of comedians delivers a blizzard of laughs in Port Alberni

Snowed in Comedy Tour returns to the Capitol Theatre on Monday, Jan. 13

ARTS AROUND: New Port Alberni exhibit explores colour in photography

Rollin Art Centre re-opens on January 14

  • Jan 2, 2020

Mid-Island musicians tell musical ‘tales’

The Kerri Tales releases first single and prepares for album release

B.C. child actor Jacob Tremblay helps release rehabilitated seal pups

One of the marine mammals was named Ja-cod in the young celebrity’s honour

Port Alberni prepares to ring in the new year

From family-friendly First Night to fundraising adults-only parties, find your fun for Dec. 31

ARTS AROUND: Celtic Chaos returns to Port Alberni with music, song, poetry

New performance is titled “For the Highlander”

  • Dec 24, 2019

ARTS AROUND: Last week of Mistletoe Market at Alberni art gallery

Mistletoe Market showcases the amazing talent in the Alberni Valley

  • Dec 18, 2019