Entertainment

Samoa bans Elton John movie ‘Rocketman’ due to homosexuality

A Russian distributor also censored scenes from ‘Rocketman’ that featured gay sex and drug use

Tony highlights: A historic win and a strong night for women

Broadway favourites Santino Fontana and Stephanie J. Block took the top musical acting prizes

Calls for a new kind of popcorn movie: ‘We need Indigenous people in space’

Research has shown that media representation has a pivotal impact on public perception

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Raccoon scales tall building
Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher

Vancouver Island eagle sculptor’s latest creation details an epic battle

Eagles battling in flight took 2,500 hours to complete

  • Jun 7, 2019

Vancouver Island poet Eve Joseph ‘savouring’ moment after winning $65K Griffin prize

The Vancouver-raised, 66-year-old writer said she feels she still has work to do to master her craft

VIDEO: Sonny and Cher reunite on Vancouver stage

Iconic performer, 73, tells older to women to “keep kicking ass”

Heming paying tribute to the jazz classics in Crofton show

Signs of becoming a singer and bursting into song evident at an early age

  • Jun 6, 2019

Crofton Elementary version of Cinderella leaves the audience spellbound

Bumbling Substitute Fairy Godmother at the heart of play’s comedic touch

A diminished ‘Godzilla’ still bests ‘Rocketman,’ ‘Ma’

Dexter Fletcher’s fantastical Elton John biopic ‘Rocketman,’didn’t launch with the same bravado as Freddie Mercury biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Vickers and Lewis combine musical talents and exuberance

Pianist and saxophonist/flutist bring endless creativity to Crofton’s Osborne Bay Pub stage

Beauty And The Beast being performed by Chemainus Secondary drama students

Cast rounding into form during the final week of rehearsals before the big show

VIDEO: Alex Trebek says his response to cancer treatment is ‘kind of mind-boggling’

The 78-year-old TV personality tells People magazine he’s responding very well to chemotherapy

‘Aladdin’ soars, but ‘Booksmart’ barely passes at box office

‘Aladdin’ grossed an estimated $86.1 million to take the top spot at the North American box office

The mother of all musicals leaves audience members wanting more

Mamma Mia! checks all the boxes as one of the Chemainus Theatre’s all-time best shows

Popular vocalist Daponte joined on Crofton stage by Don Leppard Big Band

Performances nothing short of remarkable with the singer’s instrumentation backing

The diverse ambitions of Canadian star of Disney’s live-action ‘Aladdin’ remake

Egyptian-born Mena Massoud was unknown before snagging the lead role in the live-action Disney remake

Boogie-woogie honky-tonk hero an incomparable pianist

Vest’s impressive credentials match his talent