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Cast members of Brave put on a show for an appreciative audience. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Brave performance delights audience

Standing ovation for the quality of entertainment delivered by cast members

Kate Marsh is running to be re-elected to North Cowichan's council table. (Submitted photo)

Kate Marsh running for re-election to North Cowichan’s council

Four incumbents looking to return to council table

Choreography and athletic artistry come together in Glory at the Chemainus Theatre until Oct. 9. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Review: Stellar performances highlight play destined to become Canadian classic

Chemainus Theatre’s ‘Glory’ deserves a bigger audience

Choreography and athletic artistry come together in Glory at the Chemainus Theatre until Oct. 9. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Frank Ludwig’s double platinum records, part of the ’70s display at the Chemainus Valley Museum. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Frank Ludwig’s double platinum records, part of the ’70s display at the Chemainus Valley Museum. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Cast of Brave. Back row, from left: Ace Copp, Laura Parkyn. Front: Caidence Burns, Janelle Sharpe, Sierra Jones. (Photo by Stephanie Roth)

Young cast members put on a Brave face for musical revue

Free public performance at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday

The Cast of Brave. Back row, from left: Ace Copp, Laura Parkyn. Front: Caidence Burns, Janelle Sharpe, Sierra Jones. (Photo by Stephanie Roth)
Members of the Preston Rivulettes take a break at the bench with coach Brian Linds. From left: Morgan Yamada, Emma Rendell, Kate Dion-Richard and Becky Frohlinger. (Photo by Don Bodger)

To the victor goes the Glory

Story of relatively unknown female hockey team glides onto Chemainus Theatre stage

Members of the Preston Rivulettes take a break at the bench with coach Brian Linds. From left: Morgan Yamada, Emma Rendell, Kate Dion-Richard and Becky Frohlinger. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Astrid Notte in the Wildwood Collective salon with her artwork in the background. (Photo submitted)

The Golden Spruce arouses great memories

Artist captures tree in all its glory

Astrid Notte in the Wildwood Collective salon with her artwork in the background. (Photo submitted)
Bingo returns at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre on Monday, Sept. 12. (File photo)
Bingo returns at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre on Monday, Sept. 12. (File photo)
The Offspring at a sold-out show in Penticton. (Black Press Media file photo)

The Offspring, Simple Plan roll into Victoria this fall

Canadian leg announced for Let the Bad Times Roll Tour

The Offspring at a sold-out show in Penticton. (Black Press Media file photo)
Collecting and sorting bottles is what the Rotary Club of Chemainus does best at its Saturday bottle drops. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Collecting and sorting bottles is what the Rotary Club of Chemainus does best at its Saturday bottle drops. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Ken Lavigne does Sinatra during a performance in 2019 at the Chemainus United Church. (File photo by Don Bodger)

A certain swagger comes with Lavigne’s performance, to be frank

Famous Chemainus singer headlines Friday show at Big Band Festival in Nanaimo

Ken Lavigne does Sinatra during a performance in 2019 at the Chemainus United Church. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Rosemary Danaher with her pottery work. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Artist visions come into clear view on tour

Four Crofton studio stops give visitors a look behind the scenes

Rosemary Danaher with her pottery work. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Make no bones about it, Lawson Kelly is at Riot Brewing Co. Aug. 26.
Make no bones about it, Lawson Kelly is at Riot Brewing Co. Aug. 26.
Time is running out to see hometown actress/singer Georgia Bennett and her castmates in Classic Country Roads at the Chemainus Theatre. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Time is running out to see hometown actress/singer Georgia Bennett and her castmates in Classic Country Roads at the Chemainus Theatre. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Georgia Bennett with proud grandma Sandra Heydon for the Lion Witch and Wardrobe at the Chemainus Theatre. (Photo submitted)

Family’s passion for the performing arts passes through three generations

Sandra Heydon’s granddaughter Georgia Bennett comes by her talents naturally

Georgia Bennett with proud grandma Sandra Heydon for the Lion Witch and Wardrobe at the Chemainus Theatre. (Photo submitted)
It’s a great time to sample some amazing craft beer and food on Aug. 13, say Krystal Adams and Michelle Williams. (Photo by Don Bodger)
It’s a great time to sample some amazing craft beer and food on Aug. 13, say Krystal Adams and Michelle Williams. (Photo by Don Bodger)
IceBear likes to integrate himself into his work, like with this dream catcher. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Art exhibit largest assembled collection of IceBear’s work

Acclaimed artist recreates visions in paintings and sculptures

IceBear likes to integrate himself into his work, like with this dream catcher. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Lennon Littlejohn plays the ukulele and sings. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Imagine what can happen from Lennon’s landmark music contest win

Chemainus girl with the famous name wows the crowd on the Duncan stage

Lennon Littlejohn plays the ukulele and sings. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Crofton Old School Museum is a pleasant place to visit on a summer day. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Crofton Old School Museum is a pleasant place to visit on a summer day. (Photo by Don Bodger)