Entertainment

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. From left: Mark DuMez, Georgia Bennett and Randy Huber couldn’t be happier about the upcoming return to the stage at the Chemainus Theatre. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Holiday Jubilation a momentous occasion for Chemainus Theatre

First live performance on stage since March 2020 designed to make the Christmas season shine

 

Fresh Tracks with Stephanie Roth and Kraig Waye is featured at the Chemainus Theatre’s Playbill Dining Room Oct. 28 and 31. (Photos by Michelle Vogelgesang)
Fresh Tracks with Stephanie Roth and Kraig Waye is featured at the Chemainus Theatre’s Playbill Dining Room Oct. 28 and 31. (Photos by Michelle Vogelgesang)
Domagoj Ivanovic is part of the duo performing at St. Michael’s Church during the return of Chemainus Classical Concerts Sunday, Oct. 17. (Photo submitted)
Domagoj Ivanovic is part of the duo performing at St. Michael’s Church during the return of Chemainus Classical Concerts Sunday, Oct. 17. (Photo submitted)
Astrid Notte’s Aura of Hope. (Photo submitted)

Artists provide different reflections for Duncan art show

Notte and Green combine their many talents to provide picturesque examples of work

Astrid Notte’s Aura of Hope. (Photo submitted)
Some of Gail Holland’s work hung on the walls with care at the St. Joseph’s Art Studios Gallery. (Photo submitted)

Art promotes wellness exhibit well-received by the public

Strasbourg-Thompson, Holland capture attention for their art and show’s theme

Some of Gail Holland’s work hung on the walls with care at the St. Joseph’s Art Studios Gallery. (Photo submitted)
Hometown product Georgia Bennett does Songs of the Screen at the Playbill Dining Room. (Photo by Michelle Vogelgesang)
Hometown product Georgia Bennett does Songs of the Screen at the Playbill Dining Room. (Photo by Michelle Vogelgesang)
Saint Michael and All Angels Anglican Church. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Classical concert series relaunches with extraordinary musicians

Only 50 tickets available to see and hear Vancouver-based duo

Saint Michael and All Angels Anglican Church. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Lindsey Wadden and her border collie Ollie were featured on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. (Special to The News)

B.C. border collie impresses Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show host with Jenga talent

Lindsey Wadden and her dog Ollie were featured in a segment on show hosted by Jimmy Fallon

Lindsey Wadden and her border collie Ollie were featured on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. (Special to The News)
Gail Holland and Barry Strasbourg-Thompson are teaming up on an art show this weekend to promote wellness. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Gail Holland and Barry Strasbourg-Thompson are teaming up on an art show this weekend to promote wellness. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Michael Clarke portrays Sam Cooke in Soul King. (Photo by Michelle Vogelgesang)
Michael Clarke portrays Sam Cooke in Soul King. (Photo by Michelle Vogelgesang)
The Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre has coffee mornings Wednesdays and Fridays. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre has coffee mornings Wednesdays and Fridays. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Bernard Cuffling performs Recollection of a Raconteur Sept. 8-11 at the Playbill Dining Room. (Photo by Michelle Vogelgesang)
Bernard Cuffling performs Recollection of a Raconteur Sept. 8-11 at the Playbill Dining Room. (Photo by Michelle Vogelgesang)
Brittany Leonard enjoyed not only writing, but also illustrating her children’s book The Life of a Shadow. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Brittany Leonard enjoyed not only writing, but also illustrating her children’s book The Life of a Shadow. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Kory Breaden, from Nanaimo, has unofficially established a Guinness World Records mark for longest video game marathon after playing Call of Duty for 145 hours. (Duel Screens Podcast/Twitch image)

B.C. gamer sets unofficial world record with 145-hour video game marathon

Kory Breaden, from Nanaimo, awaits Guinness World Records’ verification after playing Call of Duty

Kory Breaden, from Nanaimo, has unofficially established a Guinness World Records mark for longest video game marathon after playing Call of Duty for 145 hours. (Duel Screens Podcast/Twitch image)
Brittany Leonard will be at the Great Canadian Dollar Store Friday, Saturday and Sunday for signings of her children’s book The Life of a Shadow. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Brittany Leonard will be at the Great Canadian Dollar Store Friday, Saturday and Sunday for signings of her children’s book The Life of a Shadow. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Artist Tanya Bub sits along the Dallas waterfront with her sculpture of a man called ' Arthur Heart' and one of a small dog. Don Denton photograph

Artist Tanya Bub creates fantastical driftwood creatures

Whimsical creations from Vancouver Island beaches

  • Aug 20, 2021
Artist Tanya Bub sits along the Dallas waterfront with her sculpture of a man called ' Arthur Heart' and one of a small dog. Don Denton photograph
Letters to the editor.

Lottery system would have been better to fill extra Still Standing seats

Excluding ordinary townsfolk defeats the purpose of the show

Letters to the editor.
Carlow Rush, left, and Jacksun Fryer, right, form the Vancouver Island-based dance duo Funkanometry. They performed at the Mid-Island Co-Op in downtown Parksville on July 23, 2021, for a coming dance video. (Michael Briones photo)

Vancouver Island hip hop dance duo Funkanometry promotes ice cream dream

Nanaimo-based pair work on video in Parksville

Carlow Rush, left, and Jacksun Fryer, right, form the Vancouver Island-based dance duo Funkanometry. They performed at the Mid-Island Co-Op in downtown Parksville on July 23, 2021, for a coming dance video. (Michael Briones photo)