Andrea Rondeau

Vincent’s Room, Intaglio etching with aquatint, from a zinc plate by artist Jim Malo will be one of the works on display during the Printmakers Only Group show at the Portals Annex in Duncan starting Oct. 30, 2021. (Jim Malo print)

A&E column: War and art; printmaking; Fairy Creek wildlife

The latest from the Cowichan Valley arts community

Vincent’s Room, Intaglio etching with aquatint, from a zinc plate by artist Jim Malo will be one of the works on display during the Printmakers Only Group show at the Portals Annex in Duncan starting Oct. 30, 2021. (Jim Malo print)
Two vehicles appear to have been involved in a crash that has closed the Trans-Canada Highway at Shawnigan Lake Road Friday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

UPDATED: Two taken to hospital after crash on TCH at Shawnigan; highway reopened

It appears two vehicles were involved in the crash

Two vehicles appear to have been involved in a crash that has closed the Trans-Canada Highway at Shawnigan Lake Road Friday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Winners from last year’s Salt Spring National Art Prize. The 2021 winners will be announced Saturday, Oct. 23. (Screenshot www.saltspringartprize.ca)

Art Prize winners to be announced Saturday

The SSNAP closing gala will take place on Saturday, Oct. 23

Winners from last year’s Salt Spring National Art Prize. The 2021 winners will be announced Saturday, Oct. 23. (Screenshot www.saltspringartprize.ca)
CH-149 Cormorant. (Photo by Derek Heyes, Royal Canadian Air Force Associate Historian/Historien associé de l’Aviation royale du Canada.”

Helicopter flyby to join Cobble Hill cenotaph vigil Friday morning

The vigil, started in 2014 by Cowichan’s Bob Collins and now an annual event

CH-149 Cormorant. (Photo by Derek Heyes, Royal Canadian Air Force Associate Historian/Historien associé de l’Aviation royale du Canada.”
Sixty-one-year-old Gerald Kearny has gone missing in the Fairy Creek protest area. (RCMP handout)

Missing man last seen in Fairy Creek logging protest area

Gerald Kearny, 61, was reported missing on Thursday, Oct. 21

Sixty-one-year-old Gerald Kearny has gone missing in the Fairy Creek protest area. (RCMP handout)
A two-vehicle accident on Chemainus Road had emergency crews responding Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 20, 2021. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Two vehicles damaged in crash on Chemainus Road

Emergency crews were called out

A two-vehicle accident on Chemainus Road had emergency crews responding Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 20, 2021. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A northbound lane on the Trans-Canada Highway has been closed due to a crash at Kilmalu Road. (Screenshot)

UPDATED: One killed in crash at Mill Bay intersection

Other driver taken to hospital

A northbound lane on the Trans-Canada Highway has been closed due to a crash at Kilmalu Road. (Screenshot)
Noel McRobbie and Domagoj Ivanovic will perform in the return concert of the Chemainus Classical Concerts Series on Oct. 17, 2021. (Photo courtesy Chemainus Classical Concerts)

Chemainus Classical Concerts are back

Noel McRobbie on piano and Domagoj Ivanovic on violin

Noel McRobbie and Domagoj Ivanovic will perform in the return concert of the Chemainus Classical Concerts Series on Oct. 17, 2021. (Photo courtesy Chemainus Classical Concerts)
Pianist and humorist Sarah Hagen is headed to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre on Oct. 22. (Photo courtesy of Cowichan Performing Arts Centre)

Pianist and humorist headed to Duncan for Cabaret performance

Sarah Hagen will be at the Cowichan Peforming Arts Centre Oct. 22

Pianist and humorist Sarah Hagen is headed to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre on Oct. 22. (Photo courtesy of Cowichan Performing Arts Centre)
The Garden House Charity Book Sale is back in October 2021 in Mill Bay. (Citizen file)

A&E column: Books are back; music, art, and theatre are too

The latest from the Cowichan Valley arts community

The Garden House Charity Book Sale is back in October 2021 in Mill Bay. (Citizen file)
First responders assist at a rollover crash at Drinkwater Road and Highway 18 outside of Duncan on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021.

Rollover crash at Drinkwater and Hwy. 18 near Duncan closes road

There did not appear to be any life-threatening injuries

First responders assist at a rollover crash at Drinkwater Road and Highway 18 outside of Duncan on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021.
Stone Poets are headed to the Duncan Showroom on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. (Photo courtesy stonepoets.ca)

A&E column: Live music and artwork on, Halloween Train cancelled

The latest in arts and culture in the Cowichan Valley

Stone Poets are headed to the Duncan Showroom on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. (Photo courtesy stonepoets.ca)
Bluesman Harry Manx. (Photo courtesy harrymanx.com)
Bluesman Harry Manx. (Photo courtesy harrymanx.com)
Kele Fleming is headed to the Duncan Showroom on Oct. 2, 2021. (Submitted photo)

A&E column: Art, music and inspiration in Cowichan

A look at what’s coming up in arts, entertainment and culture in the Cowichan Valley

Kele Fleming is headed to the Duncan Showroom on Oct. 2, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Three schools in the Cowichan Valley School District have COVID-19 clusters, according to Island Health. (Citizen file)

3 Cowichan schools identified by Island Health to have clusters of COVID-19 cases

École Mount Prevost Elementary, Tansor Elementary, Discovery Elementary

Three schools in the Cowichan Valley School District have COVID-19 clusters, according to Island Health. (Citizen file)
Cowichan-Malahat-Langford candidates. (Photos submitted)

Cowichan-Malahat-Langford being called for NDP incumbent MacGregor

Check back for more as the results roll in

Cowichan-Malahat-Langford candidates. (Photos submitted)
Cowichan-Malahat-Langford candidates. (Photos submitted)

UPDATED: NDP’s MacGregor wins Cowichan-Malahat-Langford riding — national Liberal win

“I’m thankful for the number of people who had faith in me”

Cowichan-Malahat-Langford candidates. (Photos submitted)
Cowichan Valley Arts Council volunteers take their turn posing as lampreys at the interactive Watershed show at the Cowichan Community Centre. (Submitted by CVAC)
Cowichan Valley Arts Council volunteers take their turn posing as lampreys at the interactive Watershed show at the Cowichan Community Centre. (Submitted by CVAC)
The Terry Fox Run is set for Sept. 19. While there will be no big gathering, you can still take part in your own community. (Citizen file)

A&E column: Terry Fox Run Sept. 19; book about brothers; musicians in Honeymoon Bay

A look at what’s coming up in arts and culture in the Cowichan Valley

The Terry Fox Run is set for Sept. 19. While there will be no big gathering, you can still take part in your own community. (Citizen file)
The window display at Imagine That! for September will acknowledge some of the artists who have gone the extra mile for the Duncan co-operative over the years, as it celebrates its 28th birthday. (Painting by Robin Millan)

Artist’s co-op celebrating 28 years in Duncan

“That’s quite an impressive record for an artist’s co-operative”

The window display at Imagine That! for September will acknowledge some of the artists who have gone the extra mile for the Duncan co-operative over the years, as it celebrates its 28th birthday. (Painting by Robin Millan)