Entertainment

From rusted to restored, new docu-series puts Shuswap on display

Classic car restoration show Rust Valley Restorers, based in Tappen, B.C., premieres Dec. 6

VIDEO: Cowichan Christmas favourite, ‘The Messiah’, onstage in Duncan Dec. 1

With great soloists, and a beefed-up choir, they’ll raise the roof on ‘Hallelujah’ chorus

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Cow High's 'The Addams Family' opens Jan. 16 at Mt. Prevost School
Showroom rocks to ZZ Top music
Celtic Rhythms and Summit Dance celebrate Christmas 2018
Encore! Choir sings Christmas carols at Duncan grocery store

VIDEO: Dean Brody gets up close and acoustic at Cowichan Theatre Nov. 29

You’ll want to hear this superb songwriter and storyteller when he brings Dirt Road Stories to Duncan

  • Nov 28, 2018

Mercury Players are back with ‘Almost Maine’ starting Nov. 29

A series of delightful vignettes make ‘Almost Maine’ a great evening of theatre

Margaret Atwood to write sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Publisher McClelland and Stewart says it will publish ‘The Testaments’ on Sept. 10, 2019

Female pilots featured in ambitious Duncan school production, ‘Decision Height’

Young actors take on story of bravery and sacrifice

  • Nov 27, 2018

Musical ‘Little Women’ brings home all the warmth of this winsome favourite

Follow the stories of the four March sisters as they grow from girls to ‘Little Women’

VIDEO: Maren Morris, Kip Moore, Terri Clark, Randy Houser, and Michael Ray join lineup for Sunfest 2019

From the first moment the music starts Thursday to the last note Sunday, Sunfest’s going to be great

VIDEO: I’m celebrating artists of all sorts this week

Get out and enjoy some of these pre-holiday events.

Pat’s House of Jazz series continues Nov. 25 with the CanUS band

They’ve members and fans on both sides of the Canada/U.S. border and love to make great music

VIDEO: It’s time for a Celtic family Christmas as Cowichan welcomes back a favourite duo

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy and family return with lots of holiday tunes

  • Nov 23, 2018

Disney releases first look at ‘The Lion King’

Disney has released the first teaser trailer for its much anticipated live-action retelling of The Lion King.

Former B.C. crime reporter pens debut children’s book

Thom Barker channels his giant dog’s phobias into theme exploring critical thinking

The sound of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers in Cowichan on Friday

Steve Mathieson leads this Tom Petty tribute band

VIDEO: Three ‘fractured fairytales’ offer chance to get into holiday mood

At Lake Cowichan, it’s time for ‘Big Bad’, ‘Cinderella! Cinderella!’ and ‘Rollin’ in Dough in Mistletoe’

B.C.’s Esi Edugyan wins $100K Giller prize for Washington Black

Edugyan won her first Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2011 for Half-Blood Blues

Lexi Bainas column: Top talent just can’t resist a chance to play Cowichan Valley

From Jann Arden, Dean Brody, and MacMaster and Leahy to Jack Knox: they know a good crowd

VIDEO: Stan Lee leaves posthumous message for his fans

Marvel Comics’ co-creator died on Monday at the age of 95