Entertainment

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’

Great performances carry great story and music in Chemainus Theatre’s ‘Mamma Mia!’

Life imitates art in this fun show about a topsy-turvy love story on a Greek island

Medfords sing in Lake Cowichan and Duncan this weekend

With concerts Saturday at the Lake and Sunday in Duncan, it’s true that ‘Love Is All Around’

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'Blisk' brings all the passion of the Slavic/ Balkan countries with their songs and dances
Sierra Compton and Sharai Cooper share top spot in Duncan Has Talent
Judges/ Mentors choose Adams, Rush, and Winter in Duncan Has Talent: dance competition
'Scottish Pride' offers authentic touch of the 'auld sod' in Duncan show

VIDEO: Steps Ahead Dance studio celebrates ‘Our Island’ as students finish season

It’s the 16th year of the ‘Performing at Home’ series presented at the T. Gil Bunch Centre

Lexi Bainas column: Mystery casting call, dinner in white, new song, and tense drama: wow! some week

Summer’s glow is creeping up over the horizon, and entertainment is turning to the outdoors

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

‘Summer Delights’ concert arranged at 11th hour to conclude Chemainus Classic season

After illness sidetracked the show originally planned, series organizers got on the phone

VIDEO: Hilarious ‘Beau Jest’ offers frothy entertainment at Mercury Theatre

A stellar cast, tight direction do justice to James Sherman’s play. Don’t miss it

VIDEO: Sunfest turns up summer heat with final lineup announcement

With young Port Alberni star, and Valley’s own Lindsay Elzinga joining the fun, you’ll wanna be there

Performing in ‘Mamma Mia!’ all summer is dream come true for two actresses

They’ve been friends for years, and now Roth and Burke get to play friends onstage

‘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

VIDEO: ‘Celtic Connections’ show in Duncan features Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir

They’ll be joined by their hosts, Concenti Women and Acafellas choirs from Cowichan

Lexi Bainas column: Dance, dance, dance your way to the nearest theatre to celebrate Valley’s young talent

With every studio winding up its year soon, look for a tasty menu of great performances

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

Vancouver Island Vixens are bringing burlesque to the Duncan Showroom June 1

Get your tickets now for what is sure to be a sold-out night of burlesque-style titillation

1990s drama ‘Party of Five’ reboot involves deported parents

Original series ran from 1994 to 2000 and focused on a white family whose parents died in a car crash

Enjoy family fun as the Mercury Players present ‘Beau Jest’ in Duncan run

Jim Cleough directs James Sherman’s comedy about the results of an innocent deception

New book from Island author details social history of the E&N railway

Along the E&N tells the story of 32 establishments from Esquimalt to Campbell River.

Duncan Showroom still needed: Longevity John Falkner

He may sport a half-beard but there’s nothing half-hearted about his support for performers

VIDEO: Michael Jerome Browne presents many shades of blue

With different instruments ranged all round him, the blues master had many tales to tell