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Witty, uplifting play adds lustre to Chemainus Theatre’s summer season

Hurry! ‘I and You’ only runs from Aug. 22-31 at the Studio Theatre

  • Aug 22, 2019

Indigenous voices to take centre stage at Cowichan Valley festival

From Sept. 7-8, you can listen to Indigenous voices at third annual Koksilah Music Festival

  • Aug 21, 2019

Play revolves around teenagers in thought-provoking dialect

Chemainus Theatre’s I & You focuses on the development of an unlikely friendship

‘Nearly Neil’ show is coming to Lake Cowichan Legion Aug. 24

Get the gang together and come out for a great night of Neil Diamond songs

VIDEO: Outstanding young performers come forward year after year

Valley’s emerging talent never ceases to amaze local audiences

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Big crowd comes out to official closing of The 39 Days of July
Phillip Schneider performs in Instrumental competition
Cowichan Shakespeare Festival presents 'Much Ado About Nothing'
Shakespeare's Measure for Measure demonstrates the scales of justice

VIDEO: Strong cast tells the story of how justice solves all problems in ‘Measure for Measure’

Plenty of passion with dollops of comedy to leaven the story as Shakespeare Festival continues

Show & Shine is back this weekend

Check out the beautifully restored cars at this popular event

Documentary coming as Special Woodstock celebrates its 20th birthday

To make the big two-oh extra special, Erin Rooke is making a film about Special Woodstock this year

VIDEO: Phillip Schneider wins $300 top prize in Duncan Has Talent instrumental category

The only contestant, he listened to the mentoring and then won the cash prize

VIDEO: Hilariously tangled plot, pair of stubborn lovers: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Every member of the family will enjoy this Shakespeare favourite presented by the Shawnigan Players

VIDEO: 39 Days closes with ceremony, celebration of Valley’s young talent

It was a special day at Charles Hoey Park for everyone who’s enjoyed the 39 Days of July festival

Lexi Bainas column: Some unexpected musical treats popping up

With Wine Down Wednesdays and more on the horizon, no one’s thinking about back to school

3 Duncan artists up for big national prizes

Dennis B. Del Torre, Dorian Melton and Christi York are among the talented selectees.

  • Aug 7, 2019

Keith Urban to be back for Sunfest 2020 in Cowichan

A rainstorm Thursday didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits and Sunfest just got better from there

VIDEO: Folk Fest continues to draw big crowds to enjoy great music in relaxed Cowichan ambience

Performers from many countries present music in a wide variety of genres at Providence Farm

Lexi Bainas column: Cowichan Valley is ‘festival central’ in the summertime

With something happening on almost every available stage every week, it’s time to get on out there

VIDEO: Maren Morris, Kip Moore headline Saturday and Sunday at Sunfest 2019

Get those tickets and get ready to enjoy some super performances on the huge Main Stage

Familiar cast members create another magical experience at the Chemainus Theatre

The Magician’s Nephew precedes previous The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe adventures

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ and ‘Measure for Measure’: The Cowichan Valley Shakespeare Festival

There’s plenty of Shakespearean excitement on offer at the Gem o’ the Isle and The 39 Days of July