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Crooner classics past and present in spotlight, courtesy of Ken Lavigne

Island tenor prepares for upcoming concert tour of Let Me Be Frank!

LEXI BAINAS COLUMN: VIDEO: Magic and music this week along with happy trails to a dedicated couple

The Islands Folk Festival has released a tasty lineup for its 35th annual event in July

Once ‘The Foreigner’ arrives, everything changes in Tilghman County, Georgia

Funny, but touching, too, this play will have you in stiches. Don’t miss it

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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
Beau Jest hilarious end to Mercury Players' spring season
Holiday weekend talent show packs 'em in at Lake Cowichan

Poems come from personal experiences in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

‘Fresh Pack of Smokes’ reflects on Duncan author’s history of transience and drug addiction

VIDEO: ‘A Night of Bowie’ brings the spirit of an iconic performer to Cowichan

Rock to funk, dance to ballad: Bowie’s music has it all

  • Apr 23, 2019

VIDEO: Duncan-Nanaimo’s Funkanometry bow out of ‘World of Dance’ with ‘After Hours’ routine

Judges praised them as entertainers, and urged them to work a bit more on their dancing

Lexi Bainas column: Roger Sparkes honoured, CVAC art show now new and improved

A well-deserved posthumous award goes to Cowichan Theatre’s biggest booster

VIDEO: Next up on ‘World of Dance’: Vancouver Island’s Funkanometry faces ‘The Cut’

Fans of Funkanometry: the Vancouver Island hip hop duo that have reached…

VIDEO: Kaatza Lakeside Players are looking for your ideas for shows

It looked like the Players might fold, but they’re still standing and looking for new directions

Cowichan choirs tuning up for host of concerts

Choral singing is regaining popularity everywhere

Lexi Bainas column: Hard work brings Cowichan projects to fruition on stage and beyond

There are so many aspects to the word, ‘art’. Discover them in these events

VIDEO: Jazz diva Susannah Adams is returning to Crofton Sunday with an exciting show

She’s got a super trio backing her, and will prove beyond doubt she’s a force of nature

VIDEO: Huge cedar log arrives, now Luke Marston’s Cowichan canoe project can begin

Under carver’s direction, the 15,000 cedar log will become an ocean going canoe

‘The Foreigner’ is back at Chemainus Theatre with big laughs

It was first produced in Chemainus in 1996 and the laughter it created then made it a big success.

  • Apr 8, 2019

Valdy and Bill Henderson in one show in Duncan: Wow!

A cultural emissary, Valdy is one of Canada’s trusted voices

Lexi Bainas column: Art, an encore, the classics, topped off with karaoke coming to Cowichan

Do you wake up in the morning singing ‘Let Me Entertain You’?…

New documentary takes deep dive into world of Cowichan homeless, drug addicted

A Just Society ranks as one of film maker Nick Versteeg’s most challenging

VIDEO: Funkanometry makes the cut on ‘World of Dance’

Carlow Rush and Jacksun Fryer are now on to the next level of the $1 million competition.

VIDEO: Music fans can head to Osborne Bay Pub for full month of great sounds in April

Country music, blues, 70’s memories, and more: get those tix now