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‘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

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Eclectic combination of instruments takes listeners on a 'Crystal Journey'
Funky Lowdown gets 'em up dancing at Duncan City Square
Elle Wolf brings her unique style to the 40th Day of July
Corinna Keeling lets it rip at City Stage

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

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

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

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

VIDEO: First ever art battle in Duncan attracts enthusiastic Cowichan audience

Art lovers, painters, and the curious delight in watching painters produce work in 20 minutes

Lexi Bainas column: It’s time to blow your horn, tap your toes, release your spirit, and clap your hands

There’s a ton of swinging sounds this week, both at Crofton and in downtown Duncan

Love conquers all, in dramatic style, in Duncan’s Queen Margaret’s School show

It was a risk to take on such a challenging show but the cast are up for it: director Tilly Lorence

VIDEO: ‘Mamma Mia!’ promises to be must-see with ABBA music, fun and romantic story

‘The Winner Takes It All’ and that will be you when you enjoy this summer blockbuster

VIDEO: This week, it’s time to explore what’s lost and found along life’s fascinating pathway

From celebrating to weeping, contemplating to singing: life and art combine wonderfully together

VIDEO: Live, competitive painting: it’s a fight to the finish in Duncan Art Battle

Join the fun as the Cowichan Valley Arts Council signs on for Art Battle®

VIDEO: DCSS presents soul-searching show in ‘No One Knows: The Musical’

This lively presentation continues with three more shows on Friday and Saturday

VIDEO: Great Big Sea’s Alan Doyle comes to Cowichan May 10

Join the fun of this lively show, but don’t delay booking those seats

LEXI COLUMN: VIDEO: Harold Joe doc on APTN, art shows in Crofton and Duncan, blues by twos at festival

Lots to see, hear, and learn and that’s just scratching the surface in our exciting Valley