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VIDEO: Tunes, traditions of Christmas as Ken Lavigne celebrates at home this year

The Cowichan Valley’s favourite tenor chimes in with a great holiday show Dec. 3

It’s time for ‘A Rock ‘n’ Soul Christmas’ with all your R&B favourites

Legends of Rock & Roll are back, and you know their stuff is always great

Playful but thought-provoking, ‘Little Women’ is a great holiday musical: director

Audiences can follow each character as they journey towards achieving their goals

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Tonye and Buckman Coe in great show in Cowichan
70th Cowichan Music Festival second Highlights Concert a stunner
70th Cowichan Music Festival winds up with galas
FKSS presentation of 'All Shook Up' is great entertainment for the entire family

Lexi Bainas column: There’s plenty of holiday favourites lined up this week

Judy Hogg’s Celtic Rhythm Dancers and Ricki-Lee Allison’s Summit Dancers are again…

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

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

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

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’

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

Book review: ‘Treasure Lost & Found In British Columbia’ full of golden nuggets

Everyone likes to read stories about lost treasure.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Laketown Ranch donates close to $3,000 to the Cowichan Symphony Society

The money is a great boost to thegroup that is trying to keep symphony concerts happening

VIDEO: See CBC Radio’s hit show ‘This is That’ on its farewell tour

Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring send up the earnest current affairs program in this unique performance

VIDEO: Sizzling Argentine tango headed to Valley with TV tango stars

Exciting dancing combines with the traditionally emotional music of the tango in this presentation