Local Entertainment

This weekend and next, look for two great shows from the Folk Guild folks

First up is Ocie Elliott at the Chapel, and then Ross Douglas is back at the Coffeehouse

  • Feb 28, 2019

Cowichan Consort show on Saturday presents superb young Valley talent

Three young performers will showcase their skill at the Christian Reformed Church in Duncan March 2

Chemainus students experience their direct connection to Private Member’s Bill

Create Your Canada contest winners in Ottawa for first reading

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Large audience turns out to special North Cowichan meeting
100 Houses folks ask for playground update
Catalyst explains what it plans to do about pumping over Lake Cowichan weir this year
Sod-turning at Cowichan Hospice House joyful occasion

Mercury Players tackle difficult subject in intriguing play starting March 7

‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time’ will take you on a unique journey

VIDEO: Students shine in Adagé Winter Highlights show

This show not only gives parents a progress report, it’s a great chance to get ready for the festival

Unplowed Roads parody song destined to be a classic

Move over Weird Al, Island elementary students on the same level

VIDEO: Get those tickets now for Tom Cochrane in Duncan

You know the songs, now reconnect with the man himself

Ballet Jorgen’s ‘Coppelia’ offers graceful, whimsical break from winter’s darkness

A big crowd, enlarged by many young dance students, enjoys the story of a doll who came to life

VIDEO: Ballet Jörgen takes on ‘Anne of Green Gables’

Company founder and artistic director, Bengt Jörgen, shares the news with Cowichan fans Feb. 7

Lexi Bainas column: A big musical, a few casting calls, and a chat about outer space: some week!

Brentwood’s producing ‘West Side Story’ soon but you can audition for Shakespeare this summer

It’s a lovebeat at Daponte’s Valentine’s Day show

Heavy snow outside blurs the lines of exactly what occasion was being celebrated

Documentary reminds of many unanswered questions about Granger Taylor’s disappearance

‘Spaceman’ was the name of the CBC documentary but where, really, did the Duncan man go in 1980?

Julia Ullrich delighted to be playing Maria in ‘The Sound of Music’

Rehearsing with the children and the talented musicians has been a special highlight for her

Cowichan Music Festival celebrates 70 years in 2019

With seven decades of success behind it, the festival is still encouraging young Cowichan talent

  • Feb 12, 2019

LEXI BAINAS COLUMN: VIDEO: This week we feature the joy of creativity in many forms

From singing to filming, from artwork to artisanship: it’s Cowichan to a T

VIDEO: Strong cast shows ‘How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying’

Meyer, MacIntosh, and Mellemstrand lead the way in smash hit Cowichan Musical Society production

VIDEO: ‘Spaceman’, the story of Duncan’s Granger Taylor, premieres on CBC on Friday, Feb. 8

He’d have been 70 years old now, and friends and family still wonder what happened to him