Local Entertainment

Reflections of Ladysmith: The Art of Michael Dean

Work, place and people are inseparable for Vancouver Island painter

  • Jan 21, 2019

Competition offers $2,000 to Ladysmith and area playwright

Yellow Point Drama Group continues focus on supporting and nurturing local arts scene in 2019

  • Jan 19, 2019

Nanaimo council supports borrowing $4.6M for Port Theatre expansion

City councillors pass first three readings of borrowing bylaw

Ladysmith Arts Council launches Poetry Trail, 100-day Challenge

Wind-torn start to the year not going to slow down local arts community

  • Jan 12, 2019

Missing hat story among Ladysmith’s most-read

Remembering 2018: Acclaimed singer loses irreplaceable hat after Ladysmith show

Snowed In Comedy Tour returns to B.C.

Tour features nearly 30 dates in the Interior, Vancouver Island, the Okanagan and the Kootenays

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Raccoon scales tall building
Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher
Howie Mandel on Meghan Markle, Just For Laughs
Jason Priestley remembers Margot Kidder as being 'full of love'

Chemainus Theatre alive with The Sound of Music

Classic musical will be the largest spring production ever staged in the Little Town That Did

  • Dec 28, 2018

VIDEO: Newcomers join favourites in rounding out Sunfest’s amazing lineup for 2019

The Washboard Union, Cody Johnson, Mitchell Tenpenny, Aaron Goodvin: it just gets better and better

Hometown actress Georgia Bennett makes it big in Little Women

Homegrown actress drawing rave reviews for her portrayal of Beth March

From introducing k.d. lang to honouring Gordon Lightfoot, Cowichan Theatre has had busy 40 years

40-year retrospective has offered theatregoers a glimpse of Cowichan’s entertainment history

  • Dec 15, 2018

Chemainus Theatre promises next year will be a record-breaker

Mama Mia one of three blockbuster shows theatre brass expect to draw big audiences

Cedar Yellow Point Artisan Tour marks 30 years of handmade art

Around 20 artists and artisans south of Nanaimo to open their studio doors

VIDEO: Stop in at Crofton’s Osborne Bay Pub to see Gogo Saturday

Award-winning blues guitarist adds heart, soul and grit to the International blues scene

Porter Brothers entertain at 49th Parallel’s fifth anniversary

Young Saltair band continues to win over new fans

Amazing artist JW-Jones brings his act to the Osborne Bay Pub in Crofton

Live act by a master bluesman something to see and hear

Famed Canadian musician loses ‘irreplaceable’ hat aboard BC Ferries vessel

Tom Wilson was travelling home from Ladysmith house concert

Chemainus authour documents the region’s unique pubs in Amber River

Guide book provides all the interesting details and experiences that await customers