Arts

Joëlle Rabu was a recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s Arts and Music Award earlier this year and was honoured during a celebration ceremony in late August. (Nico Rhodes photo)

Vancouver Island torch singer receives Lieutenant Governor’s Arts and Music Award

Joëlle Rabu’s award part of celebrations in honour of late Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee

 

Colin James plays at Nanaimos Port Theatre Sept. 27. (J. OMeara Photo)

Colin James takes ‘Open Road’ toward Vancouver Island

Musician to performs songs from Juno Award-winning new album in Nanaimo and Victoria

 

The Cast of Brave. Back row, from left: Ace Copp, Laura Parkyn. Front: Caidence Burns, Janelle Sharpe, Sierra Jones. (Photo by Stephanie Roth)

Young cast members put on a Brave face for musical revue

Free public performance at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday

 

Children fill frames with faces at the Arts on the Avenue event this past weekend. Mural artist Kath Stroman created a four-metre-long banner with empty frames for people to join in the painting. (Arts Council of Ladysmith and District photo)

Ladysmith a riot of colour during Arts on the Avenue

Music and market and art show/sale filled First Avenue this past weekend

Children fill frames with faces at the Arts on the Avenue event this past weekend. Mural artist Kath Stroman created a four-metre-long banner with empty frames for people to join in the painting. (Arts Council of Ladysmith and District photo)
Karl Schutz was the ultimate Chemainus booster. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Chemainus mural project visionary Schutz dies

Town booster leaves a lasting legacy with outdoor art gallery project

Karl Schutz was the ultimate Chemainus booster. (Photo by Art Carlyle)
Jacksun Fryer, left and Carlow Rush, Funkanometry, performed on America’s Got Talent the night of June 7. (News Bulletin file photo)

Vancouver Island’s Funkanometry nails audition at America’s Got Talent

Two-minute audition grabs unanimous ‘yes’ from judges

Jacksun Fryer, left and Carlow Rush, Funkanometry, performed on America’s Got Talent the night of June 7. (News Bulletin file photo)
From left, Coast Salish Carver John Marston, Nancy Herman and George Peebles as a commissioned carving to commemorate Betty Peebles was unveiled at a memorial service on May 21 in Ladysmith. (Submitted photo)

Special carving honours memory of Ladysmith arts patron Betty Peebles

Stz’uminus master carver John Marston unveils work at special ceremony

From left, Coast Salish Carver John Marston, Nancy Herman and George Peebles as a commissioned carving to commemorate Betty Peebles was unveiled at a memorial service on May 21 in Ladysmith. (Submitted photo)
William Shakespeare’s First Folio, published in 1623, acquired by UBC Library. (UBC handout photo)

UBC Library gifted Shakespeare’s 1623 First Folio

The first folio, published in 1623, features 36 of 38 known Shakespeare plays

William Shakespeare’s First Folio, published in 1623, acquired by UBC Library. (UBC handout photo)
Tom Cochrane and Red Rider was a headliner at the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell

Study finds Vancouver Island arts sector generates $900 million annually

Vancouver Island Economic Summit presentation looks at convergence of arts and business

Tom Cochrane and Red Rider was a headliner at the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell
The Arts Council of Ladysmith and District is leading the way on a Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands project to show the significance of art as an industry in the region. (Chronicle photo)

Arts Council of Ladysmith leads Island-wide arts impact study

‘No other art council has even attempted to do this,’ says arts council president

The Arts Council of Ladysmith and District is leading the way on a Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands project to show the significance of art as an industry in the region. (Chronicle photo)
This year’s Monsoon Festival will still feature workshops but from the comfort of participants’ homes as the festival turns digital for 2020. (South Asian Arts Society)

Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts turns digital for fifth anniversary

The festival celebrates South Asian artists and performers

This year’s Monsoon Festival will still feature workshops but from the comfort of participants’ homes as the festival turns digital for 2020. (South Asian Arts Society)
Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People

Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People

Former dancer is now the artistic and executive director

  • Sep 11, 2018
Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People