Andrea Rondeau

Sue Decker is headed to the Duncan Showroom in December with her full band. (Jack Adamson photo)

A&E column: Tons of music coming for the holiday season in Cowichan

What’s happening in Cowichan Valley arts and entertainment

Sue Decker is headed to the Duncan Showroom in December with her full band. (Jack Adamson photo)
Firefighters wrap up at the scene of a fire at Pioneer Square Mall in Mill Bay on Friday afternoon, Nov. 26, 2021. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

UPDATED: Trans-Canada-Highway in Mill Bay reopened as fire contained

It is being reported that the fire is at or near Pioneer Square Mall

Firefighters wrap up at the scene of a fire at Pioneer Square Mall in Mill Bay on Friday afternoon, Nov. 26, 2021. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Chris Ronald is headlining a concert Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021 at Providence Farm in Duncan. (Submitted photo)

A&E column: Music for all tastes coming to Cowichan

What’s coming up in the arts and entertainment scene in Cowichan

Chris Ronald is headlining a concert Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021 at Providence Farm in Duncan. (Submitted photo)
The Run for the Claus is back this year with a virtual event. (Citizen file)

Coming up in Cowichan

Events coming to Cowichan

The Run for the Claus is back this year with a virtual event. (Citizen file)
'God is a Scottish Drag Queen' hits the stage this holiday season at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre, along with more music and comedy than you can shake a stick at. (Photo courtesy of Cowichan Performing Arts Centre)

Winter delights abound at Cowichan Performing Arts Centre this holiday season

The Cowichan Performing Arts Centre has picked up where they left off

'God is a Scottish Drag Queen' hits the stage this holiday season at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre, along with more music and comedy than you can shake a stick at. (Photo courtesy of Cowichan Performing Arts Centre)
Mike Alexander will have an exhibition of his paintings at Excellent Frameworks Gallery in Duncan. (Mike Alexander artwork)

A&E column: Art and music coming to Cowichan

What’s coming up in Arts and Entertainment

Mike Alexander will have an exhibition of his paintings at Excellent Frameworks Gallery in Duncan. (Mike Alexander artwork)
Julio Cochoy of Guatemala shows an admiring customer the beautiful beaded hummingbirds crafted by women in his Guatemalan village at a previous Fiesta World Craft Bazaar. The Bazaar is coming to Duncan Nov. 13 and 14, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Fiesta World Craft Bazaar)

Coming up in Cowichan: Craft fairs are back

Christmas Chaos, Fiesta World Craft Bazaar

Julio Cochoy of Guatemala shows an admiring customer the beautiful beaded hummingbirds crafted by women in his Guatemalan village at a previous Fiesta World Craft Bazaar. The Bazaar is coming to Duncan Nov. 13 and 14, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Fiesta World Craft Bazaar)
A meeting is scheduled to give property owners more information about how a new weir at Cowichan Lake could affect their properties. (Citizen file)

Meeting to preview tool showing shoreline impacts of new Cowichan Lake weir

Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m.

A meeting is scheduled to give property owners more information about how a new weir at Cowichan Lake could affect their properties. (Citizen file)
A wind warning has been issued for most of Vancouver Island for Monday night, Nov. 8, 2021. Gusting winds could cause power outages and other damage. (Citizen file)

Wind warning issued for Vancouver Island

Strong gusting winds developing Monday night

A wind warning has been issued for most of Vancouver Island for Monday night, Nov. 8, 2021. Gusting winds could cause power outages and other damage. (Citizen file)
Red Sky Performance is bringing the production Trace to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan on Nov. 14, 2021. (Rob DeVito photo)

Indigenous dance company brings ‘Trace’ to Duncan stage

One of the world’s leading Indigenous dance, theatre, music and media companies

Red Sky Performance is bringing the production Trace to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan on Nov. 14, 2021. (Rob DeVito photo)
Debbie Stenner was the 500th person through the door at the Garden House Foundation’s annual book sale in October, 2021. She received a free book. (Photo courtesy Garden House Foundation)

A&E column: News about theatre, music, art and books this week

The latest in arts and entertainment in the Cowichan Valley

Debbie Stenner was the 500th person through the door at the Garden House Foundation’s annual book sale in October, 2021. She received a free book. (Photo courtesy Garden House Foundation)
Kem Luthor will talk mushrooms at a presentation by the Cowichan Valley Naturalists on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)

A&E column: Art Prize winners announced

The latest from Cowichan’s arts and entertainment community

Kem Luthor will talk mushrooms at a presentation by the Cowichan Valley Naturalists on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)
A truck rolled over on Miller Road in Duncan on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Truck rolls over in Duncan

The call came in just after 1 p.m.

A truck rolled over on Miller Road in Duncan on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
The Big Stick at the Cowichan Community Centre is lighting up red on Oct. 30, 2021 to bring awareness to dyslexia. (Submitted photo)

Coming up in Cowichan: Gourmet dinner; stick going red; fundraisers

Events coming soon in the Cowichan Valley

The Big Stick at the Cowichan Community Centre is lighting up red on Oct. 30, 2021 to bring awareness to dyslexia. (Submitted photo)
Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann will host two Noteworthy Classical Concerts at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan in November. (Submitted)
Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann will host two Noteworthy Classical Concerts at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan in November. (Submitted)
(File photo)

Cowichan Naturalists present WildWings talk on geology

“Bruce will give an overview of the Valley geology-glaciology”

(File photo)
Vincent’s Room, Intaglio etching with aquatint, from a zinc plate by artist Jim Malo will be one of the works on display during the Printmakers Only Group show at the Portals Annex in Duncan starting Oct. 30, 2021. (Jim Malo print)

A&E column: War and art; printmaking; Fairy Creek wildlife

The latest from the Cowichan Valley arts community

Vincent’s Room, Intaglio etching with aquatint, from a zinc plate by artist Jim Malo will be one of the works on display during the Printmakers Only Group show at the Portals Annex in Duncan starting Oct. 30, 2021. (Jim Malo print)
Two vehicles appear to have been involved in a crash that has closed the Trans-Canada Highway at Shawnigan Lake Road Friday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

UPDATED: Two taken to hospital after crash on TCH at Shawnigan; highway reopened

It appears two vehicles were involved in the crash

Two vehicles appear to have been involved in a crash that has closed the Trans-Canada Highway at Shawnigan Lake Road Friday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Winners from last year’s Salt Spring National Art Prize. The 2021 winners will be announced Saturday, Oct. 23. (Screenshot www.saltspringartprize.ca)

Art Prize winners to be announced Saturday

The SSNAP closing gala will take place on Saturday, Oct. 23

Winners from last year’s Salt Spring National Art Prize. The 2021 winners will be announced Saturday, Oct. 23. (Screenshot www.saltspringartprize.ca)
CH-149 Cormorant. (Photo by Derek Heyes, Royal Canadian Air Force Associate Historian/Historien associé de l’Aviation royale du Canada.”

Helicopter flyby to join Cobble Hill cenotaph vigil Friday morning

The vigil, started in 2014 by Cowichan’s Bob Collins and now an annual event

CH-149 Cormorant. (Photo by Derek Heyes, Royal Canadian Air Force Associate Historian/Historien associé de l’Aviation royale du Canada.”