Lexi Bainas

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

Lake Flashback: Youbou pre-election scuffle, Lake Cowichan’s 50th anniversary plans, and byelection for Area F

Howls from developer, concerns about book, and annoyance from the province: just a day at the Lake

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: ‘Teddy’s Trial’ adjourned until Dec. 4 to give Joe time to get new lawyer

Lawyer leaving for personal reasons led to postponement of pre-trial conference in Duncan

VIDEO: Lake Cowichan’s new town council sworn in at impressive ceremony Nov. 6

Mayor Rod Peters addresses the community for the first time in his new position

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

Kaatza Lakeside Players present three short, fractured fairy tales you’ll love

From Rolland N. Dough to the Big Bad Wolf, there’s lots of hilarity at Lake Cowichan

‘Little Women’ brings a joyous story to Chemainus for the holiday season

Follow the stories of Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy in a musical version of the timeless classic

VIDEO: Cadets, Legion members, general public place white crosses on veterans’ graves

The ceremony of placing a white cross on the grave of a veteran unites communities

Sunrise and sunset events in Duncan Nov. 11 remember the end of the First World War

You can get up early and hear the pipers or enjoy the bells at supper time. Or both

Lexi Bainas Column: An extraordinary mix of things around the Valley this week

We’ve got music, drama, and celebration, so let it all loose

Lake Flashback: Suprising legal move, pranks net time in pokey, and voters give candidates a pass

Halloween a wild time in the late 1970s; voters in 1993 weren’t in a bother about the election

New Lake Cowichan mayor is ready to hit the ground running

Rod Peters wants to look at ways to encourage business, housing in Lake Cowichan

VIDEO: Halloween is haunting good fun for all at Youbou Hall

From a really scary haunted house to costume contests for everyone, it was a fun night

VIDEO: Tower of Song celebrates Leonard Cohen at Duncan Showroom

Join Glenna Garramone and Oliver Swain to remember the live and music of the legendary Cohen

‘Bronson’ the horse appears in Duncan backyard, surprising neighbours

Duncan artist John Perfors has crafted a startlingly realistic horse

Lexi Bainas Column: Big names, bargain tickets, gingerbread: it’s all here folks

There’s so much talent in the Cowichan Valley. Let’s celebrate it

VIDEO: Dvořák, Goddard, and Schumann featured at afternoon symphony concert in Duncan

Ryan Cole is the trumpet soloist in the premiere of Goddard’s ‘Concerto for Trumpet’

Schedule set for remembering veterans at Cowichan graveyards

These ceremonies are attracting more and more people as the Valley remembers is veterans