Entertainment

Margaret Atwood, Andre Alexis earn spots on Giller Prize long list

Atwood’s ‘The Testaments,’ much-hyped sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ also shortlisted for Booker Prize

Netflix and streaming means Canadian feature films struggle to find audiences: TIFF

Netflix is a source of controversy on the international festival circuit

Osborne Bay pub has super September lineup of music planned

First up, on Friday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. is Mark Crissinger in a solo performance.

  • Sep 3, 2019
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'Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike' at the Mercury Theatre delights opening night crowd
Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court
Raccoon scales tall building

Hollywood’s summer ends 2% down despite Disney dominance

The Labor Day weekend is traditionally a quiet one for movie theatres

Valerie Harper, TV’s Rhoda, has died at 80

Breakout role was Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show

LEXI BAINAS COLUMN: 40th of July update, a panto casting call, Las Vegas celeb, Island Star Party

Summer is winding down, but there’s always lots to do and see in the Valley

Shambhala organizers move festival date due to wildfire risk in Kootenays

The decision was made following talks with the provincial and regional governments

Wave goodbye to summer with the 40th Day of July celebration in Duncan

The Duncan-Cowichan Summer Festival has arranged a great show at City Stage on Sept. 1

Missy Elliott honoured at MTV VMAs; Swift wins top prize

Other performers Monday included former Fifth Harmony member Normani

Pamela Anderson returns home to enjoy ‘peace and solitude’ of B.C.

Star says “the best is yet to come” in exclusive Q&A from her Vancouver Island hometown

PIGS are back, with their super light show and great music

They’re always a crowd pleaser, and with the music of Pink Floyd done so well, it’s no surprise

Get those calendars ready: The Met: Live in HD is back

This season features a lot of favourites with a few skips around the mulberry bush for fun

The Beatles meet Elvis in Cowichan Theatre show

Ben Klein and The Beatles Experience team up for a tuneful evening in Duncan

Lexi Bainas Column: A whole sackful of entertainment goodies for you this week

From roistering at Red Arrow to the quiet of the concert hall to solving mysteries, you get it all

Witty, uplifting play adds lustre to Chemainus Theatre’s summer season

Hurry! ‘I and You’ only runs from Aug. 22-31 at the Studio Theatre

  • Aug 22, 2019

Indigenous voices to take centre stage at Cowichan Valley festival

From Sept. 7-8, you can listen to Indigenous voices at third annual Koksilah Music Festival

  • Aug 21, 2019

New ‘Matrix’ film set with Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski

Fourth installment to feature Reeves as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity

Play revolves around teenagers in thought-provoking dialect

Chemainus Theatre’s I & You focuses on the development of an unlikely friendship

Disney Plus to launch in Canada in November

Analysts say latest streaming service may escalate cord cutting