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Premier John Horgan and Rob Douglas, BC NDP candidate for Cowichan Valley, meet with Cowichan First Nation elders, as they demonstrate spearfishing along the river. (Submitted)

Horgan acknowledges A&E sector hit hard by COVID-19, but showing signs of recovery

Hollywood North doing better than Hollywood South, Horgan says

Duncan-based author Jennifer Manuel took home the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize for her first novel, The Heaviness of Things that Float, at the 33rd Annual BC Book Prizes. She will be part of an online reading session on Oct. 22, 2020, featuring Cowichan Valley writers. (Submitted photo)

Cowichan Valley authors to be featured in online readings Oct. 22

The Cowichan Valley Writers Spotlight will feature readings by eight area writers

  • Oct 19, 2020
Lee Porteous will be one of the performers at the Duncan Showroom’s storytelling event later this month. (Photo Submitted)

Duncan Showroom hosts storytellers series

Monthly shows will be broadcast live on YouTube

Head to the Duncan Showroom for the songs and stories of Diamond Joe

Diamond Joe White will be entertaining folks at the Showroom on Saturday, Oct 17.

  • Oct 11, 2020

Auditions in Cowichan this month for ‘Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind’

New youth theatre group producing 30 neo-futurist plays in 60 minutes

Arts and Entertainment column: Art, film, books and music all on tap in Cowichan

Here are a few of the things going on in Cowichan’s arts community.

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Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court
Raccoon scales tall building

Cowichan Performing Arts Centre streaming new short film tonight

Standing By has been created and performed by Cowichan-raised actor Nicole Ratjen.

WildWings Festival pandemic edition coming to Cowichan in October

Three outdoor events, two reception-free art shows, and one small indoor workshop.

  • Sep 28, 2020

Cowichan Performing Arts Centre, Big Stick light up red to signal COVID devastation

“COVID-19 has been truly devastating to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre”

  • Sep 21, 2020

Arts & Entertainment column: A new book, an art prize, and an AGM

Here are a few of the things happening in Cowichan’s arts and culture scene.

Youth art show at the HUB at Cowichan Station gets enthusiastic response

The CVYS Art Show was inspired by the amazing youth and their artistic expression,

  • Sep 11, 2020

Switch goes live at the Duncan Showroom Sept. 18

Cowichan rapper will do livestream with special guests

Denise Holt wins Cowichan Lake Idol 2020

Competition goes online this year due to COVID-19

Cowichan’s Posey wins award for Outstanding Performance

Posey will be attending UBC’s Operatic Program as a full time student in the fall

  • Jul 20, 2020