Local Entertainment

Documentary reminds of many unanswered questions about Granger Taylor’s disappearance

‘Spaceman’ was the name of the CBC documentary but where, really, did the Duncan man go in 1980?

Julia Ullrich delighted to be playing Maria in ‘The Sound of Music’

Rehearsing with the children and the talented musicians has been a special highlight for her

Cowichan Music Festival celebrates 70 years in 2019

With seven decades of success behind it, the festival is still encouraging young Cowichan talent

  • Feb 12, 2019

LEXI BAINAS COLUMN: VIDEO: This week we feature the joy of creativity in many forms

From singing to filming, from artwork to artisanship: it’s Cowichan to a T

VIDEO: Strong cast shows ‘How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying’

Meyer, MacIntosh, and Mellemstrand lead the way in smash hit Cowichan Musical Society production

VIDEO: ‘Spaceman’, the story of Duncan’s Granger Taylor, premieres on CBC on Friday, Feb. 8

He’d have been 70 years old now, and friends and family still wonder what happened to him

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'How to Succeed' nails it with super production
Cowichan Secondary students have lots of fun with The Addams Family
Cow High's 'The Addams Family' opens Jan. 16 at Mt. Prevost School
Showroom rocks to ZZ Top music

Carlow Rush and Jacksun Fryer will compete on NBC’s ‘World of Dance’ Feb. 26

With a dancer from the Cowichan Valley and one from Nanaimo, Island fans will be glued to the TV

Chemainus Theatre kicks off 2019 with ‘The Sound of Music’

Even if you have to ‘Climb Every Mountain’, don’t miss this show

Daponte will be sharing the love on Valentine’s Day in Crofton

Joy of the occasion will be marked by the amazing songstress

50 years after Woodstock, it’s time for a celebration in Cowichan

With songs by all the greats, this is the show for anyone of My Generation

Matt Good totally re-imagines his own songs for acoustic guitar

Opening act, Toronto-based Poesy, a vocal powerhouse to watch soar to stardom

Exciting lineup this spring at Cowichan Performing Arts Centre

Cabaret series, Joni Mitchell tribute, are just a few of the shows on offer

A spark goes out, a casting call, a visiting choir, and a breath of Spain: it’s a busy time

Valley folks mourn loss of Roger Sparkes: quirky, but always ready to support the arts

VIDEO: Fabuloso February as Osborne Bay Pub presents a month of stellar acts

From gypsy blues to raunchy rock to a super Valentine’s night out, check these offerings

VIDEO: Lively and tuneful Cow High show delights crowds

It’s easy to entertain when you’re an Addams

Enjoy wine, chocolate and music on Feb. 3 in Cowichan

“I am delighted to let you know that our popular Wine and Chocolate Event is back again.”

Fiddle legend MacIsaac coming to Cowichan Valley in February

Promoters Barely North Entertainment are calling it “This winter’s absolute must-see concert”.

VIDEO: Canadian icon, Matthew Good, returns to Cowichan on Feb. 8

Good is also bringing exciting newcomer, Poesy, for a show at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre

Call for artists: $40,000 available in Salt Spring National Art Prize program

You can submit your visual arts entry until May 31, 2019

  • Jan 27, 2019

Lexi Bainas column: Collectors collect for CDH, Buddha and the boudoir, concerto winners

Two new books by Valley authors, three talented young folks, and hundreds of houses equal one chair