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COVID-19 results in cancellation of entire Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society summer program

All major festivals and Music in the Park series events affected through the end of August

Islands Folk Festival cancelled in Cowichan for 2020

While we are disappointed, we stand behind the government’s decision

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Raccoon scales tall building

Laketown festival organizers monitoring COVID-19

‘Cautiously optimistic’ and fortunate to control their own venue

Cowichan dancer turns birthday disappointment into fundraiser

Ryland Racicot’s 13th birthday didn’t quite go the way he hoped, but…

Artists band together for Islanders in need

Rock for Relief: A Living Room Concert for Vancouver Island broadcasts tonight

CVAC 50th anniversary spring art show is headed online; enter now

The CVAC Spring Fine Arts Show is the largest non-juried show on Vancouver Island.

  • Apr 15, 2020

Lila Music Centre offering choir, more online during COVID-19

Cari Burdett is heading online to offer a series of singing opportunities

CPAC launches Cowichan Performing Arts Centre Online

CPAC is posting submissions from the region’s musicians, dancers, actors, writers, and visual artists

  • Apr 7, 2020

Cowichan Valley Public Art Gallery sharing wealth of online art

The CVPAG page will feature new artists and galleries every two weeks

Cowichan Music Festival stars denied chance at provincials due to COVID-19 cancellation

“We were grateful that we were able to hold the Cowichan Music Festival”

Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’

Qualicum Beach lawyer and saxophonist Phil Dwyer notes health officer has become a ‘folk hero’

Chemainus Theatre temporarily suspends operations, postpones next two shows

It’s hoped The 39 Steps and Beauty And The Beast can be staged at another time

Island musicians go from onstage to online amid COVID-19 pandemic

Bluesman David Gogo to stream next show, Nanaimo venue launches video concert series

UPDATE: Mercury Players’ ‘Women of Lockerbie’ postponed due to COVID-19

Maddie relentlessly searches the hills to find some sign of her missing son.

  • Mar 16, 2020

UPDATE: Film festival cancelled this weekend at Providence Farm

The event was to be held Friday, March 13 to Sunday, March 15. Organizers are hoping to reschedule.

No shortage of crowd-pleasing shows during March in Crofton

Osborne Bay Pub lineup features tribute acts, high-energy shows and Sunday jazz

Cowichan Music Festival Highlights Concert No. 2

A big crowd turned out at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre