Local Entertainment

Pair of 11-year-old Cowichan highland dancers heading to Virginia for competition

Amelia Marsh and Maya Sundstrom are excited about the possibilities

  • Sep 22, 2019

Never Ending Summer Affair at Shawnigan looks on the bright side of life

A drop or two of rain won’t stop Shawnigan Lake folks from having a good time outdoors

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Beauty and the Beast: the Pantomime packs 'em in
'Holly Jolly Christmas' packs the Cowichan Theatre
Celtic Rhythms and Summit Dance celebrate Christmas 2019
'Little Scrooge' offers fun family entertainment at Lake Cowichan

Review: ‘Mrs. Warren’s Profession’ offers audiences a choice, and a lot to chew on

George Bernard Shaw 19th century morality play still rings true in 2019

Catch Michael Kaeshammer at the Cowichan Theatre on Sept. 26

Vibrant virtuosity and musical excitement is the name of the game when Kaeshammer takes the stage

VIDEO: Hold onto your funny bones: Ron James is back on the Island

He’s been called ‘a genius’, and ‘funniest man in Canada’. Find out why when he comes to town.

VIDEO: High Quadra Ramblers headline Cowichan coffeehouse kickoff

Want to take part in the open stage: it takes to the mic before the main show

Never Ending Summer and lots more this week

Plenty of lively shows are starting to emerge as fall approaches

Derelict Lake Cowichan house to be demolished by Sept. 30

The Town wants it gone and will do it and bill the owners if they don’t get busy themselves

VIDEO: Crystal sounds, Middle Eastern musican magic: superb gong show in Duncan

When David Hickey brings his presentation to town, get ready to return to those Psychedelic days

Can’t wait for opening night of ‘Mrs. Warren’s Profession’

Directing Shaw’s controversial play a cause for reflection on how little society has advanced

Chemainus Theatre presents the scandalous classic, ‘Mrs Warren’s Profession’, starting Sept. 13

A play that combines comedy with piercing social commentary: sounds like George Bernard Shaw

  • Sep 9, 2019

VIDEO: 40th Day fun wraps summer 2019 in Duncan

It’s been a wild and crazy summer in Duncan, but now, bring on fall!

Lexi Bainas column: Plenty starting in September

A note for my opera-loving fans following my announcement of the Met…

Talented quartet tickle the ivories at St. Mike’s in Chemainus

Tickets are going fast for this unique event; better get yours today

Hip hop/rap on display as Currency Exchange Tour hits Duncan Showroom

They turned it loud on a quiet Monday night in Duncan

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

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

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

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