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VIDEO: ‘The Nutcracker’ returns to Cowichan for pair of performances on Dec. 7

Traditionally a family favourite, this ballet is a colourful kickoff to Christmas

‘Fiendish’ music followed by melodious Mozart: wow, what a concert

Final Victoria Symphony performance of 2019 in Cowichan eclectic

  • Dec 2, 2019

Nearly 80 incredible artists, just one extraordinary Vancouver Island tree

Bateman gallery’s OneTree 2019 honours the life of a single, tree salvaged from the Chemainus Valley

  • Dec 1, 2019
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Special Noteworthy Concert this Sunday in Duncan sees Butterfield join Bergmann Duo

Yes, it’s one of the onstage series, but it’s on Sunday, Dec. 1 instead of Monday as usual

Lexi Bainas column: Dancing, seasonal music: all on the slate this week

After the Christmas light-ups, remember there are lots of other events to enjoy

VIDEO: ‘Little Scrooge’ is timely and entertaining family fun

Up-to-date working of Christmas classic works really well for modern audience

Business notes: Realtor Simmonds moves to Cloud Brokerage

Debbie Simmonds has been in the business for two decades

Two plays at Duncan’s QMS tackle relationships

for teenagers, technology has created a whole new world of challenges

Warm and satisfying, ‘Miracle on 34th St.’ hits holiday entertainment sweet spot

Chemainus Theatre has lined up a tasty dish for its 2019 Christmas blockbuster

VIDEO: Serena Ryder brings her magical ‘Christmas Kisses’ to Duncan on Nov. 27

It’ll be a two part show with traditional holiday tunes and then some of the songstress’s hits later

  • Nov 22, 2019

VIDEO: LeE HARVeY OsMOND brings his unique journey to Cowichan Nov. 23

Discovering he’s Mohawk after thinking for 53 years that he was Irish has changed performer’s life

  • Nov 22, 2019

Music by Elgar, Kodaly, and Schubert on menu when Cowichan Consort takes stage

VIDEO: Beautiful Elgar selection will be performed in honour of four late Consort members

Lexi Bainas column: Beverley at Black Swan, Chamber Orchestra at Honeymoon Bay, Johnstone in Germany: everyone is on the go

Volunteers needed for Xmas prep at Forest Discovery, and Lake Cow. Seniors have a talent show

Crofton author going with the flow in ‘River Tales’

Crofton author documents many interesting experiences from her time on the Cowichan River

Lexi Bainas column: Music is wonderful year round, as you’ll see this week

Strings or ukulele: there are so many chances in the community to share your love of music

Enjoy popular music of Christmas, country style, when Louisiana Hayride comes to Cowichan

You’ll be whistling these favourite tunes when you leave the theatre

Piano, guitar music wafts through St. Mike’s in ‘From Spanish to Pastiche’

Andrei and Jannie Burdeti combine their talents for a delightful afternoon of music in Chemainus

Symphony heads first to Scandinavia then finishes up with Mozart in Cowichan

Intriguing works by Larsson and Lindberg are off the beaten path but well worth a hearing