Arts and Entertainment

Chris Ronald is headlining a concert Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021 at Providence Farm in Duncan. (Submitted photo)

A&E column: Music for all tastes coming to Cowichan

What’s coming up in the arts and entertainment scene in Cowichan

 

'God is a Scottish Drag Queen' hits the stage this holiday season at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre, along with more music and comedy than you can shake a stick at. (Photo courtesy of Cowichan Performing Arts Centre)

Winter delights abound at Cowichan Performing Arts Centre this holiday season

The Cowichan Performing Arts Centre has picked up where they left off

 

Recording and performing artist Richie Valley has launched two music videos, a new LP, and a new website richievalley.com. The west coast vibe “Butterfly Sunflower” LP is his fourth and newest release of easy
listening jazz. (Submitted by Richie Valley)

’Butterfly Sunflower’ LP breathes West Coast vibe

Richie Valley has been busy. On the heels of his successful LP…

 

Stand-up artist Ron James is touring again after an almost two year hiatus. (Contributed photo)
Stand-up artist Ron James is touring again after an almost two year hiatus. (Contributed photo)
Mike Alexander will have an exhibition of his paintings at Excellent Frameworks Gallery in Duncan. (Mike Alexander artwork)

A&E column: Art and music coming to Cowichan

What’s coming up in Arts and Entertainment

Mike Alexander will have an exhibition of his paintings at Excellent Frameworks Gallery in Duncan. (Mike Alexander artwork)
Red Sky Performance is bringing the production Trace to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan on Nov. 14, 2021. (Rob DeVito photo)

Indigenous dance company brings ‘Trace’ to Duncan stage

One of the world’s leading Indigenous dance, theatre, music and media companies

Red Sky Performance is bringing the production Trace to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan on Nov. 14, 2021. (Rob DeVito photo)
Debbie Stenner was the 500th person through the door at the Garden House Foundation’s annual book sale in October, 2021. She received a free book. (Photo courtesy Garden House Foundation)

A&E column: News about theatre, music, art and books this week

The latest in arts and entertainment in the Cowichan Valley

Debbie Stenner was the 500th person through the door at the Garden House Foundation’s annual book sale in October, 2021. She received a free book. (Photo courtesy Garden House Foundation)
“Lunch At Allen’s is a musical powerhouse comprising four remarkable Canadian talents: Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan and Ian Thomas.” (Submitted by Terry McRae)

Canadian greats bring ‘Lunch At Allen’s’ to Duncan

Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan, Ian Thomas play Cowichan Performing Arts Centre Nov. 7

“Lunch At Allen’s is a musical powerhouse comprising four remarkable Canadian talents: Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan and Ian Thomas.” (Submitted by Terry McRae)
Kem Luthor will talk mushrooms at a presentation by the Cowichan Valley Naturalists on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)

A&E column: Art Prize winners announced

The latest from Cowichan’s arts and entertainment community

Kem Luthor will talk mushrooms at a presentation by the Cowichan Valley Naturalists on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)
‘In My Head’ was written by Riley Ingham (Rylis), Christofer Lampson (Young Negrensé), Tristan Renaud, produced by Renaud, mixed by Elijah Merrett-Hitch, and mastered by Colin Leonard. (Courtesy of Yuzzynet)

Cowichan group’s song remembering lost friend to benefit Crisis Centre BC

Local musicians to release ‘In My Head’ Nov. 16 WARNING: This story contains references to suicide

‘In My Head’ was written by Riley Ingham (Rylis), Christofer Lampson (Young Negrensé), Tristan Renaud, produced by Renaud, mixed by Elijah Merrett-Hitch, and mastered by Colin Leonard. (Courtesy of Yuzzynet)
Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann will host two Noteworthy Classical Concerts at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan in November. (Submitted)
Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann will host two Noteworthy Classical Concerts at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan in November. (Submitted)
Vincent’s Room, Intaglio etching with aquatint, from a zinc plate by artist Jim Malo will be one of the works on display during the Printmakers Only Group show at the Portals Annex in Duncan starting Oct. 30, 2021. (Jim Malo print)
Vincent’s Room, Intaglio etching with aquatint, from a zinc plate by artist Jim Malo will be one of the works on display during the Printmakers Only Group show at the Portals Annex in Duncan starting Oct. 30, 2021. (Jim Malo print)
Writer and star Mia Golden in a scene from ‘Fragile Seeds’ shot in Cobble Hill. (Submitted by Empress Avenue Media Inc.)

Cowichan region featured in Cobble Hill company’s first feature film

“From a filmmaker’s perspective the Cowichan Valley is a magical place”

Writer and star Mia Golden in a scene from ‘Fragile Seeds’ shot in Cobble Hill. (Submitted by Empress Avenue Media Inc.)
Winners from last year’s Salt Spring National Art Prize. The 2021 winners will be announced Saturday, Oct. 23. (Screenshot www.saltspringartprize.ca)

Art Prize winners to be announced Saturday

The SSNAP closing gala will take place on Saturday, Oct. 23

Winners from last year’s Salt Spring National Art Prize. The 2021 winners will be announced Saturday, Oct. 23. (Screenshot www.saltspringartprize.ca)
Noel McRobbie and Domagoj Ivanovic will perform in the return concert of the Chemainus Classical Concerts Series on Oct. 17, 2021. (Photo courtesy Chemainus Classical Concerts)

Chemainus Classical Concerts are back

Noel McRobbie on piano and Domagoj Ivanovic on violin

Noel McRobbie and Domagoj Ivanovic will perform in the return concert of the Chemainus Classical Concerts Series on Oct. 17, 2021. (Photo courtesy Chemainus Classical Concerts)
Pianist and humorist Sarah Hagen is headed to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre on Oct. 22. (Photo courtesy of Cowichan Performing Arts Centre)

Pianist and humorist headed to Duncan for Cabaret performance

Sarah Hagen will be at the Cowichan Peforming Arts Centre Oct. 22

Pianist and humorist Sarah Hagen is headed to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre on Oct. 22. (Photo courtesy of Cowichan Performing Arts Centre)
The Naden Band performs at Providence Farm in September, 2021, hosted by the Cowichan Symphony. (Photo submitted by Cowichan Symphony)

From John Williams to Brahms, Cowichan Symphony Society has 4 diverse concerts on calendar

Naden Band entertains symphony audiences at Providence Farm

  • Oct 11, 2021
The Naden Band performs at Providence Farm in September, 2021, hosted by the Cowichan Symphony. (Photo submitted by Cowichan Symphony)
The Garden House Charity Book Sale is back in October 2021 in Mill Bay. (Citizen file)
The Garden House Charity Book Sale is back in October 2021 in Mill Bay. (Citizen file)
Stone Poets are headed to the Duncan Showroom on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. (Photo courtesy stonepoets.ca)
Stone Poets are headed to the Duncan Showroom on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. (Photo courtesy stonepoets.ca)
Two dozen different events are planned for the WildWings Nature & Arts Festival in October in Cowichan. (Submitted by WildWings Nature & Arts Festival)
Two dozen different events are planned for the WildWings Nature & Arts Festival in October in Cowichan. (Submitted by WildWings Nature & Arts Festival)