Aaron Guillen

Society for Arts on the South Island (SASI) board members Kathryn Fudge (left), Sheryl Parsons and Niki Green are packing up the remainder of the Coast Collective Art Centre in Colwood. Their operation has come to an end due to the pandemic. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Colwood art centre shuts its doors indefinitely

Board members look for new location when feasible, continue online

Society for Arts on the South Island (SASI) board members Kathryn Fudge (left), Sheryl Parsons and Niki Green are packing up the remainder of the Coast Collective Art Centre in Colwood. Their operation has come to an end due to the pandemic. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Shelley Vaags, a Langford woman, has been entertaining dozens of viewers on her daily sing-along livestreams. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Langford bartender hosts singalong livestream for seniors

Live Senior Singalong takes place daily at 1 p.m. on Facebook

Shelley Vaags, a Langford woman, has been entertaining dozens of viewers on her daily sing-along livestreams. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
David Michaud, president of Keycorp Sports and Entertainment, along with producers Mitch Kerefoot and Kurt Jory at Westhills Stadium. (Black Press Media file photo)

Crown of Sound music festival postponed until further notice

Inaugural event won’t be taking place Westhills Stadium on June 13

David Michaud, president of Keycorp Sports and Entertainment, along with producers Mitch Kerefoot and Kurt Jory at Westhills Stadium. (Black Press Media file photo)
Crown Of Sound, a one-day all-ages music festival, is coming to the Westhills Stadium on June 13. The lineup features Bishop Briggs (clockwise), Carmanah, Jesse Roper and Allan Rayman. (Crown of Sound)

‘Crown of Sound’ music festival coming to Westhills Stadium

Featured lineup artists have played Coachella, Lolapalooza, Rifflandia and more

Crown Of Sound, a one-day all-ages music festival, is coming to the Westhills Stadium on June 13. The lineup features Bishop Briggs (clockwise), Carmanah, Jesse Roper and Allan Rayman. (Crown of Sound)
Juno winner and Victoria native Ivonne Hernandez is organizing the second annual Victoria Trad Weekend, filled with workshops, a concert and family dance on Feb. 14 and 15. (Courtesy of Ivonne Hernandez)

Juno award-winning fiddler brings workshop and concert to Victoria

Second annual event features some of Canada’s finest traditional musicians, Feb. 14 and 15

Juno winner and Victoria native Ivonne Hernandez is organizing the second annual Victoria Trad Weekend, filled with workshops, a concert and family dance on Feb. 14 and 15. (Courtesy of Ivonne Hernandez)
Java Jive Coffee House is bringing music back to Metchosin after the previous coffee house ended in mid-2019. The first event featured the Eddy Fury Band at the Metchosin Community House. (Black Press Media file photo)

Music coffee house returns to Metchosin with new name

Java Jive Coffee House set to run every fourth Saturday at the Metchosin Community House

Java Jive Coffee House is bringing music back to Metchosin after the previous coffee house ended in mid-2019. The first event featured the Eddy Fury Band at the Metchosin Community House. (Black Press Media file photo)