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Colwood art centre shuts its doors indefinitely

Board members look for new location when feasible, continue online

Nanaimo drag queen organizes benefit show for hospitals and performers

Suga Honey Iced Tea to feature nine drag artists from Nanaimo, Victoria and Vancouver

VIDEO: Trudeau, Atwood say ‘happy birthday’ for Robert Bateman’s 90th

Famed Canadian artist and conservationist celebrated milestone this weekend

Chris Lowther becomes Tofino’s second Poet Laureate

“It’s very encouraging and it’s motivating and that’s the greatest gift any writer can receive.”

Vancouver Island man scores viral hit with stop-motion tribute to ‘Schitt’s Creek’

Todd Cameron used vintage Fisher Price toys to create one-minute music video

Victoria dealer sells Batmobile replica at Arizona auction

Tim Quocksister sells Batmobile replica for $165,000 US at auction in Scottsdale, Ariz.

  • May 25, 2020
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Cowichan Calligraphers mark 25 years of loving letters

For the past 25 years our group has worked regularly with the public.

  • May 25, 2020

Langford bartender hosts singalong livestream for seniors

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

Nanaimo psychedelic rock duo releases 30-minute instrumental track

‘The Archaeus Cycle’ reflects on life during COVID-19 and the healing capability of music

Greater Victoria performer does ‘lawn tour’ for neighbourhood 7 p.m. shows

Stephanie Greaves started in Oak Bay and can’t keep up with requests

Artist Ali Spence finds freedom to paint in adopted Vancouver Island home

Spence is one of several artists whose work is showing online at DRAW Gallery

Qualicum Beach author releases latest novel ‘No Right Thing’

Langston uses local backdrop as setting for 21st story for young adults

Nanaimo author inspired by Norse mythology, Rocky Mountains in first book

Joshua Gillingham launches new trilogy with debut novel ‘The Gatewatch’

Nanaimo writers unable to meet in-person compose story via chain letter

Author Marie Rickwood started project with friends from Probus Club memoir writing group

Comox Valley craft breweries hosting a series of live-stream concerts

Wish You Were Beer Comox Valley Craft Brewery Virtual Happy Hour underway

Short films with lunar theme to be screened on Victoria studio’s window

Screenings at Deluge Contemporary Art start at dusk and run until midnight nightly until June 6

VIU visual art grads hold final exhibition online due to COVID-19

‘Pandemonium’ features more than 100 works by 17 graduating students

Cumberland photographer capturing a sign of the times with isolation portraits

“There’s so many people coming together in this time of being separated.”