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COVID and a time of isolation: an artist’s personal observation

Campbell River artist Ken Blackburn shares his thoughts on finding inspiration in tough times

  • Jul 26, 2020

New Victoria art show displays 600 collaboratively made postcards from the pandemic

An artist would start a card and then mail it to another who would add to or complete the design

Shop window art show explores COVID-19, the Black Death and the Renaissance

Rotating ‘Renewal’ exhibition coming to Nanaimo’s Arbutus Books display window in August

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Fan Tan Alley exhibit connects Victoria visitors with history of Canada’s oldest Chinatown

Exhibit exploring local Chinese history, opium trade, discrimination opens on July 24

Sooke Fine Art Show takes local art to a world stage

People can visit online from July 24 to Aug. 3, and can purchase any art until end of September

Nanaimo poet releases new books on nature and death

Ian Cognito presents solo book ‘Animusings’ and collaboration ‘Much Adieu About Nothing’

Nanaimo Art Gallery holds first exhibition since COVID-19 rules implemented

‘Small Gatherings’ features work by local artists and from gallery’s collection

Hearts alive summer art display on the way in Oak Bay

Twenty-four hearts will flow in the wind to boost community spirit

Sidney Museum showcases Snapshots of Canada exhibit

Photo exhibition displays ‘triumphs, failures and sacrifices’ of the nation

Two Campbell River artists take residency at Walter Morgan Studio

Writer Libby King and sculptor Orland Hansen to use studio space this summer

  • Jul 20, 2020

Documentary on legendary Chief Tzouhalem to be filmed in Cowichan

Film by Indigenous-operated Drama Camp Productions and Victoria’s Less Bland Productions

Sooke Writers Collective releases new anthology

Lucky Number Seven features work from local writers

  • Jul 19, 2020

Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre staging online production via Zoom

Theatre company to present ‘The Shadow World’ by Island playwright Bill Miner

Look way up to the refreshed Vista 18

After a two month renovation, Vista 18 re-opens at the Chateau Victoria

  • Jul 17, 2020

Vancouver Island summer wilderness photo contest opens

Mosaic Forest Management launches its annual photo contest for wilderness images

  • Jul 17, 2020

Gabriola Island artist recounts creative journey, struggles in new memoir

Tammy Hudgeon presents ‘Tender Brave Spirit: An Expressive Life Almost Missed’

Purchasers Preview Night offers first glance into this year’s Sooke Fine Art Show

Annual event to be held virtually on July 23

  • Jul 17, 2020

Parksville filmmaker nominated for provincial Leo Award

Joel Grenz tabbed in ‘Best Music Video’ category

From Mick Jagger to the Dalai Lama: Mary Kerr has set the stage

Vancouver Island set designer wins national Molson Prize Laureate

Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre to host a trio of acts

Aaron Pritchett, Alex Cuba and Valdy will each play four shows