Arts and Entertainment

Qualicum Beach author Laura Langston has released a new novel, ‘No Right Thing’. (Michael Briones photo)

Qualicum Beach author releases latest novel ‘No Right Thing’

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

Qualicum Beach author Laura Langston has released a new novel, ‘No Right Thing’. (Michael Briones photo)
Victoria’s Prudence Emery, seen here sitting on the roof of the Savoy Hotel in London, recently released her memoir, Nanaimo Girl. (Photo courtesy Tomas Jaski)

Victoria author, longtime film publicist releases memoir, ‘Nanaimo Girl’

Prudence Emery crossed path with countless celebrities during her 40-year career

Victoria’s Prudence Emery, seen here sitting on the roof of the Savoy Hotel in London, recently released her memoir, Nanaimo Girl. (Photo courtesy Tomas Jaski)
Ballet BC Dancers Gilbert Small and Emily Chessa in rehearsal for Romeo+Juliet. The performance was slated for mid-March in Victoria, but was cancelled due to the COVID-19-related ban on gatherings, at the time, of 250 or more people. New provincial relief money announced Friday aims to relieve some of the financial burden being felt by professional artists and arts organizations. Photos by Michael Slobodian

Province announces $3M in funding for arts groups hit by COVID-19 crisis

BC Arts Council to administer support for both organizations and individual artists

Ballet BC Dancers Gilbert Small and Emily Chessa in rehearsal for Romeo+Juliet. The performance was slated for mid-March in Victoria, but was cancelled due to the COVID-19-related ban on gatherings, at the time, of 250 or more people. New provincial relief money announced Friday aims to relieve some of the financial burden being felt by professional artists and arts organizations. Photos by Michael Slobodian
The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo from Facebook)                                The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)

Self-isolating? National Film Board of Canada has over 4,000 free films online

A wide range of documentaries, animated films and short films are on the NFB website

The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo from Facebook)                                The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)
Victoria musician Rob Nesbitt recently released an album he started in 1995. Mine Would be the Sun is an examination of his first love. (Photo Courtesy of Wendy Nesbitt)

Victoria musician releases 25-year labour of first love

Former Bum singer and guitarist Rob Nesbitt puts out first solo album on first love

Victoria musician Rob Nesbitt recently released an album he started in 1995. Mine Would be the Sun is an examination of his first love. (Photo Courtesy of Wendy Nesbitt)