Coronavirus

10th annual Nanaimo Fringe Festival to be held online due to COVID-19

Festival will feature six productions by local, regional and international artists

 

Nanaimo’s Kismet Theatre Academy closes after eight years due to COVID-19

Bonnie Catterson founded the school in 2012 as ‘a place for the oddballs’

 

COVID-19: Tla-o-qui-aht artist finds ‘wonderful moments’ in isolation

Hjalmer Wenstob can’t remember the last time he’s felt so connected to his family or his art.

 

Chemainus artist puts her creative touch to COVID Angel

Lois Flach’s painting of a front-line worker a powerful image

Vic Theatre reopens for in-person screenings

Theatre features travel-themed film series with limited seating

COVID-19: Qualicum Beach man stages concerts for charity out of his garage

Larry MacDougall says reception from neighbours has been heartening

Music education remains important, especially during pandemic

‘Music really does lift people up in times of trial,’ says Island music teacher

Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre set to reopen on June 18

Local artists will have work on display; COVID-19 protocols observed

  • May 30, 2020

Nanaimo drag queen organizes benefit show for hospitals and performers

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

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

Canadian stars to appear in ‘Unsinkable Youth’ to support Kids Help Phone

The one-hour program is intended to send a message of hope and gratitude

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

Crown of Sound music festival postponed until further notice

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

Tofino artist creates colouring pages to splash creativity into self-isolation

Lizzie Snow is helping self-isolators battle the doldrums of social distancing.

Nanaimo jazz singer entertaining neighbours in cul-de-sacs

Narissa Young performing while being mindful of social distancing

Duncan’s 39 Days of July transitions to online shows for 2020

Traditionally, the 39 Days of July has consisted of a series of outdoor musical events

‘Stronger Together’ special raises over $6 million for Food Banks Canada

The 90-minute special on Sunday night featured a number of A-list performers and celebrities

Canadian stars to unite in ‘Stronger Together’ COVID-19 broadcast benefit

Organizers also say Drake will have a message for Canadians to close the show