Coronavirus

Duncan’s Big Stick lights up red to signal COVID’s devastation of the arts

“COVID-19 has been truly devastating to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre”

  • Sep 23, 2020

 

Vancouver Island dance school pirouettes into full-fledged education institution

Steps Ahead studio will provide assistance with distance learning, as well as artistic classes

 

Chemainus Theatre’s Playbill Dining Room reopening

Productions still on hold, but dining room will starting feeding people again Sept. 9

Live theatre coming back as Nanaimo Theatre Group will present one-person show

Theatre company staging COVID-19-conscious production of ‘Every Brilliant Thing’

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

Courtenay theatre gets support for livestream ‘hybrid’ shows this year

Island Coastal Economic Trust funds help Sid Williams Theatre with infrastructure, training

Virtual film industry career fair offers chance to talk with the experts

Experts in 11 different departments, three film union representative will be in attendance

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