Entertainment

Old City Quarter’s Sounds of Summer live music series now underway

Free Friday noon hour concerts taking place until Aug. 30

Samoa bans Elton John movie ‘Rocketman’ due to homosexuality

A Russian distributor also censored scenes from ‘Rocketman’ that featured gay sex and drug use

Tony highlights: A historic win and a strong night for women

Broadway favourites Santino Fontana and Stephanie J. Block took the top musical acting prizes

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Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra performs at Malaspina Theatre
Headliners present 'Hairspray Jr.' at the Port Theatre
Fiddelium performing at the Port Theatre
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court

Calls for a new kind of popcorn movie: ‘We need Indigenous people in space’

Research has shown that media representation has a pivotal impact on public perception

VIDEO: Parksville carver turns invasive species into cutlery and more

‘Island Ivory’ is Francois Lavigne’s cheeky name for artistic work made from Scotch broom

Nanaimo’s Rick Scott inducted into B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame

Dulcimerist will receive a star on the Walk of Fame on Granville Street in Vancouver

Vancouver Island eagle sculptor’s latest creation details an epic battle

Eagles battling in flight took 2,500 hours to complete

  • Jun 7, 2019

Vancouver Island poet Eve Joseph ‘savouring’ moment after winning $65K Griffin prize

The Vancouver-raised, 66-year-old writer said she feels she still has work to do to master her craft

VIDEO: Sonny and Cher reunite on Vancouver stage

Iconic performer, 73, tells older to women to “keep kicking ass”

Nanaimo’s first youth poet laureate unveils video anthology

‘Beyond this City’s Streets’ features poems about growing up in Nanaimo

Jazz singer will perform her favourites at Nanaimo show

Kelowna’s Kinga Heming and her band make Nanaimo debut at Lighthouse Bistro on Saturday, June 8

African Children’s Choir coming to Nanaimo’s First Baptist Church

The group’s 17 children are visiting North America for the first time

Nanaimo Pride parade happening downtown today

Parade, which starts Sunday, June 9, at noon, part of a full week of events around the city

Nanaimo artist presents pairs of paintings at his largest show ever

Grant Leier’s ‘Appropriation Series’ comes to Gallery Merrick from June 7 to 14

A diminished ‘Godzilla’ still bests ‘Rocketman,’ ‘Ma’

Dexter Fletcher’s fantastical Elton John biopic ‘Rocketman,’didn’t launch with the same bravado as Freddie Mercury biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Yellow Point Drama Group Short Play Festival returns for third year

Two-day festival includes local originals and published plays

Local painters competing at Art Battle Northern Vancouver Island Regionals

Winner qualifies for the national speed-painting competition in Toronto

VIDEO: Alex Trebek says his response to cancer treatment is ‘kind of mind-boggling’

The 78-year-old TV personality tells People magazine he’s responding very well to chemotherapy