Entertainment

Royal retreat of Windsor ready to party for Harry, Meghan

All roads seem to lead to Windsor Castle, a magnificent fortress perched high on a hill topped by the royal standard when the queen is in residence.

Vancouver Island Children’s Book Festival happening this Saturday

Eleven writers and illustrators will give readings and presentations in downtown venues

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Nanaimo Concert Band to perform at Maffeo Sutton Park
Infringing Dance Festival comes to Nanaimo venues July 5 to 8
Myc Sharratt CD launch at Nanaimo Bar
Schmooze Productions presents 'Chicago' at Malaspina Theatre

Dancer Myriam Verzat hosts improv dance workshop at Nanaimo Rotary Fieldhouse

Verzat said improvisation concepts can be applied to daily life

Vancouver singer-songwriter Chris Ho performs at the Vault Café on May 10

Ho visits Nanaimo on his first tour since ending a self-imposed two-year hiatus

Nanaimo Pottery Co-op’s spring sale returns to Country Club Centre

Potters to offer a varierty of functional and decorative works just in time for Mother’s Day

Holy haute couture: Divine designs grace carpet at Met Gala

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala celebrated the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition

B.C. non-fiction prize being replaced with yet-to-be-announced award program

Canadian Non-Fiction award category is being replaced with an award carrying a ‘B.C.-focussed lens’

Nobel literature prize will not be awarded this year

The prize will not be awarded due to sex-abuse allegations that have affected the public image of the Swedish Academy that selects the winner

VIU jazz grad Ryan Oliver and the Cookers Quintet play the Lighthouse Bistro

Oliver recently moved to Victoria after spending 20 years in Toronto and New York

Errington artist Dan Gray displaying his pastel work at Art 10 Gallery in May

Gray is giving a demonstration at the gallery on May 5 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Pete Seeger tribute show to be held on what would have been singer’s 99th birthday

Bob Bossin, the Konsorados, Tony Turner, Leah Hokanson, Jim and Joe Spinelli to play Unitarian Hall

Tony Award nominations promise clash of big brands

Plenty of nominations don’t necessarily lead to actual wins on Tony night

Dandelion Dance Company performs at Malaspina Theatre

Teenage dancers designed all elements of the show themselves

Malaspina and Cowichan Consort choirs come together for Verdi’s ‘Requiem’

Concert will feature a quartet of celebrated Canadian soloists

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Hermit’s Music Songwriter Showcase comes to Unitarian Hall

Paul Bezooyen, Bob Enns, Mary Faherty and Dave Kilbank will perform new music

Tina Fey’s ‘Mean Girls,’ ‘SpongeBob’ musical lead Tony nods

Best new musical category is filled by “The Band’s Visit,” ”Frozen,” ”Mean Girls” and “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical.

VIDEO: B.C. ‘escapologist’ stuns judges on Britain’s Got Talent

Matt Johnson says televised water stunt was closest he’s come to death

Studio Showcase brings Nanoose Bay artists together under one roof

Artists are displaying works ahead of this year’s Thanksgiving and Christmas studio tours