Entertainment

Netflix to cut down on scenes containing smoking

Tobacco on popular TV and streaming shows has reached nearly 30 million youth, non-profit says

Vancouver Island University jazz graduates win prestigious scholarship

Bassist Brock Meades and drummer Graham Villette get $2,000 Fraser MacPherson Scholarship

Gabriola Island landscape painter illustrates first children’s book

‘Lily and Flinge and the Piece of Kibble’ stars artist Mary Mitchell’s two dogs

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Parade jazzes things up in downtown Nanaimo
Mid Island Performing Arts Festival gifted 100-year-old piano
Lantzville Boys and Girls Club gets new mural
Cultivate Festival livened up the long weekend on Gabriola Island

Ashes of late actress Margot Kidder return to Yellowknife

Brother John Kidder spread the ‘Superman’ star’s ashes at Frame Lake

ABBA Show tribute act coming to Nanaimo tonight

A few tickets remain for July 8 concert at the Port Theatre

Rock band Big Sugar will headline bathtub weekend launch party

Group is back with a new lineup and a new album on the way

Nanaimo Theatre Group brings ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ to provincial competition

Theatre B.C. Mainstage Festival happens in Port Alberni from July 5 to 13

Good vibes: Vibrant Dance Studio shows its moves to end off season

Dancers as young as three took to the stage at the Port Theatre to wrap up studio’s 13th season

Infringing Dance Festival will take audience to mystical realm

Crimson Coast Dance Society’s 21st annual Infringing Dance Festival is July 5-13 in Nanaimo

Kiefer Sutherland says tweet to Doug Ford ‘was not about policy’

The actor had asked Ontario premier to stop using his grandfather Tom Douglas’ name

Singer-songwriter Daniel Wesley plays ‘Beach Music’ tonight in Nanaimo

Sunshine Coast musician recently released new EP of ‘summertime songs’

VIDEO: Ontario town draws fans as backdrop of ‘Schitt’s Creek’

Popular CBC TV show starring Dan and Eugene Levy to end with sixth season

Nanaimo rock group Wise Youngblood to headline Canada Day in the Bay

Day-long celebration brings music, games and bathtub races to Departure Bay Beach

VIDEO: Tributes flow on 10th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death

Jackson received a fatal dose of the anesthetic propofol on June 25, 2009. He died at age 50

VIDEO: Hollywood A-listers perform live read of Mueller report

John Lithgow stars as Trump, with Kevin Kline, Jason Alexander, Mark Hamill and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

The Tenors to perform at symphony fundraiser in Nanaimo

Vocal trio recently sang national anthem at Game 1 of the NBA finals in Toronto

Nanaimo artist reunited with 31-year-old painting

Michael Tickner sold the work to Saltair resident Rob Tukham in Stanley Park in 1988

Nanoose Bay Art in the Garden celebrates 10th year

Photos from the two-day show which featured 100 artists, more than ever before

Applications now open for Nanaimo Art Gallery’s summer art camp

Dazzle Camouflage aims to introduce teenagers to contemporary art

Nanaimo jazz musicians honour Miles Davis at Saskatchewan Jazz Festival

Christine Jensen and Andrew Homzy wrote compositions inspired by album ‘Kind of Blue’