Paul Brian

Enjoy ‘sneak peek’ with eclectic Adam Bay

Adam Bay loves the West Coast and the music it inspires in him is being enjoyed by audiences all over the Island and Gulf Islands.

Goodyear highlights Symphony’s sendoff

Victoria Symphony will have a grand sendoff right here in Duncan for its first-ever cross-Canada tour.

‘Virginia Woolf’ moved to Sept.

The Mercury Players’ production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? has been postponed until September

Two minutes and one signed form saved her life

The 36-year-old is still thankful for the moment 10 years ago when a liver transplant saved her life

Run takes aim at ocean plastic

David Pennington is running for cleaner oceans and communities, one kilometre at a time.

Cultural Centre doors stay open — for now

The Quw’utsun’ Cultural and Conference Centre is not closing, according to a press release from Cowichan Tribes.

New bill aims to protect Shawnigan Lake

Member of Parliament Alistair MacGregor is putting federal weight behind stopping contaminated soil dumping at Shawnigan Lake.

Two comedy classics meld in school show

Island Oak High School’s senior students are presenting Hitchhiker’s Guide to a Comedy of Errors this Thursday and Friday

Mercury Players delve into marriage strife

Get an inside look at a troubled marriage heading off the rails and resentments bubbling to the surface

All Trumped up: tales from the American campaign trail

I’m in a roomful of media waiting for a press conference in Hampton, New Hampshire. The date is Aug. 14, 2015.

Music Festival highlights galas delight [photos]

The Cowichan Music Festival let its brightest stars shine March 2 and March 5 at a pair of dazzling highlight concerts

‘Bombargo’ ready to rock Showroom stage

Saskatoon-based alternative rock band Bombargo is ready to travel around and rock the country on the heels of their debut release

New performing arts program for Cow High

Local students will soon have a chance to get ahead — dramatically.

Players’ dark comedy a spectacular show

Family drama takes a turn for the darkly comic in the Shawnigan Players’ outstanding production of August: Osage County

Dental offices, pharmacy open after asbestos cleanup

Cowichan Valley Dental Group and Mountview Dental opened Thursday, March 3, with Mann’s Pharmacy expected to open later in the day.

Two men arrested following drive-by shooting in Nanaimo

A pair of men were arrested Tuesday afternoon in Duncan, following a wild police chase in the aftermath of a drive-by shooting in Nanaimo.

Landslide closes lane of traffic on Cowichan Bay Road

Traffic continues to be single lane for a stretch of Cowichan Bay Road bordering a landslide.

Hughes works to go on show in Whistler gallery

A new art museum in Whistler will feature the work of legendary late Shawnigan Lake painter E.J. Hughes.

Symphony celebrates 60th with Tafelmusik

The best of baroque music will soon grace the Cowichan Valley.

‘Anne’ tells classic Canadian tale

It will be a classic slice of Canadiana for South Island Musical Theatre Society as they present 'Anne of Green Gables'