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Matt Rader’s latest book-launching goes Saturday at Comox Valley Art Gallery


Strong directorial presence for Enchanted April

Paula WildRecord Arts At age seven, Vivian Douglas hung some velvet curtains…

Filberg guest artist Kobus inspired by nature

Trees symbolize strength, growth and change. Their branches provide greenery, shade and…

Artists flock to Fanny Bay

It’s said the Comox Valley has the highest population of artists per capita and a surprising number of them live in Fanny Bay.

Ballet built on ‘vocabulary of movements’

“For people who know ballet, the performance will speak volumes; others will simply enjoy it as a funny piece,” notes Destrooper.

Golden love story for all ages coming to the Sid

There’s turmoil and tenderness, anger and affection.

Interest and support strong for Little Red Church

“Build it and they will come” is a term that’s often heard

Flick switch, light candle to bring colours alive

“Light changes your energy and space,” says illuminated glass artist Loris Dawn Nygaard.

Local film debuts at festival

Sometimes it takes an entire elementary school to heal a broken spirit.

Film festival more uplifting

Now in its 23rd year, the volunteer-run festival is billed as British Columbia’s premier documentary film festival.

Hitchhiking Across the Atlantic film showing at Sid

Thorsten Böehnke hitchhiked his way along the Atlantic, eventually buying his own sailboat and inviting Laura Winter to be his deckhand

Museum’s Deborah Griffiths debuts first novel

She decided to take elements of what she'd discovered in various museum archives, twist them around and explore the world of fiction...

Singing opens emotional connection to others

“There’s something special about sharing your voice that’s very different than playing an instrument,” says Wendy Nixon Stothert.

Comox Valley musical stars ‘shining brightly’

Out of 52 nominations for the prestigious Vancouver Island Music Awards, Valley musicians scooped 11...

Valley craft fair opens Friday

I usually don’t get anxious at the hairdresser’s but last week was different.

Choir came after years of studying roots music

Two decades, ago Linda Tillery heard a choir singing spirituals on a television program and thought, “Wow, I really like that!”

Who knew candlemaking took that long?

It's not often people are welcomed into an artisan's studio to view works in progress while they make their purchases...

Austin launching new kids’ CD at Farmers’ Market

Helen Austin's latest kids' CD, Colour It, allows new owners to do just that — colour the CD cover. It even comes with four crayons

‘A Nice Family Gathering’ looks at funny family dynamics

We've all had them. Those nice family gatherings where the event ends up being radically different than what we anticipated.

Family affair for guest artists at Filberg

Intriguing shapes and light streaming through jewel-tone colours.