Entertainment

Performances in the Park 2020 applications open until March 3

Indigenous and cultural performers, musicians, spoken word, dance, theatre are all welcome.

  • Dec 15, 2019

Corb Lund to play at Vancouver Island MusicFest 2020

Country artist last played at musical festival more than 20 years ago

  • Dec 15, 2019

Netflix confirms new ‘Virgin River’ series filmed in Agassiz

Filming for the romance drama took place on Pioneer Avenue last spring

  • Dec 14, 2019

Celtic folk festival favourites Early Spirit live at Tractorgrease in Chilliwack

Vancouver-based folk-rock band caps off stellar year with live performance in Chilliwack on Dec. 28

  • Dec 14, 2019

Port Alberni author Shayne Morrow holds book signing

Morrow's true crime book is featured at Salmonberry's at Harbour Quay

  • Dec 14, 2019

A perfect arrangement for Langley actors

Surrey Little Theatre to hold auditions for upcoming 1950s-set comedy

  • Dec 14, 2019

Award-winning musical coming to the South Okanagan

The hit musical Chicago is coming to Penticton for two shows next March

Sweeney Singers host annual Christmas concert in Abbotsford

Event takes place Saturday, Dec. 21 at St. James Church

  • Dec 14, 2019

The ‘Upside Down’ is coming to Surrey with ‘One Man Stranger Things’ parody

Charles Ross one-man act based on first two seasons of hit Netflix show

Bold and brassy quintet touches down at UVic

Internationally recognized Canadian Brass performing with Victoria Symphony on Dec. 21

Oceanside Community Arts Council show runs at MAC

More than 60 members of the OCAC display art in a variety of mediums

  • Dec 14, 2019

100 Mile Performing Arts Society looking to take 100 Mile under the sea

The 100 Mile Performing Arts Society is looking to take the community for an under the sea journey with its upcoming production Disney's The Little Mermaid. It is the biggest production to come to 100 Mile in the last seven years, according to the first-time producer, Melissa Hermiston. The cast has a total of 29 members.

  • Dec 14, 2019

Winner chosen for first ever Yellow Point Drama Group playwriting contest

Michelle Deines has won $2,000 and her play, The Night Hawks will be produced in fall 2020

  • Dec 14, 2019

‘Nutcracker’ a hit with Cowichan audiences

A big crowd was entranced Saturday, Dec. 7 when the Royal City Youth Ballet brought Christmas favourite The Nutcracker to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre.

100 Mile House’s Electica Choir’s Christmas concert raises $4,000

It was all Christmas cheer at Martin Exeter Hall on Dec. 8, with the 100 Mile Eclectica Choir hosting their annual Christmas Fundraiser for the 100 Mile House and District Food Bank and Loaves and Fishes.

  • Dec 14, 2019

Lakecity Secondary drama students prepare two Christmas one-acts

The culmination of the drama program, these productions are the result of months of work

  • Dec 14, 2019

CP Holiday Train rolls through East Kootenay, Cranbrook Food Bank gets $10K donation

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, which passes through Cranbrook as one of its 173 stops on its cross-Canada trip every two years, was in town on Wednesday, Dec. 11. Hundreds of people came out for the special Christmas event and were treated to musical performances from Terri Clark and Dallas Smith.

  • Dec 13, 2019

UPDATE: Busy lineup of live performances this winter at Penticton’s Cannery Brewing

Musicians like Ari Neufeld will be perfoming at the brewery throughout December and January

  • Dec 13, 2019

Province gives Hornby Island Arts Council $250,000 towards new building

The Hornby Island Arts Council is receiving $250,000 for the construction of a new 'Art Centre' building.

  • Dec 13, 2019

City of Campbell River to expand CR Live Streets offerings in 2020

Extra $9,000 added to next years budget to add a sixth event to the summer entertainment series