Haida master Charles Edenshaw inspired modern artists

Bill Reid is known for bringing B.C. native art to the world. A new book and show celebrate the artist who inspired him, Charles Edenshaw

Murray proves you can go home again

PORT McNEILL—Port McNeill-raised singer Georgia Murray enjoyed a triumphant homecoming recently. And she wasn’t alone.

Last concert of season had something for all

PORT HARDY—The Vancouver-based string trio Infinitus takes its name from a latin word meaning boundless or limitless.

The Children's Republic comes to the Belfry
    Free outdoor film screenings return to Victoria
      Nelly Furtado says her genre changes can be confusing for fans

        Bach to Beastie Boys and beyond

        PORT HARDY—The first four shows in the North Island Concert Society’s 2011-12 season were a case study in diversity

        Music fest plays into second year

        PORT HARDY—A year ago, local promotor Dave Stevenson put together the first music festival on North Vancouver Island.

        • Apr 4th, 2012

        Help needed for Grimm play

        This summer Missoula Children’s Theatre will be returning  to Port Hardy with the play Hansel and Gretel. 

        • Mar 21st, 2012

        Concert becomes birthday bash

        PORT HARDY—A couple hundred fans entered the Civic Centre Saturday night expecting a concert from Barney Bentall and Eric Reid.

        Bentall still brings it

        In 1989, Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts won the Juno Award for Most Promising Group of the Year.

        Film fest is back

        The Reel Film Festival continues Saturday with a showing of Monsieur Lazahar, Canada’s official selection for the 2012 Oscars.

        • Feb 22nd, 2012

        Under the Big Top

        Carly Bobb rehearses for the Port McNeill Figure Skating Club’s bi-annual Ice Carnival,

        • Feb 22nd, 2012

        Concert fans say amen! to gospel trio

        PORT HARDY—If the purpose of gospel music is to uplift, then the Sojourners succeeded wildly

        At home at a road house bar or revival tent

        In its most recent show, the North Island Concert Society featured a Canadian newcomer who showcased the music of his native Cuba.

        Making science fun

        cience World British Columbia is bringing its zany brand of science to the North Island next week.

        • Jan 28th, 2012

        It’s show time!

        The Reel North Island Film Festival continues this weekend with a showing of The Guard Saturday at Port Hardy Secondary School

        • Jan 26th, 2012

        Puentes heats up Civic Centre in concert

        PORT HARDY-Latin music star brings flavour of Cuba to North Island Concert Society event

        Concert society serves up hot salsa

        PORT HARDY-JUNO nominee Adonis Puentes and his band to perform Afro-Cuban roots, salsa and timba tunes Saturday at Civic Centre

        Livin’ the life in a muslim country

        It’s 12:15 on a Friday afternoon and the mid-day call to prayer (ayzan) has just begun.

        • Dec 20th, 2011

        Winter sun at Roselle Lake

        The approaching Christmas season always gives me an excuse to show a winter painting in the Gazette.

        • Dec 16th, 2011

        Folk icon wows North Island fans

        PORT HARDY-Multiple JUNO winner David Francey kicks off North Island Concert Society season series

        Diversity marks North Island Concert Society’s 14th season

        PORT HARDY - Triple Juno Award winner David Francey kicks off 2011-12 season with Nov. 5 show at Civic Centre