Entertainment

Paws and Claws Film Festival looking for entries

North Island wildlife film and videographers are invited to submit their work to The Paws and Claws Film Festival, a new film festival showcasing local wildlife-inspired short films and documentaries.

  • Aug 25th, 2011

Rain fails to dampen spirits at music festival

CLUXEWE RESORT - Nearly 300 brave the elements to see inaugural Tri-Port Music Festival during long weekend

Daytripping: Seven HillsGolf&Country Club

The excuses began days before we left to visit Seven Hills Golf & Country Club.

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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

        New society to re-open Port McNeill theatre

        PORT McNEILL — Three years ago, Port McNeill’s movie theatre was brought back into existence after being shuttered for nearly a quarter-century.

        Music fest to feature range of styles

        Having previously worked with music festivals in Victoria, Vancouver and Courtenay, Port Hardy resident Dave Stevenson has long wanted to see a similar outdoor festival on the North Island.

        • Jun 30th, 2011

        PHSS play opens

        PHSS will present The Father Thursday, Friday and Saturday night

        McNeill rocker stars in Green Day tribute

        Marvin Westrum makes his mark as Billy Joe Armstrong in Campbell River performance

        Local youth produce theatrical treasure

        PORT McNEILL - Missoula Children's Theatre presents adaptation of Treasure Island at Pioneer Theatre

        Children bring whimsy to Treasure Island through Missoula Theatre

        Young Jim Hawkins will set sail with Long John Silver and his pirate band this weekend, but Missoula Children's Theatre's presentation of Treasure Island may not be quite what author Robert Louis Stevenson originally intended.

        Youngster mixes pickin’ and grinnin’

        PORT McNEILL - Sunset Elementary student Alec Nielson adds a musical component to his stand-up comedy routine last week during the school's annual talent show.

        • Apr 21st, 2011

        Williams plays the blues with a smile

        PORT HARDY - North Island Concert Society wraps up successful season; announces opening act of 2011-12 schedule

        • Apr 21st, 2011

        Bluesman wraps up concert society season

        Veteran bluesman Tim Williams headlines the society's final 2010-11 performance, which begins at 7:30 p.m. with a rare opening act. Local artists Richelle Andre and Matthew Benedict will bring their acoustic folk to the stage to kick off the evening.

        • Apr 14th, 2011

        Local artist nets national accolades

        Corrine Hunt was honoured with the 2011 National Aboriginal Achievement Award for the Arts during a gala in Edmonton Mar. 11.

        • Mar 24th, 2011

        Theo Massop Trio lets music do the talking

        PORT HARDY - Nanaimo roots-rockers show deft touch with songwriting, performing in North Island Concert Society event.

        • Mar 10th, 2011

        Bella Coola music festival invites local musicians to apply

        Local musicians, particularly those who do original compositions, are encouraged to apply to the Discovery Coast Music Festival (DCMF) Directors who are planning this summer’s 12th annual festival July 23 and 24 in Bella Coola.

        • Mar 3rd, 2011

        Theo Massop Trio bring ‘Thinking Man’s Rock’ to Port Hardy

        North Island music fans have a chance to see Theo Massop, a Nanaimo-based singer-songwriter who lists Gordon Lightfoot, Leonard Cohen and Bruce Cockburn among his influences, will be joined by bassist/singer and longtime musical partner Blaise Zhiam and drummer Pat Hetu for an evening of what one critic has called "thinking man's rock," at the Civic Centre in Port Hardy this Sauturday.

        Hardy on dance card

        PORT HARDY — The North Island Concert Society has pulled out all the stops for its Valentine's weekend show, offering dance with your romance.

        • Feb 10th, 2011

        Dynamic duo

        • Feb 10th, 2011