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Comic Debra DiGiovanni is performing in the Snowed In Comedy Tour, which comes to the Port Theatre on Jan. 11. (Photo courtesy Kim Newmoney)

Snowed In Comedy Tour returns to B.C.

Tour features nearly 30 dates in the Interior, Vancouver Island, the Okanagan and the Kootenays

Comic Debra DiGiovanni is performing in the Snowed In Comedy Tour, which comes to the Port Theatre on Jan. 11. (Photo courtesy Kim Newmoney)
THOMAS KERVIN PHOTO North Island Concert Society held its first showing on Nov. 17, which was Six String Nation with nationally famous guitar Voyageur.
THOMAS KERVIN PHOTO North Island Concert Society held its first showing on Nov. 17, which was Six String Nation with nationally famous guitar Voyageur.
THOMAS KERVIN PHOTO                                Jowi Taylor of Six String Nation presents to the student body at Port Hardy Secondary School.

Six String Nation’s Voyageur guitar comes to Port Hardy Secondary School

The presentation at the school is one of many showings Jowi Taylor is putting on in Port Hardy.

THOMAS KERVIN PHOTO                                Jowi Taylor of Six String Nation presents to the student body at Port Hardy Secondary School.
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North Island Concert Society photo                                Jowi Taylor, award-winning writer, broadcaster, holds Voyageur.

Six String Nation comes to Port Hardy with nationally famous guitar

Jowi Taylor’s showing, organized by the North Island Concert Society, will happen Nov. 17.

North Island Concert Society photo                                Jowi Taylor, award-winning writer, broadcaster, holds Voyageur.
On Sunday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m., the Sayward Valley Folk Music Society will be presenting an evening of acoustic folk music featuring the Springer Creek Band

Sayward Folk Society welcomes hometown band Springer Creek to the stage

The Sayward Valley Folk Music Society will be presenting another evening of…

  • Oct 9, 2018
On Sunday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m., the Sayward Valley Folk Music Society will be presenting an evening of acoustic folk music featuring the Springer Creek Band
First ever Hyde Creek Music Festival draws huge crowd

First ever Hyde Creek Music Festival draws huge crowd

All in all, it was another fantastic North Island event for a great cause!

First ever Hyde Creek Music Festival draws huge crowd
OrcaFest 2018 - A whale of a good time!

OrcaFest 2018 – A whale of a good time!

The festival featured events, great food, and booths full of merchandise.

OrcaFest 2018 - A whale of a good time!
Photo Credit: Gunter Kihpard / Area28.de
Photo Credit: Gunter Kihpard / Area28.de
VIDEO: Port Hardy’s FILOMI Days 2018 festival highlights

VIDEO: Port Hardy’s FILOMI Days 2018 festival highlights

Filomi Days returned to Port Hardy July 20-23 weekend.

VIDEO: Port Hardy’s FILOMI Days 2018 festival highlights
Passenger was one of the performers who returned to the festival following his set to enjoy the sights and sounds that Vancouver Island MusicFest had to offer. Photo by Erica Farrell
Passenger was one of the performers who returned to the festival following his set to enjoy the sights and sounds that Vancouver Island MusicFest had to offer. Photo by Erica Farrell
JEFFREY HEYDEN-KAYE PHOTO. Drag queen surprise Miss Diva Divine, the Queen of Comedy, creates some fun during the opening act of The Crazy Señoritas drag show Aug. 2 2017 at the Ponoka Golf Club.

Popular drag show coming to Port Hardy

The Crazy Señoritas will perform at The Sporty Bar and Grill

JEFFREY HEYDEN-KAYE PHOTO. Drag queen surprise Miss Diva Divine, the Queen of Comedy, creates some fun during the opening act of The Crazy Señoritas drag show Aug. 2 2017 at the Ponoka Golf Club.
An evening of Celtic harp and hammered dulcimer in Sayward this Sunday

An evening of Celtic harp and hammered dulcimer in Sayward this Sunday

Alison Vardy’s love for multicultural music and rhythm, are reflected in her…

  • Jul 3, 2018
An evening of Celtic harp and hammered dulcimer in Sayward this Sunday
A Disney production is underway at Government House. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Disney production filming at Victoria’s Government House today

Made-for-TV movie will feature the inside of the Rockland Avenue mansion

A Disney production is underway at Government House. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Port Alice showcases piano and vocal students

Port Alice showcases piano and vocal students

North Island Song hosts year-end recital at Ocean View church

Port Alice showcases piano and vocal students
HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO                                “Iris/Beast” played by Justine Giroux and “Demetri Bellrose” played by Parker O’Conner during the ball scene.

“Beauty is the Beast” takes the stage at the Gate House Theatre

The Senior After School Drama Program retells the classic tale in steampunk

HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO                                “Iris/Beast” played by Justine Giroux and “Demetri Bellrose” played by Parker O’Conner during the ball scene.
An international touring duo, based in Victoria, singer/songwriters Andrea and Adam Zonnis are bringing their brand of ‘cabaret folk’ to Sayward.

Come to Sayward’s folk cabaret, old chum

The Sayward Valley Folk Music Society is going a little “cabaret” with…

  • May 8, 2018
An international touring duo, based in Victoria, singer/songwriters Andrea and Adam Zonnis are bringing their brand of ‘cabaret folk’ to Sayward.
HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO                                Jim Byrnes and the Sojourners close out the North Island Concert Society’s 2018 season.

Concert Society goes out on a high note

Jim Byrnes and the Sojourners close out the Concert Society’s 2018 season

HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO                                Jim Byrnes and the Sojourners close out the North Island Concert Society’s 2018 season.
Lucy Haché reveals the inspiration behind her second book ‘Stars’

Lucy Haché reveals the inspiration behind her second book ‘Stars’

“Stars was written as part of a process of healing for me as a Kwakwaka’wakw woman”

Lucy Haché reveals the inspiration behind her second book ‘Stars’
North Island Highland Dancing Association’s 47th Annual dance competition

North Island Highland Dancing Association’s 47th Annual dance competition

Mayumi Hinatsu won the aggregate for her category and the Jonathon Burns memorial trophy

North Island Highland Dancing Association’s 47th Annual dance competition
North Island author Lucy Haché to launch second book at Café Guido in Port Hardy

North Island author Lucy Haché to launch second book at Café Guido in Port Hardy

‘Lucy Haché is a writer and adventurer of First Nations/Métis and Scottish/Irish descent’

North Island author Lucy Haché to launch second book at Café Guido in Port Hardy