Arts and culture

Alex Witcombe of Drifted Creations works in the newly-opened Walter Morgan Studio on a new work during the first Art & Earth Festival. This year’s festival will look very different. Mirror File Photo

Campbell River’s annual Art+Earth Festival sees major changes in third year

‘In a sense, we’re re-defining what a festival can be,’ says organizer Ken Blackburn

 

Chemainus Theatre facilities manager Damion Knight at the spot inside the gallery and gift shop where thieves smashed a window and grabbed masks. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Unique masks valued at $1,000 stolen from Chemainus Theatre Gallery

Thieves smash a window and grab the goods early Monday morning

 

The boutique pictured during its Holiday pop-up period, will be called “The Edge” and will be open in the Anchor Inn starting in February 2021. Photo supplied by POTA.

POTA to open arts boutique

Profits to be returned to artists in Campbell River

 

What’s better than yakking with friends? Join the free Women’s Winter Yakfest to recharge. The online event takes place on the first and third Mondays of the month at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. (Submitted image)

Nuu-chah-nulth storyteller kicks off virtual 2021 Women’s Winter Yakfest series on Vancouver Island

‘It’s part book club, part hen party, part learning conference — and all fun’

What’s better than yakking with friends? Join the free Women’s Winter Yakfest to recharge. The online event takes place on the first and third Mondays of the month at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. (Submitted image)
Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography

Ellen Lyons, A Pioneer In The Art Of Collecting Photographs

The William Lyons Gallery of Photography opened in 1979

  • Dec 18, 2020
Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography

Q&A with VIFF’s B.C. Emerging Filmmaker Award winner, Jessie Anthony

Her feature film, Brother, I Cry premiered at VIFF this year

Art+Earth Festival gets growing this weekend

Find out what events are in-person and what’s happening online

Province announces $2M in arts and culture funding under BC Arts Council

The program will go toward renovating arts and cultural spaces in BC and to buy special equipment

North Island College fine arts alumnus wins scholarship to Emily Carr

North Island College fine art alumnus Keegan White is preparing to take…

  • Jul 28, 2020

Campbell River Rotary Honours Concert tickets now available

Get your tickets for the free performances at Tidemark Theatre March 1 while you still can

Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Victoria songstress is fueled by the music

  • Dec 18, 2019

The art of Kelly Corbett

Landscapes and wildlife of British Columbia

  • Dec 9, 2019

Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message

Musician traded in a law career for her musical journey

  • Nov 18, 2019

Fashion for fall and for art

Three arts professionals show off autumn styles

  • Oct 4, 2019

Artist Kathryn Fudge’s garden sculptures created from t-shirts

Coast Collective executive director’s dream is to have West Shore arts centre

  • Aug 14, 2019

Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes

Artistic journey from sign painting to fine art

  • Jul 10, 2019

Indigenous Artist Archie Andrew Chases A Vision

Creating Carvings, Paintings, Prints and a Monumental Canoe

  • Jan 7, 2019

Artist Nicole Sleeth Paints the Figure

Challenging the viewer with her paintings of women

  • Sep 28, 2018