Entertainment

Stage set in Nevada as Earthlings arrive for Area 51 events

Hundreds descend on Nevada desert for music and space-themed entertainment

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ make last Emmy Awards stand

‘Game of Thrones’ has most Emmys of any drama or comedy series in history

Canadian author Graeme Gibson, partner of Margaret Atwood, dies at age 85

Gibson remembered for putting his words into action for both cultural and environmental causes

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Shambhala named best music festival in North America

Shambhala Music Festival is held at the Salmo River Ranch in B.C.

Latin American film fest celebrates 10 years of storytelling on screen

Festival runs Sept. 17-22, features works from Mexico, Paraguay, Argentina, Peru and Spain

  • Sep 17, 2019

Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer discovered dead Sunday afternoon in Manhattan apartment

Tour Government House and other homes, enjoy art along the way

The Art Gallery’s 66th annual House Tour features artists at work, artistic floral displays

Victoria’s West My Friend reaches for stars with new album

Folk trio to unveil layered symphonic sound at album release concert Sept. 20 at Alix Goolden Hall

Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ singer, dies at 70

The rock star recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria receives $500,000 donation from BMO

More than $9 million raised for The NEXT Gallery project

Edugyan leads shortlist for 2019 Butler Book Prize

Finalists announced for Victoria top literary awards, winners to be announced at Oct. 9 gala

Roy Henry Vickers’ Peace Dancer comes alive again during One Wave Gathering

Sept. 14 performance by Theatre Inconnu Youth Program part of Pacific Peoples Partnership festival

  • Sep 11, 2019

Trailer released for Jason Momoa TV series filmed on Vancouver Island

‘See’ will debut on Apple’s new streaming service on Nov.1

Indigenous, two-spirit couple from Alberta wins Amazing Race Canada

Anthony Johnson and James Makokis plan to continue fundraising for a cultural healing centre

Wildlife photography, orca exhibit coming soon to Victoria’s Royal BC Museum

A preview into upcoming exhibits at downtown Victoria’s museum

Actor from Salt Spring Island to appear on ‘Chesapeake Shores’

Greyston Holt featured in show filmed in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Nearly $10 million announced for B.C. arts groups

BC Arts Council to distribute 394 grants across more than 50 communities

Sooke’s award-winning author comes home

Darrel McLeod will give a reading and host a workshop in Sooke

Margaret Atwood, Andre Alexis earn spots on Giller Prize long list

Atwood’s ‘The Testaments,’ much-hyped sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ also shortlisted for Booker Prize

Netflix and streaming means Canadian feature films struggle to find audiences: TIFF

Netflix is a source of controversy on the international festival circuit