Entertainment

B.C. community service provider hosts friendly art competition for youth

Theme for Pacific Community Resources contest is ‘finding the silver lining in difficult times’

VIDEO: Chilliwack artist launches free online festival to connect people worldwide to the arts

The Virtualian Festival was launched last weekend by Brunella Battista and runs every Saturday

COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released

LISTEN: Quick turnaround for song penned by B.C. Order of Canada musician Phil Dwyer

Semiahmoo Peninsula singer joins voices with vocal partner to form virtual choir

Singers share sacred choral piece online as antidote for dark times

Trump: We won’t pay for security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan

Trump: “The U.S. will not pay for their security protection. They must pay!”

Province announces $3M in funding for arts groups hit by COVID-19 crisis

BC Arts Council to administer support for both organizations and individual artists

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The Virtualian Festival
Public art mural brightens trailhead, delights walkers in Chilliwack
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Chris Pratt gives shoutout to Kamloops while filming Jurassic World 3

Weekly videos promote Fraser Valley musicians and their house concerts during COVID-19 pandemic

It’s Trevor McDonald’s way of spreading the word about virtual concerts and supporting local musicians

Crafty kids wanted for United Way card-making contest in the Fraser Valley

United Way is inviting kids in elementary and middle school to enter its “Hi Neighbour” contest

Netflix reduces video quality in Canada to lower internet bandwidth use

Bell Media said it’s planning its own traffic measures for the Crave streaming service,

Theatre BC cancels festivals in response to COVID-19

‘Provincials’ of community theatre set to take place on Vancouver Island in July 2020

Will the show go on? B.C. music festivals consider options over coronavirus

Summer events are running out of time to stay on schedule

Two Chilliwack girls dance their way onto the provincial stage

Maya Dombowsky and Elle Gratton are heading to the Performing Arts BC Provincial Festival in June

  • Mar 21, 2020

Country star Kenny Rogers dies of natural causes at 81

Rogers was known for such huge country music hits as Lucille, The Gambler, Coward of the County

Relief fund for Canadian performing artists gets $100,000 boost

Facebook started the fund with a $100,000 donation Thursday

Cannes canned; Rosie brings back talk show amid COVID-19 concerns

‘Minions’ movie delayed; Conan tries late night with iPhone

Self-isolating? National Film Board of Canada has over 4,000 free films online

A wide range of documentaries, animated films and short films are all on NFB.ca

Disney sends ‘Frozen 2’ to streaming for housebound families

The movie will begin to stream months earlier than expected

Music industry feeling the effects of COVID-19 pandemic

Musicians, promoters and producers alike all reeling from cancellations, venue bans