Category: A & E

Pipeline Film Directly Affected to Screen April 3

Can Canada fulfill it’s Paris climate commitments and build the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline expansion? World Community’s film series addresses this important issue with a screening of the new film, Directly Affected (75 min), on Tuesday, April 3 at 7 pm in the Stan Hagen Theatre (North Island College).

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Tickets available for special screening of the “The Leisure Seeker”

Tickets are on sale now for a special March 28 screening of “The Leisure Seeker”, the final movie of this season’s Comox Valley Art Gallery film series.

“The Leisure Seeker” features acting legend Donald Sutherland and Academy Award winner Helen Mirren in a wise and witty road movie set in today’s divided United States.

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Birth of a Family Film Showing at Comox United Church

Comox United Church will present the NFB film “Birth of a Family” on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 7 pm.

This moving film by director Tasha Hubbard follows three sisters and a brother, adopted as infants into separate families across North America, as they meet together for the first time over a few days in Banff.

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CCFS Science Pubs kick off March 15th!

The Cumberland Community Forest Society is kicking off a NEW series of CCFS Science Pub Nights where local ecologists, researchers, writers, photographers, subject matter experts, explorers and elders come together to explore the science behind life on earth. The first of these Science Pub events is coming up Thursday March 15th and the topic (perfect for spring) is Pollinators!

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John Reischman and the Pine Siskins at the Little Red Church

Bluegrass fans will have their plates full when John Reischman and the dynamic and youthful Pine Siskins fly in for a concert of new tunes and songs at the Little Red Church in Comox on Saturday, March 17th.

John, often on the road with his band, the Jaybirds, delights in pulling together the Pine Siskins for sizzling side trips. With John on mandolin, he has recruited Eli West on guitar, Patrick Metzger on bass and Comox raised Trent Freeman on fiddle.

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Women’s Events to Celebrate International Women’s Day!

On Thursday March 8th it is International Women’s day. All women are invited to come enjoy themselves at a celebration for and about women! There are several free or by donation workshops being offered; come to one or come to several. From 10-11 am is Energy medicine and Energy Dance with mother and daughter, Anicca and Jade de Trey.

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On Saturday, March 3rd, the Reel Youth Film Festival, in partnership with the Cumberland Community School Society (CCSS) will provide a stage for young filmmakers to showcase their work. The event takes place at 7pm, at Cumberland Community School, Beaufort Gym and is a fundraiser for the CCSS Youth Centre.

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