Arts & Entertainment

Pandemic Diaries

“ A story about how even through the scariest times you can find friendship in the
most unlikely people.” – Adelie

Pearl Ellis Gallery Apr 01- Apr 24

COVID protocols in place. Signage for direction and spacing is installed and hand sanitizer is available at the door. Gallery capacity is limited to six people at a time.

Gallery Members Featured at Pearl Ellis Gallery

The Pearl Ellis Gallery will host its first Members’ Show and Sale of the year from February 4-27, 2021. A wide range of styles, from both emerging and professional artists, will be displayed and include watercolour, acrylic and oil paintings, photography, fibre art and sculpture. All work will be available for purchase. Art cards are also available for sale.

Space Between Us

It is hard to remember that just one year ago our biggest challenge was all the snow. Little did we know that COVID-19 would have such a significant impact on our programming and operations.

Pearl Ellis Gallery Apr 01- Apr 24

Pearl Ellis Gallery Apr 01- Apr 24

COVID protocols in place. Signage for direction and spacing is installed and hand sanitizer is available at the door. Gallery capacity is limited to six people at a time.

Gallery Members Featured at Pearl Ellis Gallery

Gallery Members Featured at Pearl Ellis Gallery

The Pearl Ellis Gallery will host its first Members’ Show and Sale of the year from February 4-27, 2021. A wide range of styles, from both emerging and professional artists, will be displayed and include watercolour, acrylic and oil paintings, photography, fibre art and sculpture. All work will be available for purchase. Art cards are also available for sale.

Space Between Us

Space Between Us

It is hard to remember that just one year ago our biggest challenge was all the snow. Little did we know that COVID-19 would have such a significant impact on our programming and operations.

I believe In My Life’s Purpose

I believe In My Life’s Purpose

I recently sat down with my marketing coach and mapped out a course of action to market my latest book, Enchanted With Life. However, what I ended up with was a marketing plan to market myself. I had a hard time with that. But really, isn’t that what life is all about? My work is just an extension of who I am: my skills, talents, hopes, and dreams. I have to make a conscious effort to believe that I am important and that the work I do is important, and then I have to give myself permission to be proud of who I am and proud of what I do.

Finding a Voice

Finding a Voice

The Courtenay and District Museum is hosting “Finding a Voice: Gender, Sexuality and Music Through the Work of Elinor Dunsmuir,” a travelling exhibition produced by Craigdarroch Castle

Comox Valley Poet Laureate – Poetry with Purpose

Comox Valley Poet Laureate – Poetry with Purpose

Lawrence J. W. Cooper is the poet laureate of the Comox Valley. He works in conjunction with the Comox Valley Arts Council. Lawrence has two main interests: promoting poetry and developing what he calls Poetry with Purpose. Before his retirement, he was an educational psychologist. He still teaches university entrance psychology courses on line which keeps him up to date on research and trends in psychology. As poet laureate, his goal is to explore the connection between poetry and mental wellness.

Songs of the Workers

Songs of the Workers

Fill a cup with your favourite beverage, invite your bubble over to join in the fun, kick back and enjoy a night of heartfelt tunes in commemoration of the 35th Miners Memorial in Cumberland BC. Share the facebook event with friends and family and help us build a big beautiful community of music lovers to share this event together Friday night June 19th.

Rawle James In The Dawg House (Podcast)

Rawle James In The Dawg House (Podcast)

Rawle James is a man from Trinidad and Tabago who grew up in Brooklyn. He is an inspirational speaker and poet currently living in Kelowna. In this edition Andrew Davis and Jessica Lightburn talk racism, Black Lives Matter and humanity with him. It also turned out the date this was recorded (June 5) was his 60th birthday!

Comox Valley Arts Recently Started a Community Gallery

Comox Valley Arts Recently Started a Community Gallery

Artists of all types – visual, musical, performing, writing, digital, video – are welcome to share their work for the public to see and hear – and buy. It’s a casual and personal way to engage with local art, spurred by the need to find new ways to connect.

New Public Artwork By Andy Everson Installed At CVAG

New Public Artwork By Andy Everson Installed At CVAG

“Because of the Pandemic, we could not have the kind of large public gathering that would normally accompany the unveiling of such a significant work of art,” said CVAG executive director Glen Sanford.

“But we felt it was especially important to share this artwork at this time, so we had virtual event. We will have a full public celebration when the time is right.”

Pearl Ellis Gallery Closed

Pearl Ellis Gallery Closed

In consultation with the Comox Museum Board President and the Town of Comox, it has been decided that the Pearl Ellis Gallery will close its doors effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020.