Downtown Courtenay’s musical hot-spot, Cornerstone Taphouse is hosting Valley band the Emily Cars on Saturday, November 16th from 9 to 11 pm. This five piece Cumberland based band is dedicated to crafting highly original songs with attention to detail when it comes to lyrics, arrangements and rhythm. Add to that their love of melodic hooks and you have musical package that IS the Emily Cars.
Vancouver Island home grown songwriter and storyteller John Gogo will be hitting the stage on Friday November 15th at the Cumberland Masonic Hall with his new “Coal & Wood Show”. This engaging one-man show written and performed by Gogo revisits the gritty mining and logging towns of Vancouver Island on Canada’s rugged western coast.
On Saturday November 30th, join the Just in Time Choirs for their Fall concert called “Road Trip”. Get your motors running and join us on the journey.
Journey via film to Whale Point and Fin Island research outposts in the Great Bear coastal region and meet the remarkable people who call this place home including leaders of the Gitga’at First Nation and whale researchers Hermann Meuter and Janie Wray.
The Comox Valley Art Gallery now is accepting applications for the Youth Media Project, a program that provides wages and hands-on training in video production.
Choral Valley is holding it’s sixth annual Fall Choir Festival Saturday Nov. 2nd, 12:30-5:30, at the Comox Pentecostal Church (1919 Guthrie Rd). Six choirs will be participating, including 3 local groups, a high school choir from West Vancouver, an adult community choir from Victoria, and the Campbell River Children’s Choir.
Already a tradition for thousands of theatre-goers each year, O Christmas Tea will be steeping its
uproarious brand of immersive theatre in Courtenay on November 27 th (Sid Williams Theatre) and
Nanaimo on December 12 th (Port Theatre).
A poem by Comox Valley author and poet, Neil Garvey.
“Double dog dare you” from one Penny to two friends triggered three local painters to commit to a year of exploration and development of their various painting styles, skills and methods used to represent the human figure in preparation for a group exhibition. The show runs from October 8-26 at the Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox.