A natural born performer since he was a young boy growing up in Trinidad & Tobago, Hart has been taking his music across Canada and around the world to the Caribbean, Australia, the United States, and New Zealand since 2012

North Island Writers Conference Continues

We’re very excited for this new format for our 2021 conference,” said Joline Martin, chair of the NIWC. “Going virtual has allowed for more flexibility in scheduling and allows us to increase access for writers in our region and beyond.” Workshops run throughout the month until Jan. 29.

The Bleak Midwinter – A Night of Dark Stories

Sunday December 20th, 7 pm Presented by Elevate FB event: Via Zoom: Please join us for an evening of togetherness, yule tradition, and dark storytelling from our places of quarantine. The origin of dark winter story telling has little to do with the kind of commercial festivities we’ve celebrated since the Victorian age. While often peppered with […]

Comox Valley Craft Crawl

A new way to get your Holiday Craft Fair in… go door to door and visit the vendors! Since we can not have our wonderful craft fairs this year due to covid, let’s have a Craft Crawl. It is just like it sounds, you have 4 hours to go from one house to another shopping at […]

Visit artists virtually – save the dates

November 25-29, ONLINE, 2pm-8pm daily. This weird and crazy time caused us to rethink a lot of things… how can we re-invent and deliver our programs and projects in a way that’s “safer”, and still create connection between artists and audiences? Enter the Virtual Studio Tour! We’re excited to announce that we’ve finally devised plans […]

Unbroken Chain Memorial / Honoring our Grief

Saturday, October 31 12-1pm, Comox Valley Art Gallery Plaza Next Saturday is Halloween – which “in many Indigenous cultures is the time when we honor our ancestors, and the veil to the spirit world is the thinnest,” says outreach worker Patti Alvarado. The Unbroken Chain Indigenous Harm Reduction program will be sharing their third annual […]

The Sid Williams Theatre marquee is once again proudly displaying upcoming events!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Sid Williams Theatre Society spent many months since March’s forced closure considering ways to adapt programming to follow public health guidelines around COVID-19. The theatre society thanks all those who generously took the time to provide feedback on their various surveys. In September the theatre society published the safety plans to […]

I’TUSTO – Rising Again – Calvin Hunt and Karver Everson

Spirits of the West Coast Art Gallery is honoured to present I’TUSTO – Rising Again, featuring a wide selection of Northwest Coast Art by internationally renowned artist Calvin Hunt. Offering works that reflect the power of contemporary Kwakwaka’wakw art, ceremony, identity and spirituality, this inspiring exhibition opens in-gallery and online September 5th, 2020 with songs […]


The CVAG Team has been busily collaborating with countless community members and partners, to bring you our current program – Walk With Me: uncovering the human dimensions of the overdose crisis.  This art-based community action project will be featured in the Gallery from September 30 – November 21 2020 (with the exception of closure on November 11th). Both the […]

Art on the Acreage this weekend

An “OPEN AIR” art market with over a dozen artists on 2 acres.. lots of room to wander, covid safety a priority. Hosted by Empurpled Wares, this is a mini studio tour, with very little driving involved!  3763 Ibbotson Road – off Minto in Royston. Free entrance and parking. Join them for 2 days of […]