Arts & Culture

CYMC Musical Theatre Presents West Side Story July 14th to 18th

Book your tickets now for what is sure to be the hottest theatre event of the summer: West Side Story, presented by CYMC Musical Theatre. Directed by Lori Mazey, with choreography by Lindsay Sterk, musical direction by Shannon Tyrrell, and fight choreography by Robinson Wilson, and performed by 47 talented teens and young adults, Comox […]

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Jane Masutani

Sumer is Icumen in

Sumer is Icumen in It certainly is. We’re as dry as a bone here on this land. Unwatered patches of grass are crunchy. All my roses! So sad! Everything’s just limping along and I’m beginning to feel the same way. We’ve got it backwards. Why should we go away in the winter? In winter the […]

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Fish Gotta Swim

Fish Gotta Swim “Fish, Jane! Goldfish in the pond, three of them!” My husband shouted like an excited schoolgirl as he ran towards me (not like an excited schoolgirl. Thankfully.) I followed him back to the pond and sure enough, there in the brown water were three deep orange, nearly red fish, about 6 to […]

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The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) board of directors has adopted the 2015 budget that includes a total consolidated budget of $79 million (a net operating budget for the year of $54.3 million). The consolidated budget includes three funds: general, water and sewer. The 2015 budget reflects major projects underway in various services in all […]


Mackie Cancels Reading

Dear Editor With regret I have cancelled the generous offer by Evelyn Gillespie to participate in the “Authors for Independent Bookstores” day at the Laughing Oyster Bookstore on Saturday 2 May 2015. Anyone familiar with my four Comox Valley books will appreciate my love of the history and heritage of the valley: Hamilton Mack Laing: […]

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