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Lizzo arrives at the 65th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Grammys fashion: Lizzo, Doja Cat, Styles wow on red carpet

Lizzo wowed in a bright orange Dolce & Gabbana opera coat adorned…

 

Beyonce accepts the award for best dance/electronic music album for "Renaissance" at the 65th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Beyonce emerges as Grammys queen Styles wins album honor

Beyonce sits alone atop the Grammy throne as the ceremony’s most decorated…

 

Harry Styles accepts the award for best pop vocal album for "Harry's House" at the 65th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

List of Grammy winners in top categories

Winners Sunday in the top categories at the 65th Grammy Awards: —…

 

A Cedar Is Life will be screened at the Chemainus Theatre Festival Feb. 11. (Photo submitted)

Cedar’s prominence in Indigenous lives featured in documentary

Screening of A Cedar Is Life at Chemainus Theatre’s mini film festival, Canadian premiere in Victoria

A Cedar Is Life will be screened at the Chemainus Theatre Festival Feb. 11. (Photo submitted)
Actress and teacher Viola Leger receives the Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award for Theatre shakes hands with Governor General David Johnston during a ceremony of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, May 31, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Actress and former senator Viola Léger, best known as La Sagouine, dies at 92

Léger was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1989

Actress and teacher Viola Leger receives the Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award for Theatre shakes hands with Governor General David Johnston during a ceremony of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, May 31, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
FILE - Justin Roiland poses for a portrait to promote the television series "Rick and Morty" on day two of Comic-Con International, July 21, 2017, in San Diego. Roiland, who created the animated series “Rick and Morty” and provides the voices of the two title characters, is awaiting trial on charges of felony domestic violence against a former girlfriend. A criminal complaint obtained Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, by The Associated Press from prosecutors in Orange County, Calif., detailed the charges against him. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

’Rick and Morty’ creator dropped by Hulu after abuse charges

Hulu on Wednesday became the second television company to cut ties with…

FILE - Justin Roiland poses for a portrait to promote the television series "Rick and Morty" on day two of Comic-Con International, July 21, 2017, in San Diego. Roiland, who created the animated series “Rick and Morty” and provides the voices of the two title characters, is awaiting trial on charges of felony domestic violence against a former girlfriend. A criminal complaint obtained Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, by The Associated Press from prosecutors in Orange County, Calif., detailed the charges against him. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Singer Libby Coulthard portrait photography by Lia Crowe

A songbird soars

Libby Coulthard finds her voice

  • Jan 25, 2023
Singer Libby Coulthard portrait photography by Lia Crowe
FILE - Paris Hilton, left, and Carter Reum appear at the LACMA Art + Film Gala in Los Angeles on Nov. 6, 2021. Hilton has welcomed her first child, with her husband Reum. Hilton took to Instagram and posted a photo that shows the 41-year-old new mom holding her baby boy’s tiny hand. Details of the birth remain unclear and the heiress did not give any details or when her baby was born. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Paris Hilton becomes a first-time mom to baby boy

Socialite and reality TV star Paris Hilton has welcomed her first child…

FILE - Paris Hilton, left, and Carter Reum appear at the LACMA Art + Film Gala in Los Angeles on Nov. 6, 2021. Hilton has welcomed her first child, with her husband Reum. Hilton took to Instagram and posted a photo that shows the 41-year-old new mom holding her baby boy’s tiny hand. Details of the birth remain unclear and the heiress did not give any details or when her baby was born. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2016 file photo, Drake performs onstage in Toronto on Oct. 8, 2016. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)

Drake delivers nostalgia, teases new music at Apollo show

Despite releasing 2 albums last year, the Canadian artist said he could release another soon

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2016 file photo, Drake performs onstage in Toronto on Oct. 8, 2016. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)
Fans line up to enter Graceland for a memorial service for Lisa Marie Presley Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn. She died Jan. 12 after being hospitalized for a medical emergency and was buried on the property next to her son Benjamin Keough, and near her father Elvis Presley and his two parents. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Mourners bid farewell to Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis’ daughter

More than a thousand people gathered in Memphis to pay their respects Sunday

Fans line up to enter Graceland for a memorial service for Lisa Marie Presley Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn. She died Jan. 12 after being hospitalized for a medical emergency and was buried on the property next to her son Benjamin Keough, and near her father Elvis Presley and his two parents. (AP Photo/John Amis)
Vancouver Folk Music Festival organizers say they don’t have the funds to run the annual event in 2023. They’ll ask their membership on Feb. 1 to vote on whether to end the festival forever. (Vancouver Folk Music Festival/Instagram)

Short $500K, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival calls it quits, possibly forever

Organizers say they don’t have the funding or staff to get the annual event off the ground

Vancouver Folk Music Festival organizers say they don’t have the funds to run the annual event in 2023. They’ll ask their membership on Feb. 1 to vote on whether to end the festival forever. (Vancouver Folk Music Festival/Instagram)
This image released by 20th Century Studios shows Kate Winslet, as Ronal, left, and Cliff Curtis, as Tonowari, in a scene from “Avatar: The Way of Water.” (20th Century Studios via AP)

‘Avatar 2,’ ‘M3GAN’ hold onto top spots at the box office

In third place is ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’

This image released by 20th Century Studios shows Kate Winslet, as Ronal, left, and Cliff Curtis, as Tonowari, in a scene from “Avatar: The Way of Water.” (20th Century Studios via AP)
Miss Haiti Mideline Phelizor competes in the evening gown competition during the preliminary round of the 71st Miss Universe Beauty Pageant in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Miss USA R’Bonney Gabriel wins Miss Universe Competition

Gabriel is a fashion designer, model and sewing instructor

Miss Haiti Mideline Phelizor competes in the evening gown competition during the preliminary round of the 71st Miss Universe Beauty Pageant in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Restorer Valentina Piovan works on Vittore Carpaccio’s 1502 painting ‘The agony in the garden’ at the Dalmatian School in Venice, northern Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. On November 20th, the National Gallery of Washington inaugurated the first retrospective exhibition of Carpaccio’s works outside of Italy. It will run until February 12, 2023. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)

VIDEO: Carpaccio the artist, not the appetizer, now getting his due

Renaissance painter getting recognition outside of Venice in first retrospective of his work

Restorer Valentina Piovan works on Vittore Carpaccio’s 1502 painting ‘The agony in the garden’ at the Dalmatian School in Venice, northern Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. On November 20th, the National Gallery of Washington inaugurated the first retrospective exhibition of Carpaccio’s works outside of Italy. It will run until February 12, 2023. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
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Feb. 18, 2011 - Monday Magazine sales rep Ruby Della-Siega.

Monday says goodbye to Ruby

‘It was a privilege … every model we used, it became a success’

Don Denton/News staff
Feb. 18, 2011 - Monday Magazine sales rep Ruby Della-Siega.
Taking centre stage stage at the Chemainus Theatre are Mark DuMez, left, and Randy Huber. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Island theatre staging a bigger comeback during 2023

Five shows of multiple interest sure to attract strong audience numbers to Chemainus

Taking centre stage stage at the Chemainus Theatre are Mark DuMez, left, and Randy Huber. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Guitar talent sourced worldwide lands on Vancouver Island stages later this month. (Courtesy International Guitar Night)
Guitar talent sourced worldwide lands on Vancouver Island stages later this month. (Courtesy International Guitar Night)
David Hooper - Lia Crowe photography

Simple, Practical, Classic and Sometimes Sophisticated

David Hooper, Owner, Resource Furniture BC Professional Stuntman/Gymnastics Coach

  • Jan 4, 2023
David Hooper - Lia Crowe photography
FILE - Jeremy Renner poses for photographers upon arrival at the UK Fan Screening of the film "Hawkeye," in London, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021. Renner is being treated for serious injuries that happened while he was plowing snow. The actor's representative said Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, that Renner is in critical condition although he is stable. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)

Jeremy Renner undergoes surgery after snow plow accident

Jeremy Renner suffered blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries in a snow…

FILE - Jeremy Renner poses for photographers upon arrival at the UK Fan Screening of the film "Hawkeye," in London, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021. Renner is being treated for serious injuries that happened while he was plowing snow. The actor's representative said Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, that Renner is in critical condition although he is stable. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
This cover image released by The Permanent Press shows “Dogtown” by Howard Owen. (The Permanent Press via AP)

Review: A reporter at a dying paper solves a serial murder

Willie Black takes matters into his own hands after police fail to turn up any real leads

This cover image released by The Permanent Press shows “Dogtown” by Howard Owen. (The Permanent Press via AP)
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