Arts Interlude: Ellisha Blackburn

The thing that worried him most was the fact that people always used to ask him what he was looking so worried about.* What’s there to worry about, he’d mutter as he scuttled about the cage, sniffing out overlooked pellets. I’ve got food, I’ve got water, I have a...

Art will find a way through COVID 3rd Wave

The sign on the door may say closed due to COVID-19, but Rainforest arts is still looking for ways to share art of the Chemainus Valley and Vancouver Island with patrons. In Mid-April, with pandemic numbers spiking as the third coronavirus wave surged in B.C. the RFA...

A big cheer for volunteers

Volunteers make the world go around! That couldn’t be truer than it is for the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, where everything from Music in the Park to The Rainforest Arts gallery is run by volunteers. “Our volunteers contribute thousands of hours each year,...

CVCAS shows to keep going on in 2021-22

Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2021, and although 2020 was a tough year, and the COVID pandemic continues, there’s still lots to celebrate.  Feb. 24 AGM selects new board by acclamation The Chemainus Valley...