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Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)

B.C. song serenades Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry on American Idol

Vancouver Island singer-songwriter Jesse Roper calls the experience ‘pretty surreal’

Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)
One of the many historical photographs in Iron Road West.                                 Contributed photo

BC’s history with railways in new book

Iron Road West contains 500 historical illustrations and a story about the Northwest’s armoured train

One of the many historical photographs in Iron Road West.                                 Contributed photo
Singer-songwriter Kym Gouchie is looking forward to playing Haida Gwaii with her band Northern Sky. (Britt Meierhofer/Submitted)

Northern star set to shine on island

Singer Kym Gouchie and her band Northern Sky will play Masset and Skidegate on Sept. 14 and 15

Singer-songwriter Kym Gouchie is looking forward to playing Haida Gwaii with her band Northern Sky. (Britt Meierhofer/Submitted)
Soul and gospel singer Khari McClelland will play Haida Gwaii Feb. 1 and 2 thanks to the Haida Gwaii Arts Council. (khariwendellmcclelland.com)

Superfans save on 2018 Arts Council shows

For the first time, the Haida Gwaii Arts Council is offering a four- or six-show season tickets.

Soul and gospel singer Khari McClelland will play Haida Gwaii Feb. 1 and 2 thanks to the Haida Gwaii Arts Council. (khariwendellmcclelland.com)
Photo Credit: Gunter Kihpard / Area28.de
Photo Credit: Gunter Kihpard / Area28.de
A Disney production is underway at Government House. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Disney production filming at Government House on Vancouver Island

Made-for-TV movie will feature the inside of the Victoria mansion

A Disney production is underway at Government House. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Wooden Horsemen ready to rock Haida Gwaii and northwest B.C.

Wooden Horsemen ready to rock Haida Gwaii and northwest B.C.

Vancouver rocker Steven Beddall got his start playing in ska and funk…

Wooden Horsemen ready to rock Haida Gwaii and northwest B.C.
(I M U R/ www.imurmusic.com)

I M U R packs for Haida Gwaii with new-school rhythm and blues

Birdsong, flowers, R&B — spring is off to a fresh start on…

(I M U R/ www.imurmusic.com)
Student Shows

Student Shows

GKNSS Drama Club performs

Student Shows
Mark Perry’s 11th album release tour

Mark Perry’s 11th album release tour

Mark Perry is travelling the province to celebrate the release of his new album, Right Here.

  • Mar 8, 2018
Mark Perry’s 11th album release tour
Folk singer Sarah Jane Scouten will play the Junebug Café this Friday night. (Jen Squires/Supplied)

Sarah Jane Scouten to play Trout House, Junebug Café

Hank Williams fans are everywhere. Quebec has loads, Bowen Island at least…

Folk singer Sarah Jane Scouten will play the Junebug Café this Friday night. (Jen Squires/Supplied)
Jaskwaan Bedard sang and spoke power in a poem that resonated with the Colten Boushie case. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Photos: Razzle-dazzle, it’s Valentino Cabaret

It was the golden ticket on Haida Gwaii this Saturday night —…

Jaskwaan Bedard sang and spoke power in a poem that resonated with the Colten Boushie case. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Brandon Hoffman, aka Blocktreat. (Submitted)

Blocktreat to bring backwoods electronic sounds to Haida Gwaii

Brandon Hoffman, aka Blocktreat, got his name fronting a satirical treeplanting hip-hop…

Brandon Hoffman, aka Blocktreat. (Submitted)
The skipper of the Silver Shadow gets a surprise with his morning tea — Mouse Woman, ready to tell him the story of Kuuga Kuns and Naa-Naa-Simgat, the rescue tale at the centre of Christopher Auchter’s animated short, The Mountain of SGaana. (Image courtesy Christopher Auchter)                                The skipper of the Silver Shadow gets a surprise with his morning tea — Mouse Woman, ready to tell him the story of Kuuga Kuns and Naa-Naa-Simgat, the rescue tale at the centre of Christopher Auchter’s animated short, The Mountain of SGaana. (Image courtesy Christopher Auchter)

Haida animator wins first festival award for The Mountain of SG̱aana

Cruising to fish one morning on the Silver Shadow, a bored skipper…

The skipper of the Silver Shadow gets a surprise with his morning tea — Mouse Woman, ready to tell him the story of Kuuga Kuns and Naa-Naa-Simgat, the rescue tale at the centre of Christopher Auchter’s animated short, The Mountain of SGaana. (Image courtesy Christopher Auchter)                                The skipper of the Silver Shadow gets a surprise with his morning tea — Mouse Woman, ready to tell him the story of Kuuga Kuns and Naa-Naa-Simgat, the rescue tale at the centre of Christopher Auchter’s animated short, The Mountain of SGaana. (Image courtesy Christopher Auchter)
Skidegate’s own Carsen Gray makes her Edge of the World Music Festival debut.

Edge of the World Music Festival rocks the rain away

It rained buckets on Saturday at the Edge of the World Music…

Skidegate’s own Carsen Gray makes her Edge of the World Music Festival debut.
Toyko Police Club is among headline acts at this summer’s Tall Tree Festival. (Contributed)

Tall Tree offers hope to Pemberton ticket holders

Tall Tree Festival offers exchange ticket for fans with cancelled Pemberton tickets.

Toyko Police Club is among headline acts at this summer’s Tall Tree Festival. (Contributed)