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Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

In an Instagram post, the star of The Mother tells her family she is on her way home

Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

In an Instagram post, the star of The Mother tells her family she is on her way home

Director Niki Caro (left) with ‘The Mother’ star Jennifer Lopez on set in Vancouver. (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)

New Netflix movie starring Jennifer Lopez filming in Smithers

Production taking place in Lower Mainland and Bulkley Valley with release of “The Mother” set for 2022

Mark Tworow, left, and Mark Thibeault prepare for their October Terrace Art Gallery exhibition in a studio space they share in Smithers. (Contributed photo)

Terrace Art Gallery holds reception Oct. 8 for pair of Smithers artists

Mark Thibeault and Mark Tworow will be in the gallery with their exhibition Coastal Influence

Mark Tworow, left, and Mark Thibeault prepare for their October Terrace Art Gallery exhibition in a studio space they share in Smithers. (Contributed photo)
The Treble with Covid will be one of 17 short films presented by the Prince Rupert Arts Council on Oct. 23. The Treble with Covid features music students at Charles Hays Secondary School, who kept on playing and learning during the pandemic. Band teacher Daniel Sim introduced them to a recording process that taught them new skills and honed their ability to listen and work collaboratively. (PRAC photo)

Prince Rupert Arts Council to Screen Mini Film Festival Celebrating Artists

Video Series Captures the Stories of Artists Creating Through a Global Pandemic

The Treble with Covid will be one of 17 short films presented by the Prince Rupert Arts Council on Oct. 23. The Treble with Covid features music students at Charles Hays Secondary School, who kept on playing and learning during the pandemic. Band teacher Daniel Sim introduced them to a recording process that taught them new skills and honed their ability to listen and work collaboratively. (PRAC photo)
Prince Rupert has been chosen as one of only six locations across the country to host a satellite screening of a Toronto International Film Festival movie on Sept. 13. The movie called ‘Official Competition’ stars Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz (Photo: supplied by TIFF)

Prince Rupert chosen by Toronto International Film Festival for single night screening

Prince Rupert one of six cities coast-to-coast to participate in TIFF

Prince Rupert has been chosen as one of only six locations across the country to host a satellite screening of a Toronto International Film Festival movie on Sept. 13. The movie called ‘Official Competition’ stars Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz (Photo: supplied by TIFF)
A Smithers Art Gallery patron peruses an exhibition by Mark Thibeault. (Art Gallery photo)

Smithers Art Gallery to start paying artists exhibition fees in 2022

Exhibitors will be paid $650 for a solo in the full gallery, lesser amounts for other configurations

A Smithers Art Gallery patron peruses an exhibition by Mark Thibeault. (Art Gallery photo)
Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Christmas movie filming in Vernon transforms downtown into winter wonderland

Three Hallmark films and one Lifetime being shot in Okanagan

Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)
Scalawag (aka Teo Saefkow) will support his new EP Runaway with a tour in September with stops in Smithers, Prince Rupert and Terrace. (Publicity photo)

Scalawag (Teo Saefkow) drops new video today

“Run Away” video is third from Scalawag’s new EP Runaway

Scalawag (aka Teo Saefkow) will support his new EP Runaway with a tour in September with stops in Smithers, Prince Rupert and Terrace. (Publicity photo)
Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)

One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award

Winner to be determined through audience votes on July 22

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)
Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)

VIDEO: Chilliwack escape artist Matt Johnson dazzles judges on America’s Got Talent

Johnson brought a packed auditorium to its feet with a death-defying stunt

Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)
Spectrum City Dance small senior pointe group dancing ‘Night’ in the 2021 virtual Prince George Dance Festival. (Photo: supplied/Alison Sherman)

Spectrum City Dance wins awards in every category entered

More than 40 dancers from the Prince Rupert dance school participated in the P.G. Dance Festival

Spectrum City Dance small senior pointe group dancing ‘Night’ in the 2021 virtual Prince George Dance Festival. (Photo: supplied/Alison Sherman)
Participants from the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby show off their catch at the weigh-in. (The Northern View file photo)

VIDEO: Learn more about the second annual Tyee Fishing Derby

More than $15,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs on September 5

Participants from the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby show off their catch at the weigh-in. (The Northern View file photo)
Mark Perry’s new video features dancers from all over the world including Prince Rupert. (YouTube screenshot)

New Mark Perry video features Prince Rupert dancers

Smithers singer-songer debuts COVID-19 song “Flatten out the Curve”

Mark Perry’s new video features dancers from all over the world including Prince Rupert. (YouTube screenshot)
The Pure Movements dance group performing ‘Coffee, Coffee, Coffee…Americano’ during the 2019 Pacific Northwest Music Festival. (Ken Juniper photo)
The Pure Movements dance group performing ‘Coffee, Coffee, Coffee…Americano’ during the 2019 Pacific Northwest Music Festival. (Ken Juniper photo)
It’s on - the 2020 Rail Jam!

It’s on – the 2020 Rail Jam!

Don’t forget to register for the main event

It’s on - the 2020 Rail Jam!
Brand new works of fiction are recommended by Joe Zelwietro, chief librarian at Prince Rupert Library. (K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Numbers are describing words for the Prince Rupert Library

Need for library services continues to grow in Prince Rupert

  • Jan 11, 2020
Brand new works of fiction are recommended by Joe Zelwietro, chief librarian at Prince Rupert Library. (K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. child actor Jacob Tremblay helps release rehabilitated seal pups

One of the marine mammals was named Ja-cod in the young celebrity’s honour

Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
(Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert tip toe their way toward Christmas

DAPR put on their annual Christmas showcase at the Lester Centre of the Arts

(Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Kate and Sage Erickson get some warm hot chocolate and warm hugs from Santa Claus at The Winterfest parade. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Winterfest highlights Prince Rupert’s holiday spirit

Video and photo coverage of the Special Events Society’s annual Winterfest

Kate and Sage Erickson get some warm hot chocolate and warm hugs from Santa Claus at The Winterfest parade. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)