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Your Canada Day weekend, Kitimat!
Your Canada Day weekend, Kitimat!
Spectrum City Dance recital, June 22, 2019 (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

PHOTO GALLERY AND STORY: Spectrum City Dance “cell”ebrates another successful season

“Cindy’s Cell” a comment on technology in the digital age through dance

Spectrum City Dance recital, June 22, 2019 (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
It’s moto mayhem in Kitimat this weekend

It’s moto mayhem in Kitimat this weekend

Don’t miss out on the show ‘n shine, hill climb races

It’s moto mayhem in Kitimat this weekend
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Port of Prince Rupert came third place with their Cor-Pirate boat. Pictured on the boat is Jamie Malthus. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Prince Rupert Seafest Parade 2019

The Northern View’s photo collection of the float winners, bikers, mascots, dancers and more

Port of Prince Rupert came third place with their Cor-Pirate boat. Pictured on the boat is Jamie Malthus. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Chef Shane Chartrand from the Enoch Cree Nation films his cooking show from inside the North Pacific Cannery on Aug. 24 2018. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Documentary series now airing episode featuring Nisga’a cuisine from Prince Rupert

North Pacific Cannery, Ts’msyen and Gingolx were featured in Red Chef Revival

Chef Shane Chartrand from the Enoch Cree Nation films his cooking show from inside the North Pacific Cannery on Aug. 24 2018. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
The ninth annual Rock Stock took place Saturday, May 25. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Rock Stock 2019 is over, and the next one can’t come soon enough

Ninth annual Rock Stock show raises over $3,700 for the Lester Centre of the Arts

The ninth annual Rock Stock took place Saturday, May 25. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Ian Lihou (top left) and some of his student preparing for Rock Stock 2019 .

Rock Stock 2019: “It’s going to be better than last year”

For some young musicians this will be their eighth year performing at Rock Stock in Prince Rupert

Ian Lihou (top left) and some of his student preparing for Rock Stock 2019 .
At the B.C. National Theatre School Festival Awards from left to right, Belinda Wilson, Miranda Baker, Hannah Lindenblatt and Xander Jaskiewicz, all of the Charles Hays Secondary Students were involved in both productions: “Fighting Demons” and “To Grow Up.”

Nisga’a student lands provincial award for Best Original Script

Prince Rupert students took home B.C. National Theatre School Festival Awards for two performances

At the B.C. National Theatre School Festival Awards from left to right, Belinda Wilson, Miranda Baker, Hannah Lindenblatt and Xander Jaskiewicz, all of the Charles Hays Secondary Students were involved in both productions: “Fighting Demons” and “To Grow Up.”
Junior and Senior performers of the year celebrate on stage at the at the 30th Annual B.C Dance Competition (Gareth Millroy | The Northern View)

B.C. Dance Competition celebrates 30 years in style

Provincial dance competition marked the event with a gala evening and celebrated a legacy

Junior and Senior performers of the year celebrate on stage at the at the 30th Annual B.C Dance Competition (Gareth Millroy | The Northern View)
Zosia Stevenson, Catherine Phuong and Hailey Cox perform “Din Da.” (File / The Northern View)

30 years for the B.C Annual Dance Competition in Prince Rupert

More than 300 dancers from across British Columbia to perform at the Lester Centre May 5-11

Zosia Stevenson, Catherine Phuong and Hailey Cox perform “Din Da.” (File / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Special Events will hold the 41st annual Seafest on June 7 to 9 (Prince Rupert Special Events Facebook Image)
Prince Rupert Special Events will hold the 41st annual Seafest on June 7 to 9 (Prince Rupert Special Events Facebook Image)
Jericho Fortune, a Grade 12 high school student from Prince Rupert, has received the YouTube Silver Play Button for garnering more than 100,000 subscribers on his channel GTAGAMER222. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert high school student reaches 100,000 followers on YouTube

Voice actor, animator, Jericho Fortune has more than 30-million views on his channel GTAGAMER222

Jericho Fortune, a Grade 12 high school student from Prince Rupert, has received the YouTube Silver Play Button for garnering more than 100,000 subscribers on his channel GTAGAMER222. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Tedx in Prince Rupert, Lester Centre of the Arts, Friday, April 19 at 7:00 PM (Lester Centre Facebook Image)

Speakers announced for TEDx talks in Prince Rupert Apr. 19

Seven speakers will present on topics ranging from aquaculture to medicine to Indigenous culture

Tedx in Prince Rupert, Lester Centre of the Arts, Friday, April 19 at 7:00 PM (Lester Centre Facebook Image)
Sandra Cummings instructor for the Mosaic Mandalas’ shows off her artwork (Gareth Millroy | The Northern View)

Cultural diversity a focus at 2019 Creative Jam

VIDEO: Of the weekend arts festival at Lester Centre of the Arts in Prince Rupert

Sandra Cummings instructor for the Mosaic Mandalas’ shows off her artwork (Gareth Millroy | The Northern View)
Lucy Gui Fu Ying, Karen Buchanan and Pimsuda Johansen and Priscilla Dennis are putting together this year’s Kaien Fusion of Fashion, Culture and Dance at the Lester Centre on April 6. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Kaien Fusion fashion show hits the runway on Saturday

Back for its fourth year, the cultural show will be at the Lester Centre of the Arts on April 6

Lucy Gui Fu Ying, Karen Buchanan and Pimsuda Johansen and Priscilla Dennis are putting together this year’s Kaien Fusion of Fashion, Culture and Dance at the Lester Centre on April 6. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
On March 24, seats were filled at the Lester Centre of the Arts for the final night of Rumors, a Neil Simon comedy put on by Prince Rupert community members. In this scene, Chris Gorman (Krysta Ostrom) and Ken Gorman (Tyler Portelance) try to play it cool when the cops arrive at Charley Brock’s house. For more photos visit www.thenorthernview.com

Photos of Rumors on stage in Prince Rupert

Community theatre took on Neil Simon’s comedy from March 21-23 at the Lester Centre

On March 24, seats were filled at the Lester Centre of the Arts for the final night of Rumors, a Neil Simon comedy put on by Prince Rupert community members. In this scene, Chris Gorman (Krysta Ostrom) and Ken Gorman (Tyler Portelance) try to play it cool when the cops arrive at Charley Brock’s house. For more photos visit www.thenorthernview.com
Vancouver-based broadcaster and author Grant Lawrence will perform stories and songs at the Tom Rooney Theatre on April 13 along with musical guests Luke Wallace and Rachelle van Zanten. (Facebook photo)

Grant Lawrence brings stories and songs to Rupert

Luke Wallace, Rachelle van Zanten will support April 13 event as musical guests

Vancouver-based broadcaster and author Grant Lawrence will perform stories and songs at the Tom Rooney Theatre on April 13 along with musical guests Luke Wallace and Rachelle van Zanten. (Facebook photo)
Shannon Lough / The Northern View                                The cast of Rumors is make up of local performers, Chris Armstrong, Tristan Higginson, Rich Jerstad, Paula Loroff, Heather MacRae, Aurora Martin, Will Matheson, Krysta Ostrom, Tyler Portelance and Jacqueline Taylor. The play will hit the Lester Centre of the Arts stage on Thursday, March 21; Friday, March 22; and Saturday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. each evening.

Rumors to hit the Lester Centre stage this Thursday

Prince Rupert community cast and crew present Neil Simon’s two-act comedy from March 21-23

Shannon Lough / The Northern View                                The cast of Rumors is make up of local performers, Chris Armstrong, Tristan Higginson, Rich Jerstad, Paula Loroff, Heather MacRae, Aurora Martin, Will Matheson, Krysta Ostrom, Tyler Portelance and Jacqueline Taylor. The play will hit the Lester Centre of the Arts stage on Thursday, March 21; Friday, March 22; and Saturday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. each evening.
Young Rupert dancers take flight at the 2019 Showcase

Young Rupert dancers take flight at the 2019 Showcase

Spectrum City Dance packed the Lester Centre, ballet to hip-hop, there was something for everyone

  • Mar 12, 2019
Young Rupert dancers take flight at the 2019 Showcase
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)