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David Smook, Chris Armstrong and Hans Seidemann take the stage for Locked Down during the 20th annual Udderfest. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Stage shots from 20th annual Udderfest

Photos from Udderfest 2018 in Prince Rupert’s Tom Rooney Theatre

David Smook, Chris Armstrong and Hans Seidemann take the stage for Locked Down during the 20th annual Udderfest. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Photo Credit: Gunter Kihpard / Area28.de
Photo Credit: Gunter Kihpard / Area28.de
Karen Buchanan demonstrates how to juggle pins. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Juggling is Prince Rupert’s new happy hour

Karen Buchanan teaches people of all ages how to clown around in a free juggling class

Karen Buchanan demonstrates how to juggle pins. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
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Orion Dantzer, shows off his moves at the Intertidal Music Festival in Port Edward. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Intertidal Music Festival wrap up

Video and photos from the full-day festival held at the North Pacific Cannery in Port Edward, B.C.

Orion Dantzer, shows off his moves at the Intertidal Music Festival in Port Edward. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Festival goers get ready, Intertidal Music Festival is back for another year. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Intertidal Music Festival back for round two

More than 20 performances throughout the day at the North Pacific Cannery on July 21

Festival goers get ready, Intertidal Music Festival is back for another year. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Hazelton’s Vickers creates Grateful Dead album cover

Hazelton’s Vickers creates Grateful Dead album cover

“Unbelievable, inspiring, grounding, and very exciting,” Roy Henry Vickers says of experience

Hazelton’s Vickers creates Grateful Dead album cover
Spectrum City Dancers show off their moves and vocal chords in their year-end performance of “Another Land” on June 23. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Spectrum City Dance transforms Lester Centre stage into “Another Land”

Dozens of dancers performed in their year-end show on June 23

Spectrum City Dancers show off their moves and vocal chords in their year-end performance of “Another Land” on June 23. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
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
New events added to 40th Seafest

New events added to 40th Seafest

Prince Rupert’s annual festival welcomes new activities to “the Way It Was”

New events added to 40th Seafest
Tyler Portelance and George Baker on stage at the Tom Rooney Playhouse for Killer Joe, June 1 and 2. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Behind the scenes of Killer Joe

Prince Rupert actors brought a dark sense of humour at the Tom Rooney Playhouse on June 1 and 2

Tyler Portelance and George Baker on stage at the Tom Rooney Playhouse for Killer Joe, June 1 and 2. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Vancouver musician Luke Wallace came to perform at the Digby Island Art Show. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Dodge Cove voices featured on Luke Wallace album “Us”

Video interview with B.C. folk musician and advocate on Digby Island

Vancouver musician Luke Wallace came to perform at the Digby Island Art Show. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Matthew Allen / The Northern View                                The eighth annual Rock Stock music concert inspired smiles and donations Saturday night, May 26. Fifty five students of Ring System Music Studio rocked the stage at the Lester Centre for Performing Arts for the yearly fundraiser. Ryan Vick wowed the crowd with the final performance of the night. “I was thrilled with the show,” said Ian Lihou, director of Ring System Music Studio. “It was fabulous, everyone had a good time and the kids came through yet again.” Read more on Page 18.

Prince Rupert’s music students deliver a rockin’ return

Eight Annual Rock Stock show raises $3,155 for the Lester Centre of the Arts

Matthew Allen / The Northern View                                The eighth annual Rock Stock music concert inspired smiles and donations Saturday night, May 26. Fifty five students of Ring System Music Studio rocked the stage at the Lester Centre for Performing Arts for the yearly fundraiser. Ryan Vick wowed the crowd with the final performance of the night. “I was thrilled with the show,” said Ian Lihou, director of Ring System Music Studio. “It was fabulous, everyone had a good time and the kids came through yet again.” Read more on Page 18.
The cast of Killer Joe have been practicing for their production of the dark comedy for six weeks. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Killer Joe coming to the Rooney Theatre

Prince Rupert’s Harbour Theatre will present the dark comedy on June 1 and 2

The cast of Killer Joe have been practicing for their production of the dark comedy for six weeks. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Ian Lihou and members of Ring System Music Studio jam in preparation for the annual Rock Stock Musical Festival, taking place at the Lester Centre on May 26. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Rock Stock returns to Lester Centre for 8th year

Annual show and fundraiser will contribute money to Lester Centre equipment

Ian Lihou and members of Ring System Music Studio jam in preparation for the annual Rock Stock Musical Festival, taking place at the Lester Centre on May 26. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Douglas Moore’s art collection is on show at the Museum of Northern B.C. until June 10. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Eclectic art collection on display at Museum of Northern B.C.

Douglas Moore’s extensive art collection makes its third appearance in the Prince Rupert museum

Douglas Moore’s art collection is on show at the Museum of Northern B.C. until June 10. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Drama students from Charles Hays Secondary School draw laughter from fellow students and teachers at the annual Fine Arts Revue held at the Lester Centre for the Arts on Thursday, May 17. Here, Kathy NGuyen and Keegan Russell act out a scene from “13 Ways to Screw Up Your Collect Interview” a play by Ian McWethy.

Charles Hays drama students in Fine Arts Revue

Prince Rupert high school students draw laughs in 13 Ways to Screw Up Your College Interview

Drama students from Charles Hays Secondary School draw laughter from fellow students and teachers at the annual Fine Arts Revue held at the Lester Centre for the Arts on Thursday, May 17. Here, Kathy NGuyen and Keegan Russell act out a scene from “13 Ways to Screw Up Your Collect Interview” a play by Ian McWethy.
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.
Heather MacRae sings a solo number as Lady Guinevere during the community musical performance of Spamalot on April 5,6 and 7. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

VIDEO: “Spamalot” crowned a hit

An all Prince Rupert cast brought the laughs on April 5, 6 and 7

Heather MacRae sings a solo number as Lady Guinevere during the community musical performance of Spamalot on April 5,6 and 7. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Several members of the A42 killer whale pod breach the surface of the harbour in Prince Rupert. (Caitlin Birdsall photo)

Kicking off whale season with a new festival

The first North Coast Whale Festival is on April 14 in Prince Rupert

Several members of the A42 killer whale pod breach the surface of the harbour in Prince Rupert. (Caitlin Birdsall photo)
Lead actor, Keith Lambourne, and his knights after a rehearsal for Monty Python’s Spamalot. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Community musical looks on the bright side of life

Monty Python’s “Spamalot” will take the Lester Centre stage on April 5-7 in Prince Rupert

Lead actor, Keith Lambourne, and his knights after a rehearsal for Monty Python’s Spamalot. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)