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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
Marvin Wilson and Joe Cooper-Shaw shine in the spotlight during their performance of “15 Minute Minimum”, which pokes fun at the lessons you learn in drama classes. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Rupert students play host to Northwest High School Drama Festival

Watch Charles Hays students talk about the first night of the drama festival

Marvin Wilson and Joe Cooper-Shaw shine in the spotlight during their performance of “15 Minute Minimum”, which pokes fun at the lessons you learn in drama classes. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Hans Seidemann debates for the inclusion of ‘peoplekind’ in the Canadian national anthem at War of Wits on Feb. 17. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

War of Wits battles it out on stage

A winter-season War Of Wits presentation at the Harbour Theatre in Prince Rupert

Hans Seidemann debates for the inclusion of ‘peoplekind’ in the Canadian national anthem at War of Wits on Feb. 17. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
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Brandon Hoffman is Blocktreat, exploring unique musical styles. (File photo)

Blocktreat on northwest tour

Brandon Hoffman, aka Blocktreat, is coming to Prince Rupert’s Cowpuccino’s on Feb. 13

Brandon Hoffman is Blocktreat, exploring unique musical styles. (File photo)
Ring System Studio and Lester Centre of the Arts held the annual Jingle Bell Rock concert on Dec 16. Over 50 students participated and donations at the door amounted to $3,030 for the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal. In the photo, Crystal Lorette, of the Lester Centre, Ian Lihou, of Ring System Studio, Lt. Sabrina Silvery of the Salvation Army, as well as students that played in the concert Alley McCullough, Zach Miller and Ellie Dickens. (Submitted photo)

Jingle Rock raises $3,000 for Christmas Appeal

The annual student music concert in Prince Rupert raised money for the Salvation Army

Ring System Studio and Lester Centre of the Arts held the annual Jingle Bell Rock concert on Dec 16. Over 50 students participated and donations at the door amounted to $3,030 for the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal. In the photo, Crystal Lorette, of the Lester Centre, Ian Lihou, of Ring System Studio, Lt. Sabrina Silvery of the Salvation Army, as well as students that played in the concert Alley McCullough, Zach Miller and Ellie Dickens. (Submitted photo)
Teresa Spogis lets down her hair as Rapunzel in “Into the Woods”. (Submitted)

High school twist to fairytale musical

Charles Hays Secondary School students perform “Into The Woods” Dec. 7-9 at the Lester Centre.

Teresa Spogis lets down her hair as Rapunzel in “Into the Woods”. (Submitted)
Keith Lambourne in his first standup routine at the Lester Centre of the Arts on Saturday, Nov. 18. (Michael Gurney photo)

English nonsense and comedy

Prince Rupert resident Keith Lambourne pulls off his first standup routine at the Lester Centre

  • Nov 23, 2017
Keith Lambourne in his first standup routine at the Lester Centre of the Arts on Saturday, Nov. 18. (Michael Gurney photo)
Huu Bac Quintet is coming to Prince Rupert’s Lester Centre of the Arts. (Contributed photo)

Huu Bac Quintet, a balance of jazz and Asian influences

The quintet will perform a suite of original compositions at the Lester Centre on Nov. 23

Huu Bac Quintet is coming to Prince Rupert’s Lester Centre of the Arts. (Contributed photo)
Keith Lambourne, pictured performing in, “Les Miserables.”, will be making his comedic debut at the Lester Centre on Nov. 18, performing, “A night of English Nonsense.” (Submitted photo)

A night of nonsense coming to Prince Rupert

Keith Lambourne will make his comedic debut on Nov. 18 at the Lester Centre

Keith Lambourne, pictured performing in, “Les Miserables.”, will be making his comedic debut at the Lester Centre on Nov. 18, performing, “A night of English Nonsense.” (Submitted photo)
Aaron Williams returned to his hometown of Prince Rupert on Oct. 26 for the last stop on his book tour. (Keili Bartlett/The Northern View)

VIDEO: Hometown author reads to Rupert crowd

Watch author Aaron Williams read a section of his debut novel, Chasing Smoke: A Wildfire Memoir, to a crowd in Prince Rupert on Oct. 26.

Aaron Williams returned to his hometown of Prince Rupert on Oct. 26 for the last stop on his book tour. (Keili Bartlett/The Northern View)
Something wicked this way comes: Halloween events in Prince Rupert

Something wicked this way comes: Halloween events in Prince Rupert

Three community events celebrate the spookiest holiday this weekend, Oct 27-31

Something wicked this way comes: Halloween events in Prince Rupert
Ben Cornwall won the talent show with “Die A Happy Man” by Thomas Rhett. (File photo)

Prince Rupert’s Got Talent returning to the stage

The city’s young performers will put their talent on display Oct. 28

Ben Cornwall won the talent show with “Die A Happy Man” by Thomas Rhett. (File photo)
Wild West Poetry Festival reaches Prince Rupert this Friday, Oct. 20. (Pixabay photo)

Poetry festival travels to Rupert by train for Friday

Poetry readings from Canadian poets and open mic for writers from the region

Wild West Poetry Festival reaches Prince Rupert this Friday, Oct. 20. (Pixabay photo)
At the end of yet another rainy night in Prince Rupert, filled with mystery, intrigue and laughter, the Association des francophones et francophiles du Nord-Ouest (AFFNO) raised more than $2,000. The seventh annual murder mystery show and fundraiser was more succesful than the previous year, Patrick Witwicki, the executive director of AFFNO, said after the show on Oct. 14. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

More than $2,000 raised at Murder Mystery Show

Every seat was filled at the seventh annual show and fundraiser

At the end of yet another rainy night in Prince Rupert, filled with mystery, intrigue and laughter, the Association des francophones et francophiles du Nord-Ouest (AFFNO) raised more than $2,000. The seventh annual murder mystery show and fundraiser was more succesful than the previous year, Patrick Witwicki, the executive director of AFFNO, said after the show on Oct. 14. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
This year’s Murder Mystery show story will continue where last year left off. (Shannon Lough / the Northern View)

Prince Rupert’s murder mystery show gets even darker

The two writers look forward to watching last year’s story continue with “Snakes Alive II: Double Jeopardy” on Oct. 14

This year’s Murder Mystery show story will continue where last year left off. (Shannon Lough / the Northern View)
Hans Seidemann won the War of the Wits in the summer at Udderfest, and he’s back on Friday, Oct. 6 to defend his title. (File photo)

Spamalot, War of Wits and a fiddler musical

From improv to comedy debate, auditions and a fiddler musical all happening in Rupert in October

Hans Seidemann won the War of the Wits in the summer at Udderfest, and he’s back on Friday, Oct. 6 to defend his title. (File photo)
Lester Centre hosting 7th annual Rock Stock show

Lester Centre hosting 7th annual Rock Stock show

All proceeds from the show are going to the Lester Centre

  • Jun 23, 2017
Lester Centre hosting 7th annual Rock Stock show
The working dock area will host the largest stage (which will be covered from potential rainfall) during the music festival on July 15. File photo

North Pacific Cannery ready to rock out once again

Inaugural Intertidal Music Festival celebrates Canada 150 and 150 years of West Coast canning

The working dock area will host the largest stage (which will be covered from potential rainfall) during the music festival on July 15. File photo
Photo by Kevin Campbell/Northern View                                Roommates Betty (Heather MacRae), Bill (Chrystopher Thompson) and Jolie (Chelsea Stamp-Vincent) bicker in a heated debate over relationship values in the Rob Shearer-written performance, ‘Toast and Jam’ last Thursday night.

Herbour Theatre’s ‘Toast and Jam’ named Best Ensemble

Prince Rupert’s Harbour Theatre had audiences in stitches during its drama-dy performance…

Photo by Kevin Campbell/Northern View                                Roommates Betty (Heather MacRae), Bill (Chrystopher Thompson) and Jolie (Chelsea Stamp-Vincent) bicker in a heated debate over relationship values in the Rob Shearer-written performance, ‘Toast and Jam’ last Thursday night.
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)