Entertainment


Atmosphere of New Orleans

Atmosphere of New Orleans

Saturday, May 28, 2016

THE Storyville area of New Orleans at the turn of the 20th century was a place of entertainment, where among the delights was the music of some of the early exponents of ‘jass’ music as it was then known.

Exciting duo’s well-deserved standing ovation

Exciting duo’s well-deserved standing ovation

Friday, May 27, 2016

A SPRING recital, featuring IW pianist Sally Halsey and soprano Jessica Thayer, raised £250 for the Cardiac Risk in the Young charity on Sunday.

Lucid play on the lawn

Lucid play on the lawn

Monday, May 23, 2016

POPULAR Island group Lucid have extended their bank holiday session in Rylstone Gardens, Shanklin, to next weekend’s break.

Relax, it’s V-Dub Island

Relax, it’s V-Dub Island

Sunday, May 22, 2016

MORE than 80 bands will play this year’s V-Dub Island, including festival favourites the Dub Pistols and the Cuban Brothers.

Bestival teams up with Isle of Wight recording studio to promote fresh talent

Bestival teams up with Isle of Wight recording studio to promote fresh talent

Saturday, May 21, 2016

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BESTIVAL and Studio Humbug — an Isle of Wight recording studio — have teamed up for a series of sessions featuring fresh talent on Soho Radio.

Dream play for young actors

Dream play for young actors

Saturday, May 21, 2016

SOUTH Wight Youth Theatre marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare with performances of the Bard’s classic comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Aspiring to great things

Aspiring to great things

Friday, May 20, 2016

LEWIS Berry Band and support acts Dreamer Joe and Confed. Fred performed at a gig to raise money for Aspire Ryde

A top play from the Fringe

A top play from the Fringe

Monday, May 16, 2016

THREE generations of women and one year of comedy, courage and romance, combine in the Edinburgh Fringe award-winning play Little Gem — next up at the Apollo Theatre, Newport.

Tomorrow’s technology now

Tomorrow’s technology now

Sunday, May 15, 2016

ISLAND author Nathan Brazil has published a science fiction novel, Darklife, inspired by the possibilities of dark energy and dark matter.

Isle of Wight Festival: Island stars fill the bill

Isle of Wight Festival: Island stars fill the bill

Saturday, May 14, 2016

A LINE-UP of some of the Island’s most talented musicians will feature at the Isle of Wight Festival next month.

Three hours of solid rock

Three hours of solid rock

Friday, May 13, 2016

ISLAND rock cover band, Riff Raff, will be supporting Portsmouth-based Queen tribute Forever Queen next Friday, May 20, at Coburgs in Ryde.

Best in Isle of Wight photography on show

Best in Isle of Wight photography on show

Thursday, May 12, 2016

SOME of the best in Isle of Wight photography will go on show on Saturday.

US star set to shine at Wolverton Folk and Blues

US star set to shine at Wolverton Folk and Blues

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

AWARD-winning bluesman Eugene 'Hideaway' Bridges tops the bill at the sixth annual charity Wolverton Folk and Blues Fair, Shorwell, on Saturday.

Songwriters’ French Connection

Songwriters’ French Connection

Monday, May 9, 2016

SEAVIEW musical duo The Cool Connection have had another of their songs recorded and released by French singer Amanda Lear.

Inspired by the wild sea

Inspired by the wild sea

Sunday, May 8, 2016

ISLAND-BORN artist Jo Bemis loves nothing more than spending hours at the shoreline in all weathers, depicting the power of the waves and seascapes, which is a strong theme for her latest exhibition.

Hallelujah – it’s Leonard Cohen

Hallelujah – it’s Leonard Cohen

Saturday, May 7, 2016

AFICIONADOS of the songs and poetry of Leonard Cohen went to Newport’s Quay Arts for a tribute concert.

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

Isle of Wight: What's on this weekend

Saturday, May 7, 2016

FROM comedy with Julian Clary to a host of Isle of Wight Walking Festival events, there is no shortage of entertainment on offer this weekend.

Travel photographer puts down roots in Ventnor

Travel photographer puts down roots in Ventnor

Friday, May 6, 2016

A RELATIVE newcomer on the Island’s photographic scene has just opened a new gallery and workshop in Ventnor.

Spoken word poets can develop writing skills

Monday, May 2, 2016

YOUNG spoken word poets are being given an opportunity to go on tour, thanks to a project by poetry collective, Reading Between the Lines.

Stars of the silver screen

Stars of the silver screen

Sunday, May 1, 2016

FILM fans are set to benefit from a new venture launched by two Newport businesses.

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