Entertainment

Island author recalls Canada’s centennial stories

Tom Hawthorn’s book includes chapter about Nanaimo’s first bathtub race

Aaron Pritchett headlines Party in the Park

Party in the Park is Saturday (June 24) at Nanaimo’s Beban Park

Schmooze Productions takes audience members under the sea during The Little Mermaid

Nanaimo theatre company presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid: the Broadway Musical

Nanaimo Art Gallery hosts Saturday studio

Studio art classes for kids are Saturday (June 24)

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Schmooze Productions presents The Little Mermaid: the Broadway Musical
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Lobelia's Lair and Whalesong Studio host Solstice Soiree
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Dover Bay Secondary School presents Peter and the Starcatcher
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Delani Valin wins the Malahat Review's Long Poem Prize
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Skampida fuses Colombian reggae with diverse urban sounds during Nanaimo concert

Skampida and Mistica perform at the Queen’s in Nanaimo Thursday (June 22)

Songwriter Abigail Lapell explores themes of love and loss on latest album

Lapell performs in Nanaimo with special guests Ben Zyakin and Max Pittet

Vancouver Island Chamber Music Festival allows listeners to enjoy music in an intimate setting

Seventh annual chamber music festival run Friday and Saturday (June 23-24)

Shania Twain accentuates the positive on new single

The Canadian singer says album ‘Now’ due Sept. 29

VIDEO: Gord Downie to be appointed to the Order of Canada

Gord Downie and Sylvia Maracle will be recognized for their national service or achievement.

Alternative rock band High Love tours to promote latest single

High Love performs at the Vault Café Thursday (June 15)

VIDEO: Dover Bay Secondary School students present Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter and the Starcatcher tells the backstory of characters from Peter Pan

Nanaimo’s Old City Laugh Lounge embraces rainbow

Pride edition of Laugh lounge features comedian Darcy Michael

Batman TV series star Adam West dies at 88

West died after a short but brave battle with leukemia, his family said

Leadership lessons forged from politics

Book review: On! Achieving Excellence in Leadership

Filmmaker needs votes to snag top spot in animated film competition

Voting in Telus’ StoryHive competition ends Friday (June 9) at noon