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Theatre 

◆ GOODNIGHT DESDEMONA (Good Morning Juliet) by the Malaspina University-College theatre department Nov. 8-10 at 8 p.m.; matinees Nov. 7 and 8 at noon in the Malaspina Theatre. Tickets $12; $10/students. Call 740-6100.

◆ BLESS ‘EM ALL a Second World War sing-a-long at Lady Smith’s LIttle Theatre Nov. 9-11. Tickets $20; includes lunch or dinner. Call 245-0658.

Events 

◆ AFTER THE WEDDING interactive dinner and dance with bride Susan Peach and groom David Strang, live and silent auction, Saturday (Nov. 10) at the Dorchester Hotel. Call 753-7470.

◆ SATURDAY NIGHT DANCES for baby boomers at Departure Bay firehall Saturday (Nov. 10). Mix and mingle 8-9 p.m.; dance 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets $12. Call 756-1192.

◆ GUITARS BY HAND showcase by Island Luthiers’ Guild Saturday (Nov. 10), 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the downtown Nanaimo Art Gallery. Admission free.

◆ WARREN MILLER’S PLAYGROUND screens at the Malaspina Theatre Monday (Nov. 12) at 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door.

◆ CIRQUE SUBLIME plays the Port Theatre Monday and Tuesday (Nov. 12-13) at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $61.50; $41.50/16 years and under. Call 754-8550.

Music 

◆ JACK CONNOLLY with Doug Deep plays the Queen’s Thursday (Nov. 8).

◆ LUV SHAK plays the Queen’s Friday and Saturday (Nov. 9-10).

◆ REMEMBRANCE DAY TRIBUTE by the Malaspina Choir Saturday (Nov. 10), 7:30 p.m., at the Evangelistic Tabernacle. Call 754-8550.

◆ RENOVATION BLUES BAND plays the Harewood Arms Pub Saturday (Nov. 10), 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

◆ OPEN STAGE with Zlatko at the Mermaid’s Mug Saturday (Nov. 10), 6:30-10 p.m. Call 754-9896.

◆ PACIFIC POWER PROJECT plays the Wellington Hotel Saturday (Nov. 10), 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

◆ D’DOSE video release party at the Queen’s Sunday (Nov. 11).

◆ THE THIEVES play the Queen’s Monday (Nov. 12).

◆ JOHNNY INAPPROPRIATE plays the Queen’s Tuesday (Nov. 13).

◆ SUSAN AGLUKARK plays the Port Theatre Wednesday (Nov. 14) at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $40; $36/members; $17/students. Call 754-8550.

◆ SMALL SINS plays the Queen’s Wednesday (Nov. 14).

Ongoing

◆ OPEN MIKE NIGHT at the Vault, 499 Wallace St., hosted by Guy and Liesha, Monday, 7:30-11 p.m. Call 716-1632.

◆ ANNA LYMAN Latin jazz trio plays Tuesday at Ilios Mediterranean restaurant, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

◆ ACOUSTIC BLUES JAM with Tommy Dodge and the Dirty Flannel Dawg Tuesdays, 7 p.m. at the Blues Underground, 10 Lois Lane.

◆ BLUES JAM with Michael Patrick every Wednesday, 8 p.m., at Tania’s.

◆ OPEN JAM with Tom Dodge and the Nanaimo Blues Society All-Stars every Thursday night, 7 p.m., at the Blues Underground.

◆ RICHARD KAY performs every Friday, 6-9 p.m., at New York Style Pizza. Call 754-0111.

Art 

◆ OLD CITY QUARTER ARTWALK Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 10-11), 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pick up flyers and begin tour at Mermaid’s Mug, 357 Wesley St.

◆ J C BARLEY photography show at the Coffee Vault, 499 Wallace St., Nov. 15-30. Reception Nov. 15, 5-7 p.m. Call 716-1632.

◆ FRED PETERS silent auction for the Nanaimo and Area Land Trust Nov. 16, 6-9 p.m. at the Yellow Bird Arts Gallery. Bring donation for Salvation Army. Call 758-2480.

◆ CHINESE FOLK PAINTING on display at the downtown Nanaimo Art Gallery Nov. 6-Dec. 21. Call 754-1750.

◆ SHORELINES by Marilyn Ridsdale at Art 10 Gallery throughout November.

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