Life

Unexpected success: Music takes Ash Grunwald to places he never imagined

NANAIMO – Verbal slap in the face puts musician on the right track.

Gospel workshop in Lantzville open to all levels

Tony Backhouse leads gospel singing workshop for all experience levels

Nanaimo’s Longwoodstock festival celebrates music and beer

NANAIMO - Longwoodstock features two days of music at various locations in Nanaimo.

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    Children’s group racks up another award

    The awards continue to pile up for Gabriola’s children’s entertainers The Kerplunks

    Island landscape caught in photos

    Lawrence Walrond's photographs are on display at Nanaimo Arts Council Gallery in celebration of Black History Month

    Acting students stage year-end plays

    NANAIMO – Kismet Academy acting students present their plays, Trapped, Saturday (Dec. 15) at Nanaimo Centre Stage.

    Artist inspired by natural beauty

    NANAIMO – Christy Blom featured artist at the Art 10 Gallery.

    Movie night raising money for United Way

    NANAIMO - United Way's annual Starlight Film Festival takes place at Galaxy Cinemas.

    Family seeking assistance

    NANAIMO - Concert helps cover relocation costs for Nanaimo family travelling from Uganda to Canada.

    ACTIVE LIFE: Invasive plants uprooted by volunteer work parties

    NANAIM – City organizes work parties to rid areas of invasive plants.

    • May 11th, 2013

    Professor discusses politics of romance

    Keith Harrison looks at elements of Deepa Mehta’s film Water

    High school music students descend on university

    NANAIMO – Annual West Coast Jazz Festival happens at Vancouver Island University Thursday (May 1).

    Sneeze helps school life

    • Jan 26th, 2011

    Author long-listed for prestigious award

    Vancouver Island University instructor Kathy Page long-listed for a Giller.

    HEALTHY YOU: Staying fit takes bit of planning

    NANAIMO – With a little planning, there is always a way to stay physical.

    Film festival offers production help

    Nanaimo Global Film Festival organizing group wants to encourage local filmmakers to tackle issues.

    Christmas in Nanaimo: Singing Christmas Tree lights up for 19th year

    After 18 years, ET Family Church’s Singing Christmas Tree is a holiday tradition for many mid-Island families.

    ACTIVE LIFE: Skating lessons prove popular with the help of grant

    NANAIMO – Student involvement in skating lessons at Nanaimo's ice rinks has increased, thanks to a $5,000 grant from the RBC Foundation.

    David James finds his niche with Johnny Cash

    NANAIMO – David James and Big River performs at SimonHolt on New Year's Eve.