Life

Creature creator

NANAIMO - Local makeup artist Max Dowie teaches people how to turn others into zombies and other creatures in upcoming workshops.

Active Life: Nanaimo families can ring in 2017 under the big top

NANAIMO – Parks and recreation department is inviting families to ring in 2017 at Beban Park in a carnival-like atmosphere.

Fringe poet rolls onto stage

Jem Rolls performs at the Harbour City Theatre on Sunday (Sept. 28) at 7 p.m.

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    Nanaimo Art Gallery opens exhibit featuring work of Muybridge and Edgerton

    NANAIMO - Nanaimo Art Gallery hosts Vancouver Art Gallery travelling exhibit, Out of Sight, featuring work of Muybridge and Edgerton.

    Story of struggle and survival conveyed through theatre

    NANAIMO – Anatolia Speaks is a fictional account of a Canadian immigrant sharing a refugee past

    Twisted tale

    NANAIMO - Crimson Coast Dance Society presents Twisted: Solo and Meridian at Malaspina Theatre Saturday (May 11).

    Activism lauded at film festival

    The seventh annual Nanaimo Global Film Festival features stories about people who are re-inventing their world and their future.

    Nanaimo’s Feastival celebrates Vancouver Island’s culinary culture

    NANAIMO - Feastival, an annual culinary festival, showcases Vancouver Island's culinary landscape.

    City of Nanaimo installs temporary art downtown

    NANAIMO - The City of Nanaimo installed several art pieces during Public Art Week, May 16-20.

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    Nanaimo can help lead country toward zero waste

    NANAIMO – Reclaiming materials one way to reduce amount of garbage going to landfill.

    Nanaimo director Jeff James Monson creates independent film about friendship and betrayal

    NANAIMO - Nanaimo director Jeff James Monson creates independent full-length film The Ol' Amity Blues.

    Comeback kid

    Fefe Dobson returns with a hot single from a new album and
    a cross-country tour

    Film explores wild world

    Nanaimo - Fringe Flick series continues with Beasts of the Southern Wild.

    Dementia patients delaying treatment

    Nanaimo residents living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias aren’t seeking treatment soon enough.

    Safety main priority for sailors

    NANAIMO – Black Press Van Isle 360 rules include mandatory safety checks.

    Website firm has high-end designs on downtown

    NANAIMO – Downtown landmark gets multimillion dollar makeover from website design firm.

    Park partners play pivotal role

    Community members working to enhance city's green spaces.