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Nanaimo teen with viral video headlining first concert at Port Theatre

Lauren Spencer-Smith, 15, has been recording new songs with Grammy-winning producer

Folk rock duo Builder and the Banshee unveil debut album at the Vault Café

Local couple recorded ‘A Hand Holding the Matchbook’ in their living room

British psychedelic rock veteran recruits Nanaimo band for new album

Moths and Locusts back up rocker Twink on ‘Think Pink IV: Return to Deep Space’

Nanaimo artist Pattiann Withapea accepted into competitive international show

‘Painting on the Edge’ takes place at Federation of Canadian Artists Vancouver gallery

Gabriola Island’s Cultivate music and theatre festival back for second year

This year’s event features a theatre production with a single spoken word

Local artist explores Nanaimo’s old Chinatown in new video installation

Charlotte Zhang among eight artists in Nanaimo Art Gallery’s ‘Estuary’ exhibition starting this week

Band brings multilingual interwar-era gangster songs to Nanaimo

Orkestar Kriminal’s newest CD has songs in Yiddish, Russian, Greek, Spanish and Pashto

Avant-jazz fusion guitarist Elliot Freedman and band to play Lighthouse Bistro

Victoria-based musician will perform on trio of custom guitars

Nanaimo Concert Band presents free show at Maffeo Sutton Park

Performance will feature ‘familiar and fun’ repertoire

Gabriola artist’s new exhibition brings to life a jungle ‘queendom’

Tammy Hudgeon’s ‘Wild Queendom’ features work partly inspired by a trip to Central America

Victoria folk group Jon and Roy to play the Queen’s

Band recently released their eighth album, ‘Here’

Nanaimo poet holding book signing for debut release

Alice Casey presents ‘Open Up’ at Port Place London Drugs

Vancouver Island University jazz graduates win prestigious scholarship

Bassist Brock Meades and drummer Graham Villette get $2,000 Fraser MacPherson Scholarship

Gabriola Island landscape painter illustrates first children’s book

‘Lily and Flinge and the Piece of Kibble’ stars artist Mary Mitchell’s two dogs

Rock band Big Sugar will headline bathtub weekend launch party

Group is back with a new lineup and a new album on the way

Nanaimo Theatre Group brings ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ to provincial competition

Theatre B.C. Mainstage Festival happens in Port Alberni from July 5 to 13

Good vibes: Vibrant Dance Studio shows its moves to end off season

Dancers as young as three took to the stage at the Port Theatre to wrap up studio’s 13th season

Infringing Dance Festival will take audience to mystical realm

Crimson Coast Dance Society’s 21st annual Infringing Dance Festival is July 5-13 in Nanaimo

Singer-songwriter Daniel Wesley plays ‘Beach Music’ tonight in Nanaimo

Sunshine Coast musician recently released new EP of ‘summertime songs’

Night market bringing energy to Nanaimo’s downtown

Commercial Street Night Market is held every Thursday until Aug. 29