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Three Nanaimo-area writers up for CBC Non-fiction Prize

Sheila Brooke, Vicki McLeod and Rachael Preston make 35-person longlist

Nanaimo’s Harbour City Photography Club goes virtual to adapt to COVID-19

Club’s exhibitions, meetings and presentations are now occurring online

Nanaimo country singer releases new music video

‘Adrenaline’ is the second single from Joel Lee’s upcoming debut EP

Indigenous artists showcase extreme sport-themed art at Nanaimo Art Gallery

Touring exhibition ‘Boarder X’ features work inspired by skateboarding, snowboarding and surfing

Nanaimo’s Cinefest film festival to be held online this year due to COVID-19

CineCentral Filmmakers Society’s annual festival to feature films made in 48 hours

Gabriola theatre group live-streaming two new pandemic-themed plays

Gabriola Players to broadcast ‘All and Nothing’ and ‘Syd’s Cosmic Slump’ using Zoom

Nanoose Bay photographer self-publishes Vancouver Island birding guide

Mike Yip features more than 235 birds in new beginner’s birding book

Live performance returning to Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Venue announces fall Spotlight Series lineup

VIU jazz grad plays Nanaimo in one of first concerts since pandemic began

Victoria-based tenor saxophonist Ryan Oliver and his quartet to perform at Simonholt

Mural unveiled at Nanaimo’s Eden Gardens

Rotary Club brings Neck Point panorama to rear wall at dementia care facility

Nanaimo clothing design company launches fall 2020 collection with online show

Ay Lelum – The Good House of Design presents ‘Yuxwule’ Sul’sul’tun – Eagle Spindle Whorl’

Live theatre coming back as Nanaimo Theatre Group will present one-person show

Theatre company staging COVID-19-conscious production of ‘Every Brilliant Thing’

Vancouver Island Symphony’s children’s choir program goes online due to COVID-19

Registration now open for fall and winter sessions of Noteworthy Kids

VIU creative writing grad launches online poetry school

Spenser Smith credits VIU for preparing him to instruct others through ‘Line Break’

Nanaimo folk singer reflects on life in the remote B.C. wilderness on new EP

Laura Kelsey finds catharsis on latest release ‘From the Woods’

Lantzville-raised artist returns home, holds nature photography show

Karen Moe showcases local flora in ‘The Born Again Nature Photographer’

Nanaimo author recounts time as paramedic, struggles with PTSD in new book

John Reed’s debut novel is ‘Diesel, Blood and Smoke’

Crowdfunding campaign hopes to raise $50k to aid struggling Nanaimo Bar pub

Owner said rising cost of insurance due to COVID-19 puts business at risk of closing down

Gabriola Island Thanksgiving Studio Tour to be held online due to COVID-19

Gabriola Arts Council gets $40k grant to create ‘The Arts on Gabriola’ website