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Nanaimo musician wins Independent Music Award for first song from first CD

Fans voted Ryan Newton’s ‘Casting Shadows (On the Heels of Tomorrow)’ best alt. country song

Nanaimo clothing design company holds first online fashion show

Ay Lelum – The Good House of Design asked fans to submit ‘runway walk’ videos

Nanaimo jazz singer entertaining neighbours in cul-de-sacs

Narissa Young performing while being mindful of social distancing

Longtime film publicist releases memoir, ‘Nanaimo Girl’

Prudence Emery crossed path with countless celebrities during her 40-year career in PR

Nanaimo musician records song that sat in a drawer for 25 years

James Kasper recently released his new single, How Blue is Your Hell

Gabriola Island resident creates new Gulf Island lifestyle magazine

Publisher Alina Cerminara said ‘Folklife’ is a ‘passion project’ seven years in the making

Nanaimo singer-songwriter returns from five-year hiatus with online shows

Auliya Wilson’s bedroom concerts raising money for Nanaimo SPCA and CatNap Society

VIU graphic design grads hold end-of-year show online due to COVID-19

‘Vision 2020’ features the work of 19 graduating students

Mid-Island rapper in rehab in Nanaimo releases EP about overcoming addiction

Ill Tone’s ‘Up in my Head’ chronicles rapper’s struggle with chemical dependency

Nanaimo artist auctions COVID-19-inspired art for pandemic relief charity

Andrea Thomas’s paintings will benefit Nanaimo Community Response Fund

Wellington jazz student gets $100,000 scholarship to attend U.S. ‘dream school’

Drummer Daniel Mottahedeh accepted to McGill University, the New School in New York

Nanaimo musician up for Independent Music Award for first song from first CD

Ryan Newton gets alt. country song nomination for ‘Casting Shadows (On the Heels of Tomorrow)’

Nanaimo musician Glen Foster releases new album, living room concert video

‘Not Far Away’ includes reworked versions of songs from 2019’s ‘Party Out There Tonight’ EP

Nanaimo man hosts virtual dance parties live-streamed from his backyard

Neil Cutler of Nanaimo Community Dances said he’s drawn viewers from as far as Alberta

Lantzville ceramicist creating clay hearts to honour health-care workers

Portion of proceeds to support Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank

Nanaimo author up for CBC Short Story Prize

Julia Jenkins makes award longlist for ‘I am Aani Littlecrab’

Gabriola musician launches new livestream series featuring indigenous artists

The Medicine Talk Connector aims to foster resilience and a deeper respect for the arts

Nanaimo barbershop quartet records musical tribute to Dr. Bonnie Henry

Ode to provincial health officer is to the tune of a singing valentine

Nanaimo Art Gallery teen art group creating COVID-19-inspired art

Code Switching group lives on online after physical meetings cancelled due to pandemic

Nanaimo author sympathizes with misshapen produce in new children’s book

Lindsay Ford covers food waste, rejection and perfectionism in ‘Ugly Food’