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New Nanaimo theatre company staging debut production at Kismet Theatre

Dark Matter Theatre presents ‘Gruesome Playground Injuries’

Renowned Montreal dance artist Margie Gillis coming to the Port Theatre

‘Evolutions’ features new interpretations of Gillis’s body of work

Yellow Point Drama Group staging ‘Importance of Being Earnest’

Oscar Wilde play follows two men using the same pseudonym and satirizes the Victorian upper class

Gabriola Arts Council presents first ‘Gabriola Reads’ literary showdown

Event to be hosted by Sheryl MacKay of CBC’s North by Northwest

VIU creative writing prof and GG Award-winning poet launches new poetry book

Robert Hilles’s ‘Shimmer: Love Poems’ is his first book devoted to the topic of love

Renowned Canadian cellist brings comeback tour to Nanaimo

Ofra Harnoy recently released her first recording in 20 years, ‘Back to Bach’

Nanaimo’s Schmooze Productions presents 20th anniversary musical revue

‘Reflections’ features performances from the 17 musicals Schmooze has staged

Port Theatre’s Spotlight series getting underway

This year’s season includes music, dance, theatre and multimedia performances

Vancouver Island Symphony starting 25th anniversary season

Black tie gala dinner and fundraiser to be held at Coast Bastion Hotel

Nanaimo rapper Sirreal to tease double album at the Queen’s

Sirreal said records reflect “both aspects” of his personality

Nanaimo Art Gallery exhibit explores German faux First Nations subculture

Artist Krista Belle Stewart shows photos, videos and items from east German ‘Indianer’

Jazz guitarist Sam Kirmayer performs at the Lighthouse Bistro

Kirmayer’s new trio features guitar, drums and organ

Vancouver singer-songwriter Zach Kleisinger performs at the Vault

Kleisinger is preparing for his first European tour

Mid Island Performing Arts Festival receives donation of 111-year-old piano

Instrument was originally owned by festival’s founder, Andrew Dunsmore

Former VIU visual arts professor presents exhibition at school’s View Gallery

Robin Field’s ‘INformed’ represents 40 years of artistic explorations

Vancouver garage rock group Strange Breed performs at the Vault

Band recently released debut album, ‘Permanence’

Hub City Cinema Society’s Cinefest film festival returns to Avalon Cinema

More comedies and documentaries among this year’s crop of Island-made films

East Coast comedian Ron James bringing ‘Full Throttle Tour’ to Nanaimo

James is at work on the first draft of his first book, ‘All Over the Map’

Red Green brings farewell tour to Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Steve Smith first portrayed his handyman persona in 1979

‘15 Minutes of Infamy’ spoken word series resumes for 2019-20 season

Upcoming event features poets, storytellers and songwriters