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Vancouver Island Symphony honours Beethoven as composer turns 250 years old

Guests artists Cameron Crozman, Philip Chiu and Calvin Dyck to perform ‘Triple Concerto’

Gabriola Arts Council announces new executive director

Curator and GABE Shop manager Carol Fergusson named to role

Wellington Secondary School jazz students winners at U.S. festival

More than 5,000 students from Pacific Northwest attend Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Idaho

VIU student unveils anthology of work by disabled writers and artists

‘Disabled Voices Anthology’ launch to be held in Malaspina Theatre lobby

Nanaimo-based Mighty Speck Records unveils new artist roster

Record label features 21 singers and groups from across Vancouver Island

Island playwright predicts future where people plug into ‘hopped-up’ internet

TheatreOne presents staged reading of ‘Stream’ by David Gow at the Port Theatre

Mayor proclaims Aug. 9 to 16 Blues Week in Nanaimo

Nanaimo Blues Society hoping to add a week’s worth of events to its Summertime Blues Festival

VIU juried student art show opens tonight at the View Gallery

‘Puzzle’ features drawings done mostly in grayscale

Nanaimo jazz singer and pianist present musical tribute to Diana Krall

Narissa Young and Scott Arkell both have connections to renowned Nanaimo musician

VIU theatre department imagines zombie plague in Shakespeare’s time

‘William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead’ being staged March 4-7 and March 12-14

Gabriola artist Anne Ramsden to hold artist talk at VIU

Appearance is part of the school’s Visiting Artist and Designer Series

Nanaimo’s Festival of Banners ‘miraculously’ returns for 33rd year

Event was without funding or a studio location until recently

Travelling Anti-Racism Arts Festival coming to Nanaimo

Event features a 48-hour filmmaking challenge open to all

Play debating merits of procreation opens in Nanaimo

Merrick Productions presents ‘The Birth of Weza’ at Harbour City Theatre

Australian stage production combines Celtic dance and illusions

Celtic Illusion comes to Nanaimo’s Port Theatre on first Canadian Tour

Nanaimo’s Globe Hotel launches ‘music social club,’ concert series

Vancouver band Cocaine Moustache to headline series kick-off on Leap Day

Nanaimo woman to compete in new season of ‘Big Brother Canada’

Carol Rosher, a cancer survivor, is one of 16 houseguests appearing on reality TV show

Juno-nominated Nanaimo teen Lauren Spencer-Smith to appear on ‘American Idol’

Singer up for Adult Contemporary Album of the Year for ‘Unplugged, Vol. 1’

Nanaimo high school jazz students unite for JazzFest

Vancouver-raised jazz vocalist Laila Biali will join students on the Port Theatre stage