Melissa Fryer

Enbridge shares cashed in to help Nanaimo environmental group

David Stanley and Ria De Vos donate $80,000 of Enbridge shares to Nanaimo and Area Land Trust

Actors with Hope Management perform Rel8shun

On the fringe: theatre festival returns to Nanaimo

Eight shows featured during second annual Fringetastic theatre festival in Nanaimo

Actors with Hope Management perform Rel8shun
Peter Kent left Vancouver Island for Hollywood in 1984

Stunt double

Former Nanaimo resident Peter Kent shares his career highlights as a stuntman for Arnold Schwarzenegger

Peter Kent left Vancouver Island for Hollywood in 1984

Film industry tries to salvage working relationship with Nanaimo

NANAIMO – Film representatives meeting with city's economic development corporation

Nanaimo Art Gallery studies possible building expansion

A study will help Nanaimo Art Gallery decide whether its current location is suitable for its consolidation and expansion plans

Musician Tim Harrison relocated to the West Coast from Ontario to focus on his health. Music continued to beckon in the arts-rich community of Gabriola and he is once again performing.

Gabriola musician’s focus placed back on art

Tim Harrison performs in Nanaimo with other Gabriola Island artists

Musician Tim Harrison relocated to the West Coast from Ontario to focus on his health. Music continued to beckon in the arts-rich community of Gabriola and he is once again performing.
Doug Cox performs with Todd Butler at Headliners in August.

Finger pickin’ good

Doug Cox and Todd Butler team up for guitar show in Nanaimo

Doug Cox performs with Todd Butler at Headliners in August.
Ridley Bent’s debut album on the music scene was a fusion of hip-hop style rhymes with country-style music

Singer’s duality fosters creativity

Two sides exist to Ridley Bent, a singer-songwriter influenced by country music

Ridley Bent’s debut album on the music scene was a fusion of hip-hop style rhymes with country-style music
Randii Andii’s costumes

Nanaimo’s queen of parody

Comedian and parody singer Randii Andii celebrates the recording of her favourite songs before hitting the road on tour

Randii Andii’s costumes

Nanaimo couple seeks support from community

Nanaimo man adapting to life in a wheelchair after medical condition leaves him paralyzed

John Kimantas compiles his extensive knowledge of Vancouver Island into an informative guidebook.

Bookmark: The BC Coast Explorer and Marine Trail Guide

Author John Kimantas shares his extensive knowledge of Vancouver Island in new guidebook

John Kimantas compiles his extensive knowledge of Vancouver Island into an informative guidebook.

Nanaimo rockers reunite decades later

Nanaimo band Steelback popular in 1970s and ’80s stages reunion show

Sheelagh Whittaker

Author finds answers in family’s ancestry

Sheelagh Whittaker used her family’s history – and her journey to uncover it – for her first full-length novel

Sheelagh Whittaker

Housing market stable in Nanaimo

Typical homeowner tends to purchase three-bedroom, two-bathroom home on Vancouver Island, according to survey

Jesse Alexander transforms the back lot at Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank on Farquhar Street into a community garden

Changes better serve clients at Nanaimo food bank

A community garden helps humanize a difficult situation for Nanaimo citizens

Jesse Alexander transforms the back lot at Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank on Farquhar Street into a community garden
Author David Esson Young's book The Uchuck Years.

Bookmark: The Uchuck Years

Author draws on extensive company records to supplement his memories of 40 years with the Nootka Sound Service

Author David Esson Young's book The Uchuck Years.
Brendan Tang's unique ceramic designs are part of his presentation at Nanaimo Centre Stage.

From thought to form

Brendan Tang brings his award-winning ceramic display Manga Ormolu to Nanaimo Centre Stage for a presentation

Brendan Tang's unique ceramic designs are part of his presentation at Nanaimo Centre Stage.
Nanaimo has numerous options for mountain biking.

Ask an expert – mountain biking

Nanaimo has great mountain biking trails all over. If I only had one day to spend riding, where should I go?

Nanaimo has numerous options for mountain biking.
Kyle and Marty Shepard are the father-son duo known as The Big Mess. They performed at the China Steps in downtown Nanaimo as part of a free concert series hosted by CHLY radio station and the Downtown Nanaimo Business Improvement Association.

Ask an expert – entertainment

I’m a university student and don’t have much money. What does Nanaimo’s night life have to offer that won’t break the bank?

Kyle and Marty Shepard are the father-son duo known as The Big Mess. They performed at the China Steps in downtown Nanaimo as part of a free concert series hosted by CHLY radio station and the Downtown Nanaimo Business Improvement Association.
Thomas Robertshaw

Acme mixes a mean martini

Acme Food Co. Ltd. voted best martini in Nanaimo in the Best of the City 2012 survey.

Thomas Robertshaw