Rachel Stern

Vancouver Island University students curate latest exhibit at The View Gallery

Post Portrait exhibit on display until April 6 at The View Gallery at VIU’s Nanaimo campus

Folk-roots musician Allison Brown performs on Gabriola

Show is March 30 at the Hive Emporium and features Nanaimo musician Sean Patton

Les Grands Ballets Canadians de Montréal performs in Nanaimo at Port Theatre

Ballet show is April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

The Tea Party performs Transmission in its entirety at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Tea Party performs at the Port Theatre Tuesday (March 28) at 7:30 p.m.

Purple Pirate show at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre takes audience members on magical voyage

Purple Pirate’s Magical Pirate Ship show part of Festival Nanaimo’s PirateFest events downtown

Musicians pay tribute to Gordon Lightfoot during concert on Gabriola

Impressions of Lightfoot concert is Sunday (March 19) at the Roxy on Gabriola Island

David Gogo performs at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre during David Gogo’s Birthday Blues Bash

Guitarist David Gogo celebrates his birthday with concert at Port Theatre

Iron Kingdom rocks the Queen’s in Nanaimo

Iron Kingdom plays heavy metal with Malevolents, Battlesworn and Deep Space Burnout.

Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre presents hard-hitting, gritty comedy about beauty

Reasons to Be Pretty, by playwright Neil LaBute, premieres March 24 at Nanaimo’s Harbour City Theatre.

Nanaimo’s TheatreOne takes audience members to Neverland

Nanaimo theatre company presents Peter Pan as part of its Just Kidding Series on Saturday (March 18).

VIDEO: Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre presents hard-hitting, gritty comedy about beauty

Reasons to Be Pretty, by playwright Neil LaBute, premieres March 24 at Nanaimo’s Harbour City Theatre.

Vancouver Island Symphony embraces its Irish spirit during St. Patrick’s Day concert

Vancouver Island Symphony concert features guest artist Rant Maggie Rant

Delfeayo Marsalis performs with Vancouver Island University’s Big Band

Jazz trombonist conducts numerous free workshops at Vancouver Island University.

VIDEO: Young Nanaimo Kismet Theatre actors star in Fame Jr.

Musical Fame Jr. premieres in Nanaimo at Harbour City Theatre on Friday (March 17).

Nanaimo rock band Wise Youngblood needs votes to advance in CBC’s Searchlight competition

Voting for Round 2 of CBC's Searchlight competition ends Monday (March 13).

Jazz musician Ingrid Jensen returns home to perform during Jazzfest

Jazzfest helps raises money for Nanaimo school band programs.

Nanaimo hip hop artist Jinx TK releases new album Mic Titan

Positive message in hip hop music attracted Nanaimo artist to the genre.

Nanaimo Musicians Association Big Band celebrates 50th anniversary

Big band hosts anniversary concert in Nanaimo Sunday (March 12).

Theatre show takes audience members into a ‘fantastical realm’

Village Ax shows March 14 at Nanaimo's Port Theatre as part of its Offstage series in the lobby.

VIDEO: Irish uilleann pipe player Martin Nolan performs with trio at Simonholt

Musician presents Celtic songs in honour of St. Patrick's Day at Simonholt in Nanaimo March 16.