Entertainment

Nanaimo Ukulele Festival invites listeners to give instrument a try

Evening of performances followed by day of workshops

Artists showing at Nanaimo Art Gallery giving talk at Nanaimo River estuary

Steven Thomas Davies and Tania Willard have joint piece in gallery’s current show

Comedy and absurdity dominate Nanaimo Theatre Group’s coming season

Local theatre company recently released its 2019-20 season schedule

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Parade jazzes things up in downtown Nanaimo
Mid Island Performing Arts Festival gifted 100-year-old piano
Lantzville Boys and Girls Club gets new mural
Cultivate Festival livened up the long weekend on Gabriola Island

Former Vancouver Island Symphony conductor releases cookbook

Marlin Wolfe’s ‘The Maestro’s Favourites: A Symphony of Taste’ includes recipes amassed over decades

Victoria Celtic band Knacker’s Yard closes out Old City Quarter music series

Group recently toured Ireland and the U.K. for the first time

Missy Elliott honoured at MTV VMAs; Swift wins top prize

Other performers Monday included former Fifth Harmony member Normani

Three folk singers from three islands take the stage at Cultivate Festival

Gabriola’s Gary Fjellgaard, Pender’s Lester Quitzau and Bowen’s Shari Ulrich join forces

Pamela Anderson returns home to enjoy ‘peace and solitude’ of B.C.

Star says “the best is yet to come” in exclusive Q&A from her Vancouver Island hometown

Summertime Blues Festival on at Maffeo Sutton Park

It’s Day 3 of Nanaimo’s blues festival with performances until 10 p.m. tonight

Nanaimo Arts Council membership showing work in Ladysmith

Island Living Art Show opens at the Waterfront Gallery on Aug. 24

Nanaimo Art Gallery summer camp students present multimedia exhibition

Dazzle Camouflage ‘divining’ show inspired by the estuary ecosystem

Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra presents free outdoor ‘best of’ concert

Ensemble brings ‘Music for a Summer’s Eve’ to Maffeo Sutton Park

New ‘Matrix’ film set with Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski

Fourth installment to feature Reeves as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity

Swollen Members rapper Madchild to perform at the Queen’s

Rapper’s new album ‘Demons’ reflects on his struggles with drug addiction

VIU professor writes over Shakespeare in new book of poetry

In ‘Sonnet’s Shakespeare,’ Sonnet L’Abbé superimposes her own poems over the sonnets of the Bard

Victoria singer Adrian Chalifour performs at the Vault

Former Towers and Trees frontman to release solo album this fall

Disney Plus to launch in Canada in November

Analysts say latest streaming service may escalate cord cutting

‘Easy Rider’ star Peter Fonda dies at 79

Actor and writer was nominated for an Oscar for co-writing the 1969 psychedelic road trip movie

‘End of an era’ as Gabriola Island art venue closes

Hive Emporium is second area gallery to shutter, after Nanaimo Arts Council in March