Entertainment

Nanaimo’s Around Town Tellers begin 2019-20 storytelling season this month

This year the group is co-hosting the Storytellers of Canada National Conference

Margaret Atwood, Andre Alexis earn spots on Giller Prize long list

Atwood’s ‘The Testaments,’ much-hyped sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ also shortlisted for Booker Prize

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VIU theatre dept. presents 'SlugFest' at Malaspina Theatre
Yellow Point Drama Group presents 'The Importance of Being Earnest'
Schmooze Productions presents 20th anniversary show
Parade jazzes things up in downtown Nanaimo

Netflix and streaming means Canadian feature films struggle to find audiences: TIFF

Netflix is a source of controversy on the international festival circuit

Jazz festival will bring new sounds to downtown Nanaimo

Nanaimo International Jazz Festival takes place Sept. 20-22

Jazz keyboardist brings audiences on world-fusion journey

The Gabriel Palatchi Trio performs at Nanaimo’s Lighthouse Bistro this week

Painter presents ‘Wind Dancers’ exhibit at Art 10 Gallery

Patricia Mansell is this month’s featured artist at the gallery at Nanaimo North Town Centre

Cultivate Festival livened up the long weekend on Gabriola Island

Music, theatre, art festival was held Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Gabriola Commons

Hollywood’s summer ends 2% down despite Disney dominance

The Labor Day weekend is traditionally a quiet one for movie theatres

Valerie Harper, TV’s Rhoda, has died at 80

Breakout role was Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Shambhala organizers move festival date due to wildfire risk in Kootenays

The decision was made following talks with the provincial and regional governments

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

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