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Author long-listed for prestigious award

Vancouver Island University instructor Kathy Page long-listed for a Giller.

HEALTHY YOU: Staying fit takes bit of planning

NANAIMO – With a little planning, there is always a way to stay physical.

Film festival offers production help

Nanaimo Global Film Festival organizing group wants to encourage local filmmakers to tackle issues.

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Christmas in Nanaimo: Singing Christmas Tree lights up for 19th year

After 18 years, ET Family Church’s Singing Christmas Tree is a holiday tradition for many mid-Island families.

ACTIVE LIFE: Skating lessons prove popular with the help of grant

NANAIMO – Student involvement in skating lessons at Nanaimo's ice rinks has increased, thanks to a $5,000 grant from the RBC Foundation.

David James finds his niche with Johnny Cash

NANAIMO – David James and Big River performs at SimonHolt on New Year's Eve.

Creature creator

NANAIMO - Local makeup artist Max Dowie teaches people how to turn others into zombies and other creatures in upcoming workshops.

Active Life: Nanaimo families can ring in 2017 under the big top

NANAIMO – Parks and recreation department is inviting families to ring in 2017 at Beban Park in a carnival-like atmosphere.

Fringe poet rolls onto stage

Jem Rolls performs at the Harbour City Theatre on Sunday (Sept. 28) at 7 p.m.

Nanaimo Art Gallery opens exhibit featuring work of Muybridge and Edgerton

NANAIMO - Nanaimo Art Gallery hosts Vancouver Art Gallery travelling exhibit, Out of Sight, featuring work of Muybridge and Edgerton.

Story of struggle and survival conveyed through theatre

NANAIMO – Anatolia Speaks is a fictional account of a Canadian immigrant sharing a refugee past

Twisted tale

NANAIMO - Crimson Coast Dance Society presents Twisted: Solo and Meridian at Malaspina Theatre Saturday (May 11).

Activism lauded at film festival

The seventh annual Nanaimo Global Film Festival features stories about people who are re-inventing their world and their future.

Nanaimo’s Feastival celebrates Vancouver Island’s culinary culture

NANAIMO - Feastival, an annual culinary festival, showcases Vancouver Island's culinary landscape.

City of Nanaimo installs temporary art downtown

NANAIMO - The City of Nanaimo installed several art pieces during Public Art Week, May 16-20.

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Nanaimo can help lead country toward zero waste

NANAIMO – Reclaiming materials one way to reduce amount of garbage going to landfill.

Nanaimo director Jeff James Monson creates independent film about friendship and betrayal

NANAIMO - Nanaimo director Jeff James Monson creates independent full-length film The Ol' Amity Blues.

Comeback kid

Fefe Dobson returns with a hot single from a new album and
a cross-country tour