Life

Island landscape caught in photos

Lawrence Walrond's photographs are on display at Nanaimo Arts Council Gallery in celebration of Black History Month

Acting students stage year-end plays

NANAIMO – Kismet Academy acting students present their plays, Trapped, Saturday (Dec. 15) at Nanaimo Centre Stage.

Artist inspired by natural beauty

NANAIMO – Christy Blom featured artist at the Art 10 Gallery.

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The art of Tenkara, Japanese fishing
The art of the bow and arrow
What was your best car?

Movie night raising money for United Way

NANAIMO - United Way's annual Starlight Film Festival takes place at Galaxy Cinemas.

Family seeking assistance

NANAIMO - Concert helps cover relocation costs for Nanaimo family travelling from Uganda to Canada.

ACTIVE LIFE: Invasive plants uprooted by volunteer work parties

NANAIM – City organizes work parties to rid areas of invasive plants.

  • May 11th, 2013

Professor discusses politics of romance

Keith Harrison looks at elements of Deepa Mehta’s film Water

High school music students descend on university

NANAIMO – Annual West Coast Jazz Festival happens at Vancouver Island University Thursday (May 1).

Sneeze helps school life

  • Jan 26th, 2011

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.

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.