Local Entertainment

Nanaimo author Sally Hill Brouard releases debut crime novel ‘Puzzle of Pieces’

Book examines psychological consequences of breaking the law and not getting caught

Alberta country singer Gord Bamford kicks off Nanaimo Bathtub Weekend

Local rock group Wise Youngblood will open the 19-plus concert

Nanaimo Concert Band to perform at Maffeo Sutton Park

Group will play marches, swing and show tunes at free evening concert

Eliza Gardiner is stepping down from her role as TheatreOne general manager

Gardiner oversaw modernization and economic surplus for the Nanaimo theatre company

Mexican progressive metal band Lost Nebula makes Nanaimo debut at the Cambie

Group recently added two new members and released a nine-minute single

Nanaimo artist Nicholas May exhibits surreal bird drawings at the White Room

Exhibition lasts one night only and gets ‘weirder and weirder’

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Nanaimo Concert Band to perform at Maffeo Sutton Park
Infringing Dance Festival comes to Nanaimo venues July 5 to 8
Myc Sharratt CD launch at Nanaimo Bar
Schmooze Productions presents 'Chicago' at Malaspina Theatre

The Nanaimo Ukulele Festival comes to Nanaimo Neighbourhood Church

Utah trio the Naked Waiters and Guelph, Ont.’s Cynthia Kinnunen headline the event

Vancouver Island soprano Eve Daniell comes to Nanaimo’s St. Paul’s Anglican Church

Singer born in Duncan, raised in Cowichan Valley before studying opera in the U.K.

Nanaimo singer Anna Atkinson presenting refugee sponsorship fundraiser concert

Proceeds from concert at St. Andrew’s United Church to go towards sponsoring Syrian family

Vancouver guitarist Bill Coon brings new quartet to Nanaimo’s Lighthouse Bistro

Coon recently finished a series of concerts at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival

Nanaimo welcomes Australian and Slovakian choirs to Christ Community Church

Both visiting groups are making their Canadian debut on current tour

Sounds of Summer series brings variety of live music to Old City Quarter

Concerts will be held at Wesley Square every Friday in July at noon

Best of the City: Blues and jazz festivals will hit all the right notes

Summertime Blues, Nanaimo International Jazz Festival in planning stages

Nanaimo child actor Hannah Zirke, 13, being cast in more mature roles

This spring Zirke completed filming for crime and horror films and programs

Nanaimo Art Gallery presents Open Bulrush Poetry Reading at Buttertubs Marsh

Gallery also offering outdoor screening of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Bowen Park

Nanaimo’s Gallery Merrick highlights local designers at Commercial Fashion Show

Fashion show to feature some items made from used and discarded materials

Victoria artist Timothy Wilson Hoey shows patriotic paintings at Gallery Merrick

Hoey’s O Canada Portage Show features images from Canadian popular culture

Crimson Coast’s annual Infringing Dance Festival comes to Nanaimo venues

Port Theatre, White Room and Maffeo Sutton Park to host dance performances

Nanaimo author Daryl Ashby examines life of Ladysmith drug lord Art Williams

Williams vanished in a 1977 plane crash and his whereabouts remain unknown

Nanaimo singer-songwriter Myc Sharratt holds CD release show at Nanaimo Bar

‘Hide in the Light’ was recorded with Juno-winning producer Ryan Stewart