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Nanaimo’s Vesna Ukrainian dancers present year-end show at Malaspina Theatre

Performance comes weeks after a successful showing at provincial competition

Harbour City Photography Club’s Photo Salon 2018 comes to VIU’s View Gallery

Juried photography exhibition begins with awards reception on Friday, May 25

Nanaimo potter Bronwyn Arundel opening new ceramic studio and gallery

Arundel hopes to soon host potters from across Canada teaching high-level classes

First Urban Art Gallery mural has been added to A&B Sound building

Five artists will be adding more murals to the structure this summer

Fourth annual Nanaimo Idol talent competition comes to the Queen’s

Deadline for contestants to register is May 29 at midnight

Nanaimo Art Gallery’s Code Switching teen art group holds year end pop-up show

Exhibition begins with reception on Friday, May 25 and continues through the weekend

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Vesna Ukrainian dancers to perform at Malaspina Theatre
First Urban Art Gallery mural is up
The Innocent Truth performs at Malaspina Theatre
Nanaimo Pottery Co-op spring sale

Nanaimo metalcore band the Innocent Truth performs at Malaspina Theatre

Hometown concert caps off mid Island “Pride of the Hated” tour

Nanaimo Jazz Society Jazz Affair fundraiser comes to Coast Bastion Hotel

Event raises money for jazz education and programming in Nanaimo schools

Nanaimo Theatre Group hosts regional theatre competition next week

Theatre groups from Nanaimo, Courtenay, Port Alberni, Campbell River and Qualicum Beach face off

Syrian refugee artist Dema Maksod showing work at VIU library this summer

This is Maksod’s first Canadian exhibition since arriving in Nanaimo in November

Artist Wilf Hatch brings photography and drawing show to Nanaimo Arts Council

This is the first exhibition being held at the council’s new location

Jazz meets tap in new Crimson Coast Dance production at Malaspina Theare

Nanaimo’s NOLA NightHawks jazz band is collaborating with tap dancer Timothy Allen

Nanaimo filmmakers receive $10,000 Storyhive grants for short film projects

Public vote determined the 47 winners of the nearly 300 B.C. and Alberta applicants

Vancouver Island Children’s Book Festival happening this Saturday

Eleven writers and illustrators will give readings and presentations in downtown venues

Dancer Myriam Verzat hosts improv dance workshop at Nanaimo Rotary Fieldhouse

Verzat said improvisation concepts can be applied to daily life

Vancouver singer-songwriter Chris Ho performs at the Vault Café on May 10

Ho visits Nanaimo on his first tour since ending a self-imposed two-year hiatus

Nanaimo Pottery Co-op’s spring sale returns to Country Club Centre

Potters to offer a varierty of functional and decorative works just in time for Mother’s Day

Errington artist Dan Gray displaying his pastel work at Art 10 Gallery in May

Gray is giving a demonstration at the gallery on May 5 from 2 to 4 p.m.

VIU jazz grad Ryan Oliver and the Cookers Quintet play the Lighthouse Bistro

Oliver recently moved to Victoria after spending 20 years in Toronto and New York