Local Entertainment

Chesapeake Shores filming in downtown Nanaimo

Cast and crew close to wrapping up shooting on Season 4 of Hallmark Channel TV series

Comic Strippers comedy troupe returns to Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Show combines improvisational games and sketches with male stripper parody

Nanaimo poet Rebecca Garber launches her second book of poetry

Book launch for ‘Becoming a Poet’ takes place at Hope Lutheran Church

New book from Island author details social history of the E&N railway

Along the E&N tells the story of 32 establishments from Esquimalt to Campbell River.

Crime Writers of Canada present Cool Canadian Crime at Harbourfront Library

Five West Coast authors, including Nanaimo’s Ardelle Holden, to share their work

Mamma Mia! poised to be biggest Chemainus Theatre show ever

Plenty of buzz as Island dinner theatre schedules ABBA-fueled romp

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Headliners present 'Hairspray Jr.' at the Port Theatre
Fiddelium performing at the Port Theatre
A Cappella Plus performs at Shaw Auditorium
VIU visual art show spans a Spectrum of art forms

Nanaimo youth theatre group presenting ‘Hairspray Jr.’

Headliners director and actors agree musical’s message continues to resonate

Governor General’s Award-winning author launches her new book

Wendy Phillips’s ‘Baggage’ is told in experimental ‘free verse’ style

15-year-old Nanaimo singer who had viral Facebook video releases single

Lauren Spencer-Smith recently appeared on American comedian Steve Harvey’s talk show

A decade of classic country and rock ‘n’ roll

Louisiana Hayride Show returns to the Port Theatre

Dance moves passed down through the generations

Vancouver dancer Justine A. Chambers leading workshops at Nanaimo Art Gallery this week

Nanaimo artists open their doors for Hammond Bay Studio Tour

More than 20 artists from various disciplines will have new work on display

John Denver tribute Rocky Mountain High will make Nanaimo debut

Concert features Island musicians and Denver’s original composer and arranger

Nanaimo Legion hall to be covered in murals

Artists Lauren Semple and Alyssa Glassford to paint Mount Benson Branch 256 exterior

Painter finds beauty in light and darkness

Julie Sabiston is featured at Art 10 Gallery at Nanaimo North Town Centre this month

Western Edge celebrates 15 years of theatre in Nanaimo

Anniversary gala to feature past performers reprising roles

Vancouver-based funk group Raincity comes to the Corner Lounge

Parksville-raised singer Clare Twiddy giving first Island shows in two years

Decorative and functional ceramic on display at spring sale

Nanaimo Pottery Co-op presents Spring Show and Sale at Country Club Centre May 10-11

Author sails around Vancouver Island and uncovers his father’s past in new book

Protection Island writer Brian Harvey releases fourth book, ‘Sea Trial’