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Drive-in movie screenings next week will benefit Nanaimo food bank

Fortis B.C. and Fresh Air Cinema holding fundraisers at Woodgrove Centre

Gabriola poet views marriage and family with dark humour in long-delayed book

P.C. Vandall’s ‘The Blue Moth of Morning’ to be unveiled at in-person and online book launch

Vancouver Island films sought for One Minute Mobile Movie Challenge

All entries to be screened online in virtual film festival

Gabriola Lions’ main annual fundraiser Concert on the Green to be held online

‘Concert on the Screen’ to feature Beatles tribute by Gabriola artists

Lantzville playwright explores middle age in new solo show

Nicolle Nattrass to present an online reading of her latest play, ‘Suddenly 50’

Nanaimo blues rock group Big Pacific releases sophomore album

‘Welcome to the Party’ unveiled at sold-out concert at the Queen’s

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Nanaimo Fringe Festival productions adapt to new online format

10th annual festival to be live-streamed due to COVID-19

Nanaimo fantasy writer co-authoring Old Norse phrase book

Joshua Gillingham partnering with author and professor on ‘Old Norse for Modern Times’

Nanaimo musician Glen Foster releases new music video

‘Brains Brawn and Beauty’ is the latest single from Foster’s album ‘Not Far Away’

Rotary club painting scenic mural at Nanaimo care home

Neck Point Park panorama being painted on rear wall at Eden Gardens

City of Nanaimo summer concert series comes to seniors’ residences

Small, invite-only concerts replace large performances of previous years

Nanaimo’s Signs of Hope Mini-Mural Festival holds first painting party of the year

COVID-19 precautions will be in place at upcoming event at Bowen Park

Nanaimo artist showing holographic, glow-in-the-dark paintings in Parksville

Pattiann Withapea presents ‘Designs From My Abstract Mind’ at McMillan Arts Centre

New painting and sculpture show opens at Nanaimo studio

Painter Denise Tierney and sculptor Joel Prevost have been working together for the past year

Gabriola’s Isle of the Arts Festival goes ‘mini’ on 10th anniversary

Gabriola Arts Council presents scaled-down, workshop-only IOTA Mini festival

Nanaimo Art Gallery holds first exhibition since COVID-19 rules implemented

‘Small Gatherings’ features work by local artists and from gallery’s collection

Shop window art show explores COVID-19, the Black Death and the Renaissance

Rotating ‘Renewal’ exhibition coming to Arbutus Books display window in August

Nanaimo poet releases new books on nature and death

Ian Cognito presents solo book ‘Animusings’ and collaboration ‘Much Adieu About Nothing’

From theatres to patios, Vancouver Island Symphony plays through the pandemic

A series of pop-up concerts are taking place in various locations from Saltair to Comox