Local Entertainment

Nanaimo filmmakers at work on first feature-length film

Darcy Touhey, Devon Kuziw and Maarten Bayliss first collaborated at Dover Bay Secondary School

Edmonton country singer Dan Davidson opens for Brett Kissel at the Port Theatre

Davidson, formerly of rock group Tupelo Honey, is having success in the country genre

Nanaimo International Jazz Festival Association launches jazz concert series

The eight-part Have You Heard? series begins March 16 at the Shaw Auditorium

Martin Nolan and Terry Boyle bring Irish folks tunes to St. Andrew’s United Church

St. Patrick’s Day concert to feature traiditional Irish uilleann bagpipes

Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra to debut new Canadian composition at next concert

The ensemble will perform with guest pianist Sarah Hagen from Courtenay

Western Edge Theatre presents 'Dead Metaphor' at the Harbour City Theatre
Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra presents Rhapsody and Reverie
Traditional St. Patrick's Day concert coming to St. Andrew's United Church
19th Harbour City Jazz Society Festival coming to the Port Theatre

John McDermott joins the Vancouver Island Symphony for St. Patrick’s Day concerts

Performances will feature personal stories and traditional Irish ditties

Singer Ann Mortifee is giving a rare performance at the Port Theatre

Mortifee is sharing the bill with old friend folk-singer Rick Scott

Crimson Coast Dance Society marks 20th anniversary at annual general meeting

Founder Holly Bright says her group has helped grow contemporary dance in Nanaimo

Nanaimo author Alfred Cool launches new book, ‘The Haida Gwaii Detour’

Cool will hold readings at the Nanaimo Harbourfront Library and the White Room

The 19th annual Harbour City Jazz Society Jazzfest is coming to the Port Theatre

Concert will feature 200 high school students and guest vocalist Dee Daniels

Alex Cuba and Alejandra Ribera coming to the Port Theatre

Duo previously collaborated on Cuba’s 2015 album, ‘Healer’

Islands Short Fiction Contest submission deadline one month away

Stories must not exceed 2,000 words, no entry fee for children

Vancouver Island jazz saxophonist Phil Dwyer coming to the Lighthouse Bistro

Dwyer will perform with his son on bass and his daughter’s fiancé on drums

Nanaimo musician Whitey Somers makes Canadian Songwriting Competition short list

Winner will be decided by online public voting, which closes Feb. 28

Bowen Island author Carol Cram reads from new book at Nanaimo Harbourfront Library

‘The Muse of Fire’ is the third in a series of historical fiction novels depicting women in the arts

Canadian country singer Johnny Reid comes to Port Theatre

Reid is beginning his ‘Revival’ tour with a series of shows on Vancouver Island