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Victoria band Jon and Roy to headline Nanaimo’s Longwoodstock

Music and beer festival to include acts from Vancouver Island to Saskatoon

Jazz violinist Kit Eakle, Astrid Lyre Trio to play Nanaimo’s Lighthouse Bistro

Eakle to play his ‘DjangoSphere’ program of work by Django Reinhardt, Thelonious Monk

Local violinist Ray Chin performs at the Nanaimo Arts Council

Concert to feature a varied selection of compositions

Nanaimo’s WordStorm Society of the Arts’ 15 Minutes of Infamy poetry season begins

Port Alberni’s Jacqueline Carmichael to read from new book ‘Tweets from the Trenches’

Nanaimo painter Claudia Lohmann makes private gallery debut at Gallery Merrick

Lohmann is vice president of the Nanaimo chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists

Poets Leanne McIntosh and Daniel Scott read at Nanaimo Harbourfront Library

Saturday’s poetry event part of Nanaimo’s poet laureate reading series

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Jazz violinist Kit Eakle to play Lighthouse Bistro
Violinist Ray Chin performs at the Nanaimo Arts Council
Water resistant stencil art on display at VIU
Anna Atkinson performs at Cedar United Church

Victoria-based Pink Floyd tribute Pigs coming to Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Show will include full performance of 1973 album ‘Dark Side of the Moon’

Las Vegas-based Circo Osorio Circus comes to Nanaimo’s Woodgrove Centre

Show will include magic, clowning, stunts and acrobatics

Nanaimo author Paulette McCarthy releases debut novel

Murder mystery ‘The Final Hours of John Doe’ already in second printing

Author and VIU professor Kathy Page releases new book, ‘Dear Evelyn’

Novel inspired by father’s Second World War love letters

Water-resistant stencil art on display at VIU

VIU grads Lindsay Malbon and Laura Timmermans created the 15 designs

Ontario roots rock group Midnight Shine opens Port Theatre’s Spotlight series

This year the Attawapiskat First Nation-based band released third CD ‘High Road’

Charles Mingus Dynasty Quintet headlines Nanaimo International Jazz Festival

Festival president Andrew Homzy has long been a scholar of Mingus

Toronto poet Bill Bissett presents poetry reading and workshop in Nanaimo

Bissett is at the Buzz Coffee House and St. Paul’s Anglican Church on Sept. 14 and 15

Nanaimo’s Quinton Foote premieres new film ‘Denouement’ at Bowen Park auditorium

Film follows 1920s gangsters and was shot in Parksville Museum heritage buildings

Charles Mingus Dynasty Quintet headlines Nanaimo International Jazz Festival

Festival president Andrew Homzy has long been a scholar of Mingus

Singer and VIU prof Anna Atkinson holds charity show at Cedar United Church

Proceeds will support Island Crisis Care Society’s More Room for Hope program

Doom metal night at the Queen’s draws acts from the Island, mainland and Japan

Squamish trio Hoopsnake bring Tokyo band Guevnna on first Canadian tour

Nanaimo’s Port Theatre announces 2018-19 Spotlight series

This season marks the performance venue’s 20th anniversary