Local Entertainment

Tidesmen chorus brings ‘old fashioned’ cheer to Nanaimo

Lantzville-based ensemble to perform in Parksville and Nanaimo this weekend

Cedar United church concert to benefit Loaves and Fishes Food Bank

VIU prof and celtic singer Anna Atkinson holding fifth annual charity show

‘Wacky, crazy, cabaret act’ The Merkin Sisters comes to Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Performerns Ingrid Hansen and Stéphanie Morin-Robert merge puppetry, dance and physical humour

Nanaimo performer makes Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular debut

Rose McNeil returns for first hometown performance in seven years

Vocalists to make solo debuts at Malaspina Choir’s ‘Messiah’ show

Elise Boulanger and Whitney Williams to share soprano duties at Christmas concert

Dover Bay Secondary School production of Mary Poppins
    Headliners production of Guys and Dolls
      Western Edge season begins with new local play, 'Run in Fields'
        Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra goes for baroque

          Winter Harp salutes the solstice in Nanaimo

          Medieval celtic group plays Christmas carols from the Dark Ages

          Tempo brings Christmas enchantment to Nanaimo

          Nearly 100 dancers taking part in one of the studio’s biggest regular productions

          Headliners goes back in time with ‘Guys and Dolls’

          Production of 1950 musical heads to VIU’s Malaspina Theatre

          VIU students showcase work at annual show and sale

          Upwards of 50 students expected to present paintings, prints, ceramics and more

          Vancouver saxophonist Cory Weeds and American pianist Champian Fulton coming to Nanaimo

          Jazz musicians to record their first duo album and tour Western Canada

          Nanaimo Arts Council selling art to raise funds for new lodgings

          Online art auction one of many initiatives as group looks to raise $50,000

          Vancouver Island Symphony celebrates the season with Festive Brass

          ‘Reindeer Games’ concert to feature mash-ups of Christmas carols and pop tunes

          Hip Hop’s Toys for Tots fundraiser back to save Christmas

          Charity has provided presents, groceries and financial aid to about 30 families since 2014

          Nanaimo Art Walk returns for 19th year

          Around 50 artists will have their work on display at 28 locations in the city

          Western Edge season begins with new local play

          Playwright Frank Moher to direct his play, ‘Run in Fields’

          Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra goes for baroque

          ‘Baroque Bouquet’ concert to feature guest organist Jenny Vincent

          Island Consort Choir explores a modern, Canadian repertoire

          Classical chamber choir celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday in upcoming shows

          Poet and VIU professor Sonnet L’Abbé wins $4,000 poetry prize

          L’Abbé’s poetry collection ‘Anima Canadensis’ picks up 2017 bpNichol Chapbook Award