Local Entertainment

Conductor marks a decade with Vancouver Island Symphony

Pierre Simard has been at the helm of the Vancouver Island Symphony for 10 years

Nanaimo filmmaker turns to fans to help fund first feature

Jon Silverberg hopes to raise $20,000 to finance post-production of debut film, Crypto

Renowned Canadian dancer Kenny Pearl to lead youth classes in Nanaimo

Pearl said he hopes to nurture the young dancers’ love of the craft

Butts Giraud still putting on a show
    Singing for their supper
      Music to lift the spirit
        Nanaimo Theatre Group begins season with Key for Two

          CHLY looks to amp up the volume

          VIU’s community radio station is now debt-free and has ambitious plans for the future

          Spectral Tides exhibit explores place, identity and history

          Vancouver-based artist Jin-me Yoon’s work will be at Nanaimo Art Gallery starting Oct. 13

          Textile art full of possibilities to explore

          Artists Heather Cameron and Barb Mortell hold joint textile art show at Gabriola’s Hive Emporium

          Yellow Point Drama Group gets serious

          Local theatre company begins fall season with sophisticated play Alterations

          Gabriola Thanksgiving Studio Tour keeps growing

          Organizer says 15 new artists join the event each year

          Pianist Angela Hewitt tackles the classics

          Renowned Canadian classical pianist visits Nanaimo in only West Coast concert

          Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton tribute comes to Port Theatre

          Marty Edwards and Wendy Engler star in Kenny and Dolly…Together Again

          Musical couple joins Nanaimo Conservatory of Music

          Sudbury Symphony Orchestra members Alexandra Lee and Nicholas Ross to teach cello and violin in Nanaimo

          Author offers a dog’s eye view of the wild

          Chris Czajkowski brings canine memoir to Nanaimo Harbourfront Library on Oct. 5

          Online meeting place created for Nanaimo birders

          Nanaimo photographer Spenser Smith launches Vancouver Island birdwatching website

          Museum hosts Lawren Harris collection

          Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary will be exhibited at Nanaimo Museum starting Saturday (Sept. 30)

          Kismet Theatre explores manhood in new production

          Original play, Be a Man, is a fundraiser for Haven Society

          Singing Christmas Tree rehearsals begin

          Generations Church already preparing for annual Christmas production

          Rat Pack tribute comes to Port Theatre

          Andy DiMino, Gary Anthony and Lambus Dean portray Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Jr.

          Nanaimo Art Gallery looks back, looks ahead

          Executive reviewed last year’s achievements and discussed future goals at annual general meeting

          Nanaimo musician gives Gordon Lightfoot songs a jazz treatment

          Drummer James McRae hopes to tour Canada with his Impressions of Lightfoot