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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’

Nanaimo’s Greg Brown a finalist for $10,000 Journey Prize for emerging writers

Brown had two stories up for this year’s Writers’ Trust/McClelland and Stewart Journey Prize

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

Show will include magic, clowning, stunts and acrobatics

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Amy Stephen and Cindy Speelman perform at St. Paul's Anglican Church
Nanaimo Theatre Group presents Murder in Green Meadows
Oktoberfest 2018 comes to Beban Park auditorium
Yellow Point Drama Group presents 'The Green Room'

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

Nanaimo Art Gallery Dazzle Camouflage teen summer camp holds pop-up art show

Works partly inspired by current gallery exhibition, ‘Earthlings’

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

Nanaimo art rock group Gold and Shadow perform at the White Room

Band recently released new minimalist EP, ‘Gather and Scatter’

Submissions are open for Nanaimo’s Poetry in Transit program

Selected poems will appear on RDN Transit buses and promotional materials

‘Pack Animals: A Feminist Sketch Comedy’ comes to Nanaimo’s Kismet Theatre Academy

Production recently debuted to acclaim at the Saskatoon Fringe Festival

City of Nanaimo now accepting temporary outdoor art program submissions

Artists have until Oct. 22 to submit their applications online