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Downtown mural gallery gets its wings

Painting continuing at Urban Art Gallery at the former A&B Sound building

Vancouver singer Haley Blais makes Nanaimo debut at the Vault

Blais is touring behind new EP ‘Let Yourself Go’

Nanaimo artist Chantelle Delage reaches Art Battle Vancouver Island finals

Island’s fastest painters meet in Victoria on June 8 to compete for national berth

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Nanaimo Concert Band to perform at Maffeo Sutton Park
Infringing Dance Festival comes to Nanaimo venues July 5 to 8
Myc Sharratt CD launch at Nanaimo Bar
Schmooze Productions presents 'Chicago' at Malaspina Theatre

Glass blowers Dirk Huysman and Mary Ann Richards exhibit work at Hive Emporium

Couple’s first solo show to appear at Gabriola Island venue from June 7 to 24

Artist Gary Davis brings mixed-media show to Nanaimo’s John Harris Gallery

New Brunswick artist’s ‘Near U.S. Series’ is a collection of gradually altered photographs

Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra presents ‘Musical Dreams’ at Malaspina Theatre

Violinist Ella Wyndlow, 14, will be the concert’s guest soloist

Tempo Dance Academy marks 25 years of dance in Nanaimo at year-end show

Dance studio started with 52 students in a north Nanaimo basement

Nanaimo potter Bronwyn Arundel opening new ceramic studio and gallery

Arundel hopes to soon host potters from across Canada teaching high-level classes

Nanaimo’s Vesna Ukrainian dancers present year-end show at Malaspina Theatre

Performance comes weeks after a successful showing at provincial competition

Harbour City Photography Club’s Photo Salon 2018 comes to VIU’s View Gallery

Juried photography exhibition begins with awards reception on Friday, May 25

First Urban Art Gallery mural has been added to A&B Sound building

Five artists will be adding more murals to the structure this summer

Fourth annual Nanaimo Idol talent competition comes to the Queen’s

Deadline for contestants to register is May 29 at midnight

Nanaimo Art Gallery’s Code Switching teen art group holds year end pop-up show

Exhibition begins with reception on Friday, May 25 and continues through the weekend

Nanaimo metalcore band the Innocent Truth performs at Malaspina Theatre

Hometown concert caps off mid Island “Pride of the Hated” tour

Nanaimo Jazz Society Jazz Affair fundraiser comes to Coast Bastion Hotel

Event raises money for jazz education and programming in Nanaimo schools

Nanaimo Theatre Group hosts regional theatre competition next week

Theatre groups from Nanaimo, Courtenay, Port Alberni, Campbell River and Qualicum Beach face off

Syrian refugee artist Dema Maksod showing work at VIU library this summer

This is Maksod’s first Canadian exhibition since arriving in Nanaimo in November

Nanaimo filmmakers receive $10,000 Storyhive grants for short film projects

Public vote determined the 47 winners of the nearly 300 B.C. and Alberta applicants

Artist Wilf Hatch brings photography and drawing show to Nanaimo Arts Council

This is the first exhibition being held at the council’s new location

Jazz meets tap in new Crimson Coast Dance production at Malaspina Theare

Nanaimo’s NOLA NightHawks jazz band is collaborating with tap dancer Timothy Allen