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Vancouver singer-songwriter Zach Kleisinger performs at the Vault

Kleisinger is preparing for his first European tour

Big top set up in north Nanaimo as circus comes to town

American Crown Circus Circo Osorio will be at Woodgrove Centre from Sept. 19-23

Mid Island Performing Arts Festival receives donation of 111-year-old piano

Instrument was originally owned by festival’s founder, Andrew Dunsmore

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Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra performs at Malaspina Theatre
Kirkwood Academy presents 'The Nutcracker' at the Port Theatre
'A Christmas Carol' at Harbour City Theatre
Western Edge presents 'Our Ghosts' at Harbour City Theatre

Former VIU visual arts professor presents exhibition at school’s View Gallery

Robin Field’s ‘INformed’ represents 40 years of artistic explorations

Vancouver garage rock group Strange Breed performs at the Vault

Band recently released debut album, ‘Permanence’

Hub City Cinema Society’s Cinefest film festival returns to Avalon Cinema

More comedies and documentaries among this year’s crop of Island-made films

East Coast comedian Ron James bringing ‘Full Throttle Tour’ to Nanaimo

James is at work on the first draft of his first book, ‘All Over the Map’

Red Green brings farewell tour to Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Steve Smith first portrayed his handyman persona in 1979

‘15 Minutes of Infamy’ spoken word series resumes for 2019-20 season

Upcoming event features poets, storytellers and songwriters

Juno-winning rockers Said the Whale coming to the Port Theatre

Vancouver group endeavouring to nurture young Lower Mainland musicians

Charitable ‘Human Condition Comedy Tour’ comes to the Nanaimo Bar

Comedians will raise money for Nanaimo Youth Services Association

Artist from Sorrento, B.C. inspired by trip to Sorrento, Italy in new exhibit

Donovan Rose presents ‘La Dolce Cabana’ at Nanaimo’s Gallery Merrick starting this week

Artist paints mural behind Lantzville Boys and Girls Club

Last year Sebastian Abboud, with friends and family, completed the artwork over Labour Day weekend

Nanaimo’s Around Town Tellers begin 2019-20 storytelling season this month

This year the group is co-hosting the Storytellers of Canada National Conference

Jazz festival will bring new sounds to downtown Nanaimo

Nanaimo International Jazz Festival takes place Sept. 20-22

Jazz keyboardist brings audiences on world-fusion journey

The Gabriel Palatchi Trio performs at Nanaimo’s Lighthouse Bistro this week

Painter presents ‘Wind Dancers’ exhibit at Art 10 Gallery

Patricia Mansell is this month’s featured artist at the gallery at Nanaimo North Town Centre

Cultivate Festival livened up the long weekend on Gabriola Island

Music, theatre, art festival was held Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Gabriola Commons