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Nanaimo welcomes Australian and Slovakian choirs to Christ Community Church

Both visiting groups are making their Canadian debut on current tour

Sounds of Summer series brings variety of live music to Old City Quarter

Concerts will be held at Wesley Square every Friday in July at noon

Best of the City: Blues and jazz festivals will hit all the right notes

Summertime Blues, Nanaimo International Jazz Festival in planning stages

Moonshine Mollys to perform at Port Theatre telethon
Jazz violinist Kit Eakle to play Lighthouse Bistro
Violinist Ray Chin performs at the Nanaimo Arts Council
Water resistant stencil art on display at VIU

Nanaimo Art Gallery presents Open Bulrush Poetry Reading at Buttertubs Marsh

Gallery also offering outdoor screening of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Bowen Park

Nanaimo’s Gallery Merrick highlights local designers at Commercial Fashion Show

Fashion show to feature some items made from used and discarded materials

Victoria artist Timothy Wilson Hoey shows patriotic paintings at Gallery Merrick

Hoey’s O Canada Portage Show features images from Canadian popular culture

Crimson Coast’s annual Infringing Dance Festival comes to Nanaimo venues

Port Theatre, White Room and Maffeo Sutton Park to host dance performances

Nanaimo author Daryl Ashby examines life of Ladysmith drug lord Art Williams

Williams vanished in a 1977 plane crash and his whereabouts remain unknown

Nanaimo singer-songwriter Myc Sharratt holds CD release show at Nanaimo Bar

‘Hide in the Light’ was recorded with Juno-winning producer Ryan Stewart

Disney production filming at Victoria’s Government House today

Made-for-TV movie will feature the inside of the Rockland Avenue mansion

Musician and writer Ann Mortifee performs at Bethlehem Centre gala fundraiser

Organizers hope to raise $10,000 to support spiritual and faith-based programming

B.C.-raised country singer Madeline Merlo headlining Nanaimo’s Party in the Park

Music festival features Canadian country artists from B.C., Alberta and Ontario

Victoria writer Robert Amos tells Vancouver Island painter E.J. Hughes’ story

‘E. J. Hughes Paints Vancouver Island’ to be launched at Nanaimo Art Gallery on July 24

WordStorm’s 15 Minutes of Infamy season wraps up at Old City Station Pub

Comox Valley poet laureate Natalie Nickerson is among the performing poets

Vancouver Island Chamber Music Festival comes to St. Paul’s Anglican Church

Festival to present diverse musicians from the Island and the mainland

B.C. artist Arvo Leo presents orchid-themed exhibit at Nanaimo Art Gallery

‘The Orchids / Had the Look of Flowers That Are Looked At’ includes photo and video elements

Vancouver jazz couple Jennifer Scott and Rene Worst play the Lighthouse Bistro

The singer and bassist return to the venue for first concert since last spring

Artist Bryan Faubert holds retrospective farewell show at Nanaimo Arts Council

Faubert will spend next two years studying art at University of Calgary

Hub City Cinema Society marks five years nurturing local filmmakers

Society president Zachary Tannar discussed his vision at annual general meeting