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Vancouver Island roots trio Lion Bear Fox performs at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Group at work on follow-up to last year’s self-titled full-length debut album

Nanaimo-raised saxophonist Brodie West back for hometown show at the White Room

The Brodie West Quintet will lead a rhythm workshop and play from new album

VIU professor Kathy Page up for $50K Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize

Page’s latest book, ‘Dear Evelyn,’ is inspired by her parents’ wartime love letters

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Dover Bay Secondary School presents 'Oliver!'
Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra performs at VIU
Island Consort choir plays St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
'A Christmas Carol' at Harbour City Theatre

Nanaimo theatre company TheatreOne names new general manager

Anne Taylor takes over from VIU drama instructor Eliza Gardiner

Yellow Point Drama Group goes backstage with new play ‘The Green Room’

Play is written and directed by Nanaimo theatre artist Brian March

Montreal’s Cirque Éloize brings western-themed ‘Saloon’ to Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Production features acrobatics, live music, choreography and circus arts

B.C. spoken word artist Shane Koyczan coming to Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Poet gained international attention after performance at 2010 Vancouver Olympics

Gabriola Arts Council’s Thanksgiving Studio Tour returns for 22nd year

More than 80 artists in 71 studios taking part in three-day event

Toronto contemporary artist Shary Boyle speaks at Vancouver Island University

Boyle will discuss origin of Earthlings exhibit currently at Nanaimo Art Gallery

Nanaimo artist takes a pipeline stand, paintbrush in hand

Dyane Brown’s ‘Protect the Coast’ exhibit features paintings inspired by coastal life and landscapes

Toronto roots band the Andrew Collins Trio comes to Nanaimo’s Unitarian Hall

Group is touring in support of new vocal and instrumental albums ‘Tongue’ and ‘Groove’

PHOTOS: A flavour of New Orleans at Nanaimo jazz fest parade

Nanaimo International Jazz Festival is taking place this weekend, Sept. 21-23

Nanaimo Art Gallery passes $10K goal, raises $23K to add art to building front

Sculpture by local artists William and Joel Good to be installed in coming weeks

Nanaimo International Jazz Festival coming to multiple venues this weekend

Victoria Jazz Orchestra wraps up festivites on Sunday with a tribute to B.C. jazz

Nanaimo’s Vancouver Island Symphony announces diverse new season

Enrolment also underway for Noteworthy Kids program for Grade 4 to 7 students

Victoria band Jon and Roy to headline Nanaimo’s Longwoodstock

Music and beer festival to include acts from Vancouver Island to Saskatoon

Jazz violinist Kit Eakle, Astrid Lyre Trio to play Nanaimo’s Lighthouse Bistro

Eakle to play his ‘DjangoSphere’ program of work by Django Reinhardt, Thelonious Monk

Local violinist Ray Chin performs at the Nanaimo Arts Council

Concert to feature a varied selection of compositions