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Nanaimo Art Walk returns for 19th year

Around 50 artists will have their work on display at 28 locations in the city

Poet and VIU professor Sonnet L’Abbé wins $4,000 poetry prize

L’Abbé’s poetry collection ‘Anima Canadensis’ picks up 2017 bpNichol Chapbook Award

Western Edge season begins with new local play

Playwright Frank Moher to direct his play, ‘Run in Fields’

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Nanaimo's Bohemia Ballet to tour B.C. schools
Nanaimo Sings! Festival massed choir rehearsal
Nanaimo Theatre Group production of 'Stepping Out'
Lantzville fiddler Quin Etheridge-Pedden embarks on album release tour

Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra goes for baroque

‘Baroque Bouquet’ concert to feature guest organist Jenny Vincent

Island Consort Choir explores a modern, Canadian repertoire

Classical chamber choir celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday in upcoming shows

Nanaimo dancers compete at world championships

Dancers Lucy Trepanier and Halle Ebdrup to make their first and second appearances at worlds

Local writer tells the story of Nanaimo’s first mayor, Mark Bate

Bate biography is author Jan Peterson’s sixth book about the history of Nanaimo

From shy singer to confident chorister

Meet the Malaspina Choir’s bass soloist, John Zeweniuk

  • Nov 16th, 2017

Singer Coco Love Alcorn coming to Nanaimo’s Bethlehem Centre

Singer’s new album, ‘Wonderland,’ comes after a five-year break in regular touring

Inaugural Hub City Cinefest comes to Malaspina Theatre

Two-day film festival to feature 31 films by local and area filmmakers

Lantzville fiddler nominated for Canadian Folk Music Award

15-year-old Quin Etheridge-Pedden is up for Young Performer of the Year this weekend

Kris Kringle Craft Market an ‘intense event’ for area artisans

Gabriolan candy maker Hayley Bennett preparing hundreds of sweets for four-day sale

VIU bands raise money for music students

NMA Big Band and Decadence join together for fundraiser concert at Malaspina Theatre

Vancouver Island Symphony takes on Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’

Victoria Symphony violinist Terence Tam appears as guest soloist

Beatles or Stones? Show will help you decide

The argument has been going on for years: which band is better?

Texas author re-imagines Nanaimo’s forests

Melanie Reed working on a series of YA fantasy novels set in and around Nanaimo

Regina’s Brodie Moniker brings debut solo album to Nanaimo

Musician’s debut album comes after 15 years in the music business

Parksville singer records first full album with new group

Clare Twiddy and Raincity Blue to perform at the Nanaimo Bar