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Nanaimo author Paulette McCarthy releases debut novel

Murder mystery ‘The Final Hours of John Doe’ already in second printing

Author and VIU professor Kathy Page releases new book, ‘Dear Evelyn’

Novel inspired by father’s Second World War love letters

Ontario roots rock group Midnight Shine opens Port Theatre’s Spotlight series

This year the Attawapiskat First Nation-based band released third CD ‘High Road’

Nanaimo’s Port Theatre announces 2018-19 Spotlight series

This season marks the performance venue’s 20th anniversary

Nanaimo Art Gallery Dazzle Camouflage teen summer camp holds pop-up art show

Works partly inspired by current gallery exhibition, ‘Earthlings’

Nanaimo rapper Konfidential films music video at Discontent City

Video for So Far Gone viewed nearly 40,000 times after three weeks

‘Old-ish’ named people’s choice at Nanaimo Fringe Festival awards after-party

Winner Susan Freedman is a resident of Parksville and Vancouver

Wide Mouth Mason frontman Shaun Verreault performs at Dinghy Dock Pub

Blues-rock band to release new record in the coming months

Nanaimo Theatre Group announces 2018-19 season

Auditions approaching for annual Christmas pantomime

Nanaimo’s Summertime Blues festival returns to Maffeo Sutton Park

This year’s event will be heavy on local talent, including guitarist Mark Crissinger

Submissions are open for Nanaimo’s 2019 Vancouver Island Short Film Festival

Vancouver Island filmmakers may submit their work free of charge at yearly event

Victoria’s Embrace Arts Foundation’s accessible dance camp makes Nanaimo debut

Dance in Your Freedom Adaptive Dance Camp designed with all levels of ability in mind

VIU art student Christine Battye curates ‘Nudes’ show at Nanaimo Arts Council

Exhibit to feature work by Battye and fellow VIU artists Richard Harlow and Ben Sopow

Nanaimo artist Carole Reid shows breast cancer-inspired work at Gallery Merrick

Reid found comfort in art while undergoing treatment for cancer last year

Nanaimo author Sally Hill Brouard releases debut crime novel ‘Puzzle of Pieces’

Book examines psychological consequences of breaking the law and not getting caught

Alberta country singer Gord Bamford kicks off Nanaimo Bathtub Weekend

Local rock group Wise Youngblood will open the 19-plus concert

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

Summertime Blues, Nanaimo International Jazz Festival in planning stages

The Nanaimo Ukulele Festival comes to Nanaimo Neighbourhood Church

Utah trio the Naked Waiters and Guelph, Ont.’s Cynthia Kinnunen headline the event

Nanaimo child actor Hannah Zirke, 13, being cast in more mature roles

This spring Zirke completed filming for crime and horror films and programs

Nanaimo author examines life of Ladysmith drug lord Art Williams

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