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Band brings multilingual interwar-era gangster songs to Nanaimo

Orkestar Kriminal’s newest CD has songs in Yiddish, Russian, Greek, Spanish and Pashto

Nanaimo Concert Band presents free show at Maffeo Sutton Park

Performance will feature ‘familiar and fun’ repertoire

Vancouver Island University jazz graduates win prestigious scholarship

Bassist Brock Meades and drummer Graham Villette get $2,000 Fraser MacPherson Scholarship

Nanaimo dancer to join ‘renowned’ European ballet company

Nico Janssen to teach classes at Vibe Studios before joining Royal Danish Ballet

Crime Writers of Canada present Cool Canadian Crime in Nanaimo

Five West Coast authors, including Nanaimo’s Ardelle Holden, to share their work

Governor General’s Award-winning author launches her new book

Wendy Phillips’s ‘Baggage’ is told in experimental ‘free verse’ style

15-year-old Nanaimo singer who had viral Facebook video releases single

Lauren Spencer-Smith recently appeared on American comedian Steve Harvey’s talk show

Author sails around Vancouver Island and uncovers father’s past

Protection Island writer Brian Harvey explores voyage of discovery in fourth book, ‘Sea Trial’

Nude dance ‘Serpentine’ will be performed for Nanaimo audience

Choreographer Daina Ashbee returns to hometown from Montreal for provocative show

National Poetry Month festivities coming to Nanaimo

WordStorm Society for the Arts presents four events, including city’s first poetry slam

Comedian Steve Patterson to host Nanaimo Child Development Centre fundraiser

‘Comedy for a Cause’ takes place at the Port Theatre on April 5

Raine Maida, Chantal Kreviazuk present new duo act at the Port Theatre

Couple touring new album ‘I’m Going to Break Your Heart’ across Canada, starting in Nanaimo

Theatre production reimagines the music of Joni Mitchell

Arts Club theatre company presents ‘Circle Game’ at Nanaimo, Duncan and Courtenay

Mural honouring Makayla Chang unveiled at Harewood Centennial Park

Artwork also recognizes ‘resilience and diversity’ of Nanaimo youths

Nanaimo Hip Hop Pop Wow will teach importance of culture

Week-long workshops wrap up with performance at Malaspina Theatre

Nanaimo guitarist, recovered and thriving, can now help others

Jason Morley to play a show with Laura Kelsey at the Nanaimo Bar on Thursday, March 14

Vancouver Island University’s juried student art show comes to View Gallery

Exhibition ‘Text’ explores connections between art and language

VIU theatre department presents a modern take on Greek tragedy ‘Oedipus Rex’

Production comes to Malaspina Theatre from March 7 to 9 and 13 to 16

Inaugural Vancouver Island Drag Race will crown queen of queens

Competition to be hosted by longtime Nanaimo drag queen Vikki Smudge