Josef Jacobson

Hamilton, Ont. rock band the Trews performs at the Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Group recently released first record in four years, ‘Civilianaires’

Vancouver Island actress brings one-woman show ‘Shield Maiden’ to life

Gabriola writer and performer Melanie Teichroeb featured locally, and at Texas theatre festival

Snowed In Comedy Tour returns to B.C.

Tour features nearly 30 dates in the Interior, Vancouver Island, the Okanagan and the Kootenays

Theatre academy teens take their voices from the shadows into the spotlight

Kismet Theatre Academy’s ‘Secrets and Other Things we Don’t Talk About’ is a fundraiser for Haven

Nanaimo unveils poems selected for Poetry in Transit program

Poems by local poets will be displayed inside RDN Transit buses

Socially conscious Works of HeArt exhibition comes to Nanaimo Arts Council

Exhibit features the work of 17 artists, mostly from the mid-Island area

The 12th annual Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular comes to Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

More than half of those involved in this year’s production are from the Nanaimo area

Nanaimo actress Brookelyn Chalmers, 14, wins first Joey Award

Chalmers was named Best Supporting Actress for her role in local short film Gamer’s Wife

Nanaimo actress wins two Joey Awards for young Canadian actors

Hannah Zirke, 13, won for her TV roles in ‘When Calls the Heart’ and ‘Sacred Lies’

Vancouver Island Symphony matches music with acrobats, aerialists and contortionists

‘Love: A Blink Acro Cirque Spectacular’ comes to the Port Theatre on Saturday

Former Nanaimo matchmaker Maryanna Sinclaire writing three-part memoir

Author presents first installment of ‘Memoirs of an Ex-Matchmaker’ at Nanaimo North Library

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

The Salt Spring Island-based writer won for her latest book, ‘Dear Evelyn’

Nanaimo’s TheatreOne opens season with Vancouver Fringe hit ‘Bombay Black’

Vancouver playwright Anosh Irani’s play told from perspective of blind character

Nanaimo sculptor turns desperation into creation

Sculpting helped Ruben Galdames cope while undergoing cancer treatment

Nanaimo writer Megan Mae Hope draws from barista experience in debut book

‘Confessions of a Tired Barista’ compiles years of rants and behind-the-counter observations

Satan’s Angel dancing her last exotic dance at age 74

Septuagenarian to stage her last show in Nanaimo still using same flaming tassels from 1962

Nanaimo jeweler Dee Fontans holds first local exhibition at Gallery Merrick

Show will feature earrings and pendants with raw and polished gemstones

Nanaimo soprano reaches Canadian Opera Company competition final

Vanessa Croome is competing for a chance to train with the COC’s Ensemble Studio

Author Lawrence Winkler discovers Madagascar

New travel book, ‘Bandits of Madagascar,’ details writer’s search for lemurs

Cellist Cameron Crozman to play at Vancouver Island Symphony season opener

Crozman will play the solo part in Dvorak’s Cello Concerto