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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

Art Battle Nanaimo: University Edition coming to VIU’s Malaspina Theatre

VIU, Camosun College, North Island College and University of Victoria students to compete

Juno-winning soul singer Jully Black coming to Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Port Theatre date is Black’s first Nanaimo show in 10 years

Royal Winnipeg Ballet School auditions coming to Harbour City Dance Studios

Each year the national dance academy accepts 120 students to summer program

Nanaimo theatre company TheatreOne names new general manager

Anne Taylor takes over from VIU drama instructor Eliza Gardiner

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

Nanaimo artist Dyane Brown brings painting exhibit to Nanaimo Arts Council

‘Protect the Coast’ features paintings inspired by coastal life and landscapes

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