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Nanaimo’s Port Theatre expansion project halts following denial of $15.5-million grant

Plans for community performing arts centre have been ongoing for more than 30 years

Vancouver Island musicians go from onstage to online amid COVID-19 pandemic

David Gogo streams performance, Nanaimo’s White Room launches video concert series

Vancouver Island Regional Library issues notices of layoff to most staff

VIRL closed all libraries on March 16 to mitigate spread of COVID-19

Mighty Speck Records: for and by Vancouver Island musicians

Record label launches featuring 21 singers and groups from across Vancouver Island

Nanaimo painter’s near drowning inspires art exhibition

Rod Corraini presents ‘Lux’ at Nanaimo North Town Centre mall this month

Nanaimo jazz singer and pianist present musical tribute to Diana Krall

Narissa Young and Scott Arkell both have connections to renowned Nanaimo musician

VIU student unveils anthology of work by disabled writers and artists

‘Disabled Voices Anthology’ launch to be held in Malaspina Theatre lobby

Island playwright predicts future where people plug into ‘hopped-up’ internet

TheatreOne presents staged reading of ‘Stream’ by David Gow at the Port Theatre

Nanaimo Art Gallery explores forest ecology and industry in new publication

Book launch for ‘The Mill’ at Wildwood Ecoforest concludes gallery’s Silva trilogy

Travelling Anti-Racism Arts Festival coming to Nanaimo

Event features a 48-hour filmmaking challenge open to all

VIU theatre department imagines zombie plague in Shakespeare’s time

‘William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead’ being staged March 4-7 and March 12-14

‘Frankenstein’ to be adapted as silent film made in real time in Nanaimo

Production merges stories of author Mary Shelley and character Victor Frankenstein

Play debating merits of procreation opens in Nanaimo

Merrick Productions presents ‘The Birth of Weza’ at Harbour City Theatre

Vancouver Island woman to compete in new season of ‘Big Brother Canada’

Carol Rosher, a Nanaimo cancer survivor, is one of 16 houseguests appearing on reality TV show

Juno-nominated teen Vancouver Island singer to appear on ‘American Idol’

Lauren Spencer-Smith up for Adult Contemporary Album of the Year for ‘Unplugged, Vol. 1’

Nanaimo drag queen Rick Meyers receives Victoria drag group’s highest honour

Queen City Sisterhood to bestow ‘sainthood’ upon ‘the divine’ Vicki Smudge

‘Stretched’ art show returns to Gabriola Island

Artists challenged to create works on six-by-36-inch long canvases

Author and VIU professor Susan Juby previewing pair of unpublished books

‘At Your Service’ is an adult crime comedy and ‘Me 3’ is a child’s eye view of MeToo

Artist shares the love with stained-glass hearts for Nanaimo charity

Layne Collinson’s Hearts for the Homeless has raised more than $20,000 over the years

Nanaimo Theatre Group stages mistaken-identity comedy

‘Lend Me a Tenor’ feature two new actors in leading roles