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Nanaimo’s poet laureate busy with new book and ‘Poetry in the Park’ project

Nanaimo’s poet laureate busy with new book and ‘Poetry in the Park’ project

Kamal Parmar’s ‘Vanishing into the Blue’ focuses on slowing down
Comic book convention in Nanaimo to pay tribute to late organizer

Comic book convention in Nanaimo to pay tribute to late organizer

Curious Comicon takes place May 4 at Country Club Centre
Murray McLauchlan, a little mermaid, dance, and a night at the movies in Duncan in May

Murray McLauchlan, a little mermaid, dance, and a night at the movies in Duncan in May

Enjoy two unique shows for one price, at the Warmland Dance 10th Anniversary Showcase on May 26
A&E column: Two concerts and two films on offer in Cowichan

A&E column: Two concerts and two films on offer in Cowichan

What’s coming up in arts and entertainment
Vancouver Island Children’s Book Festival spreading love of reading in Nanaimo

Vancouver Island Children’s Book Festival spreading love of reading in Nanaimo

Bookfest stops at elementary schools and libraries from Parksville to Ladysmith until April 28
Choral Evolution’s concert blends pop classics with a twist in Sooke, Victoria

Choral Evolution’s concert blends pop classics with a twist in Sooke, Victoria

Concerts in Sooke on May 3 and 4 and May 5 in Victoria
Ballet company celebrates 50 years with triple-bill performance in Nanaimo

Ballet company celebrates 50 years with triple-bill performance in Nanaimo

Ballet Jazz Montréal glides across Port Theatre stage April 24
Metchosin singer-songwriter plans song covers between gigs on U.S. tour

Metchosin singer-songwriter plans song covers between gigs on U.S. tour

Homegrown singer-songwriter Jesse Roper issues social media callout for fans
Sooke school district PACE theatre to bring Disney magic to the stage

Sooke school district PACE theatre to bring Disney magic to the stage

The show opens on April 20 and runs until April 28 at the Isabelle Reader Theatre in Langford
Nanaimo Record Show will feature a lot of vinyl variety

Nanaimo Record Show will feature a lot of vinyl variety

Event takes place April 21 at Bowen Park Activity Centre