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VIDEO: Jean Burns Project revitalizes heart of downtown Nanaimo

Project part of the City of Nanaimo's temporary outdoor public art program

VIDEO: Young Nanaimo jazz musicians perform in front of sold-out crowd during Jazz Affair

Jazz Affair is an annual fundraiser for music education in the Nanaimo school district

The Comic Strippers: ‘Whose Line is it Anyway meets Magic Mike with dad bodies’

The Comic Strippers perform in Nanaimo at the Port Theatre March 31 at 8 p.m.

Literacy Central Vancouver Island celebrates authors

Nanaimo author reading held at Well Read Books features eight authors.

The Tea Party performs Transmission in its entirety at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Tea Party performs at the Port Theatre Tuesday (March 28) at 7:30 p.m.

Vancouver Island’s Lion Bear Fox perform during album release party at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Lion Bear Fox release self titled album, with songs about unity and hope

Hall of famer Gary Fjellgaard croons with Tanya Tucker

Gabriola musician Fjellgaard performs as a special guest during Tucker concert Friday (March 24) at 7:30 p.m.

VIDEO: Purple Pirate show at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre takes audience members on magical voyage

Purple Pirate’s Magical Pirate Ship show part of Festival Nanaimo’s PirateFest events downtown.

Musicians pay tribute to Gordon Lightfoot during concert on Gabriola

Impressions of Lightfoot concert is Sunday (March 19) at the Roxy on Gabriola Island

David Gogo performs at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre during David Gogo’s Birthday Blues Bash

Guitarist David Gogo celebrates his birthday with concert at Port Theatre

Iron Kingdom rocks the Queen’s in Nanaimo

Iron Kingdom plays heavy metal with Malevolents, Battlesworn and Deep Space Burnout.

Nanaimo’s TheatreOne takes audience members to Neverland

Nanaimo theatre company presents Peter Pan as part of its Just Kidding Series on Saturday (March 18).

VIDEO: Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre presents hard-hitting, gritty comedy about beauty

Reasons to Be Pretty, by playwright Neil LaBute, premieres March 24 at Nanaimo’s Harbour City Theatre.

Delfeayo Marsalis performs with Vancouver Island University’s Big Band

Jazz trombonist conducts numerous free workshops at Vancouver Island University.

VIDEO: Young Nanaimo Kismet Theatre actors star in Fame Jr.

Musical Fame Jr. premieres in Nanaimo at Harbour City Theatre on Friday (March 17).

Nanaimo rock band Wise Youngblood needs votes to advance in CBC’s Searchlight competition

Voting for Round 2 of CBC's Searchlight competition ends Monday (March 13).

Nanaimo hip hop artist Jinx TK releases new album Mic Titan

Positive message in hip hop music attracted Nanaimo artist to the genre.

Jazz musician Ingrid Jensen returns home to perform during Jazzfest

Jazzfest helps raises money for Nanaimo school band programs.

Nanaimo Musicians Association Big Band celebrates 50th anniversary

Big band hosts anniversary concert in Nanaimo Sunday (March 12).

Theatre show takes audience members into a ‘fantastical realm’

Village Ax shows March 14 at Nanaimo's Port Theatre as part of its Offstage series in the lobby.