Rachel Stern

VIDEO: Black History Month in Nanaimo celebrates diversity

Nanaimo African Heritage Society hosts events throughout February.

Cowichan Musical Society presents Oliver! at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Oliver!, a musical based on Charles Dickens's novel Oliver Twist, shows in Nanaimo Feb. 11-12.

Folk music tells West Coast history

NANAIMO – Flotsam and Jetsam takes the stage at Malaspina Theatre.

Robbie Burns and Chinese New Year Celebration held in Nanaimo

10th annual Nanaimo event fuses Chinese and Scottish cultures.

Western Edge Theatre presents Switzerland – a psychological thriller

Western Edge Theatre company's production of Switzerland debuts in Nanaimo Friday (Jan. 20).

Nanaimo Contemporary Ballet creates production focusing on Syrian refugee crisis

Endeavour is Nanaimo Contemporary Ballet's debut performance.

Jazz musicians Mike Allen and Miles Black perform in Nanaimo

Duo tours Vancouver Island promoting latest album Bob's Piano, which honours Canadian jazz pianist Bob Murphy.

Classical composers featured during Vancouver Island Symphony concert

Vancouver Island Symphony performs during Classical Spirit concert at Nanaimo's Port Theatre.

Big Wreck performs in Nanaimo during sold-out show

Big Wreck's Vancouver Island tour stops include Nanaimo and Victoria.

Witch Problems? is a female-centric and ethnically diverse comedy

Carla Mah, who was born and raised in Nanaimo, is writing a co-producing the short film Witch Problems?

VIDEO: Crimson Coast Dance Society unveils new season

Nanaimo dance company's first show of the season The Mars Hotel shows Jan. 29 at the Port Theatre.

Snowy tour full of laughter

Snowed in Comedy Tour stops at Nanaimo's Port Theatre Friday (Jan. 13).

Nanaimo playwright Roneen Marcoux debuts Occupational Hazards

Dramatic reading of Occupational Hazards is part of TheatreOne's Emerging Voices series.

Rapper Maino visits Nanaimo during cross-Canada tour

Maino's only show on Vancouver Island is in Nanaimo at the Queen's Sunday (Jan. 8).

Nanaimo’s Danny Bristol wins Joey Award

Young Nanaimo actor wins Joey Award for best monologue and is attending Studio 58 in Vancouver.

Roaring Heart Theatre makes debut in Nanaimo

Nanaimo's newest theatre company Roaring Heart Theatre presents The December Man Jan. 5-8.

Phil Dwyer Trio performs in Nanaimo at the Lighthouse Bistro

The Phil Dwyer Trio plays a mix of original and classic jazz songs.

Nanaimo poet laureate Naomi Beth Wakan says farewell

Nanaimo's inaugural poet laureate Naomi Beth Wakan is nearing the end of her three-year term.

Strong Nations one of the largest online aboriginal books stores in North America

Strong Nations founded five years ago by Nanaimo residents Terri Mack and Ken Mack.

Nanaimo-born actress Jodelle Ferland stars in short film Women Seen

Short film Women Seen examines how women are represented in screen-based media.