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Caleb Hart performs music from his Christmas EP in Nanaimo

Caleb Hart adds beatboxing to his Christmas album, White Diamonds, which he performs during a show at the Nanaimo Bar.

China National Opera and Dance Drama Theater coming to Nanaimo

Vancouver Island residents will have the rare opportunity to watch China National Opera and Dance Drama Theatre.

Musical revue dedicated to W.C. Handy

Andrew Homzy's NOLA NightHawks perform during a musical revue dedicated to W.C. Handy Friday and Saturday (Dec. 16-17).

Vancouver Island tenor Ken Lavigne hosts old fashioned radio show

Ken Lavigne's Christmas Musical Roadshow comes to Nanaimo's Port Theatre Tuesday (Dec. 20) at 7:30 p.m.

Entertainers hosting event to help people in need in downtown Nanaimo

Spread the Love campaign, created by Indie Entertainment, asks people to fill bags with essential items for people in need.

Nanaimo songstress Serena Zhang wins gold medal

Young Nanaimo singer Serena Zhang received a gold medal from the Royal Conservatory of Music for scoring top mark in her voice examination.

Singers serenade guests during Cottonwood Family Christmas event

Performers reunite for Cottonwood Family Christmas gala event Dec. 22 at Cottonwood Golf Course.

Saxophonist Ryan Oliver performs with Graham Shonwise Quintet

Award-winning saxophone player Ryan Oliver performs at Nanaimo's Lighthouse Bistro Thursday (Dec. 15).

Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular lights up Nanaimo stage

Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular features Broadway hits, classical tunes and Christmas songs.

Nanaimo’s Generations Church presents annual Singing Christmas Tree show

This year's Singing Christmas Tree show tells the story of Mary and Joseph adapted from the play Two from Galilee.

Nanaimo Museum host Capturing Christmas exhbit

Nanaimo Museum hosts Capturing Christmas exhibit, which includes cameras and historical photographs highlighting the city's past.

Tower of song pays homage to Leonard Cohen

Tower of Song duo, Oliver Swain and Glenna Garramone, mark Leonard Cohen's passing with Vancouver Island tribute tour.

VIDEO: Young Nanaimo actors bring characters of Narnia to life

Headliners Productions presents The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Saturday (Dec. 10) and Sunday (Dec. 11).

Vancouver Island University Jazz Ensemble performs with symphony

VIU's Jazz Ensemble, the Abbotsford Youth Choir and VI Symphonic choir and children's choir perform with Vancouver Island Symphony.

Tribute artists perform during superstar show at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Singers become iconic musicians during Superstars Tribute Show Dec. 10 at the Port Theatre.

Comedic duo brings quirky and innovative Christmas show to Nanaimo

Alastair Knowles and Aaron Malkin star in O Christmas Tea at the Port Theatre Dec. 8 and 9.

Nanaimo association creating jazz festival

Nanaimo International Jazz Festival Association plans to host festival next year in September.

Gabriola artist Tawny Capon exhibits work at Hive Emporium

Capon's artwork series Thirty Variations on a Theme inspired by Bach's classical piece, Goldberg Variations.

Musicians pay tribute to Taylor Swift during acoustic concert

Nanaimo musicians perform commercial pop hits of Taylor Swift at the Dinghy Dock Pub Saturday (Nov. 26).

Nanaimo artists display work during annual artwalk

Annual art event held in Nanaimo's downtown and Old City Quarter features almost 40 artists.