Fans of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss… Grab your Teacups!

Fans of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss… Grab your Teacups!

Acclaimed British comedians James & Jamesy make their Nanaimo debut this holiday season with their uproarious Christmas comedy O Christmas Tea, on stage December 8 & 9, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Port Theatre.


Atmosphere Gathering Cumberland

Atmosphere Gathering Takes Place in Cumberland this summer

Cumberland is well known for its role as the North Island’s music hot spot, and the crowning jewel for the Cumberland Village Works crew is their outdoor summer festival which takes place in Cumberland Village Park on August 19-21. The artistically edgy event focuses is on creating an interactive dance experience with live bands, producers and dj’s, dancers, workshops and circus acrobatics. Artistic Director Vig Schulman explains:  “…this event reaches out to all music lovers who live on Vancouver Island.”


TROOPER Mafeo Sutton Park July 22nd

1. We understand that Trooper's keyboard player Gogo and bass player, Scott Brown are Nanaimo locals!


Merideth Bisiker's Money Vaut Series


I’ve been broke.  Scared.  Frustrated.

I’ve been pulled in a million directions trying to make ends meet.

I felt lost and flippin’ frustrated.

And I finally figured out who could help me get out of my money mess.


You don’t have to feel ashamed about your money story.


Get Shredded

Get shredded and support Crime Stoppers


On Saturday November 14th, rain or shine, 10 am to 4 pm, the Nanaimo and District Crime Stoppers, in partnership with Woodgrove Save On Foods and Island Document Storage and Shredding (IDSS) is hosting a day of confidential shredding. The event is being held at Woodgrove Save On Foods, located next to Chapters.


Lightning Talks Hosted by David Hatchman October 2015 Nanaimo Conference Center

Two years ago, Nanaimo entrepreneur David Hatchman attended the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce Business Expo for the first time. Like many attendees, he entered draws to win prizes.  He got lucky.


Cut the Cord

792 Channels and a massive bill to match:  Are you ready to cut the cord?


Nanaimo's Poet Laureate Naomi Beth Wakan

Poetry in town
You may have dreaded English classes in High School when you were asked to tear a poem to pieces in order to find its meaning. But poetry doesn’t have to be like that. We’ve asked Nanaimo’s Poet Laureate, Naomi Beth Wakan, to introduce you to some Nanaimo poets, by sharing their poems with you. You may be surprised to find that poetry is easier to understand than you thought, and perhaps also learn that it can see you through bad times and help you celebrate your good ones.
In the moment before we start…
whispers, tiny paw prints on snow,