Review: The Mars Hotel

Above: 📷 Cheryl Folland By Arts Editor Cheryl Folland On January 29, I was invited to attend my first Contemporary Dance (hosted at The Port Theatre in Nanaimo) show in a long while.  As we took our seats, Artistic Director for Crimson Coast Dance Society, Holly Bright, described the society’s theory of dance. Likening their style to … Continued

Island short film fest gets down to it

By Managing Editor Molly Barrieau Released last week, in anticipation of next month’s Vancouver Island Short Film Festival (VISFF), are the 16 films carefully chosen from the record-breaking 112 entries. With films  coming from across the globe, over 14 countries, the team had the daunting task to narrow it down to share the short films … Continued

Potted Potter: A review

Above: Photo via By Arts Editor Brendan Barlow For those who may not follow every piece of writing I publish in this section, you may have missed the feature in the previous issue regarding the upcoming Potted Potter—a show that takes its audience through the seven books of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series in … Continued

Culture and Heritage awards ceremony

Culture and heritage have the potential to further a city’s creativity, diversity, and innovation; the City of Nanaimo will honour this on April 13 with the 2016 Culture and Heritage Awards Ceremony. Along with local entertainment, the ceremony will recognize Alyssa Glassford for Emerging Cultural Leader, Debbie Trueman for Honour in Culture, Susan Juby for … Continued

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