MARCH 2020 | 40+ EVENTS
The 6th Annual Festival Nanaimo is a multidimensional community festival that takes place in Nanaimo throughout the month of March. The festival is about exploring Nanaimo, the city we love, through a variety of activities that include great music, performance art, visual art, culinary events, lectures, recreation and many other special events. Whether you enjoy attending concerts, participating in a festival, hiking trails, or walking our picturesque and vibrant waterfront, we invite you to Explore Nanaimo this March!
2020 SIGNATURE EVENTS
– James McRae
Drummer/arranger James McRae is joined by Jennifer Scott, Rene Worst and Astrid Lyre for a unique jazz re-envisioning of Gordon Lightfoot’s iconic songbook.
The classic story of Frankenstein with Mary Shelley’s own biography to create an unexpected story about the beauty and horror of creation; combining handmade shadow puppetry, cinematic techniques, and innovative sound and live music to create immersive visual stories for stage and screen.
– 250th Anniversary!
250 years after his birth, Beethoven still stands as one of the greatest creative minds in history; This concert truly features all facets of Beethoven – strength and power, but also elegance, nostalgia, clarity and most of all – pure joy!
Come enjoy a one-hour concert with either Appetizers Bites at 4:45 pm followed by 5:30 pm performance OR 7:15 pm performance followed by dessert bites!
An Arts Club Theatre Production
Mr. Kim, a Korean shopkeeper, grapples with both a changing neighbourhood landscape and the chasm between him and his second-generation offspring. Playwright Ins Choi’s hilarious and touching debut play inspired the hit TV show of the same name.
3 Knights with a Tenor
Ken Lavigne has stolen hearts of concert goers across North America with his captivating blend of classical tenor sound and contemporary style. 3 Knights with a Tenor, an admittedly cheeky title, features the music of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Paul McCartney, and Sir Elton John.