Fall Fund Drive 2018
Nov
19
to Dec 7

Fall Fund Drive 2018

Help CHLY raise money to hire a Podcasting Coordinator to help our shows get online after they air! Join CHLY's growing list of donors by becoming a Sustaining Donor at $5, $10, $15, or $20/month, or by making a one-time donation! $60 or $600 dollars, your contribution make a big impact! If we can increase Sustaining Donations by at least another $550/month, we can get started on this.

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Annual General Meeting 2018.
Oct
30
5:30 PM17:30

Annual General Meeting 2018.

  • Vancouver Island University, Building 200, Room 203. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

CHLY 101.7FM has been since its inception, operated by the Radio Malaspina Society. This year will present to us our 20th Annual General Meeting since the Society was officially incorporated December 3rd 1997.

As part of this momentous milestone, we intend to make this a special Annual General Meeting. Exact details are pending, but if you have any photos from the past 20 years, please pass them along for use in our AGM20 materials. We also intend to have some guest speakers.

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Nanaimo Art Gallery: Celebration for the Heart of Nanaimo
Oct
13
1:00 PM13:00

Nanaimo Art Gallery: Celebration for the Heart of Nanaimo

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Celebration for the Heart of Nanaimo

featuring:
Footprints of the Wolf 
Willie Thrasher & Linda Saddleback
& Special Guests

Saturday, October 13, 1-3 PM

Join the Nanaimo Art Gallery as they celebrate the installation of the new public artwork, called Supernatural Eagle Bringing the Sun Back to the World, by Snuneymuxw father and son team, Joel and William Good. This new sculpture is carved in cedar, inspired by a Coast Salish origin story, and made especially for our place in the heart of downtown Nanaimo.

With the gallery celebrate the artwork, honour the artists, and acknowledge all of the community supporters who helped realize the project.

Everyone is welcome! Admission is free!

This event will take place on the street in front of the Gallery rain or shine.

NANAIMO ART GALLERY
150 Commercial Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia
CANADA V9R 5G6

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Local Elections: Candidate Fair + Mayoral Debate.
Oct
9
6:00 PM18:00

Local Elections: Candidate Fair + Mayoral Debate.

  • Vancouver Island Conference Centre (VICC) (map)
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OurNanaimo and the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce are hosting two separate candidate events in advance of the October 20, 2018 local election.  These forums will offer several opportunities for candidates and voters to engage, share information and support smart voting choices at the polls.

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The Andrew Collins Trio
Sep
27
7:30 PM19:30

The Andrew Collins Trio

Come see 7x CFMA winner/5x JUNO nominee mando-maestro (madolin) Andrew Collins with fellow trio string-meisters Mike Mezzatesta and James McEleney as they showcase a popular collision of folk, new acoustic roots, chambergrass and jazz, not to mention a dizzying number and energetic interplay of instruments on stage. 

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Alfie Zappacosta in Concert at the Ladysmtih Community Marina
Sep
21
6:30 PM18:30

Alfie Zappacosta in Concert at the Ladysmtih Community Marina

American Music Award and multi Juno award winner Alfie Zappacosta performs past and present repertoire.

With two Junos (Most Promising Male Vocalist, Album of the Year) and an American Music Award (Most Popular Album of the Year) to his credit, Zappacosta has long been a valued commodity of the Contemporary/ Smooth Jazz music scene. His unique vocal ability and emotional delivery have been hailed a masterpiece. Just recently Toronto named a street after him and his life documentary aired on CBC documentary channel last month.

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Light up the Night
Aug
26
6:30 PM18:30

Light up the Night

  • 1st Avenue Ladysmith, BC, V9G Canada (map)
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Light up the Night is a celebration for the whole family and an exciting addition to Arts on the Avenue weekend.  Light Up the Night is an evening of light, music, art, and food on First Avenue, Saturday, August 26th from 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm:   Let's Stay Up Late!    Come out and join in the Family fun! 

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Nanaimo Blues Festival
Aug
23
to Aug 26

Nanaimo Blues Festival

  • Maffeo Sutton Park 100 Comox Rd, Nanaimo, BC V9R 3H7 Canada (map)
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This four day event will be held on the scenic waterfront at Maffeo Sutton Park from Thursday, August 23rd to Sunday, August 26th.

There will be food trucks, an artisan village, and a fully open liquor serving area so you can walk around the event with your drink.

For more information and to buy your tickets, visit nanaimobluesfestival.com.  

CHLY 101.7 FM has 12 weekend passes to the 2018 Nanaimo Blues Festival, with a value of $100 each, to give away to twelve people who become sustaining donors of CHLY this summer. The easiest way to become a sustaining donor is online at chly.ca/donate. The weekend passes will be drawn on August 15th.

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Greg Brown
Aug
23
7:30 PM19:30

Greg Brown

St. Andrew’s United Church

Showtime 7:30 PM

Tickets are on sale NOW. $35 advance and $40 day of show. Tickets are available at Arbutus Music (Metral Dr) and Fascinating Rhythm (Commercial St). Eventbrite tickets (online) will be available by the end of this week.

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Cumberland Wild
Aug
18
to Aug 19

Cumberland Wild

  • Cumberland Village Park (map)
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A TWO-DAY TWO-STAGE MUSIC FESTIVAL IN THE HEART OF CUMBERLAND VILLAGE. CUMBERLAND WILD BRINGS THAT GRITTY HOMETOWN FEEL. PRECISION PRODUCTIONS, WORLD-CLASS TALENT, A LEGENDARY VILLAGE. #CUMBYWILD

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Cultivate: Performing Arts Festival
Aug
16
to Aug 19

Cultivate: Performing Arts Festival

  • The Gabriola Island Commons (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Cultivate Performing Arts Festival, August 16 - 19, 2018 on Gabriola Island, will bring the best of local and international theatre, music, and storytelling, to a stunning island venue.

Known for its natural beauty, creative culture, and welcoming hospitality, Gabriola Island will be host to high-quality theatrical performances by international companies, diverse independent musical acts from around the Salish Sea, and a unique flavour of all-ages play and fun. Cultivate will be a laidback extravaganza in the best island style.

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Epidemic city session tour
Jul
27
to Jul 28

Epidemic city session tour

 Epidemic is a Hip Hop artist from Ontario that represents Battleaxe. He is coming out west do is to do his City Sessions Tour with tour support from the talented : Radda, Dj Red and Vic City Soldiers! Nanaimo will see other great performances by: Clunky Boots, Tangible Two, Natty Snaps, Revise, Adequate ,Chris Crossing & Original Chaman.

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Astrid Lyre Trio
Jul
26
9:00 PM21:00

Astrid Lyre Trio

$10 at door. Astrid Lyre - guitar & effects. Brock Meades - upright bass. James Mcrae - drums & cymbols

Exciting improvised music, featuring original compositions and reimagined jazz standards. Flirting with music: interaction, bravado, and the thrill of taking risks. 

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Gabrielle Goulet
Jul
14
3:00 PM15:00

Gabrielle Goulet

Powerful Women, Powerful Music – Saturday, July 14 at 11:45am @ The Grierson Stage

In Concert – Saturday, July 14 at 3:00pm @ The Grassy Knoll

Influences – Sunday, July 15 at 11:45am @ The Barn

For more information, visit the Vancouver Island MusicFest website: islandmusicfest.com 
For a complete list of Gabrielle Goulet's upcoming shows, visit gabriellegoulet.com/spectacle/ 

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