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International Women’s Day 2014 – Nanaimo Potluck

International Women’s Day Potluck Dinner INSPIRING CHANGE Saturday, March 8, 2014 Location: St. Paul’s Anglican Church at 100 Chapel Street, Nanaimo, BC Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014 Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Potluck Dinner: If you are able, please … Continue reading

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Poems Wanted for 2014 Poem Gallery in Nanaimo

Kim Goldberg January 27, 2014 Participation is open to anyone who lives in a community served by a branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library—a region that extends from Haida Gwaii to Sooke. Theme for 2014 Poem Gallery: CHANGE Submissions are … Continue reading

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Happy 80th Joe Rosenblatt!

My friend and colleague Joe Rosenblatt turned 80 on Boxing Day. And a bunch of us artsy fartsy types (plus a few real people who’ve done an honest day’s work) celebrated the grand occasion at Joe & Faye’s home in … Continue reading

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Victory for Nanaimo’s CHLY Radio

October 31, 2013 By Kim Goldberg NANAIMO, BC—Radio CHLY has been saved, at least for the moment. All six Save CHLY candidates swept to power in a landslide victory at last night’s AGM for Nanaimo’s campus-community radio station, giving them … Continue reading

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Nanaimo’s Latest Coal Hole

By Kim Goldberg Nanaimo is a town that was built on coal. Literally! And those of us who live here got a reminder of that geological fact a few days ago when a stretch of road downtown at Pine Street … Continue reading

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Nanaimo Talk on Israel and Palestine

Nanaimo restaurateur Ilan Goldenblatt will give a public talk this Thursday, September 26, 2013, titled “Being Right vs. Being Effective: Thought-provoking ideas on moving towards resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.” Everyone is welcome to attend the 7:00 pm talk at St. … Continue reading

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Photos: 4th Annual Hazelwood Writers Festival (2013)

We had a great day as always out at the Hazelwood Herb Farm in Cedar for our 4th Annual Hazelwood Writers Festival on Sunday, August 11, 2013. This is surely BC’s most fragrant Lit Fest. Our two featured readers this … Continue reading

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Tidepool Crusades

Tidepool crusades of tiny crabs  attacking invading toes   Text & photo © Kim Goldberg, 2013

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Dam Poets – Flash Mob

Yo! Dam Poets! Time to get yer FLASH MOB on!  This Sunday, July 14, c’mon down to the lower dam at Colliery Dam Park (Nanaimo) at 2:00 pm with a poem to share.  Bring a poem inspired by the outdoors, … Continue reading

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Colliery Dams: Snuneymuxw Demands Due Diligence & Consultation from City

This press release just came across my desk from Chief Douglas White III (Kwulasultun) of the Snuneymuxw First Nation. The City of Nanaimo intends to remove the two dams at Colliery Dams Park later this month, despite widespread public opposition. Five … Continue reading

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