Past Nanaimo Event: VOL 1

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July 25, 2015
@ ArtLab

The Full Nanaimo

Doors open @ 6:30pm.

Join us for an informal, fun gathering of local creative people, sharing their unique personal stories of the "The Full Nananimo". Our featured speakers hail from a wide range of areas with diverse backgrounds and professions. Hear their stories in a dynamic and engaging format that fuels inspiration and connectivity.

This is a great opportunity to get out from behind your screen and get to a live event, with real people, real communication, real beer, and real creative fun. Come enjoy a “real” social network.


Stephanie Mills: Clinical Herbal Therapist of Nettle & Co.

Tammy Elliott: Theatre Lighting Designer

Roger Farr: Capilano Uni English Professor and acclaimed author 

Diana Bonder: Award winning childrens book Illustrator

Chelsee Damen: General Manager for Fringe Fest Nanaimo

RSVP Required. Space is limited. Reserve your free ticket for this event HERE


Beer is sponsored by Longwood Brewery. (By suggested donation)

Other sponsors: MET Printers. GDC Vancouver Island. Art Lab. Nanaimo Art Gallery.

Poster & Flyer Designed by Rio

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O, Canada. Our Home and Native Clichè

@ VOL 1 ON JUL 25, 2015

"In order to build community, we have to give a little and we have to take a little"

Tammy Elliott
 presents her perspective on Canadian clichès and stereotypes. By sharing simple moments with her students, neighbours or even people found by chance on her path, she experiences the meaning of Community. By putting a little of ourselves, we increase the value of ordinary life.

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A Nation of Nettles

@ VOL 1 ON JUL 25, 2015

Stephanie Mills introduces us to the quirky and creative people behind her small startup, Nettle & Co.

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The Aesthetic of the Nice

@ VOL 1 ON JUL 25, 2015

Acclaimed author Roger Farr waxes poetic on the aesthetic of the nice and how it adversely affects our urban landscapes.

Roger Farr
Communications, Inner Island Psychogeographical Association in New Babylon
Stephanie Mills
Owner, Nettle & Co. in Nanaimo
Chelsee Damen
General Manager, Nanaimo Fringe Festival in Nanaimo
Dianna Bonder
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