Posts By: Brontë Renwick-Shields

Seedy bread made simple

Baking bread is one of those things that you basically assume is impossible. You think it’s for people who have way too much time on their hands (or geniuses) and you hear horror stories about how your friend once tried to bake bread and it was basically a gluten-filled brick. I used to think that… Read more »

Rifflandia taste test

f you’re lucky enough to be attending Rifflandia this weekend, we’ve compiled a list of things you should see. Here are some office favourites from the lineup, and a playlist to get you pumped for the upcoming festivities.

Bring nurture back to nature

Getting outside in the great outdoors is generally seen as a good thing for children, however recent studies have shown that it is not just a breath of fresh air that may be healthy for children but that being outside may also improve their capacity for weighing and assessing risk, and spatial awareness and reasoning,… Read more »

ARTS Tuesday, March 18 Lost Rivers film and panel discussion In celebration of Canada’s Water Week, several local environmental groups will present the film Lost Rivers, which focuses on the loss of urban rivers around the world. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion on the current water situation in Victoria. The… Read more »

Events: February 20–26

Arts Saturday, Feb. 22 Picnic at the Phoenix Theatre UVic’s Phoenix Theatre presents the final day of the play “Picnic,” a 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama which depicts life in post-war, pre-feminism America. Tickets are $24 and showings begin at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Phoenix Theatre at the University of Victoria. Please note… Read more »

Events: February 6 – 22

ART  Saturday, Feb. 8 “RED” Get yourself in the loving mood with “RED,” an event at the Coast Collective Art Centre at 3221 Heatherbell Road. The afternoon will showcase red-themed paintings, photography, glass and fabric art, and sculpture, as well as plenty of chocolate. Be one of the first 40 people through the door and… Read more »

Events: January 30 – February 5

Arts Saturday, Feb. 1 Phoenix Theatre open house UVic’s Phoenix Theatre is hosting an open house for aspiring theatre students, including a tour of the theatres, meeting current students and faculty, and a pizza lunch. Think a theatre degree might be in your future? Then register online at The event is in the Phoenix… Read more »