Posts By: Melissa Faye Reid

EVENTS Feb. 6-19

ART MARIMEKKO, WITH LOVE EXHIBITION Just in time for Valentine’s Day, check out the Finnish textile and clothing design company who revolutionized prints. These lively, ground-breaking prints were pioneered by fashion designers in the ‘60s and ‘70s and are still recognizable today. Bringing together both art and design, the exhibit blends cultures of fashion between… Read more »

Wildlife photography exhibit celebrates 50 years

The Royal B.C. Museum is hosting the 50th anniversary of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit. The event is sponsored by The Natural History Museum, London, and co-owned by BBC Worldwide, and features over 100 backlit images with nearly 42 000 submissions from 96 countries. The exhibit is broken down into specific categories with several… Read more »

John’s Place to feature live music nights as JP’s After Dark

One of Victoria’s oldest breakfast joints is opening for late night entertainment. John’s Place, in operation since 1984, is creating a new night-time personality called “JP’s After Dark,” which will turn the Victoria dining staple into a music venue featuring a new menu and craft beer. Events will run every Thursday through Saturday, hoping to… Read more »

EVENTS January 23-29

COMMUNITY AROUND THE WORLD WITH BATEMAN & FOSTER Join two best friends in their 80’s as they recount adventures from their 20’s exploring the natural world, documenting that which no longer exists. Wildlife artist Robert Bateman and Dr. Bristol Foster share tales of their adventure and discuss how to exist in an ever-changing world. The… Read more »

EVENTS January 16-22

MUSIC   WEST MY FRIEND FUNDRAISER Local folk band West My Friend sets out on their first world tour to Europe and is asking for your help. This fundraiser will help with plane ticket costs as West My Friend spreads our west coast sound throughout Germany, France, and the Netherlands. With two feature sets, a… Read more »

Events January 8- 15

MUSIC LIVE METAL AT LOGAN’S Head to Logan’s Pub and experience scandalous death metal from Vancouver artist Auroch, joined by metal bands Leviathan and Graveolence. Auroch will feature music from their latest record /Taman Shud/ as well as old stock. Returning from a European tour, Auroch is amped up to play for the inhabitants of… Read more »

Events Calendar: December 4 – January 8

COMMUNITY THE OWL DESIGNER FAIR Take time for one of Victoria’s most creative holiday fairs happening at the Fernwood Community Centre. Come meet local designers and enjoy their handmade or upcycled creations. This event is wheelchair and stroller friendly, accompanied by live music, and fun for any age. Dec. 5, 6–10 p.m., Dec. 6, 10… Read more »

Streeters: We asked you about the Burnaby protests

Cate White Third year Poli-sci I think what’s interesting about non-violent protests in general is it is more about relationships. It’s about community. People think this is such a polarized issue but in the end there is a relationship to the land both with resource development, with [Burnaby residences], and the indigenous groups. It’s trying… Read more »