Since The Sound of Music graced our movie theatres in 1965, our image of Maria and Captain Von Trapp has always been Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. These legendary roles have left a lot to live up to for stage actors in the theatrical version – including Victoria’s own production, which premiered on Dec. 7… Read more »
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If you’re interested in listening to new music from a band that might just be on the brink of hitting it big, then you’d better tune your headphones to Reuben and the Dark. This Calgary folk-harmony band comprises vocalist and guitarist Reuben Bullock, his brother Distance on the drums, guitarist Shea Alain and multi-instrumentalist Scott… Read more »
In 2008 Barack Obama was elected President of the United States to much fanfare by people desperate for a change. Over the four ensuing years of his first-term of presidency, many of the same people became disillusioned due to the lack of change they believed they swept into office. It’s become easy to question the… Read more »
The Walkmen, Heaven — From the opening notes of the sublime “We Can’t Be Beat,” it’s clear that New York garage kings The Walkmen have created something special.
Partake in the Red Umbrella March on Dec. 17 to mark the
International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers.
Open Cinema founder Mandy Leith on what it takes to keep documentaries alive
UVic student making waves in music industry with dad’s record label
Nelly Furtado comes home to launch Canadian leg of tour
Pot advocate Ted Smith has high hopes for the future
“Sometimes when I’m really desperate to learn information in a short amount of time, I’ll just sort of walk around my apartment with my textbook balanced on my head, and … the concentration of balancing this textbook on your head helps take the information from the textbook and puts it just directly into your brain.”