Events Calendar: December 14 – 23

MUSIC  Friday, Dec. 14 The Jon and Roy Holiday Special John and Roy headline this holiday show with guests Frazey Ford, Wake Owl, Kim Churchill and The Archers. Sounds like a folkin’ good show to me. When I think of “Holiday Special with guests,” I can’t shake the image of a cheesy ‘80s TV sitcom… Read more »

Music Rags: Most interesting albums of the year

As much as I enjoy reading the obligatory “Best Albums of the Year” lists, there’s something about them that I’ve always found off-putting. How can you quantify art? Music is not a competition. These lists showcase an asinine way of looking at things. On top of that, how can any one person listen to every… Read more »

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Things people can have in common that will not help conversation on a first date

New UVic club devotes energies to Mercy Ships

“Hope and healing” are the words to live by for all Mercy Ships workers, volunteers, doctors and nurses. Mercy Ships is a non-profit organization that provides free medical services, including life-saving surgeries, healthcare training and community development projects on the west coast of Africa. My journey with Mercy Ships began in the classroom. I took… Read more »