Events

New art exhibition “Still Standing: Ancient Forest Futures” captures strength of old growth under threat

Late last month, the art exhibition Still Standing: Ancient Forest Futures opened at the Legacy Art Gallery, reflecting upon our relationship with the old growth forests of B.C. Curated by…

Nick La Riviere and the Best Laid Plans jazz up Hermann’s Upstairs

Half the fun of going to a live event is the experience. There’s nothing quite like the rush of hearing a live band blare into life amongst a crowd of…

In review: Melanin Magic wows Victoria Event Centre’s stage

Melanin Magic, an all-BIPOC production company, performed at the Victoria Event Centre on June 16. It was a community-based show focussed on uplifting burlesque performers of colour, and providing a…

Victoria Pride Parade returns to the city after two years

On June 26, the Victoria Pride Parade wound its way through downtown. Around 140 groups participated in this year’s parade, part of the first in-person Victoria Pride Festival since 2019.…

Markets, concerts, and events in Victoria this summer

Here are some of the markets, festivals, and concerts that people can enjoy in Victoria this summer. Keep in mind, these are only a few highlights, and there will be…
Beadwork and event flyer, photos sourced from @indigenouspopupshopyyj on Instagram and by Jen Mucciolo.

Indigenous Pop-Up Markets set up for spring

The Indigenous Pop-Up Market is an event that started as a means of a mother helping her son, but quickly developed into a local attraction as a popular vendor fair.
Photo sourced from Save-On Foods Memorial Centre press release.

Canadian queens hit the stage this summer

Fans, re-start your engines! The cast of Canada’s Drag Race Season 2 has newly rescheduled tour dates, and will be kicking off a nation-wide tour on June 29, 2022.
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Issamba Centre aims to support connection and culture in Victoria’s Black community

The centre is showcasing the work of African-born artists for Black History Month It can be easy to forget how important community is — especially in times of duress. But…

Moose Hide Campaign Day ceremonies offer solidarity with Indigenous women and children in face of violence

The annual Moose Hide Campaign Provincial Gathering and Day of Fasting began at 7 am Feb. 24, expressing solidarity with Indigenous women and children in the face of violence. Despite…