Events

Cheers! Victoria Beer Week returns with all-new libations

Victorians were able to quench their thirst with the return of the annual Victoria Beer Week, now in its seventh year. This year’s festival put on 20 events over the…

Sinatra and the Count: A Benefit Concert for Sno’uyutth Legacy Scholarship featuring Joe Coughlin and the Phil Dwyer Orchestra

Sinatra and the Count at Dave Dunnet Community Theatre on April 18 is Coughlin's celebration of the great musical collaboration between Frank Sinatra and Count Basie Orchestra that was most…

African and Caribbean Students’ Association showcases students’ talent in an art show

From paintings to photography, the African and Caribbean Students’ Association art show celebrated self-expression and the Black community through a variety of mediums.

Comic Potential showcases striking set design and effective changes in tone

Showing at the Phoenix Theatre until Feb. 22, Comic Potential is a polished, romantic, sci-fi comedy. The performance features both comedic and dramatic moments as well as striking set design.

Victoria’s annual Market Square Tuba Christmas celebration to usher in the holiday season

It’s that time of year again! Tuba time, that is. On Saturday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m., more than 100 brass and euphonium players will serenade holiday shoppers in Market…

Waste Land: A climate anxiety haunted house

2556 Fifth Street is slated for demolition in December, and the remains will be more colourful than most. For the first time in Victoria, local artists have transformed a residential…

Distinguished Middle East correspondent visits UVic on cross-Canada tour

Robert Fisk, acclaimed Middle East correspondent, visited UVic on Nov. 15. In front of a packed David Lam Auditorium, Fisk spoke about the effect of Donald Trump on the Middle…

Fourth annual Christmas Craft Beer Show to feature over 100 festive flavours

The fourth annual Christmas Craft Beer Show is literally spreading holiday cheers this weekend at the Save on Foods Memorial Center. Breweries will bring along classic favourites, and mostly feature…

“A Syrian Encounter” concert celebrates a city and a band surviving civil war

Oct. 18 at the Alix Goolden Hall showcased the Orontes Guitar Quartet — four brave young men sharing a message of peace and kinship through art in divisive times.