Events

City Talks lecture series turns 10

On a wet and windy September evening, as people filtered into the Legacy Art Gallery to hear a panel of Victoria’s federal election candidates discuss how they would address issues…

Patrick Boyle, UVic Jazz and Creative Music Ensemble plays in Blues for Eric

On Saturday, November 2 Patrick Boyle and the UVic Jazz and Creative Music Ensemble will perform another Blues for Eric benefit concert in the intimate, Oak Bay Village venue.

Beautiful music, rich culture at 10th Latin American and Spanish Film Week

Indestructible: The Soul of Salsa Music was shown on September 20th at Cinecenta as part of the 10th Annual Latin American Film Festival. Festival-goers were asked to slide into unused…

Crowds to pour into Great Canadian Beer Fest this weekend

With the Great Canadian Beer Fest this weekend, craft beer aficionados and wannabe connoisseurs alike will enjoy tasting every type of beer at Victoria's Royal Athletic Park.

UVic Grad inaugural winner of CBC Next Up comedy contest

Three years ago, Alistar Ogden wrote his first comedy set as a playwriting student at UVic. This April, Ogden performed as CBC Comedy’s inaugural Next Up contest winner at the…

Happy Days: the theatre of the absurd

The play Happy Days, written by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, is best known for a style called ‘Theatre of the Absurd’. Like in his other masterpiece, Waiting for Godot, Beckett…

Maya exhibit premieres at the Royal B.C. Museum

Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises is the largest Mayan exhibition to ever be shown in North America. Many of the artifacts are from Guatemala, and have never been shown internationally…

Korean fundraiser seeks to reunite Somali refugee family

An upcoming local fundraiser looks to help Marwo Abdi, a Somali woman living in Victoria, reunite with four of her family members. Abdi came to Canada in 2008 after receiving…

Youth poets showcase talent at 10th annual Victorious Voices Festival

After months of hard work, high school students across Victoria were given a chance to express themselves, to perform the poems they spent hours writing, rewriting, and writing again for…