Culture

Martlet alumnus and Sam and Fuzzy creator Sam Logan finishes a 17-year comic saga

Eighteen years ago, Sam Logan dropped off a comic at the Martlet office — a punchy, sardonic four-panel featuring Sam Samms and his wisecracking bear companion Fuzzy on the subject…

How Ry Moran followed his path back to UVic

Moran, a member of the Red River Métis, will serve as UVic’s inaugural associate librarian with a focus on reconciliation this fall Ry Moran was in Nepal when he stumbled…
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As BIPOC theatre alumni attempt to change their department, Rahat Saini reflects on her racialized experiences at the Phoenix Theatre

One of the scheduled shows for the Phoenix Theatre's 2018 season was set to be Beth Henley’s 1979 drama, Crimes of the Heart. Some students did not want to audition…
Reuben Rose-Redwood geography journal COVID-19 impacts

UVic professor leading international geography journal’s special COVID-19 issue

With so much interest in the pandemic, the editors decided to dedicate their entire July issue to the matter. They switched their focus from providing a platform for debates on…
Black Lives Matter art peopleless protest, people draw chalk around centennial square

WOC-led activism highlights racialized experiences and the BLM movement through art, community engagement

“Peopleless protest” aims to start dialogue about racism, but faced some backlash In response to George Floyd’s death from police brutality, a tight-knit group of young women of colour from…

Celebrating Pride while staying inside

For Victoria’s LGBTQ2+ Community, Pride comes with a sense of loss for in-person gatherings and hope for online connection this year June is Pride Month, and marks the beginning of…

Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers’ new film The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open suggests settler responsibility in ending violence against Indigenous women

The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open is a remarkable film centered on two Indigenous women Please be advised that this article deals with domestic violence against Indigenous women.…
Three portraits painted by Elfrida Schragen

Local artist honouring women through online exhibit

Elfrida Schragen donates 40 portraits to Our Place to support their “Women in Progress” project Growing up, Elfrida Schragen didn’t have a woman in the arts who she looked up…

One-man Star Wars performance and UNO Fest show how artists are adapting and supporting the community

Like many things these days, the arts have had to adjust to a post-COVID-19 world. At the time of writing, B.C. is still restricting gatherings of over 50 people. Theatres…