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The history of Black History Month in Canada

February marks Black History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the past, present, and future of Black Canadians. But how did Black History Month get started in Canada?
"The Waste Land" production, photo by Dean Kalyan.

Interpretive Dance Meets Poetry in “The Waste Land”

"The Waste Land" production, photo by Dean Kalyan.
Screenshot of Netflix's promo video of "Bridgerton" on YouTube.

Season two of “Bridgerton” is almost here, let’s talk about season one

This article contains discussions of sexualized assault and violence. It has been just over a year since "Bridgerton" took the world by storm and became Netflix’s most popular English series…
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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.

Victoria releases new Music Strategy to boost local artists

In November, the City of Victoria Council approved its final version of a new Music Strategy. More than two years in the making, this strategy outlines the strengths and weaknesses…

Three films to watch for at this year’s Victoria Film Festival

With the New Year comes the annual Victoria Film Festival (VFF). If you’ve never been to the VFF, it is a ten-day event running from Feb. 4-13 with the opportunity…
Holiday treats, graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Something sweet for the holidays

Scribbled on an old piece of cardstock in the back of the drawer, or perhaps just passed down through memory: there’s nothing like a good old family recipe. Holiday desserts…
SKAM actors Lynnéa Chan, Andrea Lemus, Christian Martin, and Kathryn Popham. Photo by Samantha Duerkson.

It’ll Come To Me is a fever dream worth remembering

If you’ve been to art school, you know that kid who always talks about moving to New York. Maybe it’s you? In It’ll Come to Me presented by Theatre SKAM,…

Cinecenta celebrates 50 years as a campus and community hub

For 50 years, the UVic campus movie theatre has been a home away from home for students, community members, and a close bunch of long-serving staff members. Despite the challenges…