Culture

Getting down in a good way

A review of Distant Grand’s Fascination EP The EP Fascination by Victoria’s dreamy new duo Distant Grand is a sensuous hip-swaying and heart-breaking treat. The smooth vocal harmonies, sweeping synth,…

The Martlet’s guide to the Victoria Film Festival

In a few short weeks, Victoria will once again be hosting the annual Victoria Film Festival, where theatres and venues around the city screen independent films that are generally not…

Victoria’s 2018 Women’s March in photos

Nasty women with nice signs. All photos by Belle White, Photo Editor.

Brianna’s Books: Sculpture in Canada

There’s this theory when it comes to examining Art with a capital A called the “Death of the Author.” It’s the idea that once a piece of Art is put…

Top 5 Canadian albums of 2017

According to the host of CFUV’s “Beyond the 49th Parallel” Maybe it’s optimistic of me to think that anyone other than myself cares about personal year-end lists. But searching through…

5 underrated albums from 2017

Although 2017 was a huge year for new music, the scene has been largely overshadowed by releases from internationally acclaimed artists including Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Jay-Z, and Taylor Swift. But…

The top 10 TV shows of 2017

A few weeks ago, a large poster screamed for my attention in bold font at Ryerson University’s career centre. It read: “This is your life. Do what you love, and…

Pop-up art gallery nurtured grief and destroyed stigma surrounding opioid crisis

An awning covered with images of camas, lavender, and Garry oak still hangs over the front door of 821 Fort St., remembering the heARTspace pop-up gallery that lived there from…

Prestigious literary magazine celebrates Canada

On Saturday, Dec. 2, literary lovers gathered at Munro’s Books to celebrate a new edition of Granta, the prestigious literary journal based out of the United Kingdom founded in 1889…