Culture

Painting without profit

A profile of MFA student Leah McInnis Leah McInnis is good at finding art in unusual places. McInnis is a Victoria and Vancouver -based artist, working in the second year…

In memory of Tom Petty

Rock and roll legend Tom Petty passed away on the evening of Oct. 2 after suffering a heart attack while at home in Malibu, California. Confusion initially followed CBS’s premature…

A biting ballet

Dracula takes centre stage The mounting cultural obsession with vampires and other mythical creatures in the past decade or so has given rise to many popular books like the Twilight…

New name, same great music from Nick Murphy

Artist formerly known as Chet Faker played Vancouver recently It’s been a long time since the 2011 release of the “No Diggity” cover that catapulted the Australian artist Chet Faker…

Bumbershoot shows the Pacific Northwest how to rock

At the ripe old age of 46, Seattle’s Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival has blossomed into one of the most recognizable and accredited festivals in America, drawing thousands from all…

A glorious chat with The Glorious Sons

Since releasing their debut album, The Union, in 2014, Kingston-based rock band The Glorious Sons has toured across Canada and the U.S., developing and establishing their place in the new…

B.C. documentary does things differently

By 2017, most of us have preconceived notions regarding British Columbian documentaries. With a landscape as beautiful as ours, anyone with an aerial camera (and that’s most B.C. documentarians) can…

UVic alumni take top nomination spots for Victoria Butler Book Prize

On Oct. 11, one of the best and brightest of Victoria’s literary scene will be honoured with the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize — and there’s a good chance that someone…

Electric Sex Panther continues to jam on campus and at Canoe Brewpub

Some of the best memories you’ll undoubtedly make during your university career come when you’re out on the town with friends. Unfortunately, if you’re not into laptop DJs or sweaty…