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Gallery: Our Rifflandia recap

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Definitively West Coast: The Martlet’s chat with Carmanah

From songwriting on Denman Island to advocating for environmental sustainability, Victoria’s Carmanah embrace the ruggedness of their music. Their name comes from the ancient rainforest on Vancouver Island, and their…

Rifflandia to celebrate its 10th birthday

B.C.’s live music scene has undoubtedly taken several hits in 2017, with Pemberton, Squamish, and Rock The Shores festivals cancelled this past summer season. Regardless, Rifflandia Music Festival looks to…

Your soundtrack for September

September is a great time to discover new music. The start of a new (or first) year of university means the creation of new memories, and you’re going to need…

Victoria Festival of Authors returns for second year

The Victoria Festival of Authors will bring together writers and readers together during its second annual festival. The festival, celebrating local and national authors, runs for five days from Sept.…

The second coming of Mike Delamont’s Scottish Drag Queen deity

God is coming to the University of Victoria . . . kind of. On September 16, the Farquhar Auditorium will host the world premiere of Mike Delamont’s God Is A Scottish Drag Queen: The…

Fringe 2017: What to Take Up With Daddy Issues

In the spirit of honestly reviewing Daddy Issues, I should get one thing off my chest: I’m not a Fringe-ie. I would probably squint in confusion if someone asked me…

Fringe 2017: UVic alumni and students bring the internet to life

“Lolcow: (lol-kaʊ), n. person whose foolish behavior can be ‘milked’ for amusement.” So starts lolcow, a multimedia cross-genre play featuring Pascal Lamothe-Kipnes as Sheena, a young woman navigating strained relationships…

Getting red, hot at the Roxy

Red, Hot Cole! breathes new life into old tunes It’s 25 degrees inside the Roxy Theatre, and nearly every patron is batting at the air around them with their playbills. Some…