LIVE METAL AT LOGAN’S
Head to Logan’s Pub and experience scandalous death metal from Vancouver artist Auroch, joined by metal bands Leviathan and Graveolence. Auroch will feature music from their latest record /Taman Shud/ as well as old stock. Returning from a European tour, Auroch is amped up to play for the inhabitants of their native country.
Jan. 10, 9:30 p.m.- 1 a.m. Doors at 9 p.m.
Logan’s Pub, 1821 Cook St.
Tickets available at the door and for more information visit victoriamusicscene.com.
UVIC SCHOOL OF MUSIC PRESENTS “SYMPHONY OF SOUNDS”
The UVic School of Music presents the Faculty Concert Series featuring The Pinnacle Brass Quintet, Stephen Brown and the Bastion Band, and Ann Elliott-Goldschmid. This inaugural concert benefits the Eugene Dowling Scholarship Fund for Tuba and Euphonium. Enjoy a range of musical genres from classical to New Orleans Jazz and support a great cause.
Jan. 11, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Doors at 2 p.m.
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, 3800 Finnerty Rd.
Admission: $18, $14 students, seniors, & alumni
Purchase tickets online at tickets.uvic.ca and for more information visit finearts.uvic.ca
OLD SCHOOL HIP HOP WITH BLACKALICIOUS
Join the iconic Blackalicious as they express the roots of hip hop through honesty, originality, and artistry. Rapper Gift of Gab and DJ/producer Chief Xcel perform with Sirreal, Curtis C and DJ All Good.
Jan. 14, 8 p.m.- 2 a.m. Doors at 7 p.m.
Sugar Nightclub, 858 Yates St.
Tickets available at Lyle’s Place and online at ticketweb.ca
WILDLIFE EXHIBIT AT THE ROYAL B.C. MUSEUM
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit is back, showcasing extraordinary images from over 42,000 entries and 96 countries. 100 photographs are displayed on backlit screens capturing the essence of nature in one frame. The award-winning images are so visually stimulating words cannot do the exhibit justice. One must see it for themselves.
Dec. 12- April 6, 2015, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Royal B.C. Museum, 675 Belleville St.
Admission: $16 adults, $11 for senior, youth, & students
Tickets available at the museum or online at royalbcmuseum.bc.ca
The Sidney Museum and Archives celebrates its ninth Lego Exhibit paying tribute to Sidney Volunteer Fire Department. Enjoy models of fire trucks, fire halls, and other firefighting Lego themes. Enjoy this exhibit with family and friends and reminisce about the good old Lego building days of the past.
Jan. 1- Mar. 31, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Sidney Museum and Archives, 2423 Beacon Ave.
Admission by donation
For more information please visit sidneymuseum.ca
MEET THE MAYOR
Have a question for Victoria’s new mayor Lisa Helps? The Mayor’s Drop In happens every other Friday in the Mayor’s Office at City Hall. Appointments are not available as it is based on a first come, first serve basis. Appointments are limited to 10 minutes and held privately.
Jan. 9, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Meetings every other Friday
Mayor’s office City Hall, 1 Centennial Sq.
For more information visit victoria.ca
A GUIDED WALK WITH WONDERFUL WOODPECKERS
Join a CRD Regional Parks naturalist for a guided walk centered on woodpeckers. Learn how to identify different woodpeckers by sight, sound, and habits and discover something new about this particular species.
Jan. 10, 1 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Francis/King Nature Centre, Munn Rd.
For pricing and more information contact the organizer at 250-478-3344 or visit crd.bc.ca