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Coffeehouse Theatre Festival shows the benefits of online festivals

In the wake of COVID-19, the arts have had to adapt and adapt quickly in order to still create and profit from their art. With cancelled shows and tours, many…

Improv Festival 2020 brings artists together from around the world

Improv Festival (IF) 2020 was a 24-hour online festival, on August 7 and 8. It featured 100+ original, improvised performances by over 150 artists from around the world. The festival…

Winter is coming, but Fairfield isn’t ready for it yet

Fall Fairfield event makes use of good weather before it’s over             Victoria prides itself on its sense of community. Over the summer, it’s near…

Community-led festival celebrates International Women’s Day

An all-ages group of women crowds around a table in the Germanic and Slavic Studies reading room. The window is open and the icy wind that wafts in is a…

5 must-see acts at Victoria Jazz Fest

With Rock The Shores, Squamish Music Festival, and Pemberton Music Festival all cancelled, live music in B.C. seems a little bare this year compared to past summers. Fortunately, Victoria is…

Pretty Good Not Bad festival raises all and no expectations

Summer’s here, and that means one thing: it’s music fest season, my dudes. With the arrival of good weather comes the usual suspects, including such favourites as Victoria Ska Fest,…

Weather Permitting Comedy Tour headed to Victoria

A Toronto-based group of three comics have banded together delivering humour to venues across Canada. The Weather Permitting Comedy Tour, which began in Ontario on Nov. 12, will be at…

An order of soul with funk on the side: Garden City Grooves: a review

Last weekend marked the second annual Garden City Grooves music festival, celebrating three nights of soul, funk, and groove music. The two masterminds behind the festival are Nathan Ambrose and…

Summer art adventures

Integrate Arts Festival running from August 15-16