victoria arts

The Phoenix Theatre’s ‘7 Stories’ held over to March 24 (for good reason)

With 7 Stories, the Phoenix Theatre ends their season with a bang A man in a suit and a bowler hat climbs on to the ledge of the seventh story…

The Bad Mama Jama Show packs a one-two punch

Catch live music and stand-up comedy at Vinyl Envy, Saturday night, every second month On one Saturday night of every second month, Vinyl Envy in downtown Victoria is the place…

Multilingual Yukon jazz artist coming to Victoria this weekend

Feminism, self-reflection at the heart of Fawn Fritzen’s music Feminism, introspection, and jazz — all elements intrinsic to the music of Fawn Fritzen, an artist from Whitehorse, Yukon making her…

Kaleidoscope Theatre’s play ‘The Giver’ showing this weekend

While Victoria’s Kaleidoscope Theatre calls itself a “theatre for young people,” adults and children alike will be mesmerized and haunted by its most recent production of the dystopian play, The…

Today marks the first day of the Victoria Film Festival

It’s February 1, which can only mean one thing: the Victoria Film Festival (VFF) is back for another year! Running from Feb. 1 to Feb. 10, the festival is a…

Blues for Eric

Former CFUV host to be honoured with several benefit concerts and a UVic scholarship Any music fan who listened to Eric Leblanc’s CFUV radio show knows that he was one…

RENT is one-hundred-and-fifty-minutes of expert performances

(And moments so dear) Ooo-one huuu-uun-dred and fifty minutes / Ooo-one hundred and fifty moments so dear. The Victoria Operatic Society’s (VOS) one-hundred-and-fifty-minute-long production of RENT was definitely dear, as…

Victoria Festival of Authors returns for a third year

The Victoria Festival of Authors (VFA) returned for its third year, Sept. 27 to Oct. 1. From what I saw of it, there is good reason for the popularity of…

Astrocolor is coming to Victoria this Saturday night

The electronic music group spoke with the Martlet about live performances, recently-released album As distracted Millenials and Gen Z-ers, we are constantly searching for the newest, edgiest thing that will…