Natalie North

Rebecca Lynn releases her debut record

Debut release a triumph over mental health battle

Singer-songwriter showcases new work at Lacey-Lou Tapas Lounge

Rebecca Lynn releases her debut record
The audience reacts to a performer at Tall Tree Music Festival on Browns Mountain near Port Renfrew in 2013. This year's festival takes place June 27 to 29.

Tall Tree music festival returns to Vancouver Island, bigger and better

Festival goers can expect showers, better drinking water system and great music line-up at Browns Mountain near Port Renfrew

The audience reacts to a performer at Tall Tree Music Festival on Browns Mountain near Port Renfrew in 2013. This year's festival takes place June 27 to 29.
Ecole Margaret Jenkins elementary students Corbin Timothy

Margaret Jenkins elementary celebrates a century this week in Victoria

Group of 60 Margaret Jenkins students create a bilingual graphic novella on Jenkin's life and influence on Victoria

Ecole Margaret Jenkins elementary students Corbin Timothy
Ryan Stiles

‘Whose Line’ legends brings laughs to town

Greg Proops, Smartest Man in the World, has a lot to say, and he will, June 6 at the McPherson with Ryan Stiles for On the Couch

Ryan Stiles
Basil “Barney” Oldfield’s rotating house was built in 1977 and can still turn at the flick of a switch today.

HomeFinder: Unique homes require unique buyers

Basil Oldfield’s historic home among the region’s most off-beat

Basil “Barney” Oldfield’s rotating house was built in 1977 and can still turn at the flick of a switch today.
Mortgage planner Kam Brar weighs in on Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporations product changes

HOMEFINDER: Mortgage products discontinued

National lender tightens its insurance regulations

Mortgage planner Kam Brar weighs in on Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporations product changes
Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers come to the Island for two nights of music and comedy

Steve Martin goes country at Royal Theatre

Comic legend in Nanaimo and Victoria May 11-12 for two nights of music and comedy

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers come to the Island for two nights of music and comedy
Mark and Rob Bernhardt built Vancouver Island’s first “passive house

HOMEFINDER: Is your dream home a green home?

Trendy and sensible, energy efficiency has never been more valuable

Mark and Rob Bernhardt built Vancouver Island’s first “passive house
Shel Suzuki and Brooklyn the bulldog (a tourist attraction for water taxi tourists) take some time out on the deck of Ziggaratus

HomeFinder: Float into an easy coastal lifestyle

Float home life accessible, social and a little romantic

Shel Suzuki and Brooklyn the bulldog (a tourist attraction for water taxi tourists) take some time out on the deck of Ziggaratus

Selkirk Montessori begins $1.6M expansion

Urban school builds up to fulfill space needs with two-storey addition

Saanich school district cancels recess in response to teachers’ strike

The cancellation equates to a school day shortened by 15 minutes for students

Teachers begin job action

Teachers across the province began job action, targeting administrative duties

Hollywood embraces natural beauty of Oak Bay

Cast and crew of FOX television series Gracepoint settle into Island life; find time to explore west coast

Mounties

Canadian supergroup Mounties sparks creative awakening

Hawksley Workman, Steve Bays and Ryan Dahle band together, yield unexpected results

Mounties
Morgan Purvis-Bellamano

Inside Story of the Victoria Spoken Word Festival

Youth poet laureate on young talent in spoken word, festival offerings and the mayhem of Saturday's one-time collaboration

Morgan Purvis-Bellamano
Royal BC Museum CEO Jack Lohman is optimistic about the future of museums and shares his thoughts in Museums at the Crossroads? Essays on Cultural Institutions in a Time of Change.

Curating culture: Victoria museum CEO writes the next chapter for the institutions

Jack Lohman wants to share RBCM's rare treasures with the rest of the world, and his passion for museums through a collection of essays

Royal BC Museum CEO Jack Lohman is optimistic about the future of museums and shares his thoughts in Museums at the Crossroads? Essays on Cultural Institutions in a Time of Change.
Tim Gosley

Poetry of the puppet with Tim Gosley

Local Muppeteering legend leads Poeteers, a performance by puppeteers, at The Victoria Spoken Word Festival March 6

Tim Gosley
Ron Nicholson

Concerts, talks celebrate Greater Victoria’s black history

Diverse lineup of culture planned for Black History Month

Ron Nicholson
Members of Ballet BC in Emily Molnar’s Walking Mad

Back from the brink at Ballet BC

Transformed under a new artistic director, the company returns to Victoria with an international triple bill

Members of Ballet BC in Emily Molnar’s Walking Mad
Johnny Vallis takes the stage in a Buddy Holly tribute at the Mary Winspear Centre on Feb. 6.

Embodying a rock ‘n’ roll legend

Lifelong Buddy Holly impersonator brings show back to a hometown crowd

Johnny Vallis takes the stage in a Buddy Holly tribute at the Mary Winspear Centre on Feb. 6.