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Jessica Van der Veen watches her steps as she participates in a dance mini-workshop Saturday at the Canadian College of Performing Arts. The group was guided through the routine by school artistic and education director Darold Roles (far left).

Keeping the fun in learning

Performing arts students hone craft, give back by performing

Jessica Van der Veen watches her steps as she participates in a dance mini-workshop Saturday at the Canadian College of Performing Arts. The group was guided through the routine by school artistic and education director Darold Roles (far left).
Oak Bay artist Paul Redchurch works on a painting in his Monterey Avenue home studio.

Solo art show proceeds go to charity

Paul Redchurch has waited a long time for his first exhibit

  • Oct 4, 2011
Oak Bay artist Paul Redchurch works on a painting in his Monterey Avenue home studio.

Thanksgiving comes early for vulnerable

Two community holiday dinners planned

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CIBC Run for the Cure raises over $550,000

4,200 people participated in the Run for the Cure at the University of Victori

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Former maestro’s garden garners national attention

The goal is to inspire and show others how to create their own habitats

Nine-year-olds Gonzalo Pardo-Figueroa

Day of the Living Dead

Hundreds of zombified walkers turn out for annual event in Victoria

Nine-year-olds Gonzalo Pardo-Figueroa

Scufflinks team takes on the Dragons in televised episode

Dragons Den episode airs Wednesday

  • Oct 1, 2011

Experience diverse arts community in Esquimalt

Harvest of the Arts takes place Oct. 23

Embrace storytelling delights at Esquimalt story festival

The ninth annual Esquimalt Children's Story Fest will feature storytellers, crafts, contests and a free children's lunch in the town square

Ambassador, director present Cuban social justice film

Cuba's ambassador to Canada to take in screening

Canadian College of Performing Arts students (clockwise from left) Trevor Gray

Theatre college flings open doors

Annual carnivalintroduces community to performing arts school

Canadian College of Performing Arts students (clockwise from left) Trevor Gray
Janice Mansfield at her bar with a cocktail ready to go. She’ll participate in the home bartenders challenge

Cocktail enthusiasts ready their palates

Art of the Cocktail launches Oct. 1

Janice Mansfield at her bar with a cocktail ready to go. She’ll participate in the home bartenders challenge

Esquimalt community garden celebrates growth, harvest

This summer, the garden in Anderson Park expanded by eight plots

Prizes, appies on menu at breast cancer fundraiser

Victoria man hopes to raise $10,000 at evening event

Church service honours animal companions

The event will be held on the grounds of Christ Church Cathedral to coincide with the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, an annual celebration of the patron saint of animals

  • Sep 27, 2011

Classes coming for the armchair traveller

Terri Hunter puts her own spin on the old travelogue films

The former house of Emily Carr's sister

Maple tree cracking Carr sister’s house

Alice Carr's former house suffering structural damage

The former house of Emily Carr's sister
A pair of anglers at Elk Lake get ready to cast their lines into the water. A B.C. program aims to get more friends fishing.

Getting hooked on fishing

Friends getting buddies to fish thanks to a provincial initiative

A pair of anglers at Elk Lake get ready to cast their lines into the water. A B.C. program aims to get more friends fishing.

Esquimalt walks the walk to cash prize

Municipality wins $10,000 in walking challenge