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Workshop guides failed-masterpiece fixes

Don’t burn those failed attempts at painting just yet.A June 15 workshop…

Slam poet Scott Thompson holds up his notebook while sitting at his apartment desk. He’ll compete in a slam poetry competition at the Victoria Event Centre this weekend.

Writers match wits in slam poetry finals

Unique art form allows individuals to explore different sides of themselvesScott Thompson’s…

Slam poet Scott Thompson holds up his notebook while sitting at his apartment desk. He’ll compete in a slam poetry competition at the Victoria Event Centre this weekend.

Natural world examined in art

Opening Friday (June 10) at 7 p.m., Greenw∞sh investigates our complicated relationship to natural…

Julie Gennai and Aubrey Burke pose in front of a skyscraper-like sculpture at the Ministry of Casual Living on Haultain Street. The tiny windowfront gallery is part of Friday’s Off the Grid art tour organized by the pair.

Off the Grid art tour goes more mainstream

Art crawl expands to more than 30 sitesThe gulf between artist-run galleries…

  • Jun 9, 2011
Julie Gennai and Aubrey Burke pose in front of a skyscraper-like sculpture at the Ministry of Casual Living on Haultain Street. The tiny windowfront gallery is part of Friday’s Off the Grid art tour organized by the pair.

Sacred chant concert supports Japan relief efforts

A benefit concert featuring sacred chant musical duo Mirabai Ceiba will fill…

  • Jun 9, 2011

King of Scotland composer in Vic

Ugandan singer Kinobe, whose work was featured in the film The Last…

Throw dad a kitchen party, Victoria-Irish style

Beacon Hill Park is the place to be for Father’s Day, June…

From Down Under, Churchill playing McRae’s

Australian singer-songwriter Kim Churchill performs at McRae’s, 1652 McRae Ave. at Shelbourne…

Victoria singer-songwriter Ellisa Hartman is doing a musical tour of Vancouver Island this month.

Music award nominee at coffee house

Victoria singer-songwriter Ellisa Hartman’s song “I Love” was recently nominated for Song…

Victoria singer-songwriter Ellisa Hartman is doing a musical tour of Vancouver Island this month.
(Back row) Micha Fortin

Stringin’ on the beach

Musicians’ heads weave back and forth in synch with their bows, almost…

  • Jun 8, 2011
(Back row) Micha Fortin
Oboist Pierre Cayer and cellist Laura Backstrom are both performers and artistic directors of the Eine Kleine Summer Music festival.

Nothing small about this summer music festival

Chamber music festival has developed a grassroots reputationIf the Eine Kleine Summer…

Oboist Pierre Cayer and cellist Laura Backstrom are both performers and artistic directors of the Eine Kleine Summer Music festival.

Langham Court Theatre plays on gender roles

The blurred lines between genders are the theme of a new play…

  • Jun 2, 2011
Popular Vancouver indie band Black Mountain headlines a fundraiser show this weekend at Sugar Nightclub.

Soccer association fundraiser features Black Mountain

Popular indie rock band Black Mountain headlines a unique fundraiser Saturday night…

Popular Vancouver indie band Black Mountain headlines a fundraiser show this weekend at Sugar Nightclub.

Choral concert supporting children’s camp

More than 200 voices are coming together for a benefit concert. The…

Members of the Allegro Performing Arts school hit the stage for their spring show at the Royal Theatre this weekend.

Dance Extraordinaire at the Royal

Students of the Allegro Performing Arts school dance their annual spring performance,…

  • Jun 2, 2011
Members of the Allegro Performing Arts school hit the stage for their spring show at the Royal Theatre this weekend.

Sacred hula lessons offered

Instructor Leilani Petranek is offering presentations and dance workshops this month for…

Team leader Bonnie Quaite of the youth artist group prepares to paint a panel of the Land and Sea mural. The project’s second stage is now installed on the Ogden Point breakwater. It will be blessed by First Nations elders on Saturday (June 4).

Traditional language comes alive on breakwater

Land and Sea mural’s second phase doneDespite being three years from completion,…

Team leader Bonnie Quaite of the youth artist group prepares to paint a panel of the Land and Sea mural. The project’s second stage is now installed on the Ogden Point breakwater. It will be blessed by First Nations elders on Saturday (June 4).
Sara Topham

Theatre fans can catch stage performance on big screen

From the Belfry to Broadway and a decade at the Stratford Festival…

  • Jun 1, 2011
Sara Topham
Saxophonist Paul Wainwright and his trio play songs from their new CD at the Superior Café this Saturday.

Wainwright, friends releasing CD

Paul Wainwright, Thomas Kinzel and Mike O’Leary unveil their new CD, Midnight…

Saxophonist Paul Wainwright and his trio play songs from their new CD at the Superior Café this Saturday.
Nick Postle

En garde!

Kate Rubin Theatre Studio's production of The Three Musketeers opens with a…

Nick Postle