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Arts Events in Brief, Feb. 11

The Well risesfor weekend showDowntown cafe/bookshop The Well, 821 Fort St., is…

  • Feb 10, 2011
Emily Piggford and Andrew Barrett created and perform in Wrath

Beware the Wrath of You Show

Emily Piggford and Andrew Barrett star in Wrath, their story about anger…

  • Feb 4, 2011
Emily Piggford and Andrew Barrett created and perform in Wrath

Trip to national improv finals at stake

High schoolers test their comedy skills this weekend at Vic HighComedy fans…

  • Feb 4, 2011

Musical variety on tap at UVic

The University of Victoria’s school of music presents the Lafayette String Quartet,…

  • Feb 3, 2011

Kaleidoscope production worth sneezing about

Kaleidoscope Theatre’s mini family series kicks off with The Big Sneeze, Saturday…

  • Feb 3, 2011
Victoria Children’s Choir soloists (clockwise from left) Hannah Bild-Enkin

Baroque fest promises to ‘reduce you to tears’

When the 34-member Victoria Children’s Choir takes the stage at Alix Goolden…

Victoria Children’s Choir soloists (clockwise from left) Hannah Bild-Enkin
A scene plays out on the set of Cascadia

Victoria Film Festival: Variety offers viewers spice

Black Press writers give their impressions of some of this year’s crop…

  • Feb 2, 2011
A scene plays out on the set of Cascadia
Oliver Swain brings his multi-faceted show to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church this week.

The Swain is playin’

Multitalented Oliver Swain unveils his new CD, In a Big Machine, in…

  • Feb 1, 2011
Oliver Swain brings his multi-faceted show to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church this week.

Arts Events in Brief Feb. 2

Break out the tuxedos and gownsThe Canadian College of Performing Arts gives…

  • Jan 31, 2011

Pianist overcomes challenges to win competition

His talent flows through his fingers. He literally rocks to the rhythm…

  • Jan 30, 2011
Victoria Film Festival director Kathy Kay shows off a 2011 VFF poster at the festival office.

Movie buffs, it’s time to break out the popcorn

Victoria Film Festival plays Feb. 4 to 13In advance of the Victoria…

Victoria Film Festival director Kathy Kay shows off a 2011 VFF poster at the festival office.

Arts Events in Brief Jan. 26

Naughty Bits Showing againMembers of the Island Illustrators Society show some of…

  • Jan 27, 2011

Arts Events in Brief Jan. 28

UVic theatre hosting open houseThe University of Victoria is opening its doors…

  • Jan 27, 2011
The members of Les Grand Ballets Canadiens de Montreal bring their unique performance style to the Royal Theatre this week.

Ballet in grand style

Les Grand Ballets Canadiens de Montreal return to Victoria after an eight-year…

  • Jan 27, 2011
The members of Les Grand Ballets Canadiens de Montreal bring their unique performance style to the Royal Theatre this week.
Maltwood Gallery director Martin Segger stands at the Legacy Gallery in downtown Victoria. The Maltwood’s operations and staff will move into the Legacy this summer.

Maltwood Gallery shift makes sense, retired director says

News of the demise of the University of Victoria’s Maltwood Art Museum…

Maltwood Gallery director Martin Segger stands at the Legacy Gallery in downtown Victoria. The Maltwood’s operations and staff will move into the Legacy this summer.
Dance Victoria dancers Robert Halley and Amy Cousin

Dancing days are here again

Popularity of community dance event soaringEveryone is a dancer inside, some of…

Dance Victoria dancers Robert Halley and Amy Cousin
Pianist Marianne Trudel is featured in the upcoming edition of the Art of the Trio

Montreal pianist at Hermann’s

Jazz impresario Marianne Trudel performs with bassist Ken Lister and Kelby MacNayr…

  • Jan 27, 2011
Pianist Marianne Trudel is featured in the upcoming edition of the Art of the Trio
Legendary San Francisco beat generation poet Michael McClure comes to Victoria for two nights of readings and film next week.

Beat-era poet coming to Victoria

Michael McClure, the prize-winning, Bay-area playwright, poet and mentor to such artists…

  • Jan 27, 2011
Legendary San Francisco beat generation poet Michael McClure comes to Victoria for two nights of readings and film next week.
Author Anny Scoones poses with a couple of her favourite friends outside her home on the Peninsula.

Interaction name of game during At the Mike

Erin CardoneNews staffQuirky, intimate, deep and fun is how author Anny Scoones…

  • Jan 21, 2011
Author Anny Scoones poses with a couple of her favourite friends outside her home on the Peninsula.
Transplanted musician Shoko Inoue is living and teaching piano in Oak Bay.

Celebrated pianist to perform at St. Matthias

Will skip across municipal border for concertPianist Shoko Inoue arrived in Oak…

  • Jan 21, 2011
Transplanted musician Shoko Inoue is living and teaching piano in Oak Bay.