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Oak Bay-based performing arts college offers ‘relaxed performance’ program

Five shows designed for those with anxiety, autism, or any disability

Mansbridge: iconic Canadian newsman coming to Sidney

Former host of CBC’s The National part of Mary Winspear Centre speaker series

  • Sep 11, 2018

Bluesy autumn in store at the Mary Winspear Centre

Varied offerings this month, from 1970s rockers Wishbone Ash to spoken word artist Shayne Koyczan

  • Sep 10, 2018
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RIFFLANDIA: Local artists thrive under festival model

Bands like Current Swell, one of the 2018 headliners, made their mark at RAP

Victoria Music Hall of Famers share the blues for 40th anniversary

Uncle Wiggly’s Hot Shoes Blues Band play Oak Bay’s Upstairs Lounge

Belfry continues Ibsen tale with updated production

A Doll’s House, Part 2 runs Sept. 16-Oct. 14 at the Belfry Theatre

  • Sep 4, 2018

Hispanic Film Society presents a week’s showcase of Latin, Spanish flicks

UVic’s Cinecenta screening a wide range of Hispanic films from Sept. 18-23

  • Sep 3, 2018

Shared love of classical music leads to Victoria Symphony’s largest-ever private donation

$1-million donors Len Chapple and late wife, Dallas, were major supporters of the Symphony

FRINGE FEST REVIEWS: Flamenco and teen angst, among the topics explored in festival entries

Sheila Martindale offers her take on shows playing at this year’s Fringe Festival

  • Aug 27, 2018

Great Canadian blues musician David Essig plays Oak Bay benefit

Essig plays The Oaks Restaurant and Tea Room Saturday, Sept. 29

  • Aug 25, 2018

Oak Bay performing arts school stages West Side Story for spring finale

Season includes Twelve Angry Jurors, The Penelopiad, Middletown, Stage Door and Sweet Charity as well as Remembrance Day concert

  • Aug 24, 2018

Buskers ready to hit Victoria streets (and squares)

Downtown Victoria Busker Festival kicks off Aug. 30 at various sites

  • Aug 18, 2018

Local and international artists paint murals across Victoria

Sixteen murals are spread out across downtown Victoria as part of the ‘concrete canvas’ project

BLUES BASH: Help celebrate silver anniversary at Ship Point

Legendary guitarist Tinsley Ellis, Davina and the Vagabonds headline weekend shows

  • Aug 11, 2018

BINGE THE FRINGE: Victoria Fringe Fest always brings something new

Annual theatre event sure to keep audiences on their toes; preview night Aug. 22

  • Aug 11, 2018

UVic art display showcases craft of bookmaking

Art of the Book 2018 is in the Audain Gallery at UVic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Aug. 11

  • Aug 10, 2018

Celebrate local food with Feast of Fields in North Saanich

21st Feast of Fields on Vancouver Island is at Kildara Farms on Aug. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m.

  • Aug 10, 2018

5 things to do in Greater Victoria this weekend

Check out dragon Boats, artists, football and more