Kyle Slavin

West Coast Wild: My secret garden

Mushroom foraging in the West Coast forest

Quinn-tessential Bachand

The Canadian Folk Music Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and is in Ottawa from Nov 27 – 29

M CHEF Chef Jonny digs Part and Parcel

Jonny Lee head chef and co-owner of Chorizo and Co. picks the lunch menu at Part and Parcel

Designing Camelot

Camelot will be different than the other POV operas in the season. It’s a musical in concert.

M AWARDS: And the winners are …

Monday voters have spoken! Top picks for city’s music, art & pop culture

PLAY with the PROS: Bowled over

Monday editor Kyle Slavin learns what it takes to be a world-class lawn bowler

Mouth organ MASTER

Harmonicist Joe Powers brings his skills to Victoria Aug. 1-3 for the Tango & Latin Festival

THE BIG PERSONALITY: Tania Miller

Victoria Symphony's music director gets ready to launch the 2014/15 season with Symphony Splash on Aug. 3

The family that plays together, stays together

Pat Benatar speaks with Monday editor Kyle Slavin about her 35-year career, with the love of her life by her side for the whole ride

Lighter side of war

Doris Gregory's How I Won the War for the Allies is a light-hearted look at her experience during the Second World War

Ventanas plays Flamenco Fest

Toronto-based Ventanas, a band that performs in many languages, performs Aug. 11 in Centennial Square as part of Victoria Flamenco Festival

MERCHANT OF COOL: Pedal power

Victoria Pedicab Company owner Andrew Capeau believes Victoria is perfectly suited for slower-paced tours

PLAY with the PROS: Victoria HarbourCats

Kyle Slavin takes on a whole new ball game at Royal Athletic Park

PLAY with the PROS – Rowing

On the row with Olympian David Calder

PLAY with the PROS – Mixed Martial Arts

Kyle in a cage match

PLAY with the PROS – Diving

I take a deep breath. My heart is pounding – I don’t know why. We’re only three metres up and the pool below is warm and inviting.

Play with the pros: Curling

Writer Kyle Slavin learns there's more to the sport than sweeping and throwing rocks

Play with the Pros: Slam dunk

Basketball at a high level is a sport where 6-foot-7 is the average height of an athlete.

Play with the Pros: Royals on target

Writer Kyle Slavin gets in the net for a lesson in goaltending with the Victoria Royals.

Musical showcases young talents on stage

Saltwater Creative Arts Studio brings 13, a high-energy musical about in and standing out, to the stage.