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Cross-cultural flamenco production tells personal story through dance, music

Cross-cultural flamenco production tells personal story through dance, music

Indian, Spanish influences seen in Nritya, coming Sept. 26 to Glenlyon Norfolk School theatre

Cross-cultural flamenco production tells personal story through dance, music
Fugget about it! Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding invites you to join the family

Fugget about it! Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding invites you to join the family

Interactive dinner theatre happening Sept. 26-29 at the Edelweiss Club in James Bay

Fugget about it! Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding invites you to join the family
Award-winning Greater Victoria author Esi Edugyan heads up a strong list of finalists for the 2019 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize. The finalists for this award and the Victoria Children’s Book Prize were announced Wednesday. Photo by Don Denton/Black Press

Edugyan leads short list for 2019 Butler Book Prize

Finalists announced for Victoria top literary awards, winners to be announced at Oct. 9 gala

Award-winning Greater Victoria author Esi Edugyan heads up a strong list of finalists for the 2019 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize. The finalists for this award and the Victoria Children’s Book Prize were announced Wednesday. Photo by Don Denton/Black Press
Best of the 2019 Victoria Fringe Festival revisited

Best of the 2019 Victoria Fringe Festival revisited

Wonder how others felt about Fringe shows you saw? Find the Pick of the Fringe winners here

Best of the 2019 Victoria Fringe Festival revisited
Victoria’s West My Friend reaches for stars with new album

Victoria’s West My Friend reaches for stars with new album

Folk trio to unveil layered symphonic sound at album release concert Sept. 20 at Alix Goolden Hall

Victoria’s West My Friend reaches for stars with new album
Ian Moore: Blues guitarist’s Esquimalt Ribfest performance hits it out of the park at Bullen

Ian Moore: Blues guitarist’s Esquimalt Ribfest performance hits it out of the park at Bullen

Highly touted bluesman’s show comes as advertised, even with a brand new band

Ian Moore: Blues guitarist’s Esquimalt Ribfest performance hits it out of the park at Bullen
The Victoria Conservatory of Music, home to many musical programs for all ages, opens its doors to the public this Saturday during its annual free open house, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Photo courtesy Victoria Conservatory of Music

Musical instrument petting zoo and more at Conservatory open house in Victoria

Families invited to drop by to see what’s new at annual free event on Saturday, Sept. 7

The Victoria Conservatory of Music, home to many musical programs for all ages, opens its doors to the public this Saturday during its annual free open house, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Photo courtesy Victoria Conservatory of Music
Learn from the experts: Victoria Festival of Authors assembling stellar guest list

Learn from the experts: Victoria Festival of Authors assembling stellar guest list

Workshops, panels provide story ideas, strategies and insights for all levels of writer, Oct. 2-6

Learn from the experts: Victoria Festival of Authors assembling stellar guest list
Tour Government House and other homes, enjoy art along the way

Tour Government House and other homes, enjoy art along the way

The Art Gallery’s 66th annual House Tour features artists at work, artistic floral displays

Tour Government House and other homes, enjoy art along the way
Alcheringa Gallery director Mark Loria appreciates the diversity of style and colour artists brought to the gallery’s Northwest Coast Surfboards project. The exhibit is on through Sept. 21 at 621 Fort St. Don Descoteau/Monday Magazine

Downtown Victoria gallery making artistic waves

Alcheringa’s Surfer’s Paradise painted surfboard initiative has been popular with patrons

Alcheringa Gallery director Mark Loria appreciates the diversity of style and colour artists brought to the gallery’s Northwest Coast Surfboards project. The exhibit is on through Sept. 21 at 621 Fort St. Don Descoteau/Monday Magazine
Art + Fare fundraiser boosts Gallery’s family programs

Art + Fare fundraiser boosts Gallery’s family programs

Sept. 21 event at the Union Club features art for sale, gourmet food and musical entertainment

Art + Fare fundraiser boosts Gallery’s family programs
Behind Bars: Variety the name of the game at The Churchill

Behind Bars: Variety the name of the game at The Churchill

Bar manager Tyler Rowe enjoys helping promote Victoria spirits and beers

Behind Bars: Variety the name of the game at The Churchill
Mix and mingle at free artist talk today atop Bastion Square parkade

Mix and mingle at free artist talk today atop Bastion Square parkade

Public art the topic of panel discussion; concert, food and beverage options also part of evening

Mix and mingle at free artist talk today atop Bastion Square parkade
Take your opportunity to sing at the Royal Theatre

Take your opportunity to sing at the Royal Theatre

Great Canadian Sing debuts Sept. 8 with inspirational music, talented performers, singalong format

Take your opportunity to sing at the Royal Theatre
These pieces by Fern Long, along with one other, make up her new installation in Commercial Alley, based around the theme of ‘home.’ Her concept was selected from a group of 19 submissions to the City of Victoria recently in the annual call for proposals to fill this temporary outdoor gallery space. Artwork by Fern Long, collage by Monday Magazine

Panels proliferate in Victoria’s Commercial Alley Art Gallery

City artist Fern Long’s themed works will be on display through August 2020

These pieces by Fern Long, along with one other, make up her new installation in Commercial Alley, based around the theme of ‘home.’ Her concept was selected from a group of 19 submissions to the City of Victoria recently in the annual call for proposals to fill this temporary outdoor gallery space. Artwork by Fern Long, collage by Monday Magazine
VICTORIA FRINGE FEST: There’s always something new to discover on stage

VICTORIA FRINGE FEST: There’s always something new to discover on stage

33rd annual live theatre festival has numerous styles and topics to choose from

VICTORIA FRINGE FEST: There’s always something new to discover on stage
Rick Miller, the writer, director and performer in Boom X, takes audience members on a whirlwind trip from the 1960s through the mid 90s. The one-man show plays nightly except Mondays at the Belfry Theatre until Aug. 18. Photo by Trudie Lee

REVIEW: Boom X an ideal show for music loving Gen-Xers

Rick Miller’s follow-up to Boom explores the music, politics and culture of Generation X

Rick Miller, the writer, director and performer in Boom X, takes audience members on a whirlwind trip from the 1960s through the mid 90s. The one-man show plays nightly except Mondays at the Belfry Theatre until Aug. 18. Photo by Trudie Lee
Strolling along the edge of the creek to view works by local artists is only part of what the Bowker Creek Brush Up is all about. Photo contributed

Enjoy art in the elements at the Bowker Creek Brush Up

Annual show and sale happens along the banks of the creek in Oak Bay on Aug. 11

Strolling along the edge of the creek to view works by local artists is only part of what the Bowker Creek Brush Up is all about. Photo contributed
WATCH: Exhibit of colourful ‘living life’ paintings kick off busy August at Coast Collective Gallery

WATCH: Exhibit of colourful ‘living life’ paintings kick off busy August at Coast Collective Gallery

Meet Zimbabwe-Australian artist Jonathan Madzinga on Aug. 2, solo exhibit ends Aug. 18

WATCH: Exhibit of colourful ‘living life’ paintings kick off busy August at Coast Collective Gallery
ON THE ROAD: Mid-Island magic awaits with these destination events

ON THE ROAD: Mid-Island magic awaits with these destination events

From Nanaimo Fringe to the Filberg Festival, there’s many entertainment options further afield

ON THE ROAD: Mid-Island magic awaits with these destination events