Jennifer Blyth

Greater Victoria foodies have lots to choose from over the next two months, including an extended winter Dine Around and Stay in Town, plus a new spring version of the popular event, and a new FEAST take-out food festival in Esquimalt.

Back by popular demand: Victoria foodies get another chance to Dine Around

It’s the news local foodies have been hungering for: Destination Greater Victoria…

Greater Victoria foodies have lots to choose from over the next two months, including an extended winter Dine Around and Stay in Town, plus a new spring version of the popular event, and a new FEAST take-out food festival in Esquimalt.
The 2021 Brant Wildlife Festival marks 31 years of raising awareness of our natural landscapes and the species that rely on them. Fern Fennell photo

Brant Wildlife Festival wings its way to local beaches, marshes, backyards + beyond

While the distinctive black-and-white Brant geese are the “poster birds” of the…

The 2021 Brant Wildlife Festival marks 31 years of raising awareness of our natural landscapes and the species that rely on them. Fern Fennell photo
The Sidney Museum hosts the Lego Exhibition at the Sidney Museum until March 31. Wolf Depner photo

Family Day in Victoria: Your bubble-friendly planner

Like many things this year, Family Day long-weekend will likely look a…

The Sidney Museum hosts the Lego Exhibition at the Sidney Museum until March 31. Wolf Depner photo
Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.

The magic of Christmas returns to the Butchart Gardens

Some events cancelled due to COVID-10 but 12 Days of Christmas will brighten the season

Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.
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Victoria, Vancouver Island earn global ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp

Victoria, Vancouver Island earn global ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp

Tool helps travellers identify tourism experiences that meet health and safety protocols

Victoria, Vancouver Island earn global ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp
Laura Lansink, Executive Director of Food Banks B.C.

80,000 reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier

Laura Lansink, Executive Director of Food Banks B.C.
Randy Blair, Black Press Media Chief Operating Officer.

Community drives transformation of local news

Black Press Media reaches historic audience milestone

Randy Blair, Black Press Media Chief Operating Officer.
Alan Doyle, former front man for Great Big Sea and more recent solo artist, entertained current fans and newcomers to his music at the Royal Theatre last night. File photo
Alan Doyle, former front man for Great Big Sea and more recent solo artist, entertained current fans and newcomers to his music at the Royal Theatre last night. File photo
Dan Brubeck performs at the Dave Dunnet Community Theatre July 2 as part of JazzFest.

JazzFest makes some noise in Oak Bay

Oak Bay High's Dave Dunnet Community Theatre hosts five JazzFest performances

Dan Brubeck performs at the Dave Dunnet Community Theatre July 2 as part of JazzFest.
A Knowing Face, by Herbert Siebner, is at Eclectic Gallery.

Galleries welcome summer with eclectic lineup

What's on this month at the region's art galleries

A Knowing Face, by Herbert Siebner, is at Eclectic Gallery.
Harold Klunder, Love Song, Winchester Gallery

May welcomes eclectic exhibits

Local galleries offer a wealth of new artistic offerings

Harold Klunder, Love Song, Winchester Gallery
Musician Hank Angel debuts his new gospel-billy album, Sinner, You Better Get Ready, this Sunday at Oak Bay’s St. Philip Church.

Sinner, You Better Get Ready for some foot-tapping fun

Sunday concert at St. Philip Church raises money for Our Place

Musician Hank Angel debuts his new gospel-billy album, Sinner, You Better Get Ready, this Sunday at Oak Bay’s St. Philip Church.
Oak Bay’s Ann Redford-Nolte finishes her work for the Victoria Sketch Club exhibit opening March 15.

Artist brings whimsy to Sketch Club show

Victoria Sketch Club opens annual exhibition and sale March 15 at Glenlyon-Norfolk School on Beach Drive

Oak Bay’s Ann Redford-Nolte finishes her work for the Victoria Sketch Club exhibit opening March 15.
West End Gallery opens an exceptional exhibit of work by Greta Guzek, Island Passages, March 19 to 31.

Galleries welcome spring

Spring shows bring colour and creativity to the local galleries

West End Gallery opens an exceptional exhibit of work by Greta Guzek, Island Passages, March 19 to 31.

Artists encouraged to share impressions of the Salish Sea

Contest and auction to raise awareness and funds for local ArtsAlive initiative

Bill Zaalberg performs as Neil Diamond at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel, weekends through Feb. 20.

Theatre dazzles with Diamonds

New dinner theatre show hits the David Foster Theatre stage Friday

Bill Zaalberg performs as Neil Diamond at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel, weekends through Feb. 20.
Works by local artist Linny D. Vine are on exhibt this month at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s Massey Gallery. The show, which also includes work by Jeffrey Boron, opens with a reception this Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m.

At the Galleries

Local art galleries offer new exhibits to greet the new year

Works by local artist Linny D. Vine are on exhibt this month at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s Massey Gallery. The show, which also includes work by Jeffrey Boron, opens with a reception this Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m.
Oak Bay author Frank Wilson sits in his favourite writing spot. Wilson has published his second collection of short stories, Nowt to Do with My Wife, Country Tales from the North of England.

Truth is no barrier to a good story

Short story collection raises funds for the MS Society

Oak Bay author Frank Wilson sits in his favourite writing spot. Wilson has published his second collection of short stories, Nowt to Do with My Wife, Country Tales from the North of England.
Sara Marreiros and Cari Burdett perform at Oak Bay United Church as part of the fifth annual Winter Solstice Concert Dec. 21.

Here comes the sun: Celebrating the season and solstice

Fifth annual Winter Solstice Cabaret brings a seasonal celebration to Oak Bay United Church Dec. 21

Sara Marreiros and Cari Burdett perform at Oak Bay United Church as part of the fifth annual Winter Solstice Concert Dec. 21.