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MONIQUE SALEZ: Ballet BC’s Romeo + Juliet sure to feature stunning choreography

But company missed an opportunity to feature diverse retelling of this classic tale

Mathieu Poirier: Beer School a key element of Victoria Beer Week

Aficianados and novices alike can learn much about their favourite brews, March 6-14

WINE NOTES: This blended red won’t get your goat

Robert Moyes takes us from South Africa to Spain, Chile to the Okanagan for his latest wine musings

REVIEW: UVic drama department shows a flair for comedy

Student actors have fun with artificial intelligence in Alan Ayckbourn’s Comic Potential

ALLAN REID: Chicken bonanza, Korean style

Simple Victoria restaurant knows how to please if your go-tos are chicken and fries

REVIEW: A redemption story at the Belfry

Playwright-director Tara Beagan draws on grandmother’s personal journey in The Ministry of Grace

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YOUR HOROSCOPE: Find out what the stars have in store for February

Monday astrologer offers her take on the coming month

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Enjoy Valentine’s Day fun with daring date nights

From axe throwing to escape rooms to dance lessons, there’s many ways to have fun with a partner

Mathieu Poirier: Excitement builds for Victoria Beer Week

Tickets for March 6-14 celebration of all things crafty on sale now

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Bold reds that make you stand up and take notice

Monday wine columnist Robert Moyes weighs in on a trio of fine reds and a yummy late harvest white

ALLAN REID: Like fresh food? Find it in Cook Street Village

Hawaiian-inspired Poke Fresh offers right raw food combination for Monday reviewer’s liking

IN THE LOOP: National arts competition shows range of talent across country

Victoria Arts Council hosting Salt Spring National Art Prize winners starting Jan. 10

Horoscopes 2020: What do the stars have in store for you?

Georgia Nicols offers her take on the gifts, surprises and challenges the new year will bring

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Learn how to make your hotpot experience enjoyable

Allan Reid unearths another Asian cuisine gem in Estevan Village, Mr. Hotpot

WINE NOTES: Sumac Ridge offshoot a favourite discovery for 2019

Black Sage’s 2016 Cabernet Franc offers good value, plenty of flavour for medium bodied red: Moyes

Mathieu Poirier: Looking back on the year in beer

New breweries, taprooms open; more on the way for Victoria, as are the Canadian Brewing Awards

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Changing things up puts spice into winter

Try something different like visiting a new restaurant, or even skating in Oak Bay

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Find Christmas cheer in the heart of Victoria

From the iconic Fairmont Empress to decorated Old Town, seasonal activities abound in the harbour

  • Nov 30, 2019

MATHIEU POIRIER: Options for pairing beers with holiday fare

From saisons to bocks, many local craft beer choices pair well with seasonal meals

DECEMBER HOROSCOPE: time to recharge, Sagittarius; set goals, Capricorn

Georgia Nicols gives you her take on the stars for the month ahead

  • Nov 22, 2019