Columnists

VIC THEATRE: Interesting characters feature in June screenings

Kathy Kay’s picks for the month offer dramatically different approaches to filmmaking

  • Jun 15th, 2018

POIRIER ON BEER: Two sides of the same hop

Matthieu Poirier checks out a few options for hoppy beers on offer locally

  • Jun 5th, 2018

PERFECTLY POTABLE: New crop of VQA wines provides interesting choices

Robert Moyes gives the rundown on some of the season’s tastiest wines

  • Jun 5th, 2018

ART SMARTS: Kaleidoscope Theatre serving young audiences

Janis La Couvee looks at the children’s theatre scene around Victoria

  • May 28th, 2018

MOYES ON FILM: Book Club is Fifty Shades of Funny

Star-studded cast squeeze every ounce of fun from an otherwise average screenplay

  • May 28th, 2018

ALLAN REID: Unearthing the region’s latest low-key restaurant gem

Le Petit Dakar in Esquimalt offers up homemade Senegalese comfort food

  • May 27th, 2018
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TESS VAN STRAATEN: Catching the Westcoast Wave

Our intrepid Monday columnist tackles the surf at Tofino

  • May 8th, 2018

CRAFT BEER REVIEW: Summer beers lightening up

Mathieu Poirier looks at some of the lighter, fruitier warm weather offerings

  • May 8th, 2018

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Inniskillin’s Okanagan cab sauv a versatile red

Robert Moyes offers up this month’s interesting pick of wines to try out

  • May 7th, 2018

REVIEW: Unparalleled brilliance at the Blue Bridge Theatre

Swan Song (And Other Farces) provides excellent vehicle for local talent

  • May 3rd, 2018

JANIS LA COUVEE: An even dozen festivals a thrill for theatre goers

Monday’s arts columnist looks at the various theatre festivals on the calendar

  • May 1st, 2018

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Aerial adventure in the treetops

Wild Play offers exhiliration and agility training in Colwood

  • Mar 29th, 2018

REVIEW: Ken Russell classic screening heats up Cinecenta

Kathy Kay offers her take on the British director

  • Mar 28th, 2018

MATHIEU POIRIER: Oregon beers, cider-beer mashups part of April fare

Drake Eatery hosts Oregon Brewer’s Day on April 8

  • Mar 28th, 2018

The arts: A key component of healthy communities

A column from the West Shore Arts Council

  • Mar 27th, 2018

PERFECTLY POTABLE: International tastes delight the palate

Wine notes by Robert Moyes

  • Mar 27th, 2018

JANIS LA COUVEE: Victoria – a hotbed of improvised theatre

City witnessing fast-paced development of this dramatic, and often comedic form

  • Mar 26th, 2018

REVIEW: Ballet Etoile scores comic triumph with Coppelia

Victoria professional company produces a fine ensemble piece

  • Mar 19th, 2018

PERFECTLY POTABLE: From B.C. to Chile and Italy, here’s some great wine options

Wine notes from Monday columnist Robert Moyes

  • Mar 13th, 2018

Victoria Spring Fling: tea, tulips and historical treasures

Monday columnist Tess van Straaten rediscovers some local gems

  • Mar 8th, 2018