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CRAFT BEER REVIEW: Summer beers lightening up

CRAFT BEER REVIEW: Summer beers lightening up

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

  • May 8, 2018
CRAFT BEER REVIEW: Summer beers lightening up
PERFECTLY POTABLE: Inniskillin’s Okanagan cab sauv a versatile red

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 7, 2018
PERFECTLY POTABLE: Inniskillin’s Okanagan cab sauv a versatile red
Blue Bridge Theatre’s Swan Song (And Other Farces) continues at the Roxy Theatre through May 6. Courtesy Blue Bridge Theatre

REVIEW: Unparalleled brilliance at the Blue Bridge Theatre

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

  • May 3, 2018
Blue Bridge Theatre’s Swan Song (And Other Farces) continues at the Roxy Theatre through May 6. Courtesy Blue Bridge Theatre
JANIS LA COUVEE: An even dozen festivals a thrill for theatre goers

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 1, 2018
JANIS LA COUVEE: An even dozen festivals a thrill for theatre goers
TESS VAN STRAATEN: Aerial adventure in the treetops

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Aerial adventure in the treetops

Wild Play offers exhiliration and agility training in Colwood

  • Mar 29, 2018
TESS VAN STRAATEN: Aerial adventure in the treetops
REVIEW: Ken Russell classic screening heats up Cinecenta

REVIEW: Ken Russell classic screening heats up Cinecenta

Kathy Kay offers her take on the British director

  • Mar 28, 2018
REVIEW: Ken Russell classic screening heats up Cinecenta
MATHIEU POIRIER: Oregon beers, cider-beer mashups part of April fare

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

Drake Eatery hosts Oregon Brewer’s Day on April 8

  • Mar 28, 2018
MATHIEU POIRIER: Oregon beers, cider-beer mashups part of April fare
The arts: A key component of healthy communities

The arts: A key component of healthy communities

A column from the West Shore Arts Council

  • Mar 27, 2018
The arts: A key component of healthy communities
PERFECTLY POTABLE: International tastes delight the palate

PERFECTLY POTABLE: International tastes delight the palate

Wine notes by Robert Moyes

  • Mar 27, 2018
PERFECTLY POTABLE: International tastes delight the palate
JANIS LA COUVEE: Victoria – a hotbed of improvised theatre

JANIS LA COUVEE: Victoria – a hotbed of improvised theatre

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

  • Mar 26, 2018
JANIS LA COUVEE: Victoria – a hotbed of improvised theatre
REVIEW: Ballet Etoile scores comic triumph with Coppelia

REVIEW: Ballet Etoile scores comic triumph with Coppelia

Victoria professional company produces a fine ensemble piece

  • Mar 19, 2018
REVIEW: Ballet Etoile scores comic triumph with Coppelia
PERFECTLY POTABLE: From B.C. to Chile and Italy, here’s some great wine options

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

Wine notes from Monday columnist Robert Moyes

  • Mar 13, 2018
PERFECTLY POTABLE: From B.C. to Chile and Italy, here’s some great wine options
Victoria Spring Fling: tea, tulips and historical treasures

Victoria Spring Fling: tea, tulips and historical treasures

Monday columnist Tess van Straaten rediscovers some local gems

  • Mar 8, 2018
Victoria Spring Fling: tea, tulips and historical treasures
Victoria Beer Week is underway, with some of the premiere events happening at the Victoria Public Market. Image contributed

Mathieu Poirier: Hop into Victoria Beer Week

Fifth annual craft brew festival offers something for everyone at downtown venues

  • Mar 5, 2018
Victoria Beer Week is underway, with some of the premiere events happening at the Victoria Public Market. Image contributed
Crimes of the Heart – a triumph for the Phoenix!

Crimes of the Heart – a triumph for the Phoenix!

Sheila Martindale reviews UVic’s Crimes of the Heart

Crimes of the Heart – a triumph for the Phoenix!
Sidney serves up the perfect hoilday cocktail
Sidney serves up the perfect hoilday cocktail
Climbing to New Heights

Climbing to New Heights

Tess van Straaten tries indoor rock climbing

Climbing to New Heights

It’s all about location, location, location

By Janis la Couvee What do a loading dock, a warehouse, an…

Point-No-Point delivers West Coast flare

By Allan Reid There is no point at Point-No-Point, so it is…

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COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

  • Nov 29, 2017
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