The Rock ’N’ Roll Shakedown is back with a night of rockabilly, blues, swing and surf instrumental, burlesque performances by the fabulous Miss Rosie Bitts (and others) and swing dance lessons at the Victoria Event Centre, Sat., March 24 (8 p.m.). Featuring Dave Lang and the Black Squirrels, Slim Sandy, and introducing new Victoria trio The Cavaleros. Tickets $20 at rocknrollshakedown.eventbrite.com.
Help raise money to prevent the poaching of elephants around the world by going to a multi-media presentation featuring the amazing gentle giants by veterinarian Dag Goering and writer Maria Coffey, Wed., March 28 ( 7:30 p.m.) at the Young Auditorium at Camosun College. By donation.
Tom Waits fans rejoice! Intrepid Theatre is hosting Quebec’s L’Orchestre D’hommes-Orchestre and their homage to Waits on Sun., March 25 at the Metro Studio.
Part carnival, part concert, part theatre performance, these six multi-instrumentalists play more than 100 objects and invented instruments, using everything from whiskey bottles to tea cups.
Tickets are $27 and are going very fast. Available at ticketrocket.org or by phone at 250-590-6291.
Wolf/Sheep ArtHouse is celebrating a year on the scene with The End Is Here art show — what could be their first and last anniversary if the end truly is here … Dun dun duh.
Fri., March 23 and Sat., March 24 (7 p.m. to midnight) Wolf/Sheep’s digs at 1517 Douglas will be transformed into an art party, offering not only a group art show and sale, but also music by SubDiv’s Rhythmicon, DJ Murge and Verse and yes, there will be a bar. Twenty per cent of all original art sales for this show goes to the Victoria Cool-Aid Society’s Every Step Counts program. M