City Something March 29- April 4

City Something March 29- April 4: Photography, Roots music, psychobilly horror-punks, improvised Film Noir and more.

Andrea June and Auto Jansz are playing their first show of the new year at Caffe Fantastico Thurs., March 29 with Jonny Miller. Don't miss them, as it will be the last show before they leave to tour Germany with Kate Reid.


Roots and brews

Vancouver Island Music Awards nominees Auto Jansz and Andrea June team up with the exciting talent of Jonny Miller for their first Victoria performance of the new year – and the last one before a tour to Germany with folk celebrity, Kate Reid. Catch the show Thurs., March 29 at Caffe Fantastico (905 Kings) at 7:30 p.m., by donation. M





Find out what happens when rising oceans turn a living room into a coral reef, transforming household objects and clothing into strange and bizarre sea creatures in Joyce Kline’s environmental installation Seachange at the CACGV Gallery at the Cedar Hill Recreation Centre (3220 Cedar Hill). Opening reception Thurs., March 29 at 7 p.m.. Seachange runs until April 1. M


Attachment: New Photography

An exhibition of new works by 12 fine art photographers opens April 2 at 7 p.m., at the Gallery at the MAC in the McPherson Playhouse, featuring the work of  Lis Bailly, Victoria Clarke, Fraser Clark, Don Denton, Christopher Holt, Sam Lightman, Tom McCabe, Suzanne Mir, Keith Neufeld, Francis Sullivan, Devin Tepleski and Will Winter. M


Improvised Film Noir

In its third full-length improvised show Paper Street Theatre Co. brings classic film noir to the stage with An Improvised Film Noir. Led by Pick of the Fringe performer Dave Morris, the cast includes local improvisers Missie Peters, Chris Gabel, Scott Thompson and Byron Kjeldsen. Fri. and Sat., March 30 and 31 at Intrepid Theatre Club (1609 Blanshard). Doors at 7:30 p.m,, show at 8 p.m.. $12 at the door. M



The Brains

Canada’s most insanest, undeadest and bestest psychobilly horror-punks The Brains  are back with Drunk Not Dead, an unholy collection of mind-bendingly ear-scorching tracks that grab you by the neck, stare straight into your eyes and dare you to fight back. Catch them Fri., March 30 at the Cambie. Doors at 9 p.m., $11.50 at Lyle’s Place, Ditch Records, BC Smoke Shop, The Cambie and  M


Throw Down Art Forum

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria invites you to join them at the Vancouver Island School of Art (2549 Quadra) for the Throw Down Art Forum, a full day of interactive discussions, performance, activism and spontaneous artmaking in celebration of contemporary art in Victoria, Sunday, April 1 between 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., free.

Take in a doodle workshop, connect with the Canada Council for the Arts or hear keynote speaker Max Wyman speak. Visit for a full listing of the day’s events. M

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