Weekly Arts Listings Sept. 1-7
Langham court theatre – Seeks actors for “The Beauty Queen of Leenane.” No audition appointment needed. Scrips available for sign out at the box office. SATURDAY 1pm & MONDAY 7pm at Langham Court Theatre (). 250-384-2142.
victoria fringe festival – Come out and support one of the oldest Fringe Festivals in Canada, featuring 72 productions from around the world. To Sept. 4. 250-383-2663, victoriafringe.com.
Thurs. sept. 1
Vic Slam – Write a poem and perform it, all in one night! Plus performances from The Recipe’s Brandon Wint and the Vic Slam Team. 7pm at the Well (821 Fort). $5. 250-590-4995.
ted grant – Canada’s most accomplished photojournalist shares highlights from his 61-year career. 7pm at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (1040 Moss). $3-$13/AGGV members free. 250-384-4171.
TUES. Sept. 6
Derrick Jensen – Gives lecture via skype on Living in a Culture of Abuse. 7pm at Camas Books (2590 Quadra). By donation. 250-381-0585.
Wed. sept. 7
Coast Collective Gallery – Exhibition of glass work by Pauline Olesen. To Sept. 18 at 3221 Heatherbell.
Victoria Anarchist Reading Circle – Discuss the latest in anarchist reading. TUESDAYS 7pm at Camas Books (2590 Quadra). Free. 250-381-0585.
trivia pub quiz – General knowledge, guess the song, who said it, (or our variation) who tweeted it! Free. TUESDAYS 8pm at Felicita’s (UVic). 250-721-8626.
Thurs. sept. 1
Sooke Harbour House – Abstract Continuum, exhibition of artwork by Chin Yuen. To Sept. 27 at 1528 Whiffen Spit.
Fri. Sept. 2
Deluge gallery – The Undiscovered Continent, artwork by Mark Neufeld. Opening reception 7pm. To Oct. 1 at 636 Yates.
Talk’s CHeap – 2 Sensational Shockers, exhibition of work by Ben Lyon and Bob Scott. Opening reception 7pm. To Sept. 30 at 566B Pandora.
Collective Works Gallery – 3, artwork by Charlotte Bell, Donald Ius and Pete Rockwell. Opening reception Sept. 9 7pm. To Sept. 22 at 1311 Gladstone.
GOWARD HOUSE – Exhibition of artwork by Lee Lowther Kergin. Opening reception Sept. 11 1:30-3:30pm. To Sept. 28 at 2495 Arbutus.
mon. sept. 5
morris gallery – Exhibition of work by Zeljko Kujundzic. Opening reception Sept. 9 7pm. To Sept. 30 at 428 Burnside East.
fifty-fifty arts collective – Baby Gun, artwork by Luis Enrique Oliver. To THURSDAY at 2516 Douglas.
Collective Works Gallery – Continued Encounters, artwork by Al Williams. To FRIDAY at 1311 Gladstone.
ministry of casual living – Buddha of Dissonance, a sculptural exhibition comparing the futility of culturally sacred imagery and icons within a post industrial economy. To MONDAY at 1442 Haultain.
Dale`s Gallery – Island Artisans, works from island artists. To TUESDAY at 537 Fisgard.
madrona gallery – Crescendo, exhibition of work by Frances Baskerville and Jeanne Campbell. To Sept. 8 at 606 View.
art gallery of greater victoria – War and Disaster in Japanese Prints, a collection of historical prints from the AGGV’s collection, to MONDAY. A Brush with War: Military art from Korea to Afganistan, to MONDAY. The Further Adventures of a Girl, artwork by Diyan Achjadi, to Oct. 16. On the Edge of Nowhere by Emily Carr, semi-permanent. All shows at 1040 Moss.
POLYCHROME FINE ARTS – Hobnob 3, group exhibition of paintings, sculpture and prints. To Sept. 8 at 1113 Fort.
Legacy Gallery – The Victoria Moderns: UVic and a Regional Aesthetic (1960-1970), to Sept. 16. Convergence/Divergence: Landscape and Self on the West Coast, exhibition of works by E. J. Hughes, Glenn E. Howarth, Charles Elliott and Francis Dick, among others, to Oct. 1. Exhibition of prints and carvings by Henry Hunt, to Nov. 20. All at 630 Yates.
Maltwood Prints and Drawings Gallery – Lords and the Land, exhibition documents the relationship between stone and tenurial authority in tenth- and eleventh-century Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. To Sept. 28 at the McPherson Library (UVic).
View Art Gallery – Annual Summer Salon, a rotating exhibition of the works of 25 gallery artists and guests, featuring the ceramic art of Laurie Rolland. To Sept. 30 at 104-860 View.
eclectic gallery – Forest Patterns, artwork by Donna Ion. Artists reception Sept. 1 7pm. To
Oct. 1 at 2170 Oak Bay.
Royal BC Museum – The Other Emily, exhibition of work by Emily Carr that explores her life before she became famous. To Oct. 10 at 675 Belleville.
Olio Artists & Workers Cooperative – Live!Stock IV, a collection of 12 new and original screenprinted pieces by 12 local artists celebrating this year’s Rifflandia lineup! To Oct. 14 at 614 1/2 Fisgard.
Martin Batchelor Gallery – Field Works, new works by Anina Kunstler and Anne Barlow. To Sept. 8 at 712 Cormorant.