Local Entertainment

Colwood’s Esi Edugyan wins $100K Giller prize for Washington Black

Edugyan won her first Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2011 for Half-Blood Blues

PREVIEW: Story of ancient father-son journey brought to Theatre Inconnu stage

Irish playwright Mark Doherty’s Trad looks at relationships, the value of tradition

Robert K brings soulful voice to Sooke coffee house

The Sooke Folk Music Society coffee house is this Saturday

  • Nov 15, 2018

Reinventing Jann Arden a constant for this national treasure

Calgary-based singer/author/caregiver/actor sold out in Sidney for three nights

MOVIE MONDAY: Wartime film treat scheduled this week

Classic German film Das Boot part of a busy November and December at Fort Street film hub

REVIEW: Chase away the November blues at The Phoenix Theatre

Guest director Jacques Lemay and The Drowsy Chaperone offer breezy fun at UVic

  • Nov 11, 2018
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Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher
Howie Mandel on Meghan Markle, Just For Laughs
Jason Priestley remembers Margot Kidder as being 'full of love'

REVIEW: A definitive armistice story at Langham Court

Production of Goodnight Mister Tom hits the mark with believable story, characters

  • Nov 9, 2018

Rent-heads unite: VOS tackles iconic rock musical

Subject matter of HIV, poverty, gentrification, tent city will resonate with Victoria audiences

‘Tis the season for family musical theatre in Saanich

Four Seasons presents The Vault Brothers’ Show at Claremont’s Ridge Theatre

TALKIE TIME: New sounds for silent movie classic

UVic’s Jazz Ensemble leader has a soft spot for livening up silent films

  • Nov 8, 2018

Big Little Lies author at Bolens next week

Best-seller Liane Moriarty to talk about her latest book, Nine Perfect Strangers

Sooke Philharmonic brings Handel’s Messiah to the regional stage

Beloved holiday season classic to be performed in Sooke, Colwood and Sidney

  • Nov 8, 2018

Why you still have hope of securing John Cleese tickets

Tickets still available for veteran British funnyman’s 2019 show at Victoria’s Royal Theatre

Unique collaboration kicks off 35th season of Civic Orchestra of Victoria

Internationally recognized accordionists to perform this Sunday in Oak Bay

  • Nov 6, 2018

New organization to host Great Canadian Beer Festival starting in 2019

Longtime beer festival board pours their last pint, hands reins to Victoria Beer Week Society

Theatre goers can learn Lessons about faith, forgiveness along the way

Bema Productions remounts play at Langham Court Theatre this weekend

Christmas is all about family for Canada’s fiddling clan

Natalie McMaster and Donnell Leahy bring their Celtic musical traditions to Victoria

November ‘en pointe’ for ballet fans

Victoria hosting three very diverse major productions during the month

  • Nov 3, 2018

REVIEW: Belfry’s latest offering leaves bad taste in the mouth

Mustard loud and overbearing, ruins good story bones, writes reviewer Sheila Martindale

  • Nov 2, 2018

Festive and seasonal brews on tap at Christmas Craft Beer Show

Monday beer columnist Mathieu Poirier is already thinking about these beverages

  • Nov 2, 2018