Local Entertainment

Art + Fare fundraiser boosts Gallery’s family programs

Sept. 21 event at the Union Club features art for sale, gourmet food and musical entertainment

FIRST REVIEWS: Victoria Fringe Festival starts with a bang

We review the first wave of shows from the festival, as part of our ongoing series

  • Aug 23, 2019

Behind Bars: Variety the name of the game at The Churchill

Bar manager Tyler Rowe enjoys helping promote Victoria spirits and beers

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Enjoy a Night Under the Stars to help sick kids

Harvest on the Harbour offers locally sourced gourmet meal, plus live entertainment on Sept. 20

  • Aug 22, 2019

Mix and mingle at free artist talk today atop Bastion Square parkade

Public art the topic of panel discussion; concert, food and beverage options also part of evening

Margaret Atwood talks Handmaid’s Tale sequel at UVic

Sold-out Sept. 27 event illustrates iconic Canadian author’s popularity in literary haven of Victoria

  • Aug 20, 2019

Taking risks: Victoria theatre expert and author gains traction for his new model of tragedy

Edwin Wong releases Risk Theatre book, hosts successful global playwriting competition

  • Aug 20, 2019

Award-nominated Snotty Nose Rez Kids headline this weekend’s Indigifest 2019 in Esquimalt

Aug. 24 event at Esquimalt Gorge Park showcases Indigenous musicians, artists from around B.C.

Take your opportunity to sing at the Royal Theatre

Great Canadian Sing debuts Sept. 8 with inspirational music, talented performers, singalong format

Blues Bash will bring soul to Ship Point this Labour Day weekend

Power combos led by Grammy winner Mike Farris and drummer Lindsay Beaver will pack a punch

  • Aug 16, 2019

Panels proliferate in Victoria’s Commercial Alley Art Gallery

City artist Fern Long’s themed works will be on display through August 2020

Saanich Peninsula student scores only scholarship for Canadians offered by top U.S. music school

Stelly’s grad Isaiah Carvalhal-Smith and his electric bass off to Boston after successful audition

Pink Floyd tribute band to kick off North American tour in Sidney

Victoria band PIGS returning to Mary Winspear Centre 10 years after their first appearance

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria sees delays in expansion

Rising construction costs prompt AGGV to look at different design, funding options for NEXT project

Thief raids office during performance college’s annual gala

Canadian College of Performing Arts determined not to let theft taint 2019-20 season kick-off

VICTORIA FRINGE FEST: There’s always something new to discover on stage

33rd annual live theatre festival has numerous styles and topics to choose from

April Wine, Prism ready to rock 151st Saanich Fair

Enjoy entertainment of all kinds at the fairgrounds this Labour Day weekend

  • Aug 10, 2019

Esquimalt Ribfest promises lip-smacking menu, top-notch music

Deep Sea Gypsies, Ian Moore, Deb Rhymer Blues Band headline annual festival Sept. 6-8

REVIEW: Boom X an ideal show for music loving Gen-Xers

Rick Miller’s follow-up to Boom explores the music, politics and culture of Generation X

REVIEW: Enjoy a belly laugh with Blue Bridge Theatre at the Roxy

Sondheim’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will leave you in high spirits

  • Aug 2, 2019