Festival

The SkeenaWild Conservation Trust is taking its 11th annual film festival online this year. (Courtesy of SkeenaWild Film Festival)

Thursday night online film festival displays beauty of northern B.C.

Residents can tune in and vote on their favourite films on Nov. 12

 

SKAMpede goes live in July

SKAMpede goes live in July

Beloved annual event returns with changes, pre-registration online

  • Jul 9, 2020

 

Large crowds at The 39 Days of July came out to listen to the music of young performers in 2019. This year, due to COVID-19, performances will be available online only. (Lexi Bainas/file)

Duncan’s 39 Days of July transitions to online shows for 2020

Traditionally, the 39 Days of July has consisted of a series of outdoor musical events

 

The 2020 editions of Laketown Shakedown and Sunfest have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Citizen file)
The 2020 editions of Laketown Shakedown and Sunfest have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Citizen file)
March (or drive) into the Harbour City this month!

March (or drive) into the Harbour City this month!

From Festival Nanaimo’s 40-plus events to waterfront sights and sounds, mid-Island city has it all

  • Mar 2, 2020
March (or drive) into the Harbour City this month!
Vic Film Fest: Fresh perspectives for 2020

Vic Film Fest: Fresh perspectives for 2020

New head programmer Kinga Binkowska brings new ideas, international experience to bear

Vic Film Fest: Fresh perspectives for 2020
British character actor Bill Nighy, who co-stars with Annette Bening in Hope Gap, screening at the 2020 Victoria Film Festival, will be in town for a post-screening conversation on stage Feb. 8 at The Vic Theatre. Film still courtesy Screen Media Films

Famed character actor Bill Nighy to be part of 2020 Victoria Film Festival

Nighy to chat with CTV’s Richard Crouse after Feb. 8 screening of the film Hope Gap

  • Jan 10, 2020
British character actor Bill Nighy, who co-stars with Annette Bening in Hope Gap, screening at the 2020 Victoria Film Festival, will be in town for a post-screening conversation on stage Feb. 8 at The Vic Theatre. Film still courtesy Screen Media Films
Discover your inner self at Intuitive Arts Festival

Discover your inner self at Intuitive Arts Festival

More than 40 exhibitors, various workshops on tap this weekend at Da Vinci Centre

Discover your inner self at Intuitive Arts Festival
PRIDE: 25-plus years of celebrating community and inclusion in Victoria

PRIDE: 25-plus years of celebrating community and inclusion in Victoria

A host of events are planned to mark this year’s Pride Week, outdoors and in

PRIDE: 25-plus years of celebrating community and inclusion in Victoria
Attendees at Car Free YYJ on Douglas Street take advantage of the absence of vehicles on the normally busy thoroughfare. This year’s event happens, as usual on Father’s Day Sunday, June 16. Photo by Lillie Louise/Car Free YYJ

Leave the vehicle at home, bring dad down to Car Free YYJ

Annual shutdown of downtown Douglas Street for the day evokes thoughts of ‘what if?’

  • May 31, 2019
Attendees at Car Free YYJ on Douglas Street take advantage of the absence of vehicles on the normally busy thoroughfare. This year’s event happens, as usual on Father’s Day Sunday, June 16. Photo by Lillie Louise/Car Free YYJ
Afro-Cuban group Kutapira gets the crowd going during FernFest in the square in front of the Belfry Theatre. This year’s event happens June 21-22. Photo contributed

Head down to fabulous Fernwood for this fun festival weekend

FernFest and Fernwood Bites always attract large crowds to this eclectic neighbourhood

  • May 30, 2019
Afro-Cuban group Kutapira gets the crowd going during FernFest in the square in front of the Belfry Theatre. This year’s event happens June 21-22. Photo contributed
Victoria dancer Stacey Horton explores brain injury through dance in her show Concussion, which is part of the annual Dance Days festival in January. Gillian M. Davidson Photography

Learn, be entertained or kick up your own heels during Dance Days 2019

Annual celebration of dance celebrates its 10th anniversary in Victoria

  • Jan 2, 2019
Victoria dancer Stacey Horton explores brain injury through dance in her show Concussion, which is part of the annual Dance Days festival in January. Gillian M. Davidson Photography