Culture

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Four documentaries about climate change to watch this fall

Education is the important first step toward understanding and addressing climate change, and there is no easier way to educate yourself than sitting on the couch watching a movie. 

New show at SUPPLY invites the community to reimagine waste materials as tiny art works

On Saturday, Nov. 12, Pocket, curated by El MacIntyre, held its opening night at SUPPLY, Victoria's hub for recycled and reused art material.
Climate word art

Researchers embrace the relationship between art and science in knowledge mobilization

In the coming months, key actors in the ocean and climate community will embrace art’s role in mobilizing scientific research, and two people from Victoria’s art-science scene are taking part.
Spring Awakening, photo provided by Catherine Plant.

Spring Awakening review: An exploration of the importance of sex education

Spring Awakening is described as a coming of age story, but I disagree with this brief summary.Yes, this musical is about teenagers’ sexual awakening, but equal, if not more, attention…
Tár screenshot via IMDb.

Tár review: Pretentious in some of the right ways

It’s rare nowadays for a movie to start with its credits; however, this is exactly how Tár begins,   asking the audience to sit through several minutes of plain black…
Salsa club dancing, via Evalyn Braybrook

UVic’s Cuban Salsa Club a popular spot for dance and community

Perhaps, on Wednesday nights you’ve seen the UVic Cuban Salsa Club dancing in front of the Student Union Building. Perhaps you’ve glanced at their table at Clubs and Course Union…
Taylor Swift in Midnights promo, photo via Taylor Swift on Twitter.

In review: Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ a worthwhile listen

It doesn’t take much to understand the appeal of Taylor Swift. Her discography reaches nearly every audience, and her music encompasses the emotions that come with heartbreak, growth, love, revenge,…
Victoria's Chinatown. Photo by Manmitha Deepthi.

These haunted spots in Victoria will unlock your Halloween spirit 

Victoria is infamous for being one of the most haunted cities in B.C. At its core lies stories of murder and mystery. 
Craft Beer Market, photo by Sajjan Sarai.

Nightlife additions to downtown Victoria

Victoria is a city well known for its downtown pub scene. Recently two new additions have popped up in familiar locations that students might be curious about.