Homemade gift ideas for the budget-minded

Of all of the expenses that come along with the holiday season, buying presents for loved ones can be one of the biggest. The good news is that you can…

Music Rags: Slynk, the evolution of the modern DJ

The evolution of a musician is a funny thing. The more I talk with people who create music for a living, no matter the genre they count as their specialty,…

Doctor Who 50th anniversary a pleasant surprise for fans

Warning: spoilers included in this article. The Doctor Who 50th anniversary special was aired simultaneously in over 90 countries on Nov 23. This airdate was exactly 50 years after the…

2 for Tea with James and Jamesy comes to Victoria

For James and Jamesy, clown school was the first step towards following their passions. Having originally come from different educational backgrounds, it was within clowning that they found the type…

“The Skin of Our Teeth” at the Phoenix

The 1942 Pulitzer Prize winning play “The Skin of Our Teeth,” written by Thornton Wilder, is featured at Phoenix theatre this November. The play is about a family surviving through…

Victoria Public Market opens downtown

Seattle has Pike Place, Vancouver has the Granville Island Public Market and now Victoria has the Public Market at the Hudson. The Victoria Public Market at the Hudson held it’s…

A chat with Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard will be returning to the Royal Theatre with his show “Force Majeure” Nov. 29 and 30. The tour brings Izzard to Victoria for the first time since he…

Popped culture: Halloween for the Hermit

I may be old before my time, but this year I’m not really feeling Halloween. It’s the tradition for those of age to dress up and get impressively intoxicated, but…

Interview with a zombie

The Martlet caught up with Brad from Evil Acres, a different kind of haunted house experience for the firm of heart.

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