Shambhala: A victory for friendship

Shambhala Music Festival is a finely tuned machine, bringing a ranch in Salmo, B.C. to life for four days each year.

Roller derby ruckus

On July 27, Archie Browning Arena was full to the brim with team spirit and rainbow socks for the Eves of Destruction roller-derby league’s double-header annual Pride bout.

Last day of Ska Fest 2013: Dub FX and Yasiin Bey

Dub FX played numerous “one last song”s to help stall for the tardy Yasiin Bey.

UVic Siege Week 2013

Siege Week benefits Engineers Without Borders, which provides tools and infrastructure for development to combat poverty in Canada and Africa.

Events Calendar: October 31 – November 5

Aidan Knight, though not a Jedi Knight, still has a lot to offer, musically speaking. Check him out on Nov. 1.

About time, Writers Fest

Atmosphere is a necessary ingredient when planning literary events, and it’s tough to nail atmosphere without a well-considered location. Music sounds more like it should when delivered in established venues.…

Events Calendar: October 25–31

Improv theatre meets H.P. Lovecraft. Hmm . . . apparently the hook here is that the performers improvise horror stories based on audience suggestions.

Victoria’s Ultimate Hobby & Toy Fair is more than meets the eye

Amidst some of the soggiest weather we’ve had since April, fans, super-fans and the curious alike flocked to Pearkes Recreation Centre for Victoria’s Ultimate Hobby & Toy Fair on Oct.…

Fans like Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s goods

The first thing that struck me as Seattle hip-hop vet Macklemore took the stage on Sept. 21 was the new knowledge that the MC is apparently somewhat of a heartthrob…