Rifflandia “The Park” review

Rifflandia “The Park” review

The Victoria music scene’s crown jewel event has come and gone once again. Rifflandia took place over the course of two weekends this year, as opposed to its usual three-day…
Kev Kart

Who is Kevin Hall?

UVic President Kevin Hall wrapped up his welcome speech and turned from the podium to exit the auditorium. 
Fringe Fest Victoria

Highlights from Fringe 2023

This year’s festival was a huge success, and if you’re around for the last two weeks of August next year, the Fringe is a spectacle that never deserves to be…
Wall of Portraits, Francis Dick. Various dates. Legacy Downtown. Walking Thru My Fires (Francis Dick).

Soak up the culture: The Martlet’s essential guide to end of summer events

As classes begin and September promises a flurry of new assignments, you can still soak up the last of the summer with vibrant cultural programming across the city of Victoria.
Photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

“We’ve come so far”: Celebrating 30 years of the beloved Pride Parade in downtown Victoria

The peak of these events was the Pride Parade on July 9 in downtown Victoria, with over  40 000 spectators and 120 entries.

Visiting Beyond Van Gogh in Victoria

Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience invites guests to step into the artwork of one of the most influential artists in history, bringing his paintings to life by incorporating still…
Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia

Visiting “Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia”

On Tuesday, June 6, I visited the Royal BC Museum (RBCM) to watch the IMAX showing of "Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia." 
Jordan Peterson

Event review: Unpacking Peterson

The event took place in response to Jordan Peterson’s live event “Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life Tour” which was being held simultaneously at the Save on Foods Memorial…
Esi Edugyan

An evening with “Victoria’s gem,” Esi Edugyan

Esi Edugyan spoke at the BC Black History Awareness Society’s event titled Out of the Sun: On Black History and Storytelling.

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