Events

Distinguished Middle East correspondent visits UVic on cross-Canada tour

Robert Fisk, acclaimed Middle East correspondent, visited UVic on Nov. 15. In front of a packed David Lam Auditorium, Fisk spoke about the effect of Donald Trump on the Middle…

Fourth annual Christmas Craft Beer Show to feature over 100 festive flavours

The fourth annual Christmas Craft Beer Show is literally spreading holiday cheers this weekend at the Save on Foods Memorial Center. Breweries will bring along classic favourites, and mostly feature…

“A Syrian Encounter” concert celebrates a city and a band surviving civil war

Oct. 18 at the Alix Goolden Hall showcased the Orontes Guitar Quartet — four brave young men sharing a message of peace and kinship through art in divisive times.

City Talks lecture series turns 10

On a wet and windy September evening, as people filtered into the Legacy Art Gallery to hear a panel of Victoria’s federal election candidates discuss how they would address issues…

Patrick Boyle, UVic Jazz and Creative Music Ensemble plays in Blues for Eric

On Saturday, November 2 Patrick Boyle and the UVic Jazz and Creative Music Ensemble will perform another Blues for Eric benefit concert in the intimate, Oak Bay Village venue.

Beautiful music, rich culture at 10th Latin American and Spanish Film Week

Indestructible: The Soul of Salsa Music was shown on September 20th at Cinecenta as part of the 10th Annual Latin American Film Festival. Festival-goers were asked to slide into unused…

Crowds to pour into Great Canadian Beer Fest this weekend

With the Great Canadian Beer Fest this weekend, craft beer aficionados and wannabe connoisseurs alike will enjoy tasting every type of beer at Victoria's Royal Athletic Park.

UVic Grad inaugural winner of CBC Next Up comedy contest

Three years ago, Alistar Ogden wrote his first comedy set as a playwriting student at UVic. This April, Ogden performed as CBC Comedy’s inaugural Next Up contest winner at the…

Happy Days: the theatre of the absurd

The play Happy Days, written by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, is best known for a style called ‘Theatre of the Absurd’. Like in his other masterpiece, Waiting for Godot, Beckett…