Events

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…

Maya exhibit premieres at the Royal B.C. Museum

Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises is the largest Mayan exhibition to ever be shown in North America. Many of the artifacts are from Guatemala, and have never been shown internationally…

Korean fundraiser seeks to reunite Somali refugee family

An upcoming local fundraiser looks to help Marwo Abdi, a Somali woman living in Victoria, reunite with four of her family members. Abdi came to Canada in 2008 after receiving…

Youth poets showcase talent at 10th annual Victorious Voices Festival

After months of hard work, high school students across Victoria were given a chance to express themselves, to perform the poems they spent hours writing, rewriting, and writing again for…

UVic’s Japanese Culture Club hosts first Japanese Equinox Festival

From the drums of the Uminari Taiko group that made the Michele Pujol room rumble to the Furusato Dancers twirling with branches of flowering cherry blossoms, the Japanese Equinox Festival,…

Why are today’s award shows losing their relevance?

If you’ve paid attention to the buzz surrounding award shows recently, it’s most likely been due to scandals like the #MeToo movement or Oscar host controversies. It’s clear that being…

UVic’s interdisciplinary journal The Warren celebrates its tenth issue

The launch for the tenth issue will be held at Felicita’s Pub on March 9 UVic’s interdisciplinary journal, The Warren, is releasing its 10th issue this spring. True to its…