5Days performance screenshot, via UVic Fine Arts School of Music.

UVic Music Student’s Association hosts concert to amplify diverse voices

For years now, the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall has been holding concerts. As the main performance space for the UVic School of Music, the venue has hosted everything from…
Graphic provided by PEEK Fest.

Peek Fest offers a chance for new artists to develop

November 3rd marked the beginning of the 5th annual Peek Festival with a combination of public performances with residencies, workshops, and showcases. But while the public can come and view…
Scene from Dead Man's Cell Phone, Photo by Dean Kalyan.

Second act saves all: a review of Dead Man’s Cell Phone

When a phone at a cafe won’t stop ringing, Jean’s decision to answer it launches her into a dead man’s complicated family affairs. As she tries to give his loved…
The Day the World Stops Shopping by JB MacKinnon, book cover sourced from Penguin Random House publishing.

The Day the World Stops Shopping: JB MacKinnon envisions less consumerism in his latest book

What would happen if the world suddenly stopped shopping? Beyond the economic impact of this action, how would this affect the state of the world? If we stopped shopping all…
Screenshot of Antarctica trailer, via BBC Earth on YouTube.

Life in earth’s most unforgiving climate: Victoria IMAX premieres “Antarctica”

Two four tonne bull elephant seals clash against each other, their blubber rippling in crisp slow motion, as they fight for territory and mates in one of the most unforgiving…
A shot from “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune”. Photo sourced from Blue Bridge's Facebook page.

Blue Bridge goes live with intimate production of “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune”

How does one express love for another? In Blue Bridge theatre's latest production, the main character expresses his love by calling a radio station and requesting one of the most…
VIFF logo, sourced from VIFF Media.

Five must-watch films from Vancouver International Film Festival’s 40th Birthday

For the second year running, Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) has created an online, COVID-friendly alternative to their annual, globally-recognized film festival.

For beer lovers, this weekend will be Lager than Life and Fresh to Death

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted 2020’s Beer Week, the Victoria Beer Society will host live events for the pint mad public. Lager than Life, part of…
Beautiful World, Where Are You book cover.

Sally Rooney returns to the spotlight, older, somewhat wiser, and infinitely more existential, with Beautiful World, Where Are You

But in our world of staggering housing prices, a static job market and an anxiety-inducing pandemic, her pessimistic tone has proven itself to be exactly what readers want.

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