Culture

Expect to see Red at the Belfry

If you know anything about art, you’ve most likely seen or heard of painter Mark Rothko’s work: rectangular hues of colour that seem to vibrate when viewed up close.

The Mighty Spoon: Just throw it in a pan

Every so often I find myself in a grocery store, wandering the aisles in a state of complete dissociation. Up and down, through the meat and the produce aisles, trapped…

Music rags: Rifflandia performance that takes the Cake

It’s in with the old and in with the new. 

Island music event hopes to attract more sponsors, Canadian talent

The Vancouver Island Music Awards to welcome submissions from around B.C. and across the country

Eats, chews and leaves: Pho-Ever satisfies more than hunger for puns

Have you ever calculated how many sandwiches you eat during a school year? The sheer volume of your total intake of those hand-held meals is difficult to ignore.

Rifflandia leaves audiences wanting more

Victoria pulls off fifth year of music festival excellence

Reggie Watts’s Rifflandia set a puzzling but delightful gem

I knew what to expect going into Reggie Watts’s Sept. 16 set on Rifflandia’s main stage. I knew, but I was still blindsided.

Bumbershoot 2012 eclectic mix of music and comedy

Taking place in Seattle Center from Sept. 1–3 on various outdoor and indoor stages, the Bumbershoot music/comedy/arts festival really had something for everyone.

SUB roof set for biggest party in decades

Bands will play on roof of Student Union Building this month