Culture

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

Eats, chews and leaves: Big Wheel Burger ain’t your grandma’s fast food

There’s an Internet meme floating around about McDonald's that makes me laugh. It explains that, for a child, a visit to the golden arches is a success and a triumph,…

Wingin’ it: where to find wings in Victoria

With thousands of eateries in Greater Victoria, where a rich and diverse cultural melting pot never stops bubbling over, variety truly is the spice of life. In fact, our fair…