Culture

Photo by Dean Kalyan.

Phoenix Theatre explores love and Shakespeare’s women in new play

What is left to say about William’s Shakespeare’s body of work? As it turns out, a lot. Despite being 400 years old, the Bard’s work continues to be told, reinterpreted,…

UVic law students helping marginalized peoples through pro bono work

For many Canadians, the legal system is esoteric, convoluted, and inaccessible. Yet, according to the Department of Justice, almost half of adult Canadians will experience a serious legal problem over…
Photo provided by Stephen Bailey.

Victoria’s music scene loses Subculture Club

Bailey and Subculture Club Co-Founder Rob Nesbit’s passion for inclusivity and accessibility is clearly reflected in the fond memories that folks like Gonzales have of their first show at Subculture…

UVic graduate Eli Mushumanski becomes Victoria’s Youth Poet Laureate

"i dig her up by the roots— / i am the patriarch," proclaims the speaker in Eli Mushumanski's new poem that explores themes of gender identity and erasure. Their first…
Screenshot sourced from intoamericaswild.com.

Into America’s Wild: A vivid fast-paced expedition across America

Into America’s Wild is a 3D IMAX nature documentary narrated by Morgan Freeman, now playing at the Royal BC Museum. The film is directed by giant screen vet and ocean…

Five great features screened at Victoria Film Festival this year

Let’s dive into a few of the best films Canada’s City of Gardens had to offer. Here are five favourite features from VFF.
Photo by Oladimeji Odunsi via Unsplash.

The history of Black History Month in Canada

February marks Black History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the past, present, and future of Black Canadians. But how did Black History Month get started in Canada?
"The Waste Land" production, photo by Dean Kalyan.

Interpretive Dance Meets Poetry in “The Waste Land”

"The Waste Land" production, photo by Dean Kalyan.
Screenshot of Netflix's promo video of "Bridgerton" on YouTube.

Season two of “Bridgerton” is almost here, let’s talk about season one

This article contains discussions of sexualized assault and violence. It has been just over a year since "Bridgerton" took the world by storm and became Netflix’s most popular English series…