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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…
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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.
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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…
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Canadian queens hit the stage this summer

Fans, re-start your engines! The cast of Canada’s Drag Race Season 2 has newly rescheduled tour dates, and will be kicking off a nation-wide tour on June 29, 2022.

Sex(uality) ED at UVic

University provides an opportunity for students to learn about themselves, and for many, this includes their sexuality. According to Professor Leah Tidey of the School of Public Health and Social…

Victoria releases new Music Strategy to boost local artists

In November, the City of Victoria Council approved its final version of a new Music Strategy. More than two years in the making, this strategy outlines the strengths and weaknesses…

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