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Waiting game now over for Banks’ debut album

Buzz, a strong fan base, and an incredible voice hve left many anticipating Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Jillian Banks’s debut album Goddess, released in Canada on Sept. 9.

Is This Menswear seeks to build community

Five years ago, menswear blogger Iain Russell never imagined owning a modern menswear boutique. Now 27 years old, Russell’s only major obstacle has been choosing what to write on the…

Hilltop Hoods won’t let you down

Sometimes at a music festival, you find yourself at a show so on point and fulfilling that it makes you question why people have jobs and do anything in life…

BBQ Heaven at Esquimalt RibFest

As the 15x dropped me a very short walk around Country Grocer, the smell of mesquite smoke and grilled pork began to dominate the air around Bullen Park in Esquimalt.…

Drawing inspiration from the funnies: UVic writing prof publishes new novel

UVic writing professor Lee Henderson recently finished his second full-length novel, The Road Narrows As You Go, which traces the life of a San Francisco newspaper comic strip creator, affectionately…

Story Booth unveils Victoria’s untold mythologies

Since May, artist-in-residence Aubrey Burke has transformed this cozy space into a hub for sharing personal narratives, oral histories, and contemporary mythologies from the Greater Victoria community.

The star bound chronicle: redux

Some games thrive on their writing and provide a compelling story for their audience, but I don’t always want to be an audience member: I want to be in the…

Kandle returns to Alix Goolden Hall

When indie-rock singer-songwriter Kandle, 23, performs at the Alix Goolden Hall for Rifflandia on Saturday, it won’t be her first time working the venue.

Rifflandia taste test

f you’re lucky enough to be attending Rifflandia this weekend, we’ve compiled a list of things you should see. Here are some office favourites from the lineup, and a playlist…

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