East coast hunting: a New York City shopping guide

Rusty fire escapes and packed streets merely glaze the richness of life in Manhattan. The city glows in the night with two-dimensional entities streaming across bulbed billboards, sneaking their way…

Ghostbusters returns to Cinecenta

The '80s classic returns for its 30th anniversary, but does it stand up to the test of time? For Michael Carlisle, the answer is a resounding yes.

Scenes from Shambhala 2014

The four days of music on the Farm in Salmo, BC, became a bit of a blur with moments and faces, both on and off the dance floor, strung together…

Victoria gets Queer As Funk

Correction: Jocelyn Macdougall is the band’s newest addition, not a founding member. Band members also stick to suits, not sequins. The article has been amended to reflect this. Like their…

Young actors breathe life into Frankenstein

This year’s production of “The New Mel Brooks’ Musical Young Frankenstein” is the school’s 15th Summer Drama Academy production and the sixth tied to the Fringe.

Victoria gets Queer As Funk

Like their title suggests, the sound of Queer as Funk is in the tradition of classic Motown, soul, and funk; a sound belted out by vocalists in sequined outfits and…

Upcoming play promises mystery

When I meet Naomi Simpson and Julian Cervello, director and assistant director of Langham Court Theatre’s upcoming production I feel as though I’m the newest guest at a secret special…

Ebert on film: Life Itself an unvarnished portrayal of legendary critic

The only thing Roger Ebert loved more than movies and his wife, Chaz, was life itself. Growing up in North America, it is extremely difficult to have not heard of…

Infamous Yukon heist grounded in family narrative

This fall, Bard & Banker welcomes readers to join long-time Victoria-based journalist Alicia Priest at the launch of her first book, A Rock Fell on the Moon: Dad and the…

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