Culture

Phoenix Theatre’s The Skin of Our Teeth is both a warning and an inspiration

UVic’s Phoenix Theatre will be hosting the play The Skin of Our Teeth this November, as the second play of their season. The 1942 Pulitzer-winning play, written by Thornton Wilder,…

Australian band The Paper Kites has come a long way

The Paper Kites quietly enter through the front door of Lucky Bar. Wearing jeans and hoodies, the members of the Melbourne-based indie folk quintet blend easily into the crowd. Bona…

Pink Bicycle restaurant serves crunchy burger treats

A pink bicycle sits elegantly by the window of The Pink Bicycle Gourmet Burger Joint, one of the most popular restaurants in downtown Victoria. Located at 1008 Blanshard Street, it…

Paradox-themed art represents strong department

A new art exhibit opened up at UVic’s Legacy Art Gallery in downtown Victoria last Friday. The theme, as chosen by Legacy’s director, Mary Jo Hughes, is Paradox, and the…

Salt Spring Island, my ultimate Zen

Sometimes at night, I lie awake worrying about minuscule things like cleaning the house to big life problems that seem to lead to constant stream-of-worry-conscious, like whatwillhappenwhenIfinishschoolwillIfindajobIlikewillmyboyfriendtravelacrossthecountryforme? Sometimes I even…

Ted Grant: Sixty Years of Legendary Journalism

Around 300 people filled the David Lam Auditorium on Sunday, Oct. 27 for the book launch of Thelma Fayle’s, Ted Grant: Sixty Years of Legendary Photojournalism. The book launch consisted…

The sun’s deception

The time has come for the sun to fool us all. When it’s sunny out, it doesn’t always mean it’s warm. It means the desperately romantic wind is trying to…

Brotha’ from another culture

Sometimes our perceptions of where certain art comes from affect our ability to accept that same art coming from something or someone different than the picture we have in our…

Heartwarming and humorous: Kitt & Jane will make you laugh at the apocalypse

Kitt & Jane: An Interactive Survival Guide to the Near Post-Apocalyptic Future, created by UVic alumnae Kathleen Greenfield and Ingrid Hansen with Rod Peter Jr. played at UVic’s Phoenix Theatre…