Culture

2 for Tea with James and Jamesy comes to Victoria

For James and Jamesy, clown school was the first step towards following their passions. Having originally come from different educational backgrounds, it was within clowning that they found the type…

“The Skin of Our Teeth” at the Phoenix

The 1942 Pulitzer Prize winning play “The Skin of Our Teeth,” written by Thornton Wilder, is featured at Phoenix theatre this November. The play is about a family surviving through…

Victoria Public Market opens downtown

Seattle has Pike Place, Vancouver has the Granville Island Public Market and now Victoria has the Public Market at the Hudson. The Victoria Public Market at the Hudson held it’s…

The Noticeables

The guy who wears a bow tie while riding a unicycle, the girl wearing large headphones who always sings Queen songs just a little too loudly in public. The guy…

The culture of craft brewing

When John Mitchell—the so-called Grandfather of British Columbia craft brewing—opened the first modern craft brewery in Canada at Horseshoe Bay in the early 1980s, no one would have guessed that…

Cold-shouldered formality

Every winter, the University of Victoria holds a Winter Formal dance at the end of November for the on-campus residents. I attended it in my first year, and if you…

What would happen if Romeo and Juliet grew old?

A Tender Thing, an original play written by Ben Power, is a reimagining of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The play is currently making it’s North American debut at the Belfry…

A chat with Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard will be returning to the Royal Theatre with his show “Force Majeure” Nov. 29 and 30. The tour brings Izzard to Victoria for the first time since he…

Healthy ways to veg out

I’ll admit, I’m guilty of forgetting to eat vegetables sometimes. It’s hard to keep up a healthy menu with a full course load while working part time, volunteering, and whatever…

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