OUTstages makes a spectacular debut

The poster for OUTstages draws the eye with a gorgeous headshot of a drag queen in pink lipstick and pearls. I was intrigued by the festival’s tagline, “Victoria’s first queer…

Alanna Mitchell brings scientific perspective to Intrepid Theatre

Science, journalism, activism, and theatre — there’s something for everyone in Alanna Mitchell’s one-woman show Sea Sick, which ran May 13–14 at Metro Studio. Mitchell’s self-written and produced monologue, based on her…

Macbeth brings a moody display of local talent

A crimson glow, flashes of lightning and scary shadows mark the eleventh century as actors travel back in time for Brian Richmond’s adaptation of the Scottish Play. Blue Bridge Theatre’s…


April 3–May 1 ART VICTORIA ARTISTS MAKING A SCENE IN THE ’60s A new exhibit comes to Legacy Art Gallery featuring an array of works from Victoria artists in the…

EVENTS March 20-26

COMMUNITY SPEAK OUT FOR OUR FOOD SYSTEMS Is growing your own food something that is important to you? Head down to City Hall and show support for local food systems…

Mad, musical Mozart takes over the Phoenix stage

On Wednesday, March 11, UVic’s theatre department presented the second preview night of Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus. The Department of Theatre’s Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts students…

The wait for Godot is over

Beckett’s most renowned play comes to Victoria “We’re waiting for Godot!” shouts exasperated Gogo, one of the two washed-out vagrants who stars in the Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre’s production of…

Lion in the Streets leaves a lively impression

The Phoenix Theatre’s latest production, Lion in the Streets by Judith Thompson, boasts an all-student cast, with many in the crew as well. Opening night had some empty seats, but…

EVENTS Feb. 6-19

ART MARIMEKKO, WITH LOVE EXHIBITION Just in time for Valentine’s Day, check out the Finnish textile and clothing design company who revolutionized prints. These lively, ground-breaking prints were pioneered by…

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