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…

Warm Victoria welcome for storytelling series

The Flame has been a monthly storytelling event in Vancouver since 2009. Performers must adhere to three rules: the story has to be true, it has to be about you,…

‘The Bad Touch’ play to feature two gay one-night stands

A Uvic writer steams up the Phoenix Theatre stage The Phoenix Theatre is getting steamy this January with UVic’s Student Alternative Theatre Company (SATCo) presenting The Bad Touch, a show…

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