Fringe Fest Victoria

Highlights from Fringe 2023

This year’s festival was a huge success, and if you’re around for the last two weeks of August next year, the Fringe is a spectacle that never deserves to be…

Sondheim’s Company still kicking at 50

Fragile egos, food fetishes, and empty flings collide this month in Langham Court Theatre’s revival of Company, the enduringly cynical 1970 musical comedy from Stephen Sondheim and George Furth. Centring…

Stephen King’s The Institute could be a classic, as long as readers can finish it

The Institute is a gritty account of one boy’s experience in an institute for children with powerful gifts. King creates a story that manages to disgust and enthrall the reader…

Gruel from school: University of Victoria restaurant reviews

The Lab eatery Score: 1 / 5 HUMOUR—Just recently I made a trip down to a restaurant on campus called “The Lab.” I have many friends who are always talking…

Gruel from school: University of Victoria restaurant reviews

Mac Sandwich Bar Score: 3 / 5 HUMOUR—Mac’s sandwich bar is straight up weird. You have to actually talk to the people making your food. I’m so used to staring…

A diamond in the rough: Pretty Little Dirty

Pretty Little Dirty by Amanda Boyden is one of those books that I can pick up time and time again. One of those stories for which, although I know the…

Tech N9ne: consistently inconsistent artist

At first glance – or in this case, first listen – Tech N9ne and his music seem like the ultimate exercise in performance art. It all hints of a world…

There’s fun in the formula

How ‘Pacific Rim’ might save mainstream movies from themselves

UVic alumnus releases sustainability-themed album

Danton Jay, musician and UVic alumnus, will launch his debut album Morcenx, which the David Suzuki foundation partly contributed to, on July 24.

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