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Victoria Symphony opens new season with return of Mahler, Berg compositions

Monday’s performance will also feature internally acclaimed soprano Leslie Ann Bradley

Oak Bay-based performing arts college offers ‘relaxed performance’ program

Five shows designed for those with anxiety, autism, or any disability

Mansbridge: iconic Canadian newsman coming to Sidney

Former host of CBC’s The National part of Mary Winspear Centre speaker series

  • Sep 11th, 2018

Bluesy autumn in store at the Mary Winspear Centre

Varied offerings this month, from 1970s rockers Wishbone Ash to spoken word artist Shayne Koyczan

  • Sep 10th, 2018

Peninsula Singers seeking a ‘few good women’

Altos and tenors wanted for Saanich Peninsula choir

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Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher
Howie Mandel on Meghan Markle, Just For Laughs
Jason Priestley remembers Margot Kidder as being 'full of love'

Sidney remembers stalwart volunteer

Memorial on Friday for Cathy Aitken, longtime head volunteer for the Mary Winspear Centre

Brentwood Bay Community Stage opens Sept. 6

Launch features Kendel Carson, Dustin Bentall, surprise guest

Shared love of classical music leads to Victoria Symphony’s largest-ever private donation

$1-million donors Len Chapple and late wife, Dallas, were major supporters of the Symphony

FRINGE FEST REVIEWS: Flamenco and teen angst, among the topics explored in festival entries

Sheila Martindale offers her take on shows playing at this year’s Fringe Festival

  • Aug 27th, 2018

Great Canadian blues musician David Essig plays Oak Bay benefit

Essig plays The Oaks Restaurant and Tea Room Saturday, Sept. 29

  • Aug 25th, 2018

Oak Bay performing arts school stages West Side Story for spring finale

Season includes Twelve Angry Jurors, The Penelopiad, Middletown, Stage Door and Sweet Charity as well as Remembrance Day concert

  • Aug 24th, 2018

Bed racers set to run down Beacon Ave.

Charity event will raise funds for Youth Clinic

New concert series for Peninsula choral fans

Via Choralis offers music for fun or inspiration

Buskers ready to hit Victoria streets (and squares)

Downtown Victoria Busker Festival kicks off Aug. 30 at various sites

  • Aug 18th, 2018

Local and international artists paint murals across Victoria

Sixteen murals are spread out across downtown Victoria as part of the ‘concrete canvas’ project

BINGE THE FRINGE: Victoria Fringe Fest always brings something new

Annual theatre event sure to keep audiences on their toes; preview night Aug. 22

  • Aug 11th, 2018

UVic art display showcases craft of bookmaking

Art of the Book 2018 is in the Audain Gallery at UVic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Aug. 11

  • Aug 10th, 2018

Celebrate local food with Feast of Fields in North Saanich

21st Feast of Fields on Vancouver Island is at Kildara Farms on Aug. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m.

  • Aug 10th, 2018