Local Entertainment

Frankenstein in Fernwood: Theatre Inconnu mounts gothic horror story

Director Ian Case adding another Halloween thriller to his resume

Chapel Gallery officially opens with SeaForms showcase

SeaForms: The Nature of Creation’ from Sept. 21 to Oct. 31 at 600 Richmond Ave.

  • Sep 17th, 2018

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

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

WATCH: Beautiful Dunsmuir-made music fills Craigdarroch Castle

Long-hidden music of Elinor Dunsmuir performed, released on CD

Abstract love on display at The Avenue Gallery

Spontaneous Expressions opens Sept. 20

  • Sep 14th, 2018

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

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

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Rifflandia Gathering 2018 - Music Industry Conference
Rifflandians show off their dance moves at the 11th edition of Rifflandia festival
CCPA introduces relaxed performances
Picnics, puppets, and pups come out for Black Angus show - Final Willows Beach concert closes Oak Bay Arts and Culture Fortnight

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

Victoria Music Hall of Famers share the blues for 40th anniversary

Uncle Wiggly’s Hot Shoes Blues Band play Oak Bay’s Upstairs Lounge

Belfry continues Ibsen tale with updated production

A Doll’s House, Part 2 runs Sept. 16-Oct. 14 at the Belfry Theatre

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Hispanic Film Society presents a week’s showcase of Latin, Spanish flicks

UVic’s Cinecenta screening a wide range of Hispanic films from Sept. 18-23

  • Sep 3rd, 2018

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

Couple scours history of St. Patrick Street for book

Garden party launches look into Oak Bay neighbourhood history

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

Final free summer concert fills Oak Bay park with song

Event includes giant puppets and puppet making craft for children by Tim Gosley

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