Victoria Film Festival, daily through Feb. 10 at Empire Theatres Victoria on Yates Street, Vic Theatre on Douglas Street and Parkside on Humboldt Street. Complete schedule at victoriafilmfestival.com; tickets at boxoffice.victoriafilmfestivaL.com.
> MIchael D. Reid at the festival, pages B1 and B8
SUNDAY, FEB. 3
A Harmonious Celebration: Chinese New Year: Vancouver Conservatory of Music students and faculty plus members of the Chinese performing arts present traditional lion dance, Chinese costume fashion show, dancing and music. Today, 2:30 p.m. at Alix Goolden Hall, 907 Pandora Ave.; vcm.bc.ca.
Northern Reflections by Via Choralis Chamber Choir, 3 p.m. at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, 10030 Third St., Sidney. Details at viachoralis.ca.
The Peninsula Young Performers present their showcase of solo and small group dances at the Charlie White Theatre, Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tel. 250-656-0275 or go to marywinspearcentre.ca.
Speaking in Tongues at the Belfry Theatre, 1291 Gladstone Ave., to Feb. 24, Tuesday to Saturday at 8 p.m. with matinée Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Wednesday at 1 p.m. Tickets at tickets.belfry.bc.ca or tel. 250-385-6815.
Raincoast Voices: Where's Gesualdo by Victoria’s new vocal octet, 7:30 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Cross, 3787 Cedar Hill Rd.; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Victoria Wedding Walk: Brides, grooms, and their wedding parties experience wedding-like scenarios around the city, put together by a collective of wedding professionals, suppliers and venues in Greater Victoria. Details at victoriaweddingcollective.com.
What’s That Evergreen, a guided walk at Matheson Lake Regional Park with a Capital Regional District parks naturalist. Today, 1-2:30 p.m., meet in parking lot at the end of Matheson Lake Road. For eight years and up. CRD Parks programs, tel. 250-478-3344 or go to crd.bc.ca/parks.
The Moonshiners at Swans Pub, 506 Pandora Ave. 8:30-11:30 p.m. Tel. 250-361-3310.
Electric Timber Co. at the Bard & Banker Pub, 1022 Government St., 8 p.m. Tel. 250-953-9993; vicpubco.ca.
Juan de Fuca Pathfinders five- and 10-kilometre walks; meet at Juan deFuca Recreation Centre, 1767 Island Hwy. Registration at 9:30 a.m., for 10 a.m. walk. Tel. 250-361-4583.
MONDAY, FEB. 4
Black History Month: Go Do Some Great Things, documentary presentation, noon-1 p.m. at Central Branch Library. Register at gvpl.ca.
Chance Lovett Quartet and Adelene da Soul Poet, 7-9 p.m. at the Belfry Theatre. Tel. 250-385-6815.
A Chinatown Celebration: Chinese History In B.C. Through Photographs at Central Branch Library, 735 Broughton St., to March 15. Tel. 250-413-0388.
Dance Around the World with the International Folk Dancers, Mondays, till June, 7-9 p.m. at St. Andrews Church, 9691 4th St., Sidney. No partner needed. Tel. 250-652-5818.
Mélange: Carron Berkes, David Ladmore, Laurie Ladmore and Rob Vickery exhibit at Moka House Coffee Shoal Point, Fisherman’s Wharf, to Feb. 27. Tel. 250-383-7914.
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