THURSDAY, JAN. 24
Dean Brody in concert, presented by Atomique Productions, 8 p.m. at McPherson Playhouse. Tickets at rmts.bc.ca or tel. 250-386-6121.
Victoria Symphony: 007 and Other Spies at the Royal Theatre, today, 2 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Tickets at rmts.bc.ca or tel. 250-386-6121.
Cannes Lions Screening: winning commercials of the 2012 Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, 7 p.m. at Victoria BMW, 95 Esquimalt Rd. Details and tickets at nabsvi.com.
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. and Wednesday Jan. 30, Feb. 6 at 1 p.m. Tickets at tickets.belfry.bc.ca or tel. 250-385-6815.
That Face, presented by Langham Court Theatre to Feb. 2, Tuesday through Saturday at 8 p.m. with matinée Jan. 26, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. Tel. 250-384-2142 or go to langhamtheatre.ca.
Blew By You: Mardi Gras Month at Haro’s Restaurant and Bar, Sidney Pier Hotel and Spa, 9805 Seaport Pl., 6-9 p.m. Tel. 250-655-9700.
Momentum’s Rhythm, Blues and Groove Show, 9 p.m. at Bartholomew’s Bar, 777 Douglas St. Tel. 250-388-5111 or executivehouse.com.
Composers Concert. University of Victoria School of Music students present original compositions, 8 p.m. at Phillip T. Young Recital Hall. Tel. 250-721-8559.
FRIDAY, JAN. 25
Starlight Pops Choir presents Swingin’ on a Starlight, Friday, 7:30 p.m., St. Aidan’s United Church, 3707 St. Aidan’s St. Tickets at starlightpopschoir.com.
Morgan Childs Quartet at Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View St., 8 p.m. Tickets at rmts.bc.ca, tel. 250-386-6121or Victoria Jazz Society, tel. 250-388-4423.
The Forgotten Children, a musical by Mountain Dream Productions, Friday, 7 p.m. and Saturday, 2 p.m. at Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney. Tel. 250-656-0275; marywinspear.ca.
University of Victoria annual Concerto Concert with Ajtony Csaba, conductor, 8 p.m. at University Centre Farquhar Auditorium. Tel. 250-721-8480.
The Penniless CD Release, 8 p.m. at Solstice Cafe, 529 Pandora Ave. Tel. 250-475-0477; solsticecafe.ca.
Orion Series in Fine Arts presents Gorey Hamm, piano, Masterclass, 3:30 p.m. at UVic. MacLaurin Building, Room B037. Tel. 250-721-8559.
Bloomin’ Good Reads Kick-Off Event: reading recommendations, refreshments and prizes at the launch of the annual adult reading program, 2-3 p.m. at the Sidney-North Saanich Library, 10091 Resthaven Dr., Sidney. Register at tel. 250-656-0944.
Swing City Dance with Cha Cha workshop by Warren Scott at 8 p.m., dance from 9 p.m. at the Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara St. Tel. 250-920-7556.
Fridaymusic: University School of Music keyboard students perform, 12:30 p.m. at Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria.
Gary Cohen and Amber Woods of KousKous, 8 p.m. at James Bay Coffee and Books, 143 Menzies St. Tel. 250-386-4700; jamesbaycoffeeandbooks.com.
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