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Domee Shi on what 'Turning Red' Oscar nomination means for representation in film

Domee Shi on what 'Turning Red' Oscar nomination means for representation in film

Hours after learning she had snagged an Oscar nomination for best animated feature, stunned Toronto filmmaker Domee Shi said the nod offered welcome “validation” that stories led by diverse characters can succeed.
Vancouverite nabs Oscar nom for work on Top Gun: Maverick

Vancouverite nabs Oscar nom for work on Top Gun: Maverick

Another Oscar might be coming to Vancouver after three local winners won statues in 2022
Wildlife filmmaker takes audience on a journey to untamed lands

Wildlife filmmaker takes audience on a journey to untamed lands

Hear first-hand Filipe DeAndrade’s one-of-a-kind stories of close encounters with crocodiles, mountain lions, coyotes, monkeys, birds and a 39-kilogram snapping turtle.
Victoria Whisky Festival returns, with Canada's oldest aged whisky

Victoria Whisky Festival returns, with Canada's oldest aged whisky

Celebrate all things whisky from 50 distilleries from 11 countries at the Victoria Whisky Festival at the Hotel Grand Pacific, Thursday to Sunday.
UVic venue receives federal funding for Indigenous programs, equipment

UVic venue receives federal funding for Indigenous programs, equipment

University of Victoria received $117,000 in all. The money will go to improved sound, video and lighting systems at Farquhar Auditorium and increased Indigenous programming.
Cathalynn Labonté-Smith's book finds the humans at the heart of search and rescue

Cathalynn Labonté-Smith's book finds the humans at the heart of search and rescue

By recounting their most memorable experiences, ‘Rescue Me’ shows the emotional weight of the work and the resilience of volunteers
Curling club clears hurdle to becoming a music venue

Curling club clears hurdle to becoming a music venue

Council votes to endorse application to change liquor licence that will allow it to serve the broader community.
Art gallery hosts open house and reception to celebrate first new exhibition of 2023

Art gallery hosts open house and reception to celebrate first new exhibition of 2023

Heart of the House: Art and the West Coast Modern Home features works made and collected by architects and owners of noteworthy modernist B.C. houses.
Dance-theatre performance includes walking umbrella, moving teacup

Dance-theatre performance includes walking umbrella, moving teacup

Victoria is the only Canadian stop for Bygones before members of the dance company embark on their third European tour.
Big Canadian names in film and TV miss out on hardware at Golden Globes

Big Canadian names in film and TV miss out on hardware at Golden Globes

In what many considered an upset, Brendan Fraser did not win for his leading role in Darren Aronofsky’s film “The Whale,” a prize that was picked up by Austin Butler from “Elvis.”
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