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Review: Phoenix Theatre play has us pondering our place in electronic world

Review: Phoenix Theatre play has us pondering our place in electronic world

With Dead Man’s Cell Phone, playwright wants us to laugh in the theatre — and think on the drive back home
Phoenix Theatre returns for its first mainstage production since March 2020

Phoenix Theatre returns for its first mainstage production since March 2020

Mobile phones were merely devices when American playwright Sarah Ruhl penned Dead Man’s Cell Phone in 2007.
Three writers with ties to Vancouver Island make longlist for CBC literary prize

Three writers with ties to Vancouver Island make longlist for CBC literary prize

The winner will receive $6,000 and a writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.
New web series for young students spotlights Victoria-born war hero

New web series for young students spotlights Victoria-born war hero

A decorated war hero from Victoria plays a featured role in a new web series for young students from Canada’s National History Society.
Local duo finds momentum during the pandemic

Local duo finds momentum during the pandemic

Ocie Elliot performs Saturday night at McPherson Playhouse
Comedy comes back to the site of the former Yuk Yuk's location

Comedy comes back to the site of the former Yuk Yuk's location

Pro Stand Up Comedy gets underway Nov. 5 and runs through Dec. 10
Kids in the Hall star Bruce McCulloch brings solo show to Sidney

Kids in the Hall star Bruce McCulloch brings solo show to Sidney

"Kevin Hart can make 10,000 people laugh in a way that we never could. But we’re for the particular people that are like us."
A pair of blues veterans score nominations at Toronto's Maple Blues Awards

A pair of blues veterans score nominations at Toronto's Maple Blues Awards

Winners will be announced during a live gala on Jan. 31, 2022
Critic's picks: Nick La Riviere, Elise Boulanger, Jeff Hallbaur

Critic's picks: Nick La Riviere, Elise Boulanger, Jeff Hallbaur

Nick La Riviere and the Best Laid Plans are at Hermann’s Jazz Club on Saturday
Canadian folk supergroup to tour Vancouver Island

Canadian folk supergroup to tour Vancouver Island

Lunch at Allen's kicks off Island tour Wednesday in Courtenay, hits Victoria's McPherson Playhouse Friday