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Iron Maiden frontman to perform in Victoria next year for first time since 1982

Iron Maiden frontman to perform in Victoria next year for first time since 1982

Bruce Dickinson brings spoken word tour to The Royal Theatre on March 16
Stage Left: Fine acting, live theatre reasons to rejoice over Blue Bridge play

Stage Left: Fine acting, live theatre reasons to rejoice over Blue Bridge play

In our current pandemic age, when physical intimacy has the potential to be lethal, the spectre of death continues to colour our reading of the play.
Actors shed inhibitions, and clothes, in new Blue Bridge theatre production

Actors shed inhibitions, and clothes, in new Blue Bridge theatre production

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune runs until Nov. 7
Critic's Picks: Bergmann Piano Duo, Two Bobs and a Mule, Buckman Coe

Critic's Picks: Bergmann Piano Duo, Two Bobs and a Mule, Buckman Coe

Our arts reporter's top picks for the week ahead
Stage musical pays tribute to iconic TV show

Stage musical pays tribute to iconic TV show

Tickets for Friends! The Musical Parody go on sale Oct. 28
Landmark punk recording by Victoria trio Nomeansno receives Polaris Heritage Prize designation

Landmark punk recording by Victoria trio Nomeansno receives Polaris Heritage Prize designation

Band's fourth album, Wrong, is of the punk genre’s most acclaimed efforts
Despite higher capacity limits, some venues won't be back to normal anytime soon

Despite higher capacity limits, some venues won't be back to normal anytime soon

Some local live-event ­venues will continue to feel the ­pandemic pinch, despite the B.C. government’s decision to remove capacity restrictions on indoor organized events and gatherings starting Monday.
Critic's picks: Nanaimo jazz festival, Canadian College of Performing Arts

Critic's picks: Nanaimo jazz festival, Canadian College of Performing Arts

MUSIC What: Nanaimo International Jazz Festival Where: The Port Theatre, 125 Front St. (Nanaimo) When: Oct. 25, 7 p.m. (future performances Nov. 1 and 10) Tickets: $30 ($15 for livestream) from tickets.porttheatre.
Comic Tig Notaro to make Victoria debut in 2022

Comic Tig Notaro to make Victoria debut in 2022

The upcoming 37-date North American tour by acclaimed comedian Tig Notaro includes just three stops in Canada — one of which is in Victoria.
Eamon McGrath to play free show at Herald Street Brew Works

Eamon McGrath to play free show at Herald Street Brew Works

Toronto performer Eamon McGrath kicks off four dates on Vancouver Island with a free show Wednesday at Herald Street Brew Works (506 Herald St.).