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Timothy Vernon leaving Pacific Opera Victoria

Timothy Vernon leaving Pacific Opera Victoria

Artistic director's four-decade run is one of longest in Canadian opera history
Review: Metric kept foot on gas pedal, embracing fondness for playing at full volume

Review: Metric kept foot on gas pedal, embracing fondness for playing at full volume

They drew heavily from their new album, Formentera, for a 90-minute set. Dear Rouge was the opening act.
Metric kicks off Doomscroller tour in Victoria Thursday and Friday

Metric kicks off Doomscroller tour in Victoria Thursday and Friday

Toronto rockers tackle post-pandemic malaise in new album, Formentera, released in early July
Critic's picks: Implosion Explosion, Free-B Film Festival, and Willie Nile

Critic's picks: Implosion Explosion, Free-B Film Festival, and Willie Nile

Final installment of Phillips Brewing's summer series tops the list this weekend
Nanaimo's Summertime Blues festival returns, with a spotlight on B.C.

Nanaimo's Summertime Blues festival returns, with a spotlight on B.C.

Lineup includes Crystal Shawanda, Jim Byrnes, David Gogo, Steve Kozak, and David Vest
City awards nearly $400,000 in grant funding to improve venues in Victoria

City awards nearly $400,000 in grant funding to improve venues in Victoria

Pacific Opera Victoria, Theatre SKAM, the Victoria Conservatory of Music, and Dance Victoria are among the recipients
Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in 'Grease,' dies at 73

Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in 'Grease,' dies at 73

She died Monday at her southern California ranch
Review: Ride the Cyclone a big-hearted, subversively funny must-see

Review: Ride the Cyclone a big-hearted, subversively funny must-see

Victoria-made musical is hilarious and entertaining with complexity behind the laughs
Vancouver Island performers make it to The Tonight Show, America's Got Talent

Vancouver Island performers make it to The Tonight Show, America's Got Talent

Singer Lauren Spencer-Smith will be on The Tonight Show on Monday, while dance duo Funkanometry have advanced to the next round on America’s Got Talent.
Hit musical Ride the Cyclone returns home to Victoria

Hit musical Ride the Cyclone returns home to Victoria

Blue Bridge is staging a revival of hit show that tackles taboo subject in high-camp style.