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Jason Verners carves out own lane in competitive world of magic

Jason Verners carves out own lane in competitive world of magic

Victoria magician Jason Verners is performing with Vancouver’s Chris Yuill for Sin City Illusions, Saturday at the McPherson Playhouse.
Review: Marriage of Figaro entertainingly broad while not overdoing it

Review: Marriage of Figaro entertainingly broad while not overdoing it

There’s lots of complex stage business, all navigated with wit and stylish panache
Victoria JazzFest headliners include Booker T’s Stax Revue

Victoria JazzFest headliners include Booker T’s Stax Revue

The TD Victoria International JazzFest, set for June 21-30, will include 60 performances and four workshop/clinics on nine stages in downtown Victoria and Esquimalt’s Bullen Park
In aftermath of cancer diagnosis, retired CEO finds meaning in music

In aftermath of cancer diagnosis, retired CEO finds meaning in music

An obsession with banjos and a recovery from cancer fuel this true-life solo show.
Critic's picks: Jump, The Country Mixtape Tour, Felix Cartal

Critic's picks: Jump, The Country Mixtape Tour, Felix Cartal

Arts writer Mike Devlin picks his favourite upcoming events, including the Van Halen tribute band Jump at the McPherson Playhouse on Friday.
Explore: Brant Wildlife Fest; Cougar Capers; Sidney Art Walk

Explore: Brant Wildlife Fest; Cougar Capers; Sidney Art Walk

Upcoming events: Brant Wildlife Fest, now until April 7; Cougar Capers on Saturday; Sidney Art Walk, now until April 15
POV's The Marriage of Figaro: ‘Mozart at the peak of his powers’

POV's The Marriage of Figaro: ‘Mozart at the peak of his powers’

The marriage of Figaro returns to the Royal Theatre in Victoria this week.
Critic's picks: Coleman Hell, Hot Chip, John Prine Tribute

Critic's picks: Coleman Hell, Hot Chip, John Prine Tribute

Arts writer Mike Devlin picks his favourite upcoming events, including Coleman Hell at Wicket Hall on Tuesday.
UVic music appointment takes Marion Newman full circle

UVic music appointment takes Marion Newman full circle

Critically acclaimed mezzo-soprano joins university as assistant professor at school of music
Explore: Egg hunts, spoon races highlight family Easter events

Explore: Egg hunts, spoon races highlight family Easter events

Butchart Gardens, Lions Club among holiday hosts