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Inspired by the Salish sea

Sidney's new marine centre focuses on West Coast waters and people

'Scotty' owed it all to Star Trek

But actor was bitter toward Paramount

Young dancer steps into national contest

Victoria-born Angella Gillespie-Slaunwhite to represent B.C. at teachers' competition

Star Trek blazes past the competition in first weekend

The new Star Trek movie beamed up an estimated $72.5 million in North American ticket sales its first weekend in theatres, dominating the box office and re-energizing a 40-year-old sci-fi franchise.

Songwriter showed his disciple no mercy

Hard-drinking Texan Van Zandt was worshipped by his musical peers

Navy brass launch The Homecoming

It was a day "inspired by gratitude," as Honorary Captain Cedric Steele put it. He was referring to last Monday's unveiling of an artist's sketch of the statue The Homecoming on Wharf Street.

Art evokes enchanted childhood

Meghan Hildebrand, forever your friend, Dab Gallery, (532 1/2 Fisgard St., Suite 6, Dragon Alley, 250-590-2788,, until May 30. Dab Gallery is in Dragon Alley, just off Fisgard Street, deep in Chinatown.

ABBA songwriters are back

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, the musical brains behind 1970s pop supergroup ABBA, have written their first new music together in 15 years.

Painstaking restoration of a long-lost E.J. Hughes mural

Art conservator Cheryle Harrison brings neglected work back to life

Hughes created Malaspina mural in 1938

Depiction of historic scene in resort was exchanged for cash and lodging
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