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Talented Victoria chef takes on the best

Talented Victoria chef takes on the best

Jordan Mieczkowski represents Canada at 2012 Jeune Chef Rotisseurs Competition

Children under 12 should not head the ball in soccer

Dear Dr. Donohue: Recently you wrote about a study that demonstrated possible brain damage from hits to the head that did not cause a concussion. I have grandchildren who play soccer. They don't wear helmets, although they sometimes head the ball.

DIAGNOSIS FILLED WITH DIFFICULTIES

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is a relatively new medical diagnosis and society is still struggling with it, says a psychologist who works with people with the condition.

Spanish-Latin fest takes light touch

PREVIEW Latin American and Spanish Film Week Where: Cinecenta, UVic Student Union Building When: Sept. 18-23, 7 and 9 nightly Admission: $5.75-$7.75 (regular admission fees) Info: cinecenta.

Your guide to the weekend and more

Stratford actor Oliver Becker stars as painter Mark Rothko in the Belfry Theatre's production of the Tony Award-winning play, Red. >C9

Markets

Bastion Square Public Market, with artisans, Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5: 30 p.m. to Sept. 29. 250-885-1387. Goldstream Station Market, Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to October at Bryn Maur Road and Goldstream Avenue.

Immigrant experience inspires new music

IN CONCERT Victoria Symphony (Legacy Series): Min Plays Grieg, conducted by Tania Miller, with Lorraine Min, piano When/where: Monday, 8 p.m., Royal Theatre (805 Broughton St.) Tickets: $35 to $80. Call 250-385-6515 or 250-386-6121; online at rmts.

Run like a Fox on Sunday

Join one of three fundraising Terry Fox runs in Greater Victoria on Sunday, or cheer participants along. Run or walk a 2.4-, fiveor 10-kilometre route, depending on location.

Galleries

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (1040 Moss St.) Emily Carr: On the Edge of Nowhere, to 2013. Silk Splendour: Textiles of Late Imperial China, to Sept. 23. Clint Neufeld: Powertrains and Peacocks, to Oct. 28. In support of Now, Sept. 14-Nov. 25.

Edugyan, Deverall book-prize finalists

Novelists Esi Edugyan and William Deverell are among the finalists for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize. The $5,000 prize is for the best local book published in 2011.
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