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Community expo reaches out to teens

Community expo reaches out to teens

A Saanich woman wants to help local youth feel connected
Oprah to host event in Vancouver

Oprah to host event in Vancouver

Oprah Winfrey is heading to Canada to offer inspirational insights for the new year. The media mogul will host an event called An Evening with Oprah Winfrey in Calgary and Vancouver in January.

Emily Carr works auctioned off for $260,000

Two century-old paintings by Victoria's Emily Carr fetched almost $260,000 at a Sotheby's auction in Toronto Tuesday.

Pet pictures, bears and horse trolleys

Forget Santa - how about a picture of your best friend cosying up with the Grinch instead? Pet Photos with the Grinch is a fundraiser that benefits Broken Promises Rescue.

The thought counts in gift cards

So don't give gas vouchers to close friends
Trucks, ships light up for charity

Trucks, ships light up for charity

The Christmas season kicks into high gear this weekend with a pair of parades: ? If somebody in your family loves big trucks, Island Equipment Owners Association's Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive on Saturday shouldn't be missed.
Everything fits together for Jim Byrnes

Everything fits together for Jim Byrnes

IN CONCERT Jim Byrnes (opening act Babe Gurr) When: Saturday, 7: 30 p.m. Where: Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney Tickets: $36.50 (250-656-0275) Dislike country music? Don't tell Jim Brynes. "Some people say, 'I like all music.

Go Movies

RATINGS Rating 5 Outstanding Rating 4 Very Good Rating 3 Good Rating 2 Fair Rating 1 Poor OPENING ANNA KARENINA (Cineplex Odeon Victoria) In late 19th-century Russia, the young wife of a stiff aristocrat enters into a scandalous affair that has ruino
No-art day for HIV awareness

No-art day for HIV awareness

Artworks around Victoria will be draped in black Saturday as a symbolic reminder of the cost of HIV/AIDS to the creative community. A Day Without Art coincides with World AIDS Day and is held in cities around the world.

Galleries

A. Wilfrid Johns Gallery (MacLaurin Building UVic., 3800 Finnerty Rd.) A Child's View From Gaza - Exhibition, to Dec. 4. Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (1040 Moss St.) Drop-in tours, Saturday and Sunday, first Tuesday of month at 2 p.m.