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Aria samplings offer tasty opera appetizer

Aria samplings offer tasty opera appetizer

IN CONCERT Fear No Opera When: Saturday, 7: 30 p.m. Where: Phillip T. Young Recital Hall Tickets: $20 regular, $5 unwaged at Munro's Books, Ivy's Bookshop and at the door.
Civic Orchestra raises the barre with dance concert

Civic Orchestra raises the barre with dance concert

PREVIEW Raising the Barre - A Celebration of the Art of Dance When: Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Where: Oak Bay Secondary Performing Arts Theatre Tickets: $20 regular, $15 students/seniors, $10 student rush, kids 12 and under free.

Capital Region Remembrance Day ceremonies and events

View Capital Region Remembrance Day events in a larger map Use our map above to find your way to the nearest Remembrance Day events on Sunday. Click on the pins for more information and easy driving directions. Events are also listed below.

Go movies

RATINGS Rating 5 Outstanding Rating 4 Very Good Rating 3 Good Rating 2 Fair Rating 1 Poor OPENING Midnight's Children (Cineplex Odeon Victoria) A pair of children, born within moments of India gaining independence from Britain, grow up in the country

Sports not all men's cup of tea

True confession: The NHL lockout hasn't really affected me. Then again, I'm not much of a sports guy. If you're a man, not being a sports guy can make things difficult. For one thing, it's hard to partake in sports-related conversations.

Soda tax ballot measures fizzle in California

Voters in two California cities rejected measures that would have imposed the nation's first penny-per-ounce taxes on businesses that sell soft drinks and other sugary drinks in an effort to boost municipal revenue and fight obesity.

Nanaimo writer wins Rogers fiction prize

Nanaimo native Tamas Dobozy won the $25,000 Rogers Writers' Trust of Canada Fiction Prize Wednesday night. Dobozy, 43, was awarded the prize in Toronto for his book of short stories Siege 13, published by Thomas Allen Publishers.

Fundraiser helps African orphans

Improve the lives of more than 1,500 orphaned and abandoned African children by attending A Song for Africa fundraiser on Saturday. Organized by Watoto Canada, the event will raise funds for the Watoto Children's Villages in Uganda.

Dinner to raise money for doctors' work in South Pacific

Help continue the charitable work of a little-known Canadian international success story by attending a fundraising dinner Friday night for the Victoria-Vanuatu Physician Project.
Celebrities tweet tributes to Obama

Celebrities tweet tributes to Obama

Mariah Carey releases new song in president's honour