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Free folk and blues at UVic concert

Jim Byrnes and Anne Feeney will perform at a free public concert at the University of Victoria on Monday night. The event is at 7: 30 p.m. at the University Centre Farquhar Auditorium. Reserve free tickets via tickets.uvic.

Concert firm seeks Jermaine book drafts

Concert giant AEG Live is seeking book drafts and manuscripts by Jermaine Jackson that it claims may reveal details about his superstar brother that will help its defence in a lawsuit filed by the singers' mother.
Cats can benefit from a good walk

Cats can benefit from a good walk

Friendly felines are ideal; shy pets should be left alone

National unity goes down easy with a beer

Like many Vancouver Islanders, my concern for what happens in the Rest of Canada (ROC) doesn't extend far beyond the Swartz Bay ferry terminal.

Free Pussy Riot, says Russian PM

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has called for three members of the punk band Pussy Riot to be freed, saying further prison time would be "unproductive.

Critics' Picks

FAMILY What: Kit Pearson book signing Where: Munro's Books, 1108 Government St. When: Saturday, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Let the festival begin

Fifth annual event opens tonight and continues until Sunday with dozens of shows

Auditions And Submissions

St. Luke Players: Auditions for Goldilocks and the Three Bears Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.; Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. and Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. (if necessary) Details at

Stem cells used to restore hearing

Researchers say they have restored hearing in deaf gerbils using human embryonic stem cells.

Upcoming museum shows hint at adventure

Season opener next month features 30 of the earliest maps