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When your gut is wrong

Sometimes the doctor really does know best when it comes to kids' health

Summer no reason to miss a beat

Victoria Conservatory of Music Summer Series When/where: July 2 to Aug. 24; piano concerts at Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, all others at Alix Goolden Hall or Wood Hall Tickets: $15-$25 and by donation. At the VCM office (900 Johnson St.
Let there be light at the old schoolhouse

Let there be light at the old schoolhouse

Cowichan Valley residents and former students of the Cowichan Station elementary school have turned to an unusual fundraiser to raise money for windows for their old school.

Night of indulgence for cranky bride-to-be

With less than a month to go before our wedding, I've started noticing troubling changes in my fiancée. She seems increasingly moody and irritable - quick to argue over the smallest thing.
Near-death experience leaves a new love of life

Near-death experience leaves a new love of life

Greg Marchand thinks every single day about the time he almost died. Now the Victorian has written a book about the experience.
The making of a hometown cycling hero

The making of a hometown cycling hero

Leonard Hesjedal's mad dash to Italy came to a screeching halt at a police roadblock.
Sitting still at meals hard for preschoolers

Sitting still at meals hard for preschoolers

Last week, a mom asked how to get three-and fouryear-olds to stay at the table and eat a meal. "It seems that at that age, they're forever getting up and it's exhausting getting them to stay put," she wrote.
Longing for vinyl heyday inspires Victoria art show

Longing for vinyl heyday inspires Victoria art show

EXHIBITION RPM: The Lost Art of LP Covers Where: Deluge Contemporary Art When: Gala opening tomorrow, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Runs Wednesdays through Saturdays until July 7 Admission is free.

Victoria events for aspiring filmmakers

Have you been itching to learn how to write a screenplay? Maybe you already have one you wanted to pitch to a director. Or perhaps you just want to view films and videos by notable media artists, and learn more about their creative process.

King of instruments reigns over Victoria

IN CONCERT What: Summer Organ Series When/where: June 22, 29, July 6, 7: 30 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral Tickets: $15; series $35. In person at Ivy's Bookshop, Munro's Books, Cadboro Bay Book Co., and the cathedral office (930 Burdett Ave.