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Hello, Victoria!

To help round out the month, we’ve got world class improv, a discussion on the oldest buildings in downtown Victoria, an international documentary made by a UVic member, and more.

Without further ado, here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today.

Whose Live Anyway?

The legendary entertainers of the improvised comedy show, Whose Line Is It Anyway? are performing in Victoria tonight!

Join improv masters Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff Davis, and Joel Murray for a 90 minute night of hilarious, clean, and completely improvised comedy based on audience suggestions.

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: The Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street

Victoria’s Earliest Architects: The People Who Designed the City

Quick, who’s heard of the three T’s – Teague, Tiedemann, and Trounce?

Explore the illustrated history of downtown Victoria’s earliest buildings and architects, which range from 1850-1880, in this presentation by the Victoria Historical Society.

  • When: 7:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: James Bay New Horizons Society, 234 Menzies Street

Mosaic Art Show

Check out the works of 6 diverse artists down at Cadboro Bay’s historic Goward House.

Over 40 pieces of art made using diverse mediums like  oil, watercolour, acrylic, and mixed media will be on display. Admission is free!

  • When: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: James Bay New Horizons Society, 234 Menzies Street

Black History Month Film Screening: The Thinking Garden

Join Dr. Elizabeth Vibert from UVic’s Speakers Bureau for a showing of her 2017 documentary ‘The Thinking Garden: A Film about South African Women Sowing the Seeds of Change’, which was directed by Christine Welsh and filmed by Vancouver cinematographer Moira Simpson.

The film centers around 30 female farmers in South Africa who are building self-sufficiency, nourishing those with HIV/AIDS, and helping to offset some effects of climate change by growing affordable vegetables.

  • When: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Greater Victoria Public Library, 735 Broughton Street

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibit

The 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit is back for a just a few weeks at the Royal BC Museum, from February 15th to March 24th. This particular display made its way to Victoria all the way from the Natural History Museum in London for the 54th year in a row.

  • When:10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street

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