Jazz on January 22nd

Get rid of those midweek blues with some jazz, and listen to UVic’s vocal jazz performers at the campus pub or head to Hermann’s for some Coltrane and Cannonball! 

Whether in you are in the mood for some saxophone or not, here are five things to do in Victoria today, Wednesday January 22nd.

Kelby MacNayr – Cannonball & Coltrane

Kelby MacNayr & Friends celebrate the music of Cannonball and Coltrane featuring special guests David Valdez & Al McLean! Celebrate the jubilant sound of Julian Cannonball Adderley and the searching, soulful virtuosity of John Coltrane with some of the finest jazz musicians in town.

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View Street

UVic Vocal Jazz Night

Come enjoy jazz standards in a wide variety of styles, sung by members of the UVic Vocal Jazz Ensemble and guest instrumentalists. Open to students and the public alike, take your midweek break at Felicita’s Campus Pub!

  • When: 9:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
  • Where: Felicita’s Campus Pub, 3800 Finnerty Road 

Bath Bomb Making Workshop

This fun, informative and interactive two-hour workshop introduces you to the wonderful world of Bath Bomb Making! Whether you are interested in making bath bombs for fun and gifting, as a new hobby, or help to launch your own micro business at a local market, you’ll find everything you need right here!

  • When: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
  • Where: The Good Planet Company, 764 Fort Street

Meet Dylan Thomas, Indigenous Artist in Residence

Coast Salish artist Dylan Thomas (Qwul’thilum) has been selected for the role of Indigenous Artist in Residence with the City of Victoria. The residency program provides the opportunity for a local artist to develop artistic works in the city. Thomas will also engage the community in dialogue, workshops, events, and activities throughout the two-year term.

  • When: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: City Hall, 1 Centennial Square

It’s Complicated: RCBM Lecture Series

This participatory discussion series tackles perspectives and definitions, upending assumptions to help us better understand ourselves and our community.

The topic on January 22nd is “Changing the World through Photography,” tackling the topic of how have photographs helped to shape public opinion, and when has misrepresentation muddied the waters of progress toward social justice? This event is free, and there is childminding available for those with children!

  • When: 5:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street