The Lego Exhibit is open on January 13th!
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There’s simply no way to escape the weather right now — even our first event was rescheduled from last night due to the ferry cancellations! 

If you’re trapped on the island, though, why not make the most of it with these great events? 

Daniel Romano’s Ancient Shapes with Layten Kramer

Rescheduled due to windstorm issues with BC Ferries, Ancient Shapes — comprised of Daniel Romano, David Nardi, Vee Bell, Roddy Rosetti and Ian Romano — are now playing on Monday, January 13th. The date is different, the band is the same. They have been called “the best band since computers” and also “incredibly good as hell.” The group has traveled the world over sharing their songs and ideas with others, now they offer us this: A flower that just refuses to bloom.

  • When: **Monday**, January 13th, 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
  • Where: Upstairs Cabaret, #15 Bastion Square

Facade at Hermann’s

Members of the Victoria Symphony return to Hermann’s Jazz Club for an evening of 1920’s, jazz-influenced chamber music. 

The concert will feature a performance of the complete Façade Entertainments by Sir William Walton with poetry by Dame Edith Sitwell. Special guests Rebecca Hass and Robert Holliston will be the reciters, and it will be conducted by Pacific Opera Victoria’s Artistic Director, Timothy Vernon.  

  • When: January 13th, 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View Street

Wild Rose – Movie Mondays

Movie Monday is always free to attend and donations are accepted at the door along with affordable concession snacks available for purchase all to benefit the Movie Monday Society. This week’s offering is Wild Rose, a movie about Rose-Lynn Harlan, a rebellious country singer who dreams of trading the working-class streets of Glasgow for the Grand Ole Opry of Nashville.

  • When: January 13th, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: 2334 Trent Street

Table Talk: The Pursuit of Wellness

Join the Native Students Union at the University of Victoria for an evening of discussion regarding the radical possibilities created by intentional communal care. Come together to support the members of your community, and help recognize how wellness and personal narrative are critical for individual and collective mental health. To continue the work of uplifting the voices within communities of colour, this discussion prioritizes the voices of Indigenous people and people of colour to speak openly and honestly.

  • When: January 13th, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: UVic First People’s House, 3800 Finnerty Road

Lego Exhibition at the Sidney Museum

One of the Sidney Museum’s most popular exhibitions returns!

The Lego exhibit began in early January, and takes a deep dive into the 60+ years od history of the Danish toys! 

  • When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: The Sidney Museum, 2423 Beacon Avenue L-3