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You made it halfway through the week, and that’s worth celebrating!

Why not treat yourself to an epic open mic night, or even better, catch a show at the Victoria Film Festival?

After all – you’ve earned it!

Live Jazz – Edie DaPonte & Joey Smith

Singer Edie DaPonte brings passion, playfulness and an evident love of performance to her live shows. With talented gentleman, Joey Smith, on guitar, together they create a wonderful atmosphere, engaging audiences large and small and rewarding them with the classic numbers they love to hear.

  • Where: Oswego Hotel, 500 Oswego Street
  • When: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Brewmaster Dinner Series | #1 Whistle Buoy Brewing Co.

Join us on February 12th for a dinner of paired brews and food, focused on our shared passion for ingredients harvested directly from Vancouver Island. Chat with our chef and head brewers about how they build recipes using a sustainable and ethical approach.

  • Where: Canoe BrewPub Marina & Restaurant, 450 Swift Street
  • When: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Tickets only $55 + 18% gratuity + taxes & fees.

Comedy Night at The Mint

The funniest way to spend a Wednesday is Phillips Comedy Night at The Mint! Each week Morgan Cranny and Drew Farrance bring the most hilarious comedian’s in the city together for a wonderful evening of food, drink and fun!

  • Where: The Mint Restaurant, 1414B Douglas Street
  • When: Starts at 8 p.m.
  • Cost: $10

ToF ft. Tasha Receno

Tongues of Fire is our twice-monthly spoken word open mic. You’ll hear (up to) 5-minute sets from 12 local performers, plus a 25-minute set from our featured poet.

  • Where: Caffè Fantastico, 965 Kings Road
  • When: Sign-up opens at 7:30 p.m. (first come first served); show starts at 8 p.m.
  • Cost: Door admission is a $6-10 sliding scale (cash only), but nobody will be turned away for a lack of funds.

Victoria Film Festival: Architecture of Infinity

Sacred buildings and places are all around us. We pass them every day without giving much thought into their purposes or meanings.

Christoph Schaub in his newest documentary embarks on a personal journey through time and space in his childhood, when his fascination with sacred buildings began. How can this be imagined? What goes beyond it? Who owns spirituality?

  • Where: Cineplex Odeon Victoria Cinemas, 780 Yates Avenue
  • When: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Cost: Get your tickets here