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How are you celebrating your Friday-eve?

With everything from variety shows, to short films and even creative writing, you can try your hand at something new and exciting this Thursday, and remember – the weekend’s on the horizon!

Dear Diary ft. Rose Butch: lgbtq2s+ Emo Variety Show

Performances! Dance! Drag! Sadness! AUDIENCE COSTUME CONTEST!
Many of us moved on to bigger and brighter things, but some of us just couldn’t shake it. Its definitely not a phase, mom! Come to our pity party fully prepared to celebrate the beautiful sadness which is 2000’s emo culture.

  • Where: Logan’s Pub, 1821 Cook Street
  • When: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Cost: $13

SVI & Community mingle

Calling all change makers from Vancouver Island! Come connect with other non-profit and social enterprise leaders from BC!
theDock is excited to partner with friends from the Social Venture Institute to co-host an evening of fun and mingling on March 5th. Come learn about SVI and meet purpose driven peers!

  • Where: theDock, Suit 300 – 722 Cormorant Street
  • When: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Cost: Get your tickets here

Tea and Talks

Museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments!

This program FREE with museum admission or membership!

  • Where: The Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt Street
  • When: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Short Film Screening & Artist Talk with Filmmaker Chase Joynt

Join trans culture writer and filmmaker, Chase Joynt, for a discussion about the role of fantasy and fiction in the telling of (trans) histories along with a screening of his recent short film, Framing Agnes.

  • Where: Legacy Art Gallery, 630 Yates Street
  • When: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

All lit up: Creative Writing’s bright lights at UVic’s Ideafest

Meet the next generation of Canadian literature in this lively literary cabaret where MFA students from UVic’s legendary Writing department read and perform groundbreaking graduating manuscripts in fiction, poetry, screenwriting, playwriting, and creative non-fiction.

  • Where: Intrepid Theatre Club, 1609 Blanshard Street, Suite 2
  • When: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Free