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Saturday, January 22, 2022


Arts

10 Christmas movies filmed in and around Victoria to enjoy this holiday season

Make it a December to remember 🎄

Give the gift of art this holiday season at the Art Gallery of Greater...

Plus a chance to win two passes for yourself! 🎁

5 calendars curated by Vancouver Island photographers you can buy this holiday season

Featuring some of our favourite locations on the island! 🎁

Canadian pop princess Avril Lavigne to make Victoria stop on first nationwide tour in...

She's back, and she's bringing her sk8er boi with her. 🛹
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Canada’s Drag Race tour is coming to Victoria this January

Watch some of Canada’s best drag queens slay!

Over 11,000 British Columbians sign letters urging province to drop restrictions at music venues

BC will soon be the only province with the no standing, no dancing restriction.
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Here’s a list of all 123 new movies and shows Netflix Canada is releasing...

Time to cozy up on the couch and watch your favourites! ☕

Celebrate local artists with downtown Nanaimo’s 23rd annual Artwalk

25-50 artists will open their studios or showcase their work in local businesses

Here’s how you can win tickets to see Witch Prophet in Sidney next month...

Hip-hop, jazz and soul-inspired beats. 🎶

New Netflix series filmed in Greater Victoria premieres first episode tonight

Maid will feature a total of ten episodes
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148 new movies and shows coming to Netflix Canada this October

The list includes over 30 new seasons of tv shows!

Iconic Canadian comic Norm Macdonald remembered fondly after passing away

On Letterman, Macdonald joked about Victoria, a bed and breakfast, and Old Harold Delaney.
Reliance Properties Main Render Capital Iron

Capital Iron land pitch offers new home for Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

It also calls for artist live/work space and retail/commercial space.

Royal BC Museum announces IMAX® Victoria films for planned reopening

An Ewan Mcgregor-narrated documentary on humpback whales headlines the lineup.

58 new movies and shows coming to Netflix Canada this September

The list includes new seasons of 30 shows!
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Canucks Sports & Entertainment confirm they will require proof of vaccination

You must present a vaccine card for entry into Rogers Arena and Abbotsford Centre.

Here’s where you can find outdoor pop-up painted pianos in Oak Bay

And they’re available for anyone to play from dusk ‘til dawn daily! 🎹

A two-day music festival is coming to Langford next month featuring Canadian and Victorian...

Current Swell, Jesse Roper, and Bedouin Soundclash will headline.

IMAX will return to screens in September after almost a year long hiatus

The Royal BC Museum will welcome IMAX visitors on September 3rd.
Belfry Theatre

Take a peek behind the curtain with Belfry Theatre’s new virtual tour

You can even climb up the tower!

Virtual music festival will showcase Indigenous artists and their cultures every Thursday next month

INDIGIFEST 2021 will stream online for free.

43 new movies and shows coming to Netflix Canada this August

The list includes new seasons of 19 shows!

Alternative rock ‘Saints and Sinners’ tour announces Victoria concert date this Fall

The tour features Headstones, Moist, Sloan & The Tea Party

There’s a new massive mural representing youth and hope to brighten Burnside neighbourhood (PHOTOS)

The mural marks the beginning of many future art projects for the community

114 new movies and shows coming to Netflix Canada this July

For when it’s too hot to even go outside.. 🥵

Here’s how you can book a pop-up theatre show in Victoria

The mobile theatre has a “pay-what-you-can” model.
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102 new movies and shows coming to Netflix Canada this June

Some new features and old favourites! 🍿

Victoria’s Camosun College to receive $150k for potential on-campus film studio

Students in trades will help with the construction of the studio.
Belfry Theatre

Victoria’s Belfry Theatre partners on BIPOC arts leadership program

The program will offer Zoom seminars and paid internships to 10 participants.

‘Is it enough?’: BC Arts Council announces over $1M in grants for festivals

Victoria’s independent event industry won’t be able to access any of these grants.

Several big-name actors are currently filming some major projects in Victoria

Don’t be surprised if you see our city streets on Netflix soon! 👀

Vancouver Island School of Art relocating to downtown Victoria

An art sale is planned for May 15th.
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Victoria musician unexpectedly nabs spot in final round of annual global songwriting competition

His song could be heard by the likes of Tom Waits and Chris Martin of Coldplay.

Here’s how you can get real movie theatre popcorn from these Victoria cinemas

You don’t know what you got ‘till it’s gone.
CCPA Shows

Performing arts college graduating class performs COVID-safe live streams

"This is an industry and an art form that is about collaboration."

This multi-dimensional mermaid sculpture in Oak Bay is made entirely out of recycled materials

Half human, half fish, all recycled plastic?

Canadian arts and live entertainment sectors to receive $181 million in government funding

To help stabilize the arts and music sectors amid COVID-19.

Filming of Netflix series temporarily closes Gordon Head Rec Centre

The facility is expected to reopen on Wednesday.
VAC Ramp

Victoria Arts Council seeks donations to build wheelchair ramp at gallery

Donor rewards are available.
Belfry Theatre

Belfry Theatre goes virtual for spring season with filmed productions

Ticket holders will have access to streaming video during the performance runs.
Deadpool 2

Local filmmaker creates montage of films shot in and around Victoria (VIDEO)

Deadpool 2. Final Destination. Bird on a Wire. 

Here’s how you can take a nature-based sketching and watercolour course online this winter

Unlock your inner Picasso; there are classes for all ages! 🎨