Sunday, November 17, 2019


Arts

Annual Flamenco Festival bringing passion and rhythm to Victoria’s Centennial Square

Victoria’s Centennial Square is exploding with the passion and rhythm of flamenco music and dance this week! For the fourth year in a row,  Victoria's Flamenco...

27th annual Victoria Symphony Splash is tonight

About 45,000 people are expected to head down to Victoria’s Inner Harbour today for the 27th annual Victoria Symphony Splash! From a floating stage in...

Video shows why Victoria is the place to make a movie

The Vancouver Island South Film and Media Commission has launched its ‘Sizzle Reel’, a two-minute video highlighting the locations, crew and tax benefits that...

Festival Day 3 of Rock the Shores took us to CHURCH (PHOTOS)

Sunday enticed us to the stage with a siren song of blue skies, grass so green you just wanted to roll around in it,...

Nelly Furtado to headline musical fundraiser for Syrian refugees

Enjoy a memorable evening of music at Victoria’s historic Royal Theatre which will headline international music star Nelly Furtado who will perform with the...

Rock the Shores 2016 Day 2: A Sequel to Make The Godfather 2 Jealous.

What do you get when you mix a killer festival lineup with clear blue skies, some of the best food trucks you’ll see roll...

30 photos and video from the Tragically Hip farewell tour in Victoria

The highly anticipated concert that Canada has been waiting for officially kicked off in Victoria on Friday night. The emotional Tragically Hip concert had...

Record breaking attendance for the first night of Rock the Shores 2016

With sunshine and a vibe crafted by heaven itself, the first night of Rock the Shores 2016 exceeded expectations of both festivalgoers and that...
Tragically Hip

New show time for Tragically Hip on Friday

The Tragically Hip tour kicks off in Victoria at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre this Friday. In late May, the band revealed that singer Gord Downie has...

7 locations to get your sixth annual Busker Festival program guide

The sixth annual Busker Festival is near and organizers have released a list of locations where you can pick up your program guide. For ten...

Get your ‘theme’ on at Tall Tree Music Festival

One of B.C.’s premier music festivals held atop Browns Mountain in Port Renfrew, is just around the corner, and the four day festival is...

12,000lb flower sculpture of a mother orca and her calf return

"Surfacing" the nearly 12,000lb flower sculpture of a mother orca and her calf, is once again back in front of the Empress! It takes months...
Tragically Hip

Tragically Hip tour dates released, will kick off in Victoria

One day after revealing that singer Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer, the Tragically Hip have released the dates for an upcoming summer tour. The tour...

Rifflandia release 2nd wave of line up – Jurassic 5, De La Soul, and...

Rifflandia have announced the 2nd wave line up, for the four-day September festival. Artists include: JURASSIC 5 • DE LA SOUL • CHARLES BRADLEY & HIS...

Enjoy an intimate evening with ONE of Canada’s best known rock stars: Bif Naked

Canadian rock icon Bif Naked is the essence of hybrid artist; she’s released ten albums, is working on her eleventh, she paints, writes poetry,...

Canadian pop rock icons Sloan perform at Sugar Nightclub (PHOTOS)

Canadian pop rock icons Sloan, performed their 1996 album "One chord to another" in its entirety at Sugar nightclub on Thursday April 21. 2016 marks...

“Alone” reality show returns to Vancouver Island: Ten survivalists BRAVE the island

Reality TV show, Alone,  has returned to Vancouver Island for a second season. Ten survival experts are dropped off in separate and extremely remote locations...

Rock The Shores 2016 Lineup announced

Now in its fifth year, Atomique Productions have released the 2016 Rock The Shores lineup. The 3-day festival will take place between July 22 and...

Victorious Voices – Victoria’s Biggest and Highest Energy Youth Poetry Festival

Victorious Voices - Victoria's biggest and highest energy youth poetry and spoken word festival is back for their 7th year! Featuring poets, workshops, special...

Tall Tree Music Festival lineup announced, Mother Mother to headline

One of B.C.’s premier music festivals rounds out its lineup with exciting and diverse emerging artists as well as established favorites. The three-day multiple stage...

Win tickets to Music Makers & Stigma Shakers‎ and a signed single from Vince...

Enjoy an evening dedicated to awesome music, raising awareness and busting the stigma surrounding mental health! The second annual Music Makers and Stigma Shakers benefit...

Casting call: Production company seeking First Nations for extras on Ollie and Emma series

Local Victoria based production company, Less Bland Productions, is requesting submissions for extras for the webisode series “Ollie and Emma" to be filmed in...

Victoria writer chosen for publishing by viral site Wattpad

Local author Rebecca Sky has been selected from among thousands, to be included in a collection of stories from Wattpad writers scheduled to be...

B.C. government announces funding for creative sector

Today the government announced its Creative Economy Strategy. Promising $1.5 million over three years to "support shared creative spaces" and $300,000 through artsVest to encourage businesses...

Call to Artists for Commercial Alley Outdoor Gallery

Established in 2014, a downtown alley is a place for artistic and creative expression for street artists a community enhancement project between the City of...

Don’t miss “Mulan – The Musical” happening this weekend!

Created in 2013, "Mulan – The Musical" combines drumming, dancing, acrobatic and martial arts in the first musical theatre performance directed and performed by...

22nd annual Victoria Film Festival set to shine spotlight on B.C. films (VIDEO

The 22nd annual Victoria Film Festival, the largest showcase of independent films on Vancouver Island, run from Feb. 5-14, 2016. The festival will feature screenings...

Song and Surf – a hidden gem of a music festival on Vancouver Island...

Song and Surf is a hidden gem of a music festival on Vancouver Island, taking place in mulitiple indoor venues throughout the picturesque town...

Circus skills programs at Fernwood Community Centre

Are you looking to play more, relieve some stress, or just simply learn a few circus tricks? Get your circus skills on with DreamCO! Offering...

4th Annual YYJ Rocktographers Showcase

First debuting in the winter of 2014, YYJ Rocktographers collects a variety of visual perspectives through the concert photos of dozens of local photographers. Uniting...

21 Photos from The Mustard Seed’s Huron Carole

Victoria Buzz was proud to be part of The Mustard Seed's Huron Carole, an intimate concert and fundraiser with Singer, Songwriter and Actor Tom...

Six graffiti hotspots to be beautified by local artists

Six local artists and 18 youth have been selected to beautify six graffiti hotspots downtown and in Victoria neighbourhoods. A partnership between the City...

Doug Clement Photography – Christmas sales locations

Fans of Victoria Buzz are likely very familiar with the photography from Doug Clement.  He's been a long-time contributor of beautiful images from all...

Shania Twain Rocks Victoria at Save On Foods Memorial Centre

On Saturday night, Shania Twain treated audiences to her first ever Victoria concert, and her second-to-last performance in our town, as she retires from...

Quintessential 90’s Canadian alt-rock band, Barenaked Ladies returned to Victoria’s Save On Foods Memorial...

Quintessential 90's Canadian alt-rock band, Barenaked Ladies returned to Victoria's Save On Foods Memorial Arena for an intimate concert. The night was filled with familiar...

Filming at Market Square continues – stars and crew LOVE Victoria!

Market Square's Oscar and Libby's store is the site of filming today. Pupstar Pictures have been filming all over Victoria for several weeks now...

Shania Twain ticket discount back by popular demand

Shania Twain's 50th birthday was on August 28th and to help celebrate, she held a special promotion for her October 25th Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre show. All tickets...

Getting Plastered – Learn more about the guy behind Plasterman

Dear Victoria, I have to admit, I was stymied this week. I wanted to write, but I just couldn’t find a subject to sink my...

“Woven Together” – New art work coming to the Johnson St parkade

The City of Victoria have awarded Vancouver-based, mother and son Musqueam First Nation artist team, Susan Point and Thomas Cannell, for their Woven Together...

First annual Victoria Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewellery show: August August 21 – August...

Following nine successful shows in Calgary and Edmonton, the first Gem & Mineral Show show has made its way to Victoria. The event will be held...

Chalk message left behind on Belleville St near Clipper terminal welcoming guests to the...

If you are on Belleville street today, near the Clipper and Blackball Ferry terminal, don't worry about walking over the chalk message. The person...

Local fan favourite Jesse Roper hopes your votes will help win him $30,000

Local music favourite, Jessie Roper, along with director Shiraz Higgins first set out on a campaign to win $10,0000, to create a new music...

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