Monday, July 6, 2020


Arts

One buskers festival loses funding as a new one is launched

For six years, the International Buskers Festival has attracted locals and visitors to the downtown core. Executive director John Vickers was told this month however, that...

Tom Cochrane brings 25th anniversary of Mad Mad World tour to Victoria

Tom Cochrane has announced a cross-Canada tour that will celebrate 25 years since the release of his landmark album, Mad Mad World, including a...

IMAX 2017 annual passes are available for purchase now!

Heads up, the legendary IMAX annual passes just went on sale! The $51.25+gst annual pass gets you: Unlimited entry to 45 minute IMAX films. $5...

Casting Call for Pups and Owners Today!

Pup Star: Season 2 is conducting a casting call in Esquimalt today! The film follows the adventures of a Yorkshire Terrier, separated from her owner by...

Dwight Yoakam concert in Victoria on Saturday has been postponed

Dwight Yoakam’s concert in Victoria on Saturday has been postponed . According to organizers, Dwight Yoakam’s performance on Saturday at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre has...

Victoria Symphony Halloween Spooktacular!

Trick or treat to a wicked beat and celebrate the magic and mystery of Halloween with the Victoria Symphony Orchestra. Ghosts and goblins come...

World-renowned Storm Chaser and Extreme Weather Movie arrive in Victoria!

He is used to chasing big storms, but happy to visit stormless Victoria for the opening of his latest film, Extreme Weather at IMAX® Victoria in the Royal...

Selling or buying a home? Want to be on reality TV? Here’s your chance!

If you’ve ever wanted to be on television, this might be your chance. Producers of the upcoming television series Seller’s Market and Realty Reality are...

Victoria’s oldest theatre switching to luxury seating

Victoria moviegoers will soon be able to sit back, relax and put their feet up with new recliner seating at Victoria’s oldest movie theatre. Cineplex...

Time-lapse video of Salish Orca being wrapped in a massive decal

That’s a wrap! BC Ferries’ newest vessel, the Salish Orca just finished being wrapped in a massive decal over in Poland. The artwork was designed...

13 photos from ‘I Mother Earth’ performing at Distrikt Nightclub with ‘The Standstills’

Canadian alternative rock band I Mother Earth brought their travelling reunion to Victoria on Wednesday, at Distrikt Nightclub with The Standstills opening the show. "Saw yet...

Blue Rodeo brings 1000 Arms tour to Victoria in January

Live Nation has just announced that Canadian country-rock band Blue Rodeo will perform Thursday, January 28 at the Save on Foods Memorial Centre, as...

15 PHOTOS from Phantogram’s concert at Sugar Nightclub

On Saturday night, August 8th, Phantogram played in Victoria in a sold out performance at Sugar Nightclub, presented by Atomique Productions, as part of...

Local artwork wanted for new harbour-to-harbour vessel

Whether or not you're a veteran artist or an aspiring designer, you are invited to get inspired and dream up a fun new design...
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Doug Clement Photography announces Christmas market dates for print and calendar sales

Doug Clement Photography has released the schedule for calendar and print sales at local Christmas markets. You can find Doug personally staffing the sales booth at...

Enjoy Free Movies! Cineplex Community Day returns today

What’s better than free movies?  How about free movies for a good cause! Cineplex will be offering 5 free movies in celebration of Cineplex Community...

The wild, the wind, & the wave at the WILD WATER Festival

Written by Nadim Hejeili for Victoria Buzz At last, Victoria has its very own WILD WATER Festival with films, events, and talks about extreme water...

Top 10 moments from Rifflandia 2016 in photos

A picture is worth a thousand words, so without further ado, here are Victoria Buzz photographer Colin Smith's top 10 favorite Rifflandia 2016 moments...

Dive in for a closer look at the ocean’s smallest creatures with IMAX

Discover some of the world’s tiniest and most vibrant communities beneath the ocean's surface. As Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of ocean pioneer Jacques Cousteau, takes...

10 pieces of awesome from Rifflandia 2016’s final day

Rifflandia 2016 was such a trip and we're so glad to have ridden it with all of you.  Thanks to the musicians, the fans,...

Rifflandia Day 3: A Sweet and Gritty Romance

The Royal Athletic Park was buzzing with life today with a range of music sure to set any music lover’s heart on fire. The...
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Rifflandia 2016 Conquers Victoria (PHOTOS)

This year’s festival set up is world dominating… if your world is Victoria, BC, that is.  The word on the street is there isn’t...

Interview: Three Reasons Why We Love Kaylee Johnston

A songwriter to the core, this girl feels deeply.  We had lunch together at Nourish Kitchen & Cafe and chatted about her perspective on...

Rifflandia starts off with a crisp evening in Phillips Brewery’s music venue village of...

Gone are the floral crowns and loud shirtless dudes of summer.  Rifflandia starts off with a crisp evening in Phillips Brewery's music venue village...

5 Things You Should Know About Rifflandia

Rifflandia is the most epic, all encompassing, city conquering party Atomique Productions throws for Victoria, BC each year. Navigating your way through the awesome...

Culture Club concert in Victoria cancelled

British pop icons Boy George and Culture Club won't be playing in Victoria, after all. Victoria’s Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre announced this afternoon that the Nov. 16...

Trooper and Jesse Roper to headline the music at Saanich Fair

Still on the fence about attend the Saanich Fair this upcoming long weekend? Perhaps Trooper or Jesse Roper can convince to attend and raise a...

Long time morning radio host at 107.3 Kool FM has been let go, station...

Robin Farrell, a wake-up regular in the Victoria area for over a decade has been fired from KOOL-FM, all mention of her has been...

Your chance to become an amateur film-maker comes up September 10th

Your chance to contribute to a nationwide film project is coming up in September.  It's a initiative of the CTV television network called "Canada...

Where to watch The Tragically Hip’s final concert broadcast

The end is near for what many believe is the final tour for Canada's legendary The Tragically Hip. In May of this year, the band announced...

Watch ‘Space Jam’ on the BC Legislature lawn tonight

All summer long, the Victoria Film Festival offers free outdoor movie screenings at Beacon Hill Park except for tonight when the outdoor theater gets...

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...
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