Entertainment

New short-film festival spotlights the weird and wonderfully macabre

Foggy Isle Film Festival happens Sept. 26 at the Victoria Event Centre

Victoria author nominated for prestigious Scotiabank Giller Prize

Steven Price’s book, Lampedusa, is a historical fiction novel about an an Italian author

Fugget about it! Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding invites you to join the family

Interactive dinner theatre happening Sept. 26-29 at the Edelweiss Club in James Bay

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Cross-cultural flamenco production tells personal story through dance, music

Indian, Spanish influences seen in Nritya, coming Sept. 26 to Glenlyon Norfolk School theatre

Edugyan leads shortlist for Victoria’s top literary honour

Finalists announced for 2019 Butler Book Prize, winners to be announced at Oct. 9 gala

Indigenous, two-spirit couple from Alberta wins Amazing Race Canada

Anthony Johnson and James Makokis plan to continue fundraising for a cultural healing centre

Ron James takes his comedy style full throttle across Vancouver Island

New show from veteran funnyman coming for five dates in five Island towns

  • Sep 10, 2019

Best of the 2019 Victoria Fringe Festival revisited

Wonder how others felt about Fringe shows you saw? Find the Pick of the Fringe winners here

Jason Momoa, Vancouver Island, co-star in new TV series ‘See’

Trailer out for ‘See,’ filmed near Campbell River and debuting on Apple’s new streaming service Nov. 1

Rosanne Cash’s storytelling will leave you richer

Legendary singer/songwriter brings her newest material to Victoria and Nanaimo

  • Sep 10, 2019

Mamma Mia! No. 1 all-time at Chemainus Theatre box office

All 114 performances sold out, as audiences can’t get enough of Abbamania

Award-winning Vancouver Island author comes home

Darrel McLeod will give a reading and host a workshop in Sooke

Hypocrisy and the world’s oldest profession

Chemainus Theatre stages Shaw’s biting look at society that director says is just as relevant today

Victoria-based band shares experience with racism outside Lucky Bar

The band posted about the incident on social media to highlight what’s happening in the city

CHEF DEZ: How to add just the right touch of saucy

Sauces should naturally complement your meals, not overwhelm them

  • Sep 8, 2019

Actor from Salt Spring Island to appear on ‘Chesapeake Shores’

Greyston Holt featured in show filmed in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Margaret Atwood, Andre Alexis earn spots on Giller Prize long list

Atwood’s ‘The Testaments,’ much-hyped sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ also shortlisted for Booker Prize

Netflix and streaming means Canadian feature films struggle to find audiences: TIFF

Netflix is a source of controversy on the international festival circuit

Learn from the experts: Victoria Festival of Authors assembling stellar guest list

Workshops, panels provide story ideas, strategies and insights for all levels of writer, Oct. 2-6

Hollywood’s summer ends 2% down despite Disney dominance

The Labor Day weekend is traditionally a quiet one for movie theatres