Local Entertainment

Victoria’s West My Friend reaches for stars with new album

Folk trio to unveil layered symphonic sound at album release concert Sept. 20 at Alix Goolden Hall

Victoria author nominated for prestigious Scotiabank Giller Prize

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

A World of Dance awaits a Victoria audience

Past and present standouts from popular TV show to perform at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

  • Sep 18, 2019
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Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court
Raccoon scales tall building
Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher

Red Green says goodbye to Vancouver Island fans

Steve Smith on farewell tour for handyman persona he’s portrayed since 1979

Edugyan leads shortlist for Victoria’s top literary honour

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

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

Wildlife photography, orca exhibit coming soon to Victoria’s Royal BC Museum

A preview into upcoming exhibits at downtown Victoria’s museum

Hypocrisy and the world’s oldest profession

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

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

Greyston Holt featured in show filmed in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

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

Buffy the audience slayer: Sainte-Marie coming to Vancouver Island

Powerful live shows a big part of veteran Canadian folk star’s success; she’s here Sept. 26-27

  • Aug 27, 2019

Margaret Atwood talks Handmaid’s Tale sequel at UVic

Sold-out Sept. 27 event illustrates iconic Canadian author’s popularity in literary haven of Victoria

  • Aug 27, 2019

Pamela Anderson returns home to enjoy ‘peace and solitude’ of Ladysmith

Star says “the best is yet to come” in exclusive Q&A from her Vancouver Island hometown

FIRST REVIEWS: Victoria Fringe Festival starts with a bang

We review the first wave of shows from the festival, as part of our ongoing series

  • Aug 26, 2019

Taking risks: Victoria theatre expert and author gains traction for his new model of tragedy

Edwin Wong releases Risk Theatre book, hosts successful global playwriting competition

  • Aug 23, 2019