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MARCH 20
AUTHOR
Planet Earth Poetry:
Featured readers are Karen
Enns, reading from Ordinary
Hours, and Peter Midgley,
author of Counting Teeth: A
Namibian Story, at Hillside
Coffee and Tea,
1633 Hillside Ave.,
7:30 p.m. Cost: $3. Sign up
for open mic 7 p.m.
planetearthpoetry.com
WordsThaw 2015: The
Malahat Review’s third
annual writing symposium
today through Sunday.
Today: Friday, 7:30 p.m.
UVic, Room A240, Human
& Social Development
Building; All day Saturday,
events at UVic, rooms
A240 & A250, HSD
Building, UVic; and
Sunday, 1:30-4:30 p.m. at
Greater Victoria Public
Library downtown branch.
Passes $50 ($25 for students). Details at malahatreview .ca/wordsthaw
World Storytelling Day
with Jennifer Ferris,
Victoria Storytelling Guild
at Cook Street Village
Activity Centre,
1-380 Cook St.,
1-2:30 p.m. Cost: $3/$5.
cookstreetvillageactivity
centre.com
DANCE
BC Afro Latin Dance
Rhythms Festival,
Kizomba to Bachata
classes. Today through
Sunday at Vic West
Community Centre,
521 Craigflower Rd. and
Copper Owl Lounge Bar.
Cost: $20 per class. Details
at vaccsociety.com or tel.
250-885-0715.
Social
Argentine Tango: Drop-in
lesson at 8 p.m. followed
by Tango Pacifico Milonga,
9 p.m. at Café Casablanca,
2524 Bridge St. Cost: $10.
Tel. 250-389-0222;
tangopacifico.com
Saanich International
Folk Dancers at St.
Matthias Church,
600 Richmond Ave.,
7-10 p.m. with lessons at
7 p.m. Everyone is welcome, no partners needed.
Please wear soft-soled
shoes. Cost: $5.
Tel. 250-477-4213.
Victoria Ballroom Dance
Society (VBDS) Ballroom
Dance at Les Passmore
Centre, 286 Hampton Rd.,
7-9:30 p.m. First two
sessions free. Tel.
250-721-5483; vbds.org
Scottish Folk Dancing
every Friday and Tuesday,
7-9 p.m. at the Centre,
1229 Clarke Rd.,
Brentwood Bay.
[email protected]
Swing City Social Dance
at 108 Niagara St. Cha
Cha workshop with John
de Pfyffer at 8 p.m. and
dance 9-11:30 p.m.
Cost $10/$12.
Tel. 250-920-7556.
FILM
IMAX Film Festival,
today through April 9.
Details at imaxvictoria.com
FUN FOR KIDS
Children’s events
Saturday through
Thursday will be carried on
the Family 4-1-1 page in
Saturday’s Times Colonist.
MUSIC
Classical
Friday Music. UVic School
of Music string students
concert at Phillip T. Young
Recital Hall, 12:30 p.m.
Donation. finearts.uvic.ca
UVic Wind Symphony:
Lights, Action: Student
Spectacular at UVic,
University Centre Farquhar
Auditorium, 8 p.m.
Tickets: $15/$10/$5.
Tel. 250-721-8480
or tickets.uvic.ca
Folk, Roots, Blues
Ange Hehr at Bard &
Banker, 1022 Government
St. Tel. 250-953-9993.
Celtic Reflections at
Merlin’s Sun Home
Theatre, 1983 Fairfield,
8 p.m. Cost: $15.
Tel. 250-598-7488
Jazz
Brent Jarvis Trio at the
Bengal Lounge, Fairmont
Empress hotel, 8 p.m. Tel.
250-384-8111.
Chris Sartisohn Group
at Vista 18, 740 Burdett
Ave., 8-11 p.m.
vista18.com
Jan Stirling at Westin
Hotel Bear Mountain,
1999 Country Club Way,
7-9 p.m. Free.
Tel. 250-391-7160.
Turboprop at Hermann’s
Jazz Club, 753 View St.,
8 p.m. Tickets: $21
door/$18 advance at
Victoria Jazz Society,
250-388-4423.
Tel. 250-388-9166;
hermannsjazz.com
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M O N DAY
Pop and Rock
AC/DC Tribute Band
T.N.T at Tally Ho Sports
Bar and Grill, 3020
Douglas St., 9 p.m. Cost:
$10. tallyhosportsbar.com
T.G.I. Fridays at Carlton
Club Cabaret, 900 Carlton
Tce., Esquimalt, 8 p.m.
Tel. 250-361-3666.
Rock Steady at Swans
Pub, 506 Pandora Ave.,
10 p.m. Tel. 250-361-3310.
McComb & Watson at
Pacific Lounge, Hotel Grand
Pacific, 463 Belleville St., 811 p.m. Tel. 250-386-0450.
DJ Hennessy at Canoe
Brewpub, 450 Swift St.,
9:30 p.m.
canoebrewpub.com
The Funk Hunters with
Chali 2NA plus Mat the
Alien at at Sugar
Nightclub, 858 Yates St.
doors at p.m. Tickets:
$26.50; at Lyle’s Place or
Ditch Records.atomiqueproductions.com
Live music every Friday at
the Oaks Restaurant and
Tea Room, 2250 Oak Bay
Ave., 7-9 p.m.
Tel. 250-590-3155.
OUTDOORS
Walk, Run, Hikes
Discover the Past
Walking Tours. No reservations. Tel. 250-384-6698,
discoverthepast.com
Ghostly Walks. Meet at
Visitor Info Centre,
Government at Wharf St.
Friday and Saturday at
7:30 p.m. Cost: $15.
CRD Parks programs.
Tel. 250-478-3344 or
crd.bc.ca/parks
Spring Fling. Drop-in
event for all ages to
explore the sights, sounds
and smells of spring at
Francis/King Regional Park.
Meet at Francis/King
Nature Centre off Munn
Road, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Guided walks at
11:15 a.m. and 1 p.m.
THEATRE
Amadeus. presented by
Phoenix Theatre at UVic,
tonight and Saturday at
8 p.m. with matinée
Saturday at 2 p.m. Tickets:
$24/$20/$14.
Tel. 250-721-8000 or
phoenixtheatres.ca
Blithe Spirit by Noel
Coward presented by
Ladysmith Little Theatre,
4985 Christie Rd.,
Ladysmith, to Sunday.
Friday and Saturday at
8 p.m. with matinée
Sunday at 2 p.m.Tickets:
$20. ladysmiththeatre.com
Iolanthe presented by
Victoria Gilbert and
Sullivan Society at Charlie
White Theatre, Mary
Winspear Centre, Sidney,
today at 8 p.m., Saturday
and Sunday at 2 p.m.
Tickets: $20-$100. Tel.
250-656-0275 or
marywinspear.ca
The Mystery of Edwin
Drood at Langham Court
Theatre,tonight and
Saturday at 8 p.m. with
matinée Saturday at 2 p.m.
Tickets: $26/ $24. Tel.
250-384-2142 or
langhamtheatre.ca
Ring of Fire: Project
Johnny Cash, a musical at
Chemainus Theatre, to
April 11. Details at
chemainustheatre.ca
Victoria’s House, a mystery/ghost story by St.
Luke’s Players at St.Luke’s
Hall, 3821 Cedar Hill Cross
Rd.,tonight and Saturday
at 8 p.m. with matinée
Saturday and Sunday at
2 p.m. Tel. 250-884-5484
or stlukesplayers.org
Spark Festival at the
Belfry, daily to Sunday at
1291 Gladstone Ave.
Tickets: 250-385-6815 or
belfry.bc.ca/tickets
Today: The God That
Comes, tonight and
Saturday at 8 p.m.
Cost: $36.
Waiting ... and Savage
in Limbo. A double bill at
Intrepid Theatre Club,
1609 Blanshard St.,
tonight and Saturday at
8 p.m. Tickets: $20 at
ticketrocket.org
Island Savings Free
Family Concert Series
presents the 8th Annual
Cultural Showcase, a celebration created by
Camosun College with the
VCM, featuring unique and
exciting musical performances and dances by students of Camosun
International, the VCM, the
Victoria Society of Chinese
Performing Arts and the
Victoria Chinese Culture
Club Dancers at Alix
Goolden Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Donation. vcm.bc.ca
Broadway Lights. Victoria
Symphony and Canadian
College of Performing Arts
best of Broadway tribute
at the Royal Theatre,
tonight and Saturday at
8 p.m. with matinée
Sunday at 2 p.m.
Tickets: $30 and up.
Tel. 250-386-6121 or
rmts.bc.ca
MARCH 23
DANCE
SUBMITTED
Victoria Symphony and Canadian College of Performing Arts are performing a tribute
to the best of Broadway at the Royal Theatre. See Friday Theatre.
S AT U R DAY
MARCH 21
AUTHOR
Bronwyn Preece, book
launch In the Spirit of
Homebirth: Modern
Women, an Ancient Choice
at Mothering Touch,
975 Fort St., 7-9 p.m. Free.
facebook.com
DANCE
Performance
Vikes Nation Dance
Showcase a presentation
of dance styles from the
various Vikes Recreation
classes at UVic, Farquhar
Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $11 door/
$6 advance.
uvic.ca/auditorium
Bound Around The
Building: A evening of
short site-specific dances
that takes place around
Dane Victoria’s building at
Dance Victoria Studios,
2750 Quadra St.,
8-10 p.m. Cost: $20 door.
facebook.com
Social
Dance to the music of
Jukebox at Royal Canadian
Legion,
411 Gorge Rd. E., 8:30 p.m.
Tel. 250-384-5213.
Nothin’ But Swing at
Burnside Gorge
Community Association
Ballroom, 3130 Jutland
Rd., 8:30-11:55 p.m. Free
swing dance lesson with
admission at 8:30; social
dancing starts 9:15 p.m.
Cost: $5-$14;
swingvictoria.net/
category/nothin-but-swing
Dance and Competition
by Victoria Ballroom Dance
Society at Saanich
Commonwealth Place,
4636 Elk Lake,
7:15-11 p.m. Cost: $5. Tel.
250-721-5482 or vbds.org
MUSIC
Classical
Viola Class Recital by
UVic School of Music students from the studio of
Joanna Hood at Phillip T.
Young Recital Hall, 8 p.m.
Donation. finearts.uvic.ca
Country/Bluegrass
Country Music Jam,
every Saturday at
Esquimalt Legion,
622 Admirals Rd., 2-6 p.m.
Cost: $5.
Folk, Roots, Blues
Groove Kitchen, a
fundraiser for Canadian
Diabetes Association at
Hermann’s Jazz Club,
753 View St., 8 p.m. Cost:
$20. Tel. 250-388-9166;
hermannsjazz.com
An Evening of Blues On
The Dock with David
Gogo at the Dinghy Dock
Pub, 8 Pirates Lane,
Nanaimo, 7 p.m. Cost: $25
advance incudes return
ferry and show.
ticketzone.com
Ange Hehr at the
Bard & Banker Pub,
1022 Government St.,
8 p.m. Tel. 250-953-9993;
vicpubco.ca
Saturday Blues Jam at
the Cambie, 856 Esquimalt
Rd., 3-7 p.m.
See facebook.com
Stephen Brown & the
BBs at Ocean Island
Backpackers Inn,
791 Pandora Ave., 811 p.m. Tel. 250-385-1784.
Brad Prevedoros at Sea
Glass Waterfront Grill,
2320 Harbour Rd., Sidney,
6-9 p.m.
Tel. 778-351-3663.
Robert K, Stephanie
Greaves and Darcy
Phillips at Evedar’s Bistro,
2829 Peatt Rd., 6-9 p.m.
Tel. 250-391-8636.
Cari Burdett “Magnolia”
CD Release with Marc
Atkinson, Miles Black,
Richard Moody, Kelby
NacNayr and Sean Drabitt
at Upstairs Lounge at Oak
Bay Rec, 1975 Bee St.
Doors: 6 p.m.,
show 7:30 p.m. Tickets:
$20 at Ivy’s, Lyle’s Place or
beaconridgeproductions.co
m; or $25 at the door; tel.
250-472-0999.
Jazz
Niels Petersen Band at
Gorgeous Coffee Cafe,
300 Gorge Rd. W., 7:30 p.m.
Tel. 250-384-4330.
Lust Life Jazz Band at the
Bengal Lounge, Fairmont
Empress hotel, 8 p.m.
Tel. 250-384-8111.
Chris Sartisohn Group at
Vista 18, 740 Burdett Ave.,
8-11 p.m. No cover;
vista18.com
Edie DaPonte with Karel
Roessingh on piano at
Beacon Landing,
2537 Beacon Ave.,
6-8:30 p.m.
Tel. 250-656-6690;
beaconlanding.ca
Wes Carroll Trio at Lacey
Lou, 1320 Broad St, 8 p.m.
Cost: $10.
Pop and Rock
Shoestrings Bourbon at
Swans Pub, 506 Pandora
Ave., 10 p.m.
Tel. 250-361-3310.
As the Crow Flies at
Christie’s Pub, 1739 Fort
St., 7:30-10:30 p.m.
christiespub.com
Saturday Slam at Carlton
Club Cabaret, 900 Carlton
Tce., Esquimalt, 8 p.m.
Tel. 250-361-3666.
Open Mic Kitchen Party
at Kemp Lake Music Café,
7875 West Coast Rd.,
Sooke, 2-4 p.m. every
Saturday. See facebook.com
Tom Watson’s Rat Pack
hits at Pacific Lounge,
Hotel Grand Pacific,
463 Belleville St., 8-11 p.m.
Tel. 250-386-0450.
Brightside at Canoe
Brewpub, 450 Swift St.,
9:30 p.m.;
canoebrewpub.com
Lynyrd Skynyrd, in concert with guest Whisky
Myers at Save-On-Foods
Memorial Centre, 8 p.m.
Tickets: $79/$65.50/$39.
Tel. 250-220-7777
or selectyourtickets.com
Old School Houserockers
at Upper Deck Sports
Lounge, 229 Gorge Rd. E.,
8 p.m. Cost: $5.
Tel. 250-383-8212.
OUTDOORS
CRD Parks programs.
Tel. 250-478-3344 or
crd.bc.ca/parks
Salmon Saturday. A
guided walk for five years
and up at Charters
Interpretive Centre off
Sooke River Road, Sooke,
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Walks and Runs
Discover the Past
Walking Tours. See Friday
for details. Chinatown
Walks: Meet outside
Starbucks, corner of
Government and Fisgard
streets 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $15/$13.
Outdoor Club of
Victoria: Victoria waterfront walk and two cemeteries OR hike trails on
Mount Work. See ocv.ca
for details.
Garden City Wanderers
hosts a five/10 kilometre
walk (rated 1A). Meet at
Fisherman’s Wharf Park,
Dallas Road and Erie
Street. Registration
9:30 a.m., walk 10 a.m.
Cost: $1/$2.
Tel. 250-598-9390.
THEATRE
Amadeus. Final performance at 2 and 8 p.m. See
Friday for details.
Iolanthe. Performance at
2 p.m. See Friday for
details.
The Mystery of Edwin
Drood. Final performance
at 2 and 8 p.m. See Friday
for details.
Victoria’s House.
Performance at 2 and
8 p.m. See Friday for
details.
Waiting for Godot.
Performance at 2 and
8 p.m. See Friday for
details.
Spark Festival see Friday
for details.Today:
Workshop: An
Introduction to Physical
Approaches to Characters,
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $25.
The God That Comes at
8 p.m.
Waiting...and Savage in
Limbo. Final performance
at 8 p.m. See Friday for
details.
Broadway Lights.
Performance at 8 p.m. See
Friday for details.
Tonight ... Piaf starring
Joëlle Rabu and Vancouver
Island Symphony at
the Port Theatre, 125 Front
St., Nanaimo.
Tel. 250-754-8550
or festivalnanaimo.com
Crimson Coast Dance and
Body Talk Program bring
Flying Circus to Nanaimo.
Aerial work and circus performance – classes for all
ages, today to March 27,
teens 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; all
ages 5:30-8:30 p.m. Final
performance March 28.
Details at
crimsoncoastdance.org or
climbroperroom.co
Lessons
Latin dance classes with
Salsa Moderne, 8:309:45 p.m. today and
Wednesday.Tel.
250-891-2310
or latinvictoria.ca
FILM
Movie Monday: Shining
Night: A portrait of composer Morten Lauridsen
at Eric Martin Theatre,
2328 Trent St. (use Fort
Street entrance), 6:30 p.m.
parking on Lee Avenue
(one-hour zone).
Tel. 250-595-3542 or
moviemonday.ca
Climate Action Film
Series: Just Eat It: A Food
Waste Story screening at
First Metropolitan United
Church, 932 Balmoral Ave.,
7-8:30 p.m. Free.
firstmetvictoria.com
MUSIC
S U N DAY
MARCH 22
DANCE
People Meeting People
Dance at Monterey
Recreation Centre,
1442 Monterey Ave.,
7-10 p.m. Music by
Swingkey. Tel.
250-896-9000.
MUSIC
Classical
Music for Passiontide
and Easter with Victoria
Baroque Players and St.
John’s Chamber Singers at
Church of St. John the
Divine, 1611 Quadra St.,
8 p.m. Tickets: $27/$24/$5.
victoria-baroque.com
Cello Class Recital by
UVic School of Music students from the studio of
Pamela Highbaugh Aloni at
Phillip T. Young Recital
Hall, 2:30 p.m. Donation.
finearts.uvic.ca
Persian Spring with
Faraidoun Akhavan,
Douglas Hensley and Arian
Aminalroaya at St.
Michael’s Church,
Chemainus, 2 p.m. Tickets:
$20 door/$15 advance. Tel.
250-748-8383. chemainus
classicalconcerts.ca
Music on Sunday at the
Old School House Arts
Centre, 122 Fern Rd. W.,
Qualicum Beach, 2:30 p.m.
Tickets: $16. Tel.
250-752-6133 or
theoldschoolhouse.org
Today: Aliayta FoonDancoes, violin; Frances
Armstrong and Louise
Hung, piano.
Victoria Guitar Trio with
Adrian Verdejo, Bradford
Werner and Michael Dias
will perform a blend of
European Renaissance
music at St. Mary’s
Anglican Church,
1701 Elgin Rd., 2:30 p.m.
Tickets: $20$15.
oakbaymusic.ca
St. Christopher Singers
sing Choral Evensong every
Sunday at Christ Church
Cathedral, Quadra at
Rockland, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
christchurchcathedral.bc.ca
Country/Bluegrass
Country Squall at Swans
Pub, 506 Pandora Ave.
8:30 p.m.
Tel. 250-361-3310.
Bluegrass Mass with a
full band playing singalong bluegrass gospel
and Americana music at
St. Philip Church,
2928 Eastdowne Rd.,
4 p.m. Free/donation meal
at 5 p.m. Tel.
250-592-6823 or
stphilipvictoria.ca
Folk, Roots and Blues
David Nigel Lloyd, a
40th-anniversary series
concert presented by
Victoria Folk Music Society,
after Open Stage,
7:30 p.m. at Norway
House, 1110 Hillside. Cost:
$5. victoriafolkmusic.ca
Brad Prevedoros at
Mayflower Caffe,
990 Blanshard St.,
10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
mayflowercaffe.com
Electric Timber Co. at
the Bard & Banker Pub,
1022 Government St.,
8 p.m. Tel. 250-953-9993;
vicpubco.ca
Brad Prevedoros at Sea
Glass Waterfront Grill,
2320 Harbour Rd., Sidney,
6-9 p.m.
Tel. 778-351-3663.
Folk, Roots, Blues
Ange Hehr at the Bard &
Jazz
Wes Carroll at Crofton
Hotel Pub, 1534 Joan Ave.,
Crofton, 2-5 p.m. Cost:
$10. Tel. 250-324-2245,
croftonhotel.ca
Kristina Helene at the
Bengal Lounge, Fairmont
Empress hotel,
7:30-10:30 p.m.
Tel. 250-384-8111.
Dixieland and Swing
with CanUs Jazz Band
at Hermann’s Jazz Club,
753 View St., 4 p.m. Cost:
$12. Tel. 250-388-9166;
hermannsjazz.com
Pop and Rock
Open Mic Kitchen Party
at Kemp Lake Music Café,
7875 West Coast Rd.,
Sooke, 1-5 p.m. every
Sunday. See facebook.com
Taras Shevchenko
Concert at Ukrainian
Cultural Centre,
3277 Douglas St., 2-4 p.m.
Donation.
OUTDOORS
CRD Parks programs.
Tel. 250-478-3344 or
crd.bc.ca/parks
Ugh! A Slug! A guided
walk for all ages at Mill
Hill Regional Park. A
banana or a licorice slug,
search for these giant gastropods. Meet at kiosk in
park off Atkins Avenue,
1-2:30 p.m.
Old Cemetery Society:
Ross Bay Villa Tribute at
Ross Bay Cemetery. Meet
in front of Oregano’s,
Fairfield Plaza,
1516 Fairfield Rd., 2 p.m.
Cost: $5. oldcem.bc.ca
Walks and Runs
Weekly Bird Walk (for
everyone). Every Sunday
and Wednesday, 910:30 a.m. Meet at the
Swan Lake Nature
Sanctuary parking lot,
3873 Swan Lake Rd. Tel.
250-479-0211.
Outdoor Club of
Victoria: Hike Cuthbert
Holmes, Colquitz River,
Knockan Hill OR Grass
Lake and Ridge from Sooke
Potholes See ocv.ca for
details.
Vic Y Volkssport hosts a
five/10 kilometre walk.
Meet at Oak Bay
Recreation Centre,
1975 Bee St. Registration
9:30 a.m., walk 10 a.m.
Tel. 250-386-6670.
THEATRE
Iolanthe. Performance at
2 p.m. See Friday for
details.
Victoria’s House. Final
performance at 2 p.m. See
Friday for details.
Waiting for Godot.
Performance at 2 p.m. See
Friday for details.
Spark Festival see Friday
for details. Final events:
Workshop: Introduction to
Sound Design, 10 a.m.1 p.m. Cost: $25. Belfry
101 LIve, 8 p.m.
Cost: $10.
Broadway Lights. Final
performance at 2 p.m. See
Friday for details.
Derwin Blanshard’s
Extremely Classy
Sunday Evening
Programme with featured
guests Bob McDonald of
CBC’s Quirks & Quarks,
Green Party MLA Andrew
Weaver and Leacock Prize
winner Mark Leiren-Young
at Victoria Event Centre,
1415 Broad St., 8-10 p.m.
Cost: $20/$18 for the
overdressed.
derwinblanshard.com
Banker Pub,
1022 Government St.,
7 p.m. Tel. 250-953-9993;
vicpubco.ca
Jazz
Flying Saucers at Swans
Pub, 506 Pandora Ave.
9 p.m.-midnight.
Tel. 250-361-3310.
OUTDOORS
Walks and Runs
WalkSmartVictoria:
Ladies walking group
meets Monday through
Thursday, 8:50 a.m.,
choose your days. Meet at
Royal Oak Shopping
Centre. Details
250-479-4087 or walk
[email protected]
40th Anniversary at
Swan Lake Nature
Sanctuary, 3873 Swan Lake
Rd., Events: Family Fun Walk
11 a.m.-noon with our naturalists. Followed by Family
Fun Day, noon-4 p.m. Both
events free but must register at 250-479-0211.
swanlake.bc.ca
THEATRE
Victoria Target Theatre
Society presents A Trilogy
of Comedies: A Quiet Day
in the Country, Faceless
Bureaucrats and Post Its at
Food For though
Luncheon, Jewish
Community Centre of
Victoria, 3636 Shelbourne
St., 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cost: $12 includes beverage and dessert. RSVP
250-477-7185.
jccvictoria.ca
T U E S DAY
MARCH 24
DANCE
Social
Argentine Tango: Tango
Pacifico Practica and
Milonga, 9 p.m. at Café
Casablanca, 2524 Bridge
St. Cost: $10. Tel.
250-389-0222;
tangopacifico.com
Dance to the music of
MC2 at Royal Canadian
Legion, 411 Gorge Rd. E.,
8:30 p.m. Tel. 250-384-5213.
Scottish Folk Dancing
every Tuesday, 10-11:30
a.m. at 1229 Clarke Rd.,
next to Brentwood library.
First visit free; $3 thereafter.
Wear soft soled shoes.
[email protected]
at Swans Pub, 506 Pandora
Ave. 9 p.m.-midnight. Tel.
250-361-3310.
Live Jazz every Tuesday
and Wednesday at
Catalano Restaurant and
Bar, 619 Courtney St.,
8-10 p.m. facebook.com
Pop and Rock
High Kicks and The
Mohrs plus Double Fuzz
at Lucky Bar, 517 Yates St.,
8 p.m. Tickets: $12.50
advance at Lyle’s Place,
Ditch Records or
ticketweb.ca
On The Dock with
Emerald Specks, Jon
Matwiv, Almost Famous
at the Dinghy Dock Pub,
8 Pirates Lane, Nanaimo,
7 p.m. Cost: $20 advance
includes return ferry and
show. ticketzone.com
FILM
Movies at Oak Bay Beach
Hotel, in the David Foster
Foundation Theatre, Oak
Bay Beach Hotel,
1175 Beach Dr., 6:15 p.m.
Cost: $24.
Today: Into the Woods;
oakbaybeachhotel.com
MUSIC
Classical
TuesdayMusic. UVic
School of Music students
concert of varied repertoire
and instruments at Phillip
T. Young Recital Hall,
12:30 p.m. Donation.
finearts.uvic.ca
Folk, Roots, Blues
Aidan Miller at the Bard
& Banker Pub, 1022
Government St. Tel.
250-953-9993; vicpubco.ca
Jazz
Capital City Syncopators
OUTDOORS
Garden City Wanderers
Meet at Running Room,
Broadmead Shopping
Centre, 777 Royal Oak
Drive. Registration
5:45 p.m., walk 6 p.m.
Tel. 250.477-4472.
Outdoor Club of
Victoria: Tuesday hike. See
ocv.ca for details.
THEATRE
Sin City: Space. In the
near future, a team of
astronauts are on a mission to replace crew at an
interstellar space station.
They arrive to find the
crew mysteriously missing
... weekly events to
March 31 at Victoria Event
Centre, 1415 Broad St.,
8 p.m. Tickets: $15/$12.
sincityimprov.com
W E D N E S DAY
MARCH 25
DANCE
Lessons
VBDS Ballroom Dance
Practice at Cedar Hill
Recreation Centre,
3220 Cedar Hill Rd., 7:4510 p.m. Singles and couples
welcome. First two sessions
free. Tel. 250-721-5483 or
vbds.org
MUSIC
Classical
UVic Chamber Singers:
Strings, Stars & Voices!
with guests the Lafayette
String Quartet at St. Aidan’s
United Church, 3703 St.
Aidan’s, 8 p.m. Tickets:
$15/$10. Tel. 250-721-8480;
tickets.uvic.ca
Concerts at St. Mary the
Virgin Church, 1701 Elgin
St. Tel. 250-598-2212.
Lenten Lunchtime
Concerts every Wednesday,
12:10-12:50 p.m. to April 1.
Bring your lunch. Today:
Chamber Music for Strings.
Folk, Roots, Blues
Tom Hooper at the Bard &
Banker Pub, 1022
Government St., 8 p.m. Tel.
250-953-9993; vicpubco.ca
Aidan Miller at Swans
Pub, 506 Pandora Ave.
9 p.m.-midnight.
Tel. 250-361-3310.
U Jam: Vocal Jazz Jam at
Hermann’s Jazz Club,
753 View St., 7 p.m. Cost:
$10/$5. Tel. 250-388-9166;
hermannsjazz.com
Jazz
Edie DaPonte at O Bistro
and Lounge, 500 Oswego
St., 6-8 p.m.
See oswegovictoria.com
Jazz Alive: Brooke
Maxwell, with Aidan
Miller (piano) at First
Metropolitan United
Church, 932 Balmoral Ave.,
7-8 p.m. Donation;
firstmetvictoria.com
Pop and Rock
Colin James, in concert at
the Royal Theatre,
7:30 p.m. Tickets: $57 and
up. Tel. 250-386-6121.
Bobby Bazini plus
Bellwoods at Lucky Bar,
517 Yates St., 8 p.m.
Tickets: $12.50 advance at
Lyle’s Place, Ditch Records
or ticketweb.ca
HighKicks and The Mohrs
with special guests at the
Queens, 34 Victoria Cres.,
Nanaimo, 8 p.m. Tickets:
$10. ticketzone.com
THEATRE
Brent Butt, an evening of
comedy at Mary Winspear
Centre, Sidney, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $50.
Tel. 250-656-0275 or
maryinspear.ca
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T H U R S DAY
MARCH 26
MUSIC
Classical
Classical Guitar Magic:
Recitals by Victoria’s emerging classical guitarists at
Central Branch Library,
7-8 p.m.
Tel. 250-940-4875.
Folk, Roots, Blues
Bill Johnson at Swans
Pub, 506 Pandora Ave.,
9 p.m. Tel. 250-361-3310.
The Riverside at
the Bard & Banker Pub,
1022 Government St.,
8 p.m. Tel. 250-953-9993;
vicpubco.ca
Jazz
Tom Vickery Jam Session
at Hermann’s Jazz Club,
753 View St., 8 p.m. Cost:
$8/$5. Tel. 250-388-9166;
hermannsjazz.com
Friends of Music Society
free community concert
series at Eric Martin
Theatre, 2328 Trent St. (use
Fort Street entrance),
7 p.m. Tel. 250-592-5114.
Today: Eclectics.
Pop and Rock
A. Skillz with Footprints
and The Funkee Wadd
Distrikt, 919 Douglas St.,
10 p.m. Tickets: $15
advance at Lyle’s Place,
Ditch Records or
atomiqueproductions.com
Throwback Thursday
at Carlton Club Cabaret,
900 Carlton Tce., Esquimalt,
8 p.m. Tel. 250-361-3666.
Tom Watson & the
Honeycrooners at Sidney
Pier Hotel and Spa,
9805 Seaport Pl., Sidney,
6-9 p.m. Tel. 250-655-9700.
TAL Band at Ross Bay Pub,
1516 Fairfield Rd., 6-9 p.m.
rossbaypub
Broken Strings at Canoe
Brewpub, 450 Swift St.,
9:30 p.m.
canoebrewpub.com
The Lion The Bear The Fox
with the Wild Romantics at
the Queens, 34 Victoria Cres.,
Nanaimo, 8 p.m. Tickets: $10.
ticketzone.com
OUTDOORS
CRD Parks programs.
Tel. 250-478-3344 or
crd.bc.ca/parks
Cougar Ridge Hike. An
adult guided hike at Roche
Cove Regional Park, East
Sooke, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free
but must pre-register at
250-478-3344 by
Wednesday.
Walks and Runs
Outdoor Club of Victoria:
Two-hour hike on trails in
Mount Douglas Park. See
ocv.ca for details.
Garden City Wanderers
Meet at Oak Bay Recreation
Centre,
1975 Bee St. Registration
5:45 p.m., walk 6 p.m.
Tel. 250-598-4316.
EVENTS
Voice ++ 2015 to Sunday
at Open Space, 510 Fort St.
openspace.ca Events:
Friday: Tomomi Adachi:
Sound Poetry,
Improvisation, Electronics,
7 p.m. Saturday: Janice
Jackson: Echos of Time,
7 p.m. Sunday: Erik Bünger:
The Third Man, 2:30 p.m.
Ticket details at
VoiceFest2015.bpt.me
Pacific Rim Whale
Festival, daily to Sunday at
Tofino, Ucluelet, and the
Pacific Rim National Park
Reserve. Details of events at
pacificrimwhalefestival.com
Magic Wand Boutique
Weekend, Saturday and
Sunday. A wide selection of
new and like-new grad
dresses and tux’s, including
accessories you can
borrow for a small fee from
the Magic Wand. All
students welcome. Tel.
250-658-0246 for an
appointment.
themagicwandproject.ca.
Keeping the Hope Alive:
23rd Annual MIchael
Dunahee fundraising
events. Saturday: Dance to
music of The Shorty Parker
Band at Esquimalt Curling
Rink.,1151 Esquimalt Rd.,
8 p.m. Tickets: $10 door.
Sunday: Five-Kilometre
Family Fun Run/Walk,
10 a.m. at Esquimalt Curling
Rink, 1151 Esquimalt Rd.
Cost: $20/$15/$75 family.
Details ChildFindBC. com
Pysanka Ukrainian
Easter Egg Making Class
at Ukrainian Cultural
Centre, 3277 Douglas St.,
Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Limited
space for class Please call
or email to register.
250-475-2585 or
[email protected]
Ukrainian Easter Food
Fair and hot lunch,
Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at
St. Nicholas Ukrainian
Catholic Hall,
1110 Caledonia Ave. Tel.
250-384-2255.
Resurrection Kickboxing
and Boxing, Saturday,
7 p.m. Pearkes Arena,
3100 Tillicum Rd.
Cost: $30-$60.
Tel. 250-885-7441.
(h)Apply Spring
Fundriaser at Lutheran
Church of the Cross,
3787 Cedar Hill Rd.,
Saturday, 5-6:30 p.m.
Celebrate the official first
day of spring with winetasting, delicious appetizers, live music and storytelling to raise funds to
sponsor a Syrian refugee
family’s first year in
Victoria. Cost: $25. RSVP
[email protected]
Nanaimo Rawk Camp
takes place Monday to
March 27 for anyone ages
8-80 who wants to learn to
play rock ‘n’ roll in a week
and perform at Speed
Control’s Nanaimo Rawks
Play Off Show at the Port
Theatre on Friday March 27
at 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. for a
lunch time performance!
Headliners Performing Arts,
1941 Wilfert Rd., Nanaimo.
Cost: $169.
Tel. 250-585-1811.
Grand Opening of the
Shelbourne Community
Kitchen, 3541 Shelbourne
St., Monday, 5-7 p.m.
shelbournecommunity
kitchen.ca
Battle of the Badges:
Victoria Police Department
and Saanich Police
Department fun hockey
fundraiser for Special
Olympics B.C. at Archie
Browning Sports Complex,
Tuesday, 6 p.m. Donation.
Hillside Ocean Talks at
Hillside Centre Food Court,
OceanWall, Wednesday,
7-8 p.m. Hillside and
WildVision Edutainment
present guest speakers.
Topics include: Herring
Spawn in the Great Bear
Rainforest; Marine Life
Field Guide; and, Who
Governs our Coastlines?
hillsidecentre.com/events
UVic’s City Talks:
Contested Places,
Contested Pasts: Race,
Place and the Politics of
Memory in Contemporary
Budapest by Dr. Ken Foote
— Part of UVic’s free public monthly lecture at
Legacy Downtown, 630
Yates St., Thursday, 7:30-9
p.m.
Festival Nanaimo, events
through March at the Port
Theatre, 125 Front St.,
Nanaimo. Signature events:
March 21: Joelle Rabu in
Tonight … Piaf. March 28:
PirateFest Fun Day, Maffeo
Sutton Park and Yesta Fire
Entertainment free show at
Diana Krall Plaza. Details at
festivalnanaimo.com
Sidney Museum 10th
Annual Lego Exhibit with
a marine theme at
2423 Beacon Ave., daily
10 a.m.-4 p.m. to
March 31. Donation.
sidneymuseum.ca
Butchart Gardens: Spring
Prelude and Historical
Display, Launch of War
Yukon” Steamship in 1918,
daily to March 31.
Tel. 250-652-5226,
butchartgardens.com
GALLERIES
Alcheringa Gallery (665 Fort St.) Reg
Davidson and Don Yeomans: A Serigraph
Retrospective, to March 29. 250-383-8224.
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
(1040 Moss St.) Drop-in tours, Saturday and
Sunday at 2 p.m. Closed Mondays. First
Tuesday of month by donation. Emily Carr and
the Younger Generation, Aug. 28. LAB:
Definiciones (Definitions) to April 19. A Study
in Contrast, to April 12. In Another Place, And
Here, to May 31. Marimekko, With Love, to
May 3. Kabuki: Japan’s Dynamic Theatre in
Prints, March 26-June 15. 250-384-4171.
The Avenue Gallery (2184 Oak Bay Ave.)
Michael Hermesh, to March 28.
250-598-2184.
Coast Collective Gallery (3221 Heatherbell
Rd.) Bloom: Seventh annual Floral Art Show, to
April 5. Opening March 21, 2-4 p.m.
coastcollective.ca
Community Arts Council of Greater
VIctoria Galleries. cacgv.ca
Greater Victoria Public Libraries:
Central Library: Corinne Marley, to Mar. 27.
Saanich Centennial, Kay Henry, to April 3.
Bruce Hutchison: Ray Jones, to April 4
Abkhazi Tea House: Christine Ross and Susan
Geddes, to April 4.
Office of MLA Carol James, 1084 Fort St.,
Lisa Graham, to April 2.
Dales Gallery (537 Fisgard St.) Lisa Erling
Bailly, to March 26. 250-383-1552.
Eagle Feather Gallery (904 Gordon St.)
Woman’s ARTwork,to March 31.
250-388-4330.
Eclectic (2170 Oak Bay Ave.) Jim McFarland,
to April 4. 250-590-8095.
Gallery 1580 (1580 Cook St.) Bonnie
McComb Kreye With You Always: A retrospective of paintings and art objects, to March 21.
gallery1580.com
Goward House Society (2495 Arbutus Rd.)
David Smith and Sokee Lee, to April 29.
250-477-4401.
Legacy Maltwood (UVic, Mearns Centre,
McPherson Library) Karl Spreitz: Self
Propelled, to July 26. legacy.uvic.ca
Legacy Art Gallery (Downtown 630 Yates St.)
In Session - One: Megan Dickie, Laura Dutton,
d. bradley muir, Tara Nicholson. to March 28.
legacy.uvic.ca
Madrona Gallery (606 View St.) Halin de
Repentigny: Northern Light, March 21-April 4.
Opening March 21, 1-4 p.m. 250-380-4660.
Martin Batchelor Gallery (712 Cormorant
St.) Iris Nardini and Diana Brooks, to April 9.
250-385-7919.
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The Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria’s Look Show 2015, now underway at the Bay Centre, 1150 Douglas St., features different
artists daily.
McMillan Arts Centre (133 McMillan St.,
Parksville) Andre Prevost: Journeying With The
Totems, to March 29. mcmillanartscentre.com
Open Space (510 Fort St.) France Trepanier:
Aboriginal Artist in Residence, to Aug. 20.
openspace.ca
Village Gallery (2459 Beacon Ave., Sidney)
Seascape Exhibit: Brian Buckrell, Maureen
Maryka, Jim McFarland, Eunmi Conacher,
Barry Tate, Keith Hiscock, Sandra Johnman to
March 30. 250-656-3633.
West End Gallery (1203 Broad St.) Patricia
Johnston: A Solo Exhibition, to March 26.
250-388-0009.
Winchester Galleries:
(Winchester, Oak Bay, 2260 Oak Bay Ave.) Avis
Rasmussen: New Plein Air Paintings; Adam
Noonan: Town & Country to March 28.
250-595-2777. winchestergalleriesltd.com
EXHIBITS
Linda Skalenda: Empress Hotel resident
artist, to April 30. lindaskalenda.com
CACGV LookShow 2015 at The Bay Centre,
1150 Douglas Street, to March 21. Different
artists featured daily, 12:30-1:30 p.m. to
March 21. Details at cacgv.ca
Esquimalt Photography Club exhibit at
Esquimalt Recreation Centre - Atrium, to
March 31. esquimaltphotoclub.org
Rob Vickery Art Show at Fort Street Moka
House Coffee, 1769 Fort St., to March 30.
robvickery.biz
'Haru' by Jennalee Auclair (Artshow) at
Artavi Skateboard Collective, 1815 Blanshard
St., to March 27. artavi.ca
Erin Caudle paintings at Bean Around the
World Coffee House, 533 Fisgard St., for the
month of March. instagram.com/erin80/
Todd McAneeley, wood art and Joyce
Leroux, stained glass at Imagine That!,
251 Craig St., Duncan, to March 28.
imaginethatartisans.com
Victoria Sketch Club 106th Annual Art
Show at Glenlyon Norfolk School,
1701 Beach Dr., to March 22, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
closing March 22 at 4 p.m.
victoriasketchclub.ca
Cedar Hill Art Club Society exhibit at
University Heights Mall, to March 21.
250-477-4842.
Shelly Davies: Collage exhibit
at 622 Yates St., March 21-22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
shellydavies.com
ATTRACTIONS
Historic
Craigdarroch Castle. 1050 Joan Cres., daily
10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 250-592-5323.
Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse
National Historic Sites. 603 Fort Rodd Hill
Rd. Daily 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 250-478-5849.
pc.gc.ca/fortroddhill
Point Ellice House National Historic Site:
2616 Pleasant St. Closed for the season.
250-385-5578.
Saanich Historical Artifacts Society.
Heritage Acres, 7321 Lochside Dr., 9 a.m.4 p.m. daily. 250-652-5522.
St. Ann’s Academy, 835 Humboldt St. Historic
chapel and interior, 1-4 p.m. Thursday to
Sunday. 250-953-8828.
friendsofstannsacademy.com
Museums
Ashton Armoury Museum. Tuesday,
Thursday and Saturday 9 a.m.-noon,
724 Vanalman Ave. 250-363-8346 or ashtonarmymuseum.ca
British Columbia Aviation Museum. Daily
11 a.m.-3 p.m., 1910 Norseman Rd., Sidney.
250-655-3300 or bcam.net
CFB Esquimalt Naval and Military
Museum. Naden (off Admirals Road). 10 a.m.3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. 250-363-4312 or
navalandmilitarymuseum.org
Canadian Scottish (Princess Mary’s)
Museum. Tuesdays 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Donation.
Wheelchair accessible. Bay Street Armoury,
715 Bay St. Parking on Field Street.
250-363-8753.
Nanaimo Museum. 100 Museum Way,
Nanaimo, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday to Saturday.
nanaimomuseum.ca
Ross Bay Villa House Museum.
1490 Fairfield Rd.Tours every Saturday, 2 p.m.
Cost: $5. rossbayvilla.org
Royal British Columbia Museum.
675 Belleville St. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Archives
10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri and 1-5 p.m. Saturday.
Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in
Sooke Region Museum. Tuesday-Sunday,
9 a.m.-5 p.m. 2070 Phillips Rd., Sooke.
250-642-6351 or sookeregionmuseum.com
Victoria Police Museum. Monday-Friday,
1-4 p.m. 850 Caledonia Ave. 250-656-0853.
Family
The Bug Zoo, 631 Courtney St.,
daily 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 250-384-BUGS or
bugzoo.bc.ca.
Hillside Mall OceanWall, Hillside Centre,
daily mall hours. View the world below the
water around Vancouver Island on a large
screen at the Food Court. hillsidecentre.com
Imax Victoria located inside the Royal B.C.
Museum, 675 Belleville St. Shows hourly from
10 a.m. until early evening. 250-480-4887.
imaxvictoria.com
Miniature World, 649 Humboldt St., daily
9 a.m.-5 p.m. 250-385-9731.
miniatureworld.com
Robert Bateman Centre, 470 Belleville St.,
10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. through March,
Wednesdays 5-8 p.m. free admission.
250-940-3630.
Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre,
9811 Seaport Pl. in Sidney Pier Building,
Sidney; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. 250-665-7511.
oceandiscovery.ca
Sidney Museum 10th Annual Lego Exhibit,
2423 Beacon Ave., daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m. to
March 31. Donation.
Victoria Butterfly Gardens,
1461 Benvenuto Ave., Brentwood Bay. Daily
10 a.m.-4 p.m. 250-652-3822 or
1-877-722-0272. butterflygardens.com
Gardens
Abkhazi Garden, 1964 Fairfield Rd. Garden
open daily, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The Teahouse,
Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. to
March 31. 250-598-8096 or
conservancy.bc.ca/abkhazi
Butchart Gardens. Daily to Feb. 28, 9 a.m.3:30 p.m., March 1-31, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Spring
Prelude and Historical Display of launch of
War Yukon Steamship in 1918 to March 31.
250-652-5256 or butchartgardens.com.
Finnerty Gardens at the University of
Victoria. Free and open year-round dawn to
dusk. Entrance near Interfaith Chapel, parking
lot 6. 250-721-7014; uvic.ca/finnerty/
Gardens at HCP. Daily 9-5 p.m. 505 Quayle
Rd. 250-479-6162.
Government House Gardens. Dawn to dusk,
1401 Rockland Ave. Free. Tours at
250-356-5139.
Hatley Park Gardens. 10 a.m. to dusk.
250-391-2666 or hatleypark.ca
Parks
Goldstream Provincial Park. Open 9 a.m.4:30 p.m. 250-478-9414.
Hatley Park National Historic Site.
2005 Sooke Rd.,10 a.m.-5 p.m.
250-391-2666. hatleypark.ca
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary.
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., weekends
noon-4 p.m. swanlake.bc.ca
rapher, set designer and costume designer for
the 2015-16 Season. Submission deadline for
Meet Me In St. Louis is April 18 and May 16
for Spamalot. For details, see vos.bc.ca or call
250-381-1021.
Linden Singers of Victoria, under the direction of Brian Wismath, is looking to welcome
new members for the 2015/16 season.
Rehearsals Wednesday 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.,
September to May. Auditions are taking place
now at First Met United Church. Contact
[email protected] to arrange an audition date. lindensingers.ca
CRD Project Grants (Capital Regional
District) Arts Committee is pleased to
announce the award of project grants to
20 organizations totalling $90,000. Deadline
for Project Grants is May 1. For a list of grant
recipients and project descriptions, and more
information on the CRD Arts Committee, visit
crd.bc.ca/service/arts-funding
TIMES COLONIST
Fisgard Lighthouse is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
B.C. to June 2017. Commemoration of the
100th anniversary of the First World War film:
Answering the Call. Wildlife Photographer of
the Year exhibit, to April 6. 250-356-7226 or
royalbcmuseum.bc.ca
Saanich Pioneer Society, Log Cabin
Museum and Archives. 7910 Polo Park
Crescent, open Saturday noon-3 p.m.
saanichpioneersociety.org
Sidney Historical Museum. Daily 10 a.m.4 p.m., 2423 Beacon Ave., Sidney. Tenth
annual Lego Exhibit to March 31.
250-655-6355. sidneymuseum.ca
AUDITIONS AND SUBMISSIONS
Call For Canadian Artist Submission: The
Salt Spring National Art Prize for Canadian
artists 19 years in 2D and 3D opportunities to
compete. Deadline May 31.
Details saltspringartprize.ca
Langham Court Theatre: Auditions for
Humble Boy, March 28-29 at 1-4 p.m.,
Langham Court Theatre, 805 Langham Court.
Details: langhamtheatre.ca
Island Illustrators Spring 2015 Portfolio,
deadline April 30. Full details and membership
at islandillustrators.org
Victoria Operatic Society is accepting submissions for director, music director, choreog-
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