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The Millies in Concert – Benefit for Victoria Hospice

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
The Millies by Victoria Hospice Website

The Millies by Victoria Hospice Website

Date: April 28th @ 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Location: Hermann’s Jazz Club at 753 View
Websites: https://www.victoriahospice.org/events/millies-concert

“Tight, witty, sensual and elegant, The Millies deliver luscious, red-velvet-layer-cake harmonies from the golden era of pop, Broadway and jazz with an overlay of wry, modern consciousness. Their animated, engaging a capella performances deliver finger-popping swing and jaw-dropping accuracy that leave audiences of all ages swooning.”

For more information visit the website.

Greetings from Iceland – The Heimir Male Voice Choir

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

I[choir] Iceland in summer by Joel

choir | Iceland in summer by Joel

Date: April 28th @ 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: Christ Church Cathedral at 930 Burdett
Websites: http://icelanders-victoria.ca/

Greetings from Iceland is a project launched by The Icelandic Emigration Center in Hofsos, Iceland, to honour the descendants of Icelanders who migrated to North America, to kindle interest in the “old country,” and to help the Icelandic Societies in North America sustain and strengthen their connection to Iceland. The 150-member Heimir Male Voice Choir is in Victoria for one night only.

For more information visit the website.

David Vest | Cohen & Dylan Tribute

Monday, April 24th, 2017
Guitar - Lights arrangements - Asbury Streets by Marco Abis

Guitar - Lights arrangements - Asbury Streets by Marco Abis

Date: April 28th @ 7:30pm (doors 6:00pm)
Location: Upstairs Lounge, Oak Bay Recreation at 1975 Bee
Websites: http://www.beaconridgeproductions.com/

David Vest and his band will bring audiences to their feet with their energy, skill and creative drive. This is a special tribute concert that will feature the songs of Bob Dylan and Leanard Cohen done David Vest style. Although he’s a Maple Blues Award winner who now lives in Canada, David Vest is an authentic, Sothern-bred boogie-woogie piano player, blues shouter and world-class entertainer. His first Canadian recording, East Meets Vest, was named one of the best blues albums of 2012 by Holger Petersen of CBC’s Saturday Night Blues and earned a Maple Blues nomination for Recording of the Year.

For more information visit the website.

Arlo Guthrie

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
Live at Colfers - Arlo Guthrie by Sean Rowe

Live at Colfers - Arlo Guthrie by Sean Rowe

Date: April 28th @ 7:30pm
Location: University Centre Farquhar Auditorium at 3800 Finnerty
Websites: http://www.uvic.ca/auditorium/events/farquhar-presents/index-042817-ArloGuthrie.php

Folk music icon Arlo Guthrie brings his 1969 album “Running Down the Road to Life” on the Farquhar stage! Arlo Guthrie is a legendary American folk artist who shares timeless stories and unforgettable classic songs as he carries on the Guthrie family legacy. With his singular voice as both a singer-songwriter and social commentator, he has maintained a dedicated fan base that spans the globe. A celebrated figure in American music, Arlo connects with communities far and wide leaving a lasting impression of hope and inspiration.

For more information visit the website.

Victoria Inner Harbour Boat Show

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
2012 - Wooden Boat Show Victoria BC by Rick.Lavoie

2012 - Wooden Boat Show Victoria BC by Rick.Lavoie

Date: April 27th to 30th @ 11:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Inner Harbour at 812 Wharf
Websites: https://www.bcyba.com/events/victoria-inner-harbour-boat-show/

Hosted by the British Columbia Yacht Brokers Association (BCYBA) and has grown to become the largest in-water boat show on the west coast. There are usually at least 200 boats of all sizes in the water as well as many marine related businesses displaying under a large tent on Ship Point, featuring everything from boat yard services, hardware and equipment, to navigation electronics and clothing.

For more information visit the website.

Call of the Forest

Friday, April 21st, 2017
Redwood Forest by Mike Monaghan

Redwood Forest by Mike Monaghan

Date: April 25th to 30th @ 7:00pm
Location: Cinecenta at Student Union Building, 3800 Finnerty
Websites: http://www.cinecenta.com/

Go to see one of Canada’s newest and coolest documentaries. “We cut down billion of trees every year – Today only five percent of the world’s old growth forests remain intact. Yet trees are one of this planet’s most significant creators of food, new medicines, and oxygen. Forests hold the answers too many of the world’s problems; from climate change to human health and well-being. Visionary scientist and acclaimed author Diana Beresford-Kroeger explores the science, folklore and history of this essential eco-system reminding us that when we improve our profound human connection to woodlands we can, not only, restore our health – we can restore our planet.”

For more information visit the website.

Earth Day 2017

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Another Earth Day Image by Steve Corey

Another Earth Day Image by Steve Corey

Date: April 22nd
Location: Various Locations Throughout Victoria
Websites: http://www.tourismvictoria.com/events/calendar/

Join the celebrations at one of the various Earth Day venues throughout Victoria including Fort Rodd Hill & Fisgard Lighthouse, Royal BC Museum, Cook Street Village Activity Centre and more.

For more information visit the website.

A Night of Fashion + Beauty

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
Uptown - A Night of Fashion Photo

Uptown - A Night of Fashion Photo

Date: April 21st @ 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: Uptown at 3440 Saanich
Websites: http://shopuptown.ca/a-night-of-fashion-beauty/

This event will feature some of the amazing retailers at the Uptown complex. A live fashion show will be featured as well as a makers market to shop and browse as well as a beauty lounge, food and drinks to enjoy. All tickets will benefit the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Victoria.

For more information visit the website.

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Ballet Shadow

Ballet Shadow

Date: April 7th & 8th @ 7:30pm
Location: Royal Theatre at 805 Broughton
Websites: https://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/les-grands-ballets-2017-royal-theatre

An explosive, intensely physical homage to dance and dancers, Minus One by Ohad Naharin, one of the world’s leading contemporary choreographers and Artistic Director of Isreal’s fabled Batsheva Dance Company.

For more information visit the website.

Cinema Salon Presents: Heart of a Dog

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
Happy running by Takashi Hososhima

Happy running by Takashi Hososhima

Date: March 30th @ 7:00pm
Location: Victoria Arts Council at 636 Fort
Websites: https://www.facebook.com/events/1863856387223546/

“Cinema Salon is a monthly screening series held by MediaNet in collaboration with the Victoria Arts Council. Laurie Anderson’s Heart of a Dog is a reflective musing on matters of life and death exploring the Tibetan Book of the Dead via her relationship with her beloved dog Lolabelle. Combining documentary footage with animation, it provides a poetic perspective on childhood trauma, the nature of storytelling, the transience of life and the release of love. The screening will be followed by a talk with Judith Price, a video, performance artist and educator, who will be speaking about the film and the art of Laurie Anderson.”

For more information visit the website.