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23rd Annual Victoria Film Festival

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
Film by Dean Shareski

Film by Dean Shareski

Date: February 3rd to 12th @ various times
Location: Various Locations; Office: 1215 Blanshard
Websites: http://www.victoriafilmfestival.com/

The Victoria Film Festival will play over 120 films this year showcasing a variety of films with something for everyone. The diverse selection of films range from Canadian filmmakers to international flicks.

For more information visit the website.

Salt Spring Island February Festival

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
BC Ferry by Michelle Lee

BC Ferry by Michelle Lee

Date: February 1st to 28th
Location: Various Venues on Salt Spring Island
Websites: http://www.saltspringtourism.com/

During the month of February, Salt Spring Island is playing host to musical and arts performances at various location including local galleries, pubs, concert halls and at ArtSpring, the 259 seat arts & cultural centre. Event highlights include Family Weekend Events, Seedy Saturday Weekend, Valentines “Lovers Get-Away” Events, Indoor Salt Spring Market, Coast Salish First Nations Cultural Day and Live Music & Entertainment – every day all month long in various venues!

For more information visit the website.

An Die Musik

Monday, January 30th, 2017
Schubert - Schubertiade by Piano Piano!

Schubert - Schubertiade by Piano Piano!

Date: January 31st @ 5:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: Northern Quarter at 1724 Douglas
Websites: http://andiemusik.bpt.me/

This Schubertiade is an intimate evening of music by Franz Schubert is to celebrate his birthday with two performances. Featured artists include Lisa Tinney, soprano; Kathryn Le Gros, piano and clarinet; Byron Phillips, baritone; Nathan Jacklin, cello and Christine Chepyha, piano.

For more information visit the website.

Greater Victoria Big Band

Sunday, January 29th, 2017
Tomelleri Big Band by Alessandro Prada

Tomelleri Big Band by Alessandro Prada

Date: January 30th @ 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Location: Hermann’s Jazz Club at 753 View
Websites: http://hermannsjazz.com/show/433005/view

Join Keith Fraser and band for an evening of fun with great jazz tunes at Hermann’s. They will cover the classic oldies, the current hits and some in between.

For more information visit the website.

Workshop: Pruning and Grafting Fruit Trees

Saturday, January 28th, 2017
Grafting basics by Richmond Farm School

Grafting basics by Richmond Farm School

Date: January 29th @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Ross Bay Villa at 1490 Fairfield
Websites: http://rossbayvilla.org/category/events/

Learn how to preserve your old fruit trees. This hands’ on pruning and grafting demonstration with Royal Roads University head gardener, Barrie Agar. Dress appropriately for being out in the garden.

For more information visit the website.

“John Coltrane – Ballads and Blues” – with Ryan Oliver and Friends

Friday, January 27th, 2017
The Jazz Musicians by Ed Beirman

The Jazz Musicians by Ed Beirman

Date: January 29th @ 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria at 1040 Moss
Websites: http://www.u-jam.ca/programs

This is the first session in the 2017 monthly live Jazz at the Gallery Series. Enjoy the great music and gallery viewing.

For more information visit the website.

Annual Lion Dance in Chinatown

Thursday, January 26th, 2017
Red Lion by Lotus Johnson

Red Lion by Lotus Johnson

Date: January 29th @ 11:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Gates of Harmonius Interest at Fisgard and Government
Websites: http://www.tourismvictoria.com/events/chinese-new-year/

Enjoy this annual cultural event hosted by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association. Ring in the Year of the Rooster in Canada’s oldest Chinatown before exploring some of the other great events.

For more information visit the website.

Inspired Wellness Fair

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
Healing Recipe by Zeepack

Healing Recipe by Zeepack

Date: January 28th to 29th @ 11:o0am to 5:00pm
Location: Da Vinci Centre at 195 Bay
Websites: http://www.inspiredwellnessfair.com/

Workshops and exhibitors for the “Body, Mind, Heart & Soul” with present psychics, shamans, mediums, sound healers, energy healers, light workers, rocks’n’gems and so much more to experience. This event creates opportunities for individuals to connect with healthy communities, therapeutic organizations, holistic services, sustainable local small businesses and inspired artisans.

For more information visit the website.

Murder on the Agenda

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
WR - Dinner Theatre by Virginia State Parks

WR - Dinner Theatre by Virginia State Parks

Date: January 27th to February 11th; Fri & Sat @6:30pm-9:30pm
Location: Ambrosia Centre at 638 Fisgard
Websites: http://www.selectyourtickets.com/event.php?event_id=1642

This interactive dinner is back after a successful event last year. “Can YOU catch a killer? A live and interactive puzzle, 3 course dinner, and as many collaborators as you want to work with.”

For more information visit the website.

Gettin’ Higher Choir with Fintan O’Brien

Monday, January 23rd, 2017
Gettin' Higher Choir by Lotus Johnson

Gettin' Higher Choir by Lotus Johnson

Date: January 27th & 28th @ 7:30pm
Location: Alix Goolden Hall at 907 Pandora
Websites: http://www.gettinhigherchoir.ca/

Up-and-coming Victoria singer-songwriter Fintan O’Brien will appear as Guest Artist with the 300-member Gettin’ Higher Choir in a pair of concerts which are the choir’s 20th annual benefit for The Power of Hope, youth leadership development organization. Fintan has recently enthralled audiences with his songs at such events as the Vancouver Island Music Festival, the Fillberg Festival and the main stage at Victoria Canada Day festivities.

For more information visit the website.