Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea

January 25th, 2016

Jade Asian Restaurant: Dim Sum by Wally Gobetz

Jade Asian Restaurant: Dim Sum by Wally Gobetz

Date: January 30th to February 11th @ 12:00pm to 4:30pm
Location: Hotel Grand Pacific at 463 Belleville
Website: http://www.hotelgrandpacific.com/events/chinese-new-year-afternoon-tea-2016.htm

Featured in The Pacific Restaurant, this special tea service will include Chef Rick Choy’s dim sum items and limited edition Chinese teas from Silk Road.

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UVic Orchestra: Ch’io mi scordi di te?

January 24th, 2016

Beethoven Sympony No.5 by Open Grid Scheduler

Beethoven Sympony No.5 by Open Grid Scheduler

Date: January 29th @ 8:00pm
Location: Farquhar Auditorium, UVic at 3800 Finnerty
Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events/

UVic Concerto Competition Winner Samuel McNally performs Richard Strauss’s Horn Concerto No. 1, Op. 11, and Concerto Winner and soprano Kelsey Wheately performs W.A.Mozart’s Ch’io mi scordi di te? K. 505 with pianist Emily Armour and the Uvic Orchestra and conductor Ajtony Csaba. The program will include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 “Pastorale.”

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A Night at the Oscars: Victoria Symphony

January 23rd, 2016

15 seconds of fame by olle svensson

15 seconds of fame by olle svensson

Date: January 29th & 30th @ 8:00pm & 30th @ 2:00pm
Location: Royal Theatre at 805 Broughton
Website: http://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/pops-4-2016-royal-theatre

Sean O’Loughlin, conductor and Hollywood insider, returns to the Victoria Symphony to showcase music from edge-of-your-seat thrillers, epic dramas, and Hollywood classics. Some of the sets featured will be from Gladiator, The Dark Knight, Titanic, Gone With the Wind, and more. Dress in your best movie star outfit and walk the red carpet.

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Felting at the Robert Bateman Centre

January 22nd, 2016

Needle Felted Whale by Krissy and Dennis

Needle Felted Whale by Krissy and Dennis

Date: January 25th @ 8:00pm
Location: Robert Bateman Centre at 470 Belleville
Website: http://batemancentre.org/events/craft-night-holiday-bird-felting/

This beginner’s craft night will teach you step-by-step how to create a felt bird or whale. You can take home your own unique animal plus needle and block so you can continue to make more creations.

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

January 21st, 2016

Our Red Fox by JLS Photography - Alaska

Our Red Fox by JLS Photography - Alaska

Date: Every day until April 4th @ 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Royal BC Museum at 675 Belleville
Website: http://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/wpty2015/

A favourite exhibit with a brand new selection of the most stunning images from around the world. Annually they showcase the most compelling images selected from more than 42,000 entries from 96 countries, this exhibition celebrates the beauty and magnificence from our world. Three Canadian photographers were honored this year including the overall winner Dr. Don Gutoski from London, On. The 100 images are displayed in large-scale back-lit photographs from young photographers and include some of the world’s most respected nature photographers and wildlife experts.

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Alumni Concert Series: Victoria Guitar Trio

January 20th, 2016

Guitar 1

Date: January 25th @ 8:00pm
Location: Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Uvic at 3800 Finnerty
Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events/

One of Canada’s premier classical guitar trios featuring Adrian Berdejo (B. Mus ’07), Michael Dias (M.Mus ’08), and Bradford Werner (BA ’12) performing a program of exciting 20th and 21st Century works. The program contains works by West-Coast Canadian composers including premieres by Scott Edward Godin, John Mark Sherlock, and Jordan Nobles, plus works by Rodney Sharman (B. Mus ’80) and Benton Roark.

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Elvis Elvis Elvis

January 19th, 2016

ELVIS on tour 2010 Chile by Carlos Varela

ELVIS on tour 2010 Chile by Carlos Varela

Date: January 24th @ 7:00pm
Location: McPherson Playhouse at 3 Centennial
Website: https://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/elvis-elvis-elvis-2016-mcpherson-playhouse

Re-live an incredible Trilogy of Elvis Entertainment featuring Cody Ray Slaughter and Shawn Slush. Both betraying the different times in the kings life so believably it’s spooky.

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Min Plays Chopin

January 18th, 2016

Chopin - Complete Works, Complete Mazurkas, Henryk Sztompka by Piano Piano!

Chopin - Complete Works, Complete Mazurkas, Henryk Sztompka by Piano Piano!

Date: January 23rd @ 8:00pm & 24th @ 2:30pm
Location: Royal Theatre at 805 Broughton
Website: http://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/signature-3-2016-royal-theatre

Local star Lorraine Min returns to play Chopin’s mellifluous Piano Concerto No. 1 led by 23-year-old and internationally acclaimed conductor Alexander Prior. The Victoria Symphony will be joined by musicians from the Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra for Mussorgsky’s pictures at an Exhibition.

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Wizard of Oz

January 17th, 2016

Wax Wizard of Oz by JoshBerglund19

Wax Wizard of Oz by JoshBerglund19

Date: January 21st to 23rd @ 7:30pm & 23rd @ 2:00pm
Location: McPherson Playhouse at 3 Centennial Square
Website: http://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/wizard-of-oz-2016-mcpherson-playhouse

Shawnigan Lake School presents the Wizard of Oz. Follow Dorothy down the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City and experience all the adventures she encounters.

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Small Office Home Office

January 16th, 2016

The Office by Rum Bucolic Ape

The Office by Rum Bucolic Ape

Date: January 21st @ 7:30am
Location: Victoria Conference Centre at 720 Douglas
Website: http://sohovictoria.com/

Receive some small business advice from a handpicked selection of Canada’s small business leaders. Learn and give your business the edge through insightful talks, expert one-on-one advice, networking opportunities, and valuable Q&A sessions.

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