Tea, Talk & Treats: Threats to Orcas in British Columbia

February 5th, 2017
Salish Sea Orcas by kris krug

Salish Sea Orcas by kris krug

Date: February 5th @ 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre at 2070 Phillips
Websites: http://www.sookeregionmuseum.ca/

“The iconic Orca whales of BC face a number of immediate challenges. Some of the key threats are due to the activities of humans and our continued exploitation of the marine environment.” This presentation will highlight the threats associated with food availability, pollution, and noise with Dr. Richard Dewey, Association Director of Science Ocean Networks Canada.

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Mozart and Le Mozart Noir

February 4th, 2017
sheet music by Kyle Cheung

sheet music by Kyle Cheung

Date: February 5th @ 3:00pm
Location: Alix Goolden Hall at 907 Pandora
Websites: http://earlymusicsocietyoftheislands.ca/events/mozart-le-mozart-noir/

The Early Music Society of the Island (EMSI) hosts another Northwest Baroque Masterworks projects in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Portland Baroque Orchestra, and Early Music Vancouver to present Mozart and Le Mozart Noir. This programme includes several Bouloqne’s violin concertos, orchestral works by Mozart, and one of Haydn’s Paris Symphonies.

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Tea in the Trees – A Casual Adventure with Glenrosa Farm Restaurant

February 3rd, 2017
pine needle tea by Lauraynas Mereckas

pine needle tea by Lauraynas Mereckas

Date: February 4th @ 12:30pm to 3:00pm
Location: Glenrosa Farm Restaurant at 5447 Rocky Point
Websites: https://www.facebook.com/events/602766619920841/

Starting at Glenrosa Farm and adventuring as a group to the hiking destination. Backpacks, water bottles, fresh baked scones and jam provided for each guest. Wild tea will be gathered and brewed on site by your guide! Please note certain weather conditions can cancel the event.

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“Let the LOVE IN”: An Evening of Music with Fox Glove, Sam Weber & Luca Fogale

February 2nd, 2017
Guitar resting against fallen tree by Wendell Clendennen

Guitar resting against fallen tree by Wendell Clendennen

Date: February 4th @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
Location: Alix Goolden Hall at 907 Pandora
Websites: http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1398486

Victoria’s own Fox Glove and Sam Weber are collaborating with Vancouver’s Luca Fogale for this “night of intense magnetic vocals and compelling music.” Partial proceeds go to the Tall Tree Music Program supporting youth through music in Port Renfrew.

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23rd Annual Victoria Film Festival

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.

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Salt Spring Island February Festival

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!

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An Die Musik

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.

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Greater Victoria Big Band

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.

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Workshop: Pruning and Grafting Fruit Trees

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.

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

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.

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