Fisherman’s Wharf Park
300 St Lawrence St
Victoria BC – British Columbia
Gather your family and friends and join us for the 6th Annual Hike for Hospice. A scenic 3.5km loop will take us from inner harbour to ocean and back again as we raise critical funds and awareness for Victoria Hospice. Come out and enjoy a variety of entertainment, including face painting and live music by local favourite celtic band, Cookeilidh. Check-in and entertainment starts at 9am and the walk begins at 10am. The route is accessible for all ages and abilities. Participants are also invited to honour the memory of a loved one at this meaningful community event. Sign up today at www.victoriahospice.org/events/6th-annual-hike-hospice
Buffy Sainte-Marie’s bold new album, Power in the Blood is a follow-up to 2008’s acclaimed Running for the Drum and only her fourth studio release in more than 20 years. Although just because you don’t hear from her for long stretches doesn’t mean she’s not playing. Quite the opposite. Sainte-Marie’s creativity is always in motion, and her passport’s always in hand, globetrotting for lectures and performances with her high-octane backing band. Continue reading “Buffy Sainte-Marie 2 Nights July 20/21 #yyjmusic @marywinspear @BuffySteMarie @barsnbandsyyj”
THE BUTCHART GARDENS ‘BANS THE BOTTLE’ Move will eliminate 80,000 single-use plastic water bottles each year from the environment
March 22nd, 2017 Victoria, B. C. – In recognition of World Water Day, The Butchart Gardens has removed the sale of all single-use plastic water bottles as an extension of their existing environmental practices. Instead, The Gardens is encouraging visitors to bring their own water bottles to fill at one of four double-filtered water stations located around The Gardens. Each water station boasts a drinking fountain, bottle filler and a doggy water dish. Continue reading “The Butchart Gardens ‘Bans the Bottle’ @ButchartGardens #yyj”
The Royal BC Museum signs MOU with the National Museum in Czech Republic
VICTORIA, BC–Monday in Prague, the Royal BC Museum signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Czech Republic’s Národní muzeum (national museum).
The focus of the MOU is to foster and further a mutual understanding of First Nations materials in both institutions’ collections, a significant step in the Royal BC Museum’s commitment to gain a comprehensive understanding of where First Nations artefacts are held beyond BC’s borders. This is a landmark agreement for two world-leading museums to help share curatorial expertise and best practices. Continue reading “The @RoyalBCMuseum signs MOU with the National Museum in Czech Republic #yyj”
Details Trombonist Nick La Riviere has been called Victoria’s hardest working man in show business. This year his musical travels have taken him to Luxembourg, across Canada and the USA, and upcoming tours include Denmark and possibly the UK. Nick plays with local bands like The HiFi, Cities, The Southern Urge, The Yiddish Columbia State Orchestra, and Pretzel Logic, as well as out-of-town touring bands like The Paperboys, Michael Kaeshammer, and Locarno. Continue reading “The Nick La Riviere Septet April 6 @HermannsJazz Club @niclariv #yyjmusic”
Mother Mother and the “No Culture Tour”(No Culture is the sixth album by Vancouver-based indie rock band Mother Mother, released on February 10, 2017. It was produced by Ryan Guldemond, Brian Howes and Jason Van Poederooyen) hit Victoria this Friday at the Save On Foods Memorial Centre 8:00 PM.
Join us Thursday April 6 at the Atrium for the launch of Short Circuit: Pacific Rim Film Festival and CINE⚡️SPARK script competition! After expanding the festival from Pacific Northwest to the entire Pacific Rim, we received a record number of submissions! Find out which selections will be screening at the 5th annual short film festival taking place May 12-14, and experience live readings of five short screenplays vying for a $10,000 production package. Presented by CineVic. Continue reading “Short Circuit & CineSpark Launch April 6th @Cinevic #yyjarts”
Showtime Australia presents this spectacular music tribute and full scale stage production honouring the one and only King of Pop, Michael Jackson.
Celebrating the music, the magic and the history, the Michael Jackson Tribute Show will perform at the Royal Theatre on July 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM.
Tickets on sale to the public on March 22 at 10:00 AM.
Get the full Michael Jackson concert experience with accomplished impersonator Dantanio – electrifying in his role as Jackson – plus a live band, choreographed dancers, authentic costumes and state-of-the-art production.