Moscow Ballet presents Swan Lake

40 star-studded dancers perform Olympic-worthy leaps in Moscow Ballet’s lavish Swan Lake. “Brimful with feeling” says the New York Times.

40 star-studded dancers perform Olympic-worthy leaps in Moscow Ballet’s lavish Swan Lake. “Brimful with feeling” says the New York Times. Moscow Ballet’s traditional telling of the tragic Swan Lake story includes award-winning dancers and lavish costumes. Celebrate Russian ballet and the beauty of the world renowned dancers in Moscow Ballet’s Swan Lake.

“Expansive… brimful with feeling ….elegantly generous”
New York Times

“Expressive and a delight to watch”
Washington Post

Ticket Details

*Tickets starting at $37.50

Please note: Online ticket sales end one hour prior to the performance start time.  Tickets may be available from the box office.

More info: https://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/moscow-ballet-swan-lake-2018-royal-theatre

 

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Rendez-vous Victoria at Market Square

Participez au Rendez-vous annuel de la Francophonie!
Cette année notre festival aura lieu du 21 au 24 juin!

Participez au Rendez-vous annuel de la Francophonie!
Cette année notre festival aura lieu du 21 au 24 juin!

Nous vous proposons de nombreuses activités GRATUITES:

Jeudi 21 juin:
11:30 Repas de La Graff au Hawk & Hen
17:00 Les Beaux Jeudis à La Société francophone de Victoria

Vendredi 22 juin:
19:00 Talents sous les étoiles à l’École Victor-Brodeur

Samedi 23 juin et Dimanche 24 Juin
De 11:00 à 16:00 au Market Square
Laissez-vous tenter par notre marché des artisans. Douceurs sucrées, toiles, cartes artisanales, produits de lavande, bijoux, savons et vêtements au crochet vous seront présentés par les membres de notre communauté.

Les associations francophones seront présentes et vous pourrez danser la Zumba et écouter les musiques entraînantes de nos artistes de C.-B.

Le dimanche 24 juin, un pique-nique sera organisé pour la fête de la francophonie canadienne! Des food trucks seront sur place.

Du plaisir pour petits et grands vous attendent dans notre zone familiale! Sculptures de b7allons, maquillage pour enfants et d’autres surprises seront de la fête!

Un grand merci à nos commanditaires:
Patrimoine canadien, Government of British Columbia, City of Victoria – Local GovernmentICI Colombie-Britannique / YukonCTV107.3 KOOL FM-Today’s Best MusicCFAX1070Monday MagazineDVBA

The Bump n’ Grind House w/ Lola Frost

This month we have one of the Island’s FAVOURTIVE performers, LOLA FROST headlining our show!!

Friday, May 25th, Doors at 7:00PM Show at 7:30PM

***ABOUT LOLA***

Co-director of the Vancouver Burlesque Centre, member of Sweet Soul Burlesque and an internationally recognized, award winning performer – Lola has headlined festivals from Colorado to Stockholm, been voted into the Top 50 of Burlesque Figures 6 years running, and holds the title of 2nd runner up Miss Exotic World 2013.

This month we have one of the Island’s FAVOURTIVE performers, LOLA FROST headlining our show!!

Friday, May 25th, Doors at 7:00PM Show at 7:30PM

***ABOUT LOLA***

Co-director of the Vancouver Burlesque Centre, member of Sweet Soul Burlesque and an internationally recognized, award winning performer – Lola has headlined festivals from Colorado to Stockholm, been voted into the Top 50 of Burlesque Figures 6 years running, and holds the title of 2nd runner up Miss Exotic World 2013. As a rock’n’roll flapper, Lola is best known for her intense slow burn and combining her anachronistic styles of vintage and modern, a 1920’s starlet with a kiss of Ramones grit.

We also have ***DIAMOND MINX*** joining us from Vacnouver and ***LARRISSA CHAMPAGNE*** from Nanaimo!

PERFORMANCES BY:

Lola Frost

Diamond Minx

Larrissa Champagne

Misty Moss

Miss Luna Lush

Glitte Purrrr

Cinnamon Kicks

Hazel Valentine

Gala Vega

HOSTED BY J. MCLAUGHIN

***This is a 19 plus event***

At The Bump n’ Grind House there is zero tolerance for any type of body shaming, homophobic, transphobic, racist, sexist or hateful behaviour.

The Victoria Event Centre is on the second story of a building up a flight of stairs. There is a continuous handrail up the stairwell. There is also a freight elevator around the back of the building but it is not operable at the moment.

Inside the Victoria Event Centre there is a gender-neutral wheelchair accessible washroom.
Please contact The Bump n’ Grind House if you have any concerns or questions at thebumpngrindhouse(at)gmail.com

 

 

Wet Coast Burlesque Presents: Send Newbs!

Join us this April as we make space for some brand new talent! New performers, or new routines, this month we are showcasing all the excitement of fresh starts and mesmerizing debuts!

Wet Coast Burlesque Presents: Send Newbs!

Join us this April as we make space for some brand new talent! New performers, or new routines, this month we are showcasing all the excitement of fresh starts and mesmerizing debuts! Victoria is home to so many seasoned performers and we are doubly excited to shine light on the next wave of talent our beautiful city plays home to. Join us in our search for the ultimate NEWBS! <3

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A monthly burlesque revue held at the Victoria Events Centre, Wet Coast Burlesque showcases local performers and artists while creating a supportive and welcoming environment for creative, progressive, and fun-loving adults. We thrive on artistry, empowerment, self-love, and taking every opportunity we can to celebrate life! We are advocates of the stage and all its people: the movers and shakers, trail blazers and heavy hitters, shimmiers and promenaders. We promise to host shows that will leave you inspired, energized, sparkly-eyed, and at least a little glittery.

Featuring performances by:

Al Cabone

Atomic Ember

Harvey Von Shaft

Scarlet Bitch

Hazel Valentine

Ginger Vicious

Sophie Luscious

Honey Suckle

Pink Von Deep

Faeramone Noir

Tommy Foxglove

Doors at 7:30, show starts at 8:30.

*19+ Event. No minors.
*Most tickets are general admission – please arrive nice and early to secure yourself a seat.

*LGBTQIA+ friendly space.

Rite of Spring – Brel Songs – La Folia

 Rite of Spring - Brel Songs - La Folia
Rite of Spring - Brel Songs - La Folia

Director’s Choice: Rite of Spring – Brel Songs – La Folia,

Ballet Victoria presents Director’s Choice: Rite of Spring – Brel Songs – La Folia, will be performing at the Royal Theatre, M​arch 6 & 7 at 7​:30​ PM.

A premiere by Canadian choreographer Peter Quanz with “1490” to the Spanish music of “la Folia”. Bodies in motion like you have never seen before.

Check out more great upcoming performances with the Royal & McPherson Theatre Society

Destrooper’s “Belgian Songs” to the timeless songs of Jacques Brel explore facets of life, friendships, laughter, love, longing, and loss.

Destrooper’s Rite of Spring is a visceral and powerful interpretation of Stravinsky’s score that will elate your soul.

BALLET VICTORIA
Rite of Spring – Brel Songs – La Folia
Royal Theatre
M​arch 6 & 7, 2018 | 7​:30​ PM
Tickets starting at $30.00*

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LASHBASH at Dance Victoria Aug. 12 @Broken_rhythms_ #yyjarts #yyjmusic

Broken Rhythms Victoria Invites you to LASHBASH LASHBASH has become the must attend event of the summer in the dance community. Join the company, board and Broken Rhythms supporters as we celebrate the accomplishments of the year and raise money for the 2017/2018 season.

The evening includes a show, silent auction, lashes and refreshments Doors open at 7pm for the silent auction and there will be three performances throughout the evening – so stay for the whole event or come and go as you like! https://brokenrhythmsvictoria.com/

ROMP! IN THE PARK

The ROMP! Festival welcomes a new, free outdoor program ROMP! IN THE PARK in which audiences are invited to enjoy diverse dance styles in the City of Victoria’s core garden oasis Beacon Hill Park.

ROMP! Festival of Dance

The ROMP! Festival welcomes a new, free outdoor program ROMP! IN THE PARK in which audiences are invited to enjoy diverse dance styles in the City of Victoria’s core garden oasis Beacon Hill Park. Performances are at the Cameron Bandshell (central west side off Douglas Street) a beautiful open-air venue surrounded by gorgeous trees with lots of bench seating and ample space to lay out a picnic blanket. ​

Victoria’s BALLET VICTORIA will perform a suite of contemporary ballet works choreographed by Artistic Director PAUL DESTROOPER. Toronto’s MEAGAN O’SHEA will present the product of working with an ensemble of local dancers during the Raino Dance Summer Work Shop Series. From Seoul, our ROMP! 2016 Artist-in-Residence HYOSEUNG YE will perform with guest dancers Min Jin Kim and Hoyeon Kim. ​ Audiences are encouraged to bring a light sweater. ​ ​ ​ MIXED OUTDOOR PROGRAM