Entertainment

Expanded bluegrass festival pitches its tent at Laketown Ranch

Former Sooke Bluegrass Festival outgrew previous venue after 16 successful years, organizer says

  • May 27, 2019

Grammy, Juno winners light up Butchart’s summer in 2019

Spectacular Summer Evenings lineup includes Jim Cuddy Band, Serena Ryder and Los Texmaniacs

Take a bite out of Victoria during YYJ Eats

Chamber of Commerce hosting fourth annual celebration of locally made food and drink

  • May 27, 2019

‘Aladdin’ soars, but ‘Booksmart’ barely passes at box office

‘Aladdin’ grossed an estimated $86.1 million to take the top spot at the North American box office

Radio Host Erin Davis pens Mourning Has Broken following death of her daughter

Book by North Saanich woman gives advice to others struggling with grief

Film, food and drink make for a delicious combo

Victoria Film Festival’s Feast: Food and Film lets you indulge all the senses. June 13-15

  • May 26, 2019

Hills to Shore artists open gardens, studios to public

Annual home artist tour visits 11 locations May 25 and 26

The diverse ambitions of Canadian star of Disney’s live-action ‘Aladdin’ remake

Egyptian-born Mena Massoud was unknown before snagging the lead role in the live-action Disney remake

Sooke stop for African Children’s Choir

Concert date is June 2 at Sooke Baptist Church

  • May 23, 2019

1990s drama ‘Party of Five’ reboot involves deported parents

Original series ran from 1994 to 2000 and focused on a white family whose parents died in a car crash

Coastline serves up a feast of fiddlers in Oak Bay

Local Juno Award winner musical director for ensemble

  • May 22, 2019

Art and fashion collide for a cause at the Union Club of Victoria

May 26 event benefits Art Gallery of Greater Victoria exhibitions and educational programs

Victoria woman competing for role as Maxim cover model

Winning model gets featured spread in magazine, cash price

New book from Island author details social history of the E&N railway

Along the E&N tells the story of 32 establishments from Esquimalt to Campbell River.

Funnyman coming to the West Shore

Comedy and television staple Billy Gardell performs at Elements Casino

  • May 20, 2019

Mamma Mia! poised to be biggest Chemainus Theatre show ever

Plenty of buzz as Island dinner theatre schedules ABBA-fueled romp

John Cleese sets fall date for Victoria return

June show sold out, comedic actor returns Nov. 4

‘John Wick 3’ dethrones ‘Avengers: Endgame’ with $57 million

Internationally ‘John Wick 3’ earned $35.2 million from 66 territories

SidFest 7 ready to rock the Mary Winspear Centre

The Bankes Brothers and Madrona Drive headlining May 24 concert

Choir offers a capella take on Beatles hits

Soundings will perform concerts in Oak Bay and Sidney May 24 and 25