Category: Culture club

The best of our arts community

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On our bookshelf

Now might be a good time to stock up on some good reading materials. The days are growing shorter, the weather is turning, and according to the experts, this pandemic is far from over....

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Lights, camera, action

The School of Music is excited to bring music to you again, but this time the tune is a little different. Until it’s safe to resume in-person concerts, all of their events will be...


What is art trying to tell us?

What stories reveal themselves through objects from ancient times to present day? Find out in Talking About Art, a podcast from UVic Art History and Visual Studies. Listen to faculty and staff discuss the...

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Victoria Poems

What do you love doing most in Victoria? Is it late-night strolls along the breakwater? Post-film debates at your favourite local eatery? For City of Victoria Poet Laureate John Barton, it’s these things and...

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Capturing community

Wild hair, pleated pants, bold patterns and low gas prices – Colin Newell captured everything in the eighties with his camera.  It all started back in 1973 when Colin, a long-time staff member in...