Indigenous

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Angirattut (Coming Home) is a powerful story that demonstrates the wholeness of an indigenous community’s return to the land. Yes, there are ceremonies, moments of mourning and longing that only the old ones know. But there is joy and peace as well. The equilibrium of spirit and body were most present in the image of a […]

Ki suk kyukyit! Good day The return home, the aftermath of suicide, a corner store hold up, getting out of jail, and living with the threat of a hydro electric development. No, this is not how I spent my summer vacation. These are snapshots of the indigenous program at the Victoria Film Festival starting today […]

Join world-renowned Victoria-based jazz singer Joe Coughlin and the Vancouver Island All-Star Band as they celebrate another jazz singer’s birthday: that is, the late, great Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. Sinatra’s music will be brought back to life Saturday December 12th at the Oak Bay High School Community Theatre (2121 Cadboro Bay Rd.). A versatile veteran of […]

One Wave Festival Rising Tides: Our Lands, Our Waters, Our Peoples The Pacific Peoples’ Partnership is proud to present the 8th annual of One Wave Festival.  One Wave is a Pacific Arts and Culture festival taking place September 22nd – 26th throughout the T’Souke, Tsartlip, and Songhees communities, as well as The University of Victoria and Centennial Square. […]

Sid the Handsome Bum is a sensitive, thoughtful portrayal of a variety of personalities who inhabit the DTES, all rolled into one.  It’s written by Ira Cooper who mentioned, while promoting the show in another Fringe lineup, that he invested considerable time in the DTES talking to some of the characters there.  He said he listened carefully and […]

The prototypical Asian immigrant story usually revolves around a hard working person who drops everything for a better life in an unfamiliar place — someone earnest, eager, filled with hope. Many end up in the service industry, some open grocery stores or restaurants. But what about entering theatre? There are probably a few Asian immigrants […]


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