Shakespeare in the Summer – Victoria BC

The crowd settles in, having gathered blankets, chairs and cushions along the way. Regulars carry extra layers of clothing, including hats, and  even mitts, for evenings outdoors can be brisk in Victoria in July and August. We gather in a field close to a rocky outcropping and Garry Oak meadow remnant at Camosun College, Landsdowne […]

Ride the Cyclone by Atomic Vaudeville

Image by Barbara Pedrick on Flickr (used with permission) There really isn’t much I can say about Atomic Vaudeville’s smash hit, Ride the Cyclone, that hasn’t been said before. And since my son is one of the performers, any review I post would most assuredly appear to be biased. Other people have told you why […]

Theatre SKAM’s Bike Ride

What a way to combine the love of bicycles and theatre!  Have you heard of Bike Ride by Theatre SKAM, held along 3 kilometres of the Galloping Goose in Victoria BC? You still have a weekend to get involved – this Saturday and Sunday July 16th and 17th. Just what happens at Bike Ride, and […]

Vital Signs Survey – Victoria Foundation

Did you know that we have Canada’s 2nd oldest and 6th largest community foundation in Victoria? Established in 1936 with $20, the Victoria Foundation celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. That initial gift of $20 has grown to total assets under management of over $180 million. What is a community foundation? A community foundation is a philanthropic […]