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Mother’s Day Giveaway: Free Local Flowers All Summer

Mother’s Day Giveaway: Free Local Flowers All Summer

When four Victoria friends found their yards overflowing with dahlias last summer, they had a bright idea: why not start an urban flower farm? A year later, City Fields Flower Farm is in full swing and is launching a flower subscription service for the months of July, August and September. Here’s how it works: sign ... Read More
For Rent: Killer Costumes at Langham Court Theatre

For Rent: Killer Costumes at Langham Court Theatre

If you’re a fan of Victoria’s Langham Court Theatre Costume Loft, we’re about to blow your best-kept secret (know we’re torn about sharing, too). If it’s not on your radar, get ready to thank us. The loft is Langham’s epic one-stop costume rental shop that’s open to the public. In the run-up to Halloween, you ... Read More
Six Ways to Get Artsy in Victoria

Six Ways to Get Artsy in Victoria

Victoria has long been spoiled for talented artists, creators, and makers. Now a new creative class is adding to the artsy quotient and upping the city’s game. Here are six ways to better your Victoria ‘AQ.’ 1) Trounce Alley Gallery is a new addition to the historic downtown laneway that shares its name. Small and vibrant, ... Read More
17 of Victoria’s Finest Freebies

17 of Victoria’s Finest Freebies

Take even a casual look around and you’ll find a slew of gratis events and ‘first-time free’ experiences up for grabs in Victoria. Here are 17 ways to eat, sip, learn and play without taxing your plastic.
UVic’s Ideafest: 50 Ways to Challenge Your Thinking In Six Days

UVic’s Ideafest: 50 Ways to Challenge Your Thinking In Six Days

The University of Victoria is set to throw open its doors for Ideafest (March 7-12), the annual festival showcasing campus research, art and innovation. It’s not just for academics; the public is welcome at all 50 events on this year’s roster. And get this: They’re. All. Free. Before you think ho-hum microscopes and petri dishes, ... Read More
10 Ways to Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown (For $15)

10 Ways to Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown (For $15)

Isn’t it funny how once you live in a place for a while, you sometimes forget to stop and smell the roses? Well, this is your chance to right that wrong. This upcoming weekend (Feb. 27 and 28), $15 will get you access to a ton of Victoria’s major tourist attractions. The Be a Tourist ... Read More
Coeur de Pirate at Alix Goolden Hall

Coeur de Pirate at Alix Goolden Hall

Lucky you if you’re a ticket holder for the sold out Coeur de Pirate show at Alix Goolden Performance Hall (Atomique Productions) on Feb. 19 — you’re in for a treat. I first heard about Montreal-born indie songstress and pianist Béatrice Martin (aka Coeur de Pirate) when I was living in Ontario. She was 18 ... Read More
10 Go-To Spots in Up-and-Coming North Park

10 Go-To Spots in Up-and-Coming North Park

Let’s face it: North Park is a bit of an underdog when it comes to the neighbourhoods of Victoria. It’s not gentrified Fairfield or trendy Fernwood. Hell, sandwiched between downtown and Fernwood, North Park is simply a place to pass through for many people. But this plucky inner-city quadrant is on the up and up. ... Read More
Radar-Worthy: Three Things to Do This Weekend in Vic

Radar-Worthy: Three Things to Do This Weekend in Vic

Looking for something to brighten up your weekend in Victoria? We’ve got a few ideas for ya. Let’s start with a free one, the season opener of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s Water + Pigment + Paper: Experiments in Watercolour exhibit. We’re planning to hit the free public reception from 8 to 10 p.m. ... Read More