Chor Leoni presents Cadillac Cathedral Feb 1 in Victoria, Feb 2 in Nanaimo

Chor Leoni presents Cadillac Cathedral. No writer better embodies what it is to live on Vancouver Island, for me, than the venerable Jack Hodgins, author and professor emeritus at the University of Victoria. I came late to his work, in the 2000s, and still remember reading passages of The Invention of the World (his first novel, written in 1977) and veritably smelling the tang of the beach at high tide, and hearing the crunch of sand under … [Read more...]

Vic High Community Choir 5th Anniversary Concert

The Vic High Community Choir is celebrating their 5th anniversary with a concert Wednesday June 9th, 7:30pm in the Wallace Auditorium atVic High, 1260 Grant Street, Victoria BC. Their special guest will be Colleen Eccleston, an engaging performer and phenomenal vocalist. The choir was formed in 2005 by Mark Hellman, a well know local actor, musician and puppeteer. I had the pleasure of meeting Mark when he coached my son in voice and … [Read more...]