Voice ++ Festival 2013 at Open Space, February 2-10

Just when I think I have a grasp on Victoria’s cultural climate, I’m introduced to a new pocket of practice. Now in its 8th year Open Space’s Voice ++ Festival features yodelling, Mongolian throat singing, vocalizations with humpback whales and performance poetry on the programme February 8-10th, 2013.  (Check below for links to past festivals).  This is definitely on the "expanding cultural horizons" list for this year! Voice++ 2013 is an … [Read more...]

Victoria Conservatory of Music Presents! Concert Series Premiere Season

Founded in 1964, the Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) has trained generations of musicians.  They slowly outgrew several locations - the Union Hall near Centennial Square, Craigdarroch Castle, the annex of St Ann's Academy. In 1997, with over 1000 students, they purchased the Metropolitan United Church at the corner of Quadra and Pandora, moving into the space in 1999. The magnificent 800 seat Alix Goolden Hall is a much desired … [Read more...]