Early and Night Shift at the Royal BC Museum November 21, 2014

Early and Night Shift at the Royal BC Museum November 21, 2014. Media release and preview. This past year, the Learning Department has invited three Victoria artists—Aimee van Drimmelen, Lindsay Delaronde and Gareth Gaudin—into the Royal BC Museum for a year-long residency. In addition to taking part in our Wonder Sunday and Night at the Museum events, they went behind the scenes to creatively chronicle the extraordinary objects and … [Read more...]

The Secret Garden presented by Four Seasons Musical Theatre. November 14-22, 2014.

The Secret Garden presented by Four Seasons Musical Theatre. November 14-22,2014 in Victoria BC (Langford and Sidney). Media release. Four Seasons Musical Theatre invites the public to enter The Secret Garden this November. Based on the enchanting classic of children's literature, the musical follows Mary Lennox, a young girl raised in the British Raj who is orphaned by a cholera outbreak and sent to a darkened Yorkshire manor house to live … [Read more...]

WordPLAY by Kerploding Theatre, March 1st, 2014. A preview.

 Kerploding Theatre presents WordPLAY March 1st at the Intrepid Theatre Club as part of Intrepid Theatre’s The YOU Show series. I first met Mollison Farmer, Kerploding Theatre’s Artistic Director, during the Victoria Fringe Festival in 2013, where they presented Trunk! to enthusiastic young audiences as part of the Fringe Kids line-up.  In the fall, I had the opportunity to see another show she directed—Amelia and the Dwarves—which was part of … [Read more...]

Envisioning the World at the Royal BC Museum, Oct 4 2012 – Jan 27 2013

If you've ever pored over an old atlas, or traced your fingers from Point A to Point B on an antiquated road map, you might have the same interest that sparked a life-long passion for Henry Wendt. It’s as a result of this passion that the Royal BC Museum is able to present a most unique exhibition Envisioning The World: The First Printed Maps, 1472 – 1700 in association with the Sonoma County Museum. … [Read more...]

Touch a Truck Fundraiser for Neuroblastoma Research

Team 4 Hope is a group of women, in Saskatchewan and Victoria BC, linked by a common cause - fundraising for neuroblastoma research.  On Sunday June 3rd from 12-4pm the Victoria members of Team 4 Hope are hosting Touch A Truck at Panorama Rec Centre. It's the perfect event if you have young children - there will be a police car, fire truck, Zamboni, ambulance, excavator, dump truck and more.   I'd originally seen the poster at the … [Read more...]