Fête Française avec Charlotte Diamond November 15 2014

Fête Française avec Charlotte Diamond November 15 2014. Presented by Canadian Parents for French in Victoria BC. My children who grew up in the francophone education system (Conseil Scolaire Francophone) rather than in the immersion stream, were nonetheless big fans of Charlotte Diamond.  I still remember hits like "Four Hugs a Day" and "May There Always Be Sunshine" and look forward to introducing this longstanding and prolific artist to my … [Read more...]

Free Monthly Skates – Victoria BC

I never really learned to skate. Growing up in Ucluelet, we had an ice surface at the Long Beach Airport, but it was strictly reserved for curling. In Victoria, however, there are numerous skating rinks.  The City of Victoria even offers FREE monthly skates. the outdoor rink at City Hall earlier this winter Monthly Free Skates The City of Victoria Recreation Services and Save-On-Foods have partnered to offer monthly free skates in the … [Read more...]

Merlin’s Sun Theatre – little known theatrical space in Victoria BC

Tucked away in the quiet residential neighbourhood of Fairfield is one of Victoria’s best kept theatrical secrets – a small 50 seat, purpose-built home theatre. Originally known as La Run, and constructed in 1995 by Romany Miller, it is now the home of Timothy Gosley, Petra Kixmoeller and their two children. During its previous incarnation, La Run hosted many readings, and evenings of music. Publicity was mainly word of mouth … [Read more...]