Valdy at UVic’s Farquhar Auditorium October 12, 2013

As a child of the West Coast in the 1970s, the music of Valdy was the music of my generation.  Who can forget "Play Me A Rock and Roll Song", "Simple Life", "Bitter Green" or "Sonny's Dream"? In later years though, I came to know Valdy as the tireless advocate for literacy and his support of the annual PGIs For Literacy (founded by the late broadcaster Peter Gzowski), fundraisers for Literacy Victoria (and many other organizations across … [Read more...]

University Centre Farquhar Auditorium 2013 2014 Season

The University Centre Farquhar Auditorium presents an exciting line-up for the 2013-14 season. “We’re pleased to announce our 2013-14 season,” said Ian Case, Director of the University Centre Farquhar Auditorium.  “We’re offering a world-class lineup of performances, bringing both top rated Canadian and internationally renowned artists to the Farquhar Auditorium.” The 2013-14 line-up includes presentations of Canadian singer songwriter Ron … [Read more...]