The Annual Charles Dickens Reading

November 29, 2008 at 12:03 am (Reading)

The Annual Charles Dickens Reading, performed this year by CBC radio staff will take place on Dec. 19th 7pm at the Victoria Conservatory of Music.

It promises to be a wonderful show, and a great way to get into the Christmas Spirit.

Proceeds will go to OurPlace Society.

Tickets are $15, available at Our Place Society,

919 Pandora Ave., Christian Book & Music

Centre, 3082 Blanshard St.,

Or at the door: doors open at 6:30pm

For enquiries call 250-388-7112


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The Once Was A Camel by PK Page

November 27, 2008 at 11:52 pm (Uncategorized) ()

Sunday, December 7th, 2008
2 – 3:30
Winchester Galleries
1010 Broad Street, Victoria
On Sunday, December 7 Canada’s revered poet PK Page launches a gorgeous children’s picture book called There Once Was A Camel.

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Karel Roessingh Concerts

November 14, 2008 at 5:11 pm (jazz) ()

the events, all solo piano:

Saturday, Nov 22nd, 8:00 pm – Hermann’s – $5 at the door, which will come off the first CD purchase

Friday, Nov. 28th, 7 pm – Tom Lee Music, Millstream Village – $5 at the door

and the biggie:

Saturday, Dec 6th, 7:30 pm – First Unitarian Church, 5575 West Saanich Rd.,  tickets $10 (with $5 off first CD purchase) at Long & McQuade, The Thought Shop, Tanner’s Books or at the door

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“Carnival of the Animals” on Saturday, November 29 at 10:00am.

November 13, 2008 at 5:38 pm (performance)

Event: Carnival of the Animals
“Presented by the Victoria Music Corner Ensemble”
What: Performance
Host: Music Corner
Start Time: Saturday, November 29 at 10:00am
End Time: Saturday, November 29 at 11:00am
Where: Orange Hall, 1620 Fernwood Rd, Victoria, BC

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U-JAM (Universal Jazz Advocates & Mentors) Society is pleased to present: The first evening in our “Celebrating our Teachers” Series

November 12, 2008 at 11:27 pm (Uncategorized)

Featuring: Teacher Jerry Bryant and Student Chris Donison

Where: Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View St. Victoria 388-9166

When: Wednesday, 26th starting at 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $5.00 members and students/ $10.00 general

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Miles Lowry Blood Orange – The Paul Bowles Poems Author Reading and Book Launch Friday, November 28th 2008

November 12, 2008 at 5:22 pm (Uncategorized)

Ekstasis Editions is pleased to announce the publication of
Miles Lowry
Blood Orange – The Paul Bowles Poems
Author Reading and Book Launch
Friday, November 28th 2008
Includes a special exhibition of painting, drawings and photographs from Blood Orange and related works.
Show runs Saturday November 29th to Thursday, December 4th.
at The Martin Batchelor Gallery
712 Cormorant Street
Victoria, BC Canada
tel: 250 385 7919
open Monday – Saturday 10 – 5

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ALGARABIA DANZA, triPOD dance collective and PUENTE Theatre, Nov. 29th, 2008

November 7, 2008 at 6:10 pm (dance) ()

What: Algarabia Danza, an evening of improvised dance inspired by poetry readings in many languages.

Who: A collaboration between PUENTE Theatre and triPOD dance collective, co-directed by Lina de Guevara, Lori Hamar and Hugh Macpherson

Where: Metro Studio Theatre, 1411 Quadra Street, Victoria, British Columbia.

When: November 29th, 2008, 8 pm

Media Comps available. Please rsvp by Nov. 17th

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Big Band Concert benefiting Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Society

November 5, 2008 at 6:02 pm (jazz) ()

Roy Reynolds presents the Big Band Concert benefiting the Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Society.

WIth the Swiftshore Band, the Commodores and the Island Big Band.

At the Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara Street.

November 18 from 7 – 11 pm. Admission $ 10.

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The Kelby McNayr Quintet with George McFetridge at Hermann’s on 11/14

November 4, 2008 at 10:28 pm (jazz) ()

Legendary Canadian jazz pianist George McFetrige joins the Kelby McNayr Quintet – Live! at Hermann’s Jazz Club on Friday, November 14, at 8 pm.

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