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Sacred art, sacred teachings

October 18, 2017
Rande Cook’s self-portrait mask, on display at the Audain ExhibitionIt has been a busy couple of years for Rande Cook. Beyond his duties as chief of Vancouver Island’s ’Namgis Nation and his commitments as an in-demand contemporary artist with an international...
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1917 and Today: A Revolutionary Centenary

Duration: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Special Collections and University Archives, Mearns Centre for Learning - McPherson Library, Room A005

Kate Bornstein: "Hello, Cruel World: An Outsider’s Mini-Guide to Survival"

Duration: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: CityStudio - 742 Johnson St.

WEST: A Double bill of BC Trailblazers

Duration: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Phoenix Theatre

Kate Bornstein: “On Men, Women and the Rest of Us."

Duration: 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Hickman Building 105 - UVic

THE CHEESECAKE BURLESQUE REVUE: Halloween BOO-lesque Extravaganza

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WEST: A Double bill of BC Trailblazers

Duration: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Phoenix Theatre

1917 and Today: A Revolutionary Centenary

Duration: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Special Collections and University Archives, Mearns Centre for Learning - McPherson Library, Room A005

University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts shared University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre's post.

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Amazing story of how theatre can connect across generations when ancestors of the characters come to see the play based on their family's experiences!

University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre
More interesting ancestors arriving to see WEST! Last night, we welcomed the great-great-grandson of an original Overlander! Thomas McMicking was the person who organized the Overlander's journey from Fort Gary to Kamloops in 1862. His relatives came to see the show last night! He brought these BC Archive...
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University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts

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You've got a great chance to see more incredible University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre alumni in action right now in the amazing musical "Onegin" at Belfry Theatre. Directed & co-created by Amiel Gladstone (the "A" in Theatre SKAM) and starring Meg Roe, this show offers easy proof of the top theatrical talent being produced at the Phoenix. Plus, it's simply a great show: a Vancouver-created sexy Russian 19th-century indie rock musical with heart-wrenching songs, a zesty passion for life, dynamic direction, and a remarkable cast. Onegin / A new musical by Veda Hille and Amiel Gladstone

Onegin / A new musical by Veda Hille a...
October 17— November 12, 2017 Onegin Book, Music & Lyrics by Veda Hille and Amiel Gladstone Based on the poem by Pushkin and the opera by Tchaikovsky Directed by Amiel Gladstone / Musical direction by Veda Hille A lush, passionate and acclaimed new musical about trying not to fall in love. When Onegin, a...
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