Arts & Culture
Live theatre, performing and fine arts schools, independent eateries, and musicians and artists aplenty… The Hillside-Quadra arts and culture scene is vibrant. Find out more about it here.
Posted May 31, 2017.
For many of us, the enjoyment in making art lies in its being a solitary activity and so the idea of making art with others seems counter-intuitive. But making art as part of an art group or with others in, for example, a classroom environment has many benefits.
Posted May 14, 2017.
Garson Kanin’s 1946 classic comedy Born Yesterday is up next for Blue Bridge. Running from May 30 – June 11.
March 19, 2017. On February 1 the gymnasium at the former Blanshard Elementary School opened its doors to the community as “The Quadra Village Neighbourhood Gym”. Under new management, through the Quadra Village Community Centre (QVCC), the gymnasium is now widely available for community use.read more
March 5, 2017. Victoria-based independent dance company, Broken Rhythms, is performing its original, multimedia production “Universal Horrors” at The Roxy Theatre on March 14, 16, 17, 18 and 19. The award-winning show is inspired by classic horror films and movie monsters and brings some of the genre’s most well-known characters and stories to the stage.read more
Plans for the 2017 summer season at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre are well underway. Included in the upcoming four-play season are productions of Harold Pinter’s The Caretaker (April 25-May 7), Garson Kanin’s Born Yesterday (May 30 – June 11), Thornton Wilder’s Our Town (July 4-16), and a new musical revue of the songs of Cole Porter entitled Red, Hot Blue! (August 2-13).read more
13 February, 2017
Currently, over 100 Reynolds Secondary School students – actors, singers, dancers, musicians, visual artists and technical crew – are hard at work on bringing a production of this classic musical comedy to the stage. By the time the curtain rises on the first night – March 6 – cast, crew, pit band, set builders and painters will have worked together for five months to realize their vision for the production.