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.
From December 14-17 Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre invites Victoria audiences to once again experience classic radio drama as it was produced in the “golden age of radio” at its home, The Roxy Theatre, in the heart of Quadra Village, Victoria. Reviving its perennial favourite “It’s A Wonderful Life” based on the 1947 film of the same name by Frank Capra, Blue Bridge will also premiere a new adaptation of the 1940’s Ernest Lubitsch film “The Shop Around The Corner” by Andrew Bailey.read more
November 26, 2017. Alberta Ballet will perform The Nutcracker at the Royal Theatre from December 1 to 3. he ballet features gorgeous detailed costumes and million dollar sets by Emmy award winning designer Zack Brown. Choreographic Associate and Artist-in-Residence Edmund Stripe have created the choreography to Tchaikovsky’s memorable score.read more
Check out the latest Quadra Cats cartoon by local artist, Karen Gillmore!read more
29 October, 2017: Topaz and Graham’s second annual community music event – made possible by a Neighbourhood Small Grant – was a great success. We sang the clouds away and we wooed the sun with harmony! Seven acts entertained residents from 4:00 until 9:00 pm.read more
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.
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