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May Event Round-Up
4 weeks ago

May Event Round-Up

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Friday April 27, 2018

  • GET OUT CABARET Oh boy, we’re excited for Get OUT Cabaret at Intrepid’s Metro Studio Theatre. This is the official preview night for OUTstages, Victoria’s …
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Preview: Broken Rhythms presents “ThySelf”
2 months ago

Preview: Broken Rhythms presents “ThySelf”

I recently had the opportunity to attend the preview showing of ThySelf, the latest piece by Victoria-based indie dance company Broken Rhythms. In this new work, the company’s artistic director …
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Fingersmith: Dickens, but with lesbians and good pacing
3 months ago

Fingersmith: Dickens, but with lesbians and good pacing

I came to Sarah Waters’ 2002 historical crime thriller Fingersmith having already seen Park Chan-wook’s South Korean film adaptation The Handmaiden, which is (loosely) based on the book. While the …
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Review: Company C’s “Cabaret”
4 months ago

Review: Company C’s “Cabaret”

Company C, the third-year student group at the Canadian College of Performing Arts, presents Cabaret, a sensuous tale of art and love in Germany’s interwar period.

Cabaret is the story …
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A World Not Made for Me: Review of “Gender Failure”
4 months ago

A World Not Made for Me: Review of “Gender Failure”

At 5:00pm I began to read a book.

 Not because I was personally compelled, but because it was an assignment for a class I was taking; an elective class no …
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Review: Langham Court Theatre’s “Les Belles-Soeurs”
5 months ago

Review: Langham Court Theatre’s “Les Belles-Soeurs”

Langham Court Theatre recently presented a three-week run of Michel Tremblay’s 1965 play Les Belles-Soeurs. In this production, under the clear and bold direction of Judy Treloar, fourteen local actresses …
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No Homo Sapiens: The Terrifying Truth of Male Fragility
6 months ago

No Homo Sapiens: The Terrifying Truth of Male Fragility

By  •  Essay

I love my male friends to pieces, but their group dynamics have been fascinating to observe over the years. If there’s anything I’ve found, it’s that when it comes to threats against their masculinity, straight cisgender men are so delicate it would be hilarious if it weren’t so horrifying.
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Event Update: November 7th -November 11th
7 months ago

Event Update: November 7th -November 11th

By  •  Events

Tuesday, November 7th

  • The CRUSH Collective is having their bi-monthly meeting at the Victoria Events Centre tonight at 7:30 to help share the workload, develop safe practices, and foster …
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Bromances and Disney Villains: Queerbaiting in Contemporary Media
7 months ago

Bromances and Disney Villains: Queerbaiting in Contemporary Media

By  •  Essay

In September of 2016, Jeffrey Tambor was awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his portrayal of Maura Pfefferman in Amazon’s Transparent. The show follows …
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