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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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Intimate & Interactive with Atom Egoyan

Intimate & Interactive with Atom Egoyan

Date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

On National Canadian Film Day 150 (Wednesday April 19th), Atom Egoyan will be in conversation at the Fairmont Empress Hotel with the CineVic Society of Independent Filmmakers. The coffee house-style talk will be hosted in the hotel’s Shaugnessy Ballroom. This event is a sort of homecoming for Egoyan, who spent his teenage years bussing tables and sorting laundry at the Empress (then a Canadian Pacific hotel) before becoming one of Canada’s most celebrated filmmakers.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Canadian Film Day 150

National Canadian Film Day 150

Date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Celebrate Canadian cinema by attending the screening of films from the BC Archives and be part of a massive one-day, coast-to-coast-to-coast film festival. This program features four intriguing BC films which were preserved in BC Archives before they were transferred to analog video in the 1980s, and more recently digitized for better access.  The fifth film only ever existed as an edited original, which was fully restored by the BC Archives for National Film Week in 1986.
 
The films featured from the BC Archives are:
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Cybersecurity 101

Cybersecurity 101

Date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Cybersecurity 101 will reveal what risks come with being online, how to reduce those risks and what you can do to protect yourself from online threats. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1. Register at gvpl.ca or call 250-940-GVPL (4875) for more information. Registration begins February 27.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
Victorious Voices Workshop with Maita Cienska

Victorious Voices Workshop with Maita Cienska

Date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
 For ages 14-22. Join Victoria’s Youth Poet Laureate in an introduction to spoken word, open to both casually curious and those more familiar with the art form. This workshop promises dynamic exercises and a fun-filled exploration of composing poetry for the stage. Register at gvpl.ca or call 250-940-GVPL (4875) for more information. Registration begins March 9.
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
Victoria Chess Club at the Library

Victoria Chess Club at the Library

Date: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday 6 times .
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:45pm
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:45pm
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:45pm
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:45pm
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:45pm
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:45pm

Enjoy competitive games of Chess with players from the Victoria Chess Club every Wednesday evening on the first floor. Drop in.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Opa! Greek Favorites

Opa! Greek Favorites

Date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Join Chef Cosmo for a tasty tour of Greek Favorites, using common Mediterranean ingredients of olive oil, peppers, lamb, and eggplant.  A little flavor of Greece, without leaving Victoria! Opa!
 
MENU:
  • Spanakopita ‘spinach pie’ appetizers
  • Charbroiled Lamb and Bison Gyro with flame roasted sweet peppers tzatziki, walnut skordilia, and homemade pita bread
  • Grilled Eggplant Vegetarian Moussaka, served with horiatiki salad
  • Kourabiethes ‘greek shortbread’ with almond, walnut, and orange blossom
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Human Population & the Future of the Planet

Human Population & the Future of the Planet

Date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join former environmental scientist, writer and photographer Dr. Hans Tammemagi as he talks about the ever-growing human population and its impacts on resources, environment, quality of life and international tensions and makes predictions for where humanity is headed. Register at gvpl.ca or call 250-940-GVPL (4875) for more information. Registration begins February 27.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Soul Session

Soul Session

Date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Soul Sessions is an evening of connection, learning and community at Nourish. This intimate event features three inspirational women speakers talking about what body, mind and spirit means to them. Take some time to slow down, learn something new, have a conversation, and build connections in a meaningful way. In the words of Oriah Mountain Dreamer in the Invitation “It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living.  I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing.”

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
National Canadian Film Day Presents: Breakfast with Scot

National Canadian Film Day Presents: Breakfast with Scot

Date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
Watch a great Canadian movie, win prizes and be part of the world’s largest film festival, a massive, one-day, coast-to-coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian cinema in honour of our nation’s 150th birthday. GVPL will show Breakfast with Scot, a heartwarming film about a closeted, retired NHL hockey player who, with his partner, takes over the care of a young boy with a definitive flair for the flamboyant. Drop-in. Drop-in; space is limited. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Phillips Comedy Night

Phillips Comedy Night

Date: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday 8 times .
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
The funniest night of the week is this Wednesday at The Mint! Each week Morgan Cranny and Drew Farrance bring the most hilarious comedian's in the city together for a wonderful evening of fun at the best of the venues for stand-up comedy in Victoria.
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
The Dream Collector(s)

The Dream Collector(s)

Date: 
Repeats every day 4 times .
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:00pm
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 8:00pm
Impulse Theatre brings its latest full-length creation, the dream collector(s), to Intrepid Theatre Club April 19th to 22nd, 2017. This will be the first production after a year and half of workshops, edits, and development.
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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