Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Local conductor brings Beethoven’s humanity to Victoria | Feb. 15

Local conductor Yariv Aloni scoffs at the idea of calling a composer “dead.” After all, their music is alive, he says. As the musical director of the Victoria Chamber Orchestra (VCO), he will be conducting what he calls “timeless music” here in town on February 17, when he brings Beethoven’s music to locals. “It never gets old,” he says about Beethoven’s work. “No matter how old it is and how many times you’ve played it, it’s as if it were written yesterday; it’s always fresh.... 

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Victoria Film Fest review: My Life as a Zucchini much more than a children’s movie | Feb. 14

My Life as a Zucchini 4/5 As far as touching pieces of filmmaking go, My Life as... 


Victoria Film Fest review: The Happy Film stupendously superfluous | Feb. 14

The Happy Film 2/5 I understand that wealth doesn’t necessarily make a person happy,... 


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Campus

Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Tika Brown on chocolate, shopping, and learning | Feb. 15

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series of profiles on the instructors at Camosun College.... 


Know Your Writers: Nexus student editor Adam Marsh gets honest | Feb. 15

Have you ever wondered about the Camosun students writing the articles you read in... 


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Arts

Author Lee Maracle brings her beliefs to Victoria | Feb. 15

Lee Maracle is one of Canada’s most prominent aboriginal writers. An active activist,... 


What’s Going On: February 15 to 28, 2017 | Feb. 15

Until Thursday, February 23 Get high Have you ever wanted to sing? The Gettin’... 


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Life

Naked bungee jumping to promote mental-health awareness | Feb. 15

Bungee jumping is a way to conquer fears. Bungee jumping naked is a way to conquer... 


Victoria Tea Fest rises from the dead to bring tea to town | Feb. 1

The Victoria Tea Festival ran for several successful years before it ended in 2013.... 


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Sports

Camosun Chargers golfers swing for the greens | Oct. 5

Update: After this story went to press, the Chargers golf team finished in first... 


Victoria roller-derby league Eves of Destruction not for the faint-hearted | Aug. 10

Roller derby is a physically intense sport, and those involved in Victoria’s Eves... 


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News

Camosun gets feedback on new sexual violence policy | Feb. 15

Camosun College is moving ahead with its drafting of a new sexual violence and misconduct... 


News Briefs: February 15, 2017 issue | Feb. 15

Camosun offers new live event program Camosun College is offering a new program,... 


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Features

Where are the men?: The ongoing gender problem in early childhood education | Feb. 15

There’s this idea that something is inherently wrong with a man who wants to work... 


Playing to win: Post-Gamergate, gaming is no longer a man’s world | Feb. 1

The battle of the sexes within the gaming industry sometimes resembles a playground... 


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Views

25 Years Ago in Nexus: February 15, 2017 issue | Feb. 15

Clip-art catastrophe: The story “Lead in Carey water exceeds acceptable limits”... 


Open Space: Excess consumption must stop | Feb. 15

Materiality is a spectre, possessing our body without our knowledge, causing us pain... 


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Columns

Calculated Thought: Personal information is a commodity | Feb. 15

Our generation is very educated, but we also face a tougher job market than our parents... 


To See or Not to See: The Player a film about filmmakers making films | Feb. 15

The Player 4/5 In art there exists the now-well-documented phenomenon of the “meta”:... 


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