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What’s Going On: March 16 to 29, 2016

March 16, 2016 by Pascale Archibald, student editor

Until Thursday, March 31
Get distinguished
If you know of a Camosun alumnus who is worthy of some recognition, the college is seeking nominations for just that. Their Distinguished and Promising Alumni Awards will be presented at the annual Graduation Ceremonies on June 16 and 17; deadline for nominating alumni is March 31. Head to camosun.ca, email alumni@camosun.bc.ca or call 250–370–4239 for more information.

Wednesday, March 16 until Saturday April 9
Kinda like real friends
Imagined Friends, an interactive project put on by Ted Hiebert, explores the role of imaginary friends in our lives. This exhibit also features contributions from the public. Check it out at Open Space, located at 510 Fort Street; admission is by donation. For more information on this and other events, check out openspace.ca.

Friday, March 18
If Beethoven’s your thing
Celebrate the works of Beethoven with Victoria Symphony’s Angela Cheng as she performs the entire cycle of Beethoven’s piano concerti. This all-Beethoven festival will also include the classical-era Symphony No. 1, and Symphony No. 3, “Eroica.” Tickets start at $30 and the show starts at 8 pm at the Royal Theatre. Visit rmts.bc.ca for more information.

Locals Jon and Roy are playing at Sugar on March 18 (photo provided).

Locals Jon and Roy are playing at Sugar on March 18 (photo provided).

Friday, March 18
If Beethoven isn’t your thing…
…head over to Sugar and catch a show from locals Jon and Roy. Advance tickets are $25 and can be found at Lyle’s Place or ticketfly.com. Doors for the show are at 8 pm; for more info, visit sugarnightclub.ca.

Saturday, March 19 and 20
Photography for adults
If you’re an amateur photographer and would like to improve your skills then you may benefit from the Royal BC Museum’s workshop on photography for adults. The cost is $45 per day and includes a gallery tour with an award-winning photographer to highlight composition and techniques used, as well as a walking trip into Beacon Hill Park. For more information on this workshop visit royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/events.

Sunday, March 20
Irish tunes at Farquhar
The Irish band De Dannan will be bringing their traditional Irish music to the University of Victoria on March 20. Tickets are $35 for students; the show starts at 7:30 pm in the Farquhar Auditorium. For more information visit uvic.ca/auditorium.

Wednesday, March 23
Timeless classics
The Glenn Miller Orchestra will be taking the stage at UVic’s Farquhar Auditorium with their unique swing/jazz sound this Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm. Student ticket prices are $40 and can be found at ticket@uvic.ca. For more information, please visit uvic.ca/auditorium.

Thursday, March 24
You look stressed
Come let the Camosun College Student Society ease away your woes at the De-Stress Fest, going down from 10 am until 2 pm outside at the Lansdowne campus. There will be a mindfulness seminar, acupuncture, therapy dog petting, and more. Also, free snacks and beverages. Did we mention you could come pet dogs? See camosunstudent.org for more info.

Friday, March 25
Rushing into love
Head over to Lucky Bar for a night with the Fast Romantics. Advance tickets are $15; doors are at 7 pm. More info on this event can be found at luckybar.ca.

Thursday, March 31
Celebrating art at Camosun
Camosun College is hosting a gala celebration of curated poetry and art, starting at 6:30 pm. Visual artists and poets will participate in the poetry reading and art exhibition of the Art-Poem-Art-Experiment. For more information visit art-poem-experiment.com.

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