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This event began 2021-11-24 and repeats every day until 2021-12-19


This season the Belfry is offering Pay What You Want tickets for all performances.
“Fresh, funny, thought-provoking, and full of unexpected surprises” - BROADWAY WORLD
Actor and playwright Marcia Johnson was inspired to write this play after watching an early episode of “The Crown” on Netflix.
“The series was extremely well-made...I have seen every single episode. But, a particular episode, the one set in Kenya, still stands out as flawed to me. The Kenyan perspective was completely ignored.” Marcia Johnson
Politics and pop culture collide with unexpected twists as this fascinating play moves between 1952 Kenya—when an anti-monarchist cook challenges Princess Elizabeth in the moments before she becomes queen—and 2015 London—when a Kenyan-Canadian film student clashes with convention and custom while working on a TV series about the Royals.
The tension between people and politics—imperialism, representation, and the irresistible draw of the monarchy—infuses and ignites this exciting new play.
“Richly detailed with urgent ideas…Serving Elizabeth is a gem.” NOW MAGAZINE, TORONTO
From November 23 to December 19, 2021, the Belfry Theatre will be producing Serving Elizabeth by Marcia Johnson.  Directed by Nigel Shawn Williams, Serving Elizabeth stars Lucinda Davis, Sia Foryoh, Ryan Hollyman, Amanda Lisman, and Nathan D. Simmons. Serving Elizabeth will also live stream (with live in-person audiences) from December 7 - 12.
Ticket Information  
To make the Belfry even more affordable and accessible, this year we are offering Pay What You Want tickets for both in-person attendance and live streams. Tickets are available at 250-385-6815 or online at tickets.belfry.bc.ca.  
 We will be performing at 75% capacity for this production and adhering to all of the Covid protocols. We anticipate returning to 100% capacity in the new year.

    

Ballet Étoile presents ‘The Storybook Nutcracker’, a unique production bringing the classic Nutcracker story to life with engaging narration, vibrant costumes, and the intimate setting of the Charlie White Theatre. After receiving an unusual Christmas gift from her Uncle Drosselmeyer, Clara is swept away on a magical adventure to the Kingdom of the Sweets, encountering a number of enchanting characters along the way.
Experience this holiday gem with live narration, vibrant costumes, and exuberant new dances performed by a cast of over 60 dancers to the timeless music of Tchaikovsky!
Engaging narration and the intimate setting of the Charlie White Theatre immerses the audience in the classic Nutcracker story, making this production perfectly suited for younger audience members and first time ballet attendees.
Share the magic of The Storybook Nutcracker with the whole family this holiday season!
Tickets: https://tickets.marywinspear.ca/TheatreManager/1/login&event=1386
Adults $25, Student/Senior $20, Child under 12 $15.

    

This is Claire Gaulin-Brown’s solo art exhibit at the Esquimalt Community Arts Hub! Please join us for the opening reception on November 27th from 7-9pm.

About the Exhibit
A series bound by the fragile ground we tread, the fractured structures holding up our weight, and the alarm sounding contradiction of relentless forward progress at all costs. As ecological decay permeates our lives and breaks down structural complexity of our ecosystems we look to the past with eyes sealed shut, and stare into the future armed with false hope and power to push past caution until the ground falls out from under our feet.


    

This event began 2021-11-30 and repeats every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday until 2021-12-23


This year MediaNet celebrates 40 years of supporting film and video artists in the Victoria region!
We are celebrating by presenting a series of exhibitions by members past and present, culminating in a birthday party on December 16 from 4-6pm in the FLUX Media Gallery. 
November 30 -December 10: film and video works by Kristina Campbell, Scott Amos and Steven Davies. Reception Nov 30 4pm -6pm
December 14 -23: videos by Farheen HaQ and Lindsay Delaronde
Following Covid safety protocols, we will be checking vaccine passports at the reception and birthday party, where we will be serving refreshments. All other times, masks must be worn inside the gallery.

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