Arts briefs

Tea time among the books; Class clowns put on a show; Romp in Centennial Square

Tea time among the books

Treat yourself to an afternoon of poetry, tea and fanciful hats. The Greater Victoria Public Library is celebrating Framing the Garden: Reflections of Victoria, a new book of poetry, prose and art compiled by Linda Rogers in honour of Victoria’s 150th year.

Hear some of Victoria’s greatest poets such as MAC Farrant, Carol Ann Sokoloff and Richard Olafson. Register online at or call 250-382-7241 for more information. The event is on Aug. 18, 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Saanich Centennial Branch.

Class clowns put on a show


Hanky-pankering for a good time? Sketch Ed comedy troupe presents Cram Session, a comedy revue at the Victoria Event Centre, 8 p.m. Aug. 20. All revenue will be donated to AIDS Vancouver Island. Tickets, $5. Go to

Romp in Centennial Square

Suddenly Dance Theatre presents ROMP! in the Square, at Centennial Square, Aug. 21 to 25 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Featuring dance artists and a new dance-film installation, Rush of Water/Rush of Air. For details go to





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