Theatre Skam merges exercise and art with its annual Bike Ride, an outdoor festival in which cyclists ride along a 4-kilometre stretch of the Galloping Goose Trail and take in professional performances along the way. Journeys begin at Cecelia Ravine Park, the hub for biking audience members with a decor station for prettying two-wheelers with eco-friendly bells and whistles and playing cards from Mother Nature's annual poker game. Guides gather a dozen wheeled viewers at a time, leading them on 45-minute jaunts punctuated by three theatrical shorts of varying persuasions, including comedy, musical theatre, spoken word, and storytelling. At the end of each night, riders gather in the park for a jovial 75-minute set by a local band. Spectators may pedal through four tours per admission, totalling 12 shows, and spend time between sets munching on healthy concessions or marshmallow helmets.
Victoria Highlanders FC is an amateur soccer club in the United Soccer Leagues in Victoria, BC Canada. The club has a U23 Men's team in the Premier Development League and a Women's Team in the W-League. They also run a year-round soccer development academy for youth ages 9-20.
Inside its plush, 300-seat theatre, Cinecenta suns the bright stares of students and local film buffs with glowing projections of new, classic, and indie pictures. Ease dorsal ends into a cushion, inhale real butter’s seductive aroma with a medium popcorn (a $3.50 value), and beckon carbonated elixirs to slip up the straw of a medium fountain drink (a $2.15 value) as eyes engage one of a variety of films. Cinecenta's calendar diversifies its silver screen with old school classics, recent box-office wonders, foreign films, and indie darlings. Two tickets (a $15.50 value) enables Groupon holders to invite along a friend, a maybe-more-than friend, or a school of respectful imaginary friends.
Competitors in the nine-team Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League, the Peninsula Panthers foster excellence in fledgling hockey players as they compete against some of Canada's finest young talent. With three Brent Patterson Memorial Trophies in their arsenal—including back-to-back championships in 2010 and 2011—the Panthers have emerged as one of the league's premiere programs and a hotbed for future stars to move on to the next level. A handful of NHL players have matriculated through the Panthers system, including current Dallas Stars fixtures Jamie and Jordie Benn.
Opened in 1949 as the Roxy Classic Theatre, the recently rebranded uniplex captivates moviegoers with a full schedule of Hollywood blockbusters and first-run films. Inside the 447-seat single-screen theatre, newly installed digital surround sound tickles open ears with crisp acoustics, and lingering 1940s architectural charm snugly embraces viewers in a retro ambience and inspires rampant suspender snapping during intermissions. As larger-than-life images escape the venue’s digital projector and flicker across the screen, wide-eyed gazers can pay a visit to the full-service concession, where freshly popped popcorn intoxicates nostrils with wafts of real butter and hands with a reluctance to share.