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VAN ISLE TOP 10 – JUNE

Each episode Culture Vulture TV brings you the TOP 10 events on Vancouver Island. This month CVTV is proud to sponsor Atomic Vaudeville and more!
Shot on location at Trapped, a real life room escape in Victoria BC. CLICK HERE to check them out. 

  1. Langham Court Theatre presents Proof (June 9-24)

Can a young woman whose principal education in advanced mathematics from her crazy father be the author of a brilliant mathematical proof? Delving into the sacrificing nature of family relationships, this engaging drama explores the depths of love and the mystery of brilliance.

http://www.langhamtheatre.ca

  1. Rock Legends, the Sequel to Twist and Shout – Chemainus Theatre (June 2 – August 26)

Experience this most influential music in a live tribute to the incredible artists from the mid-1950’s through the 1970’s, including the Beach Boys, The Everly Brothers, The Monkees, Elton John, Simon & Garfunkel, Sonny & Cher, and many more incredible artists!
http://chemainustheatrefestival.ca

  1. Vancouver Island Comic Con (June 11)

Comic Con is a fun and enthusiastic comic book convention filling a nerdy void on Vancouver Island. Artists, Cosplay Contest, Demos, Panels and a special surprise guest will make up a full day of entertainment and activities.

https://www.vanislecomiccon.com

  1. Feast: Film & Food Festival – VFF (June 15 – 17)

The Victoria Film Festival has announced the line-up for the fifth annual FEAST: Food & Film Festival with events taking place on June 15, 16, and 17. FEAST will host six scrumptious screenings over three days that your sensory side won’t want to miss out on!

http://www.feastfoodfilm.ca

  1. Royal BC Museum

The Royal BC Museum Corporation is one of Canada’s greatest cultural treasures. The museum was founded in 1886; the Archives, in 1894. In 2003, these two organizations joined to become British Columbia’s combined provincial museum and archives, collecting artifacts, documents and specimens of British Columbia’s natural and human history, safeguarding them for the future and sharing them with the world. Come share the history of Beautiful British Columbia with your Family this June. 

http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca 

  1. Sooke River Bluegrass Festival (June 16)

The Sooke River Bluegrass Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary this year with top national and local bluegrass bands Father’s Day weekend at the Sooke River Campground. The family event features bluegrass and Appalachian style old-time music, as well as workshops, jam sessions and a Saturday night square dance under a big top circus tent. Bring your camp chair, your guitar, banjo, fiddle or mandolin and join the fun.

http://sookebluegrass.com/

  1.    CVTV is proud to SPONSOR: Atomic Vaudeville – Hedwig and The Angry Inch (June 8 – 18)

 Atomic Vaudeville is proud to bring Hedwig and The Angry Inch to Victoria audiences this June. Hedwig Robinson is not content to let her rock star ex-boyfriend Tommy Gnosis have all the success. She shares the stories of her life – ranging from escaping communist Eastern Germany, to her boxed sex-change that gave birth to the Angry Inch, to just who really wrote all those Tommy Gnosis songs that have been so popular. At times touching, this is a Bowie-esque glam-rock extravaganza of a musical comedy that audiences are sure to remember.

http://atomicvaudeville.wixsite.com/atomic-vaudeville

  1. Point Ellice House

Point Ellice House and Historic Gardens lets you step back in time, to the time of one of BC’s premiere families, the O’Reilly’s. Fully furnished with the family’s original and personal belongings who lived here for 100 yrs, this Italianate bungalow presents one of the most complete collections of Victoriana anywhere in North America.

https://pointellicehouse.com

  1. Bites, Brews, Bands on the Barge (Fridays in June)

    Located at the Ogden Point Breakwater, the Barge is a great place to spend a Friday Night. Local Bands play on the Barge every Friday Night from May 26th to Sept 22. Local Craft Beer, Cider and Wine is on the menu with fabulous Food Trucks.

https://www.facebook.com/thebreakwaterbarge/

  1. Blue Bridge Theatre – Born Yesterday (May 30 – June 11)

An uncouth, remorseless junk dealer arrives in Washington DC with his showgirl mistress by his side. His mission – to buy a congressman. When her ignorance and audacity threatens his business dealings, he hires a journalist to educate her. It turns out she has an incredible natural intelligence, which she uses to turn the tables on the under -the-table proceedings…

http://bluebridgetheatre.ca