TUESDAY, JAN. 28
11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. The VIU Department of Anthropology and Anthropology Student Club present a free public lecture by Daryl Fedje from the University of Victoria. Fedje will speak about 'Sea Levels and Archaeology on the Northwest Coast' in building 356, room 109 on the VIU campus, 900 Fifth St.
7 p.m. 'Wordstorm' spoken word and open mic event at the Vault, 499 Wallace St. Featured performers are Daniela Elza, Mary Ann Moore and Jan DeGrass. To reserve email David at email@example.com.
7:30 p.m. Maple Blues Award winner Matt Andersen plays his mixture of blues, roots and rock at the Port Theatre. For tickets or more information call 250-754-8550 or www.porttheatre.com
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 29
7:30 p.m. Hard rock powerhouse Buckcherry play the Port Theatre, along with One Bad Son, Bleeker Ridge and 3 Pill Morning. For more information and tickets call 250-754-8550 or go to www.porttheatre.com
7 -8 p.m. VIU's Science and Technology lecture series on air quality monitoring with Dr. Julie Saxton in Building 356, Room 109, 900 Fifth St.
THURSDAY, JAN. 30
6 -8 p.m. Information session for the Culinary Arts and Professional Baking program at VIU. Free. Call 1-866-734-6252 to reserve a seat.
6 -9 p.m. Life drawing drop-in at VIU. $5 at the door. Open to the public. Building 325 room 213.
7:30 p.m. Between Wood and Water: Restoring Dorothy, the Oldest Sailboat in Canada. A multimedia presentation at the Haven on Gabriola Island featuring Gabriola boat builder Tony Grove and filmmaker Tobi Elliott. Admission by donation. More information: 250-247-7213.
FRIDAY, JAN. 31
11 a.m. -6 p.m. 'Dragon's Den' auditions at Vancouver Island Conference Centre. For more information: www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/auditions
7 p.m. Zoe Henderson plays alt-country, folk and pop at ACME Food Co. on Commercial St. No cover.
7 p.m. Nanaimo Clippers fundraiser at Frank Crane Arena. $25 for game admission, burger, fries and a beer. Puck drops at 7 p.m. For tickets call: 250-754-1806.
8 p.m. Mark Crissinger at the Corner Bistro. Folk rock and blues. Free. More information: www.markcrissinger.com
SATURDAY, FEB. 1
1 p.m. Slideshow and talk with Nada Jovic, who recently hiked to the basecamp of Mt. Everest, at the Harbourfront Library. For more info call 250-753-1154.
1 -2 p.m. Just Kidding presents 'Monster Theatre's Mini Masterpieces' at Vancouver Island University's Malaspina Theatre, 900 Fifth St. Puppets, masks, song and dance and fun. Tickets are two for $16, at www.theatreone.org
7:30 p.m. The Vancouver Island Dance Theatre Association presents 'Dance Odyssey 2014' featuring a range of dance performances at the Port Theatre. For more information or tickets call 250-754-8550 or www.porttheatre.com
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