special events

FRINGE FESTIVAL 20th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT!

TUESDAY AUGUST 22, 7:00 PM
OPEN AIR VICTORIA, CENTENNIAL SQUARE
FREE WITH YOUR 2006 FRINGE BUTTON (BUTTONS $5 AT THE GATE)

The biggest birthday bash the Fringe has ever thrown, this free event features Ridely Bent, Big John Bates & the Voodoo Dollz, and local hipsters Hank & Lily. Fringe-style rockabilly, burlesque, gee-tars and mayhem, hosted by 2006 Fringe fest performers Matthew Payne (Theatre SKAM) and Michael Delamont (Cannibal! The Musical). Not to be missed.

FRINGE EVE PREVIEW

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23, 9:30 PM
VENUE 5 (VICTORIA EVENT CENTRE, 1415 BROAD)

Pre-fest chaos as a dozen Fringe companies seize the stage for sneak peeks and promos of their upcoming shows, opening night ticket giveaways, and a draw for a 2006 Fringe VIP Superpass! Free admission if you bring your 2006 Visa button, or $5 cover at the door.

FRINGEKIDS FEST

IN MARKET SQUARE
SATURDAY AUGUST 26, 11 AM - 4PM
MARKET SQUARE (LOWER JOHNSON STREET)

The Fringe’s 100% FREE end-of-summer splash for kids returns with live music, entertainment, face-painting, daredevil stunts, and oodles of fun stuff to make and do! If you’re able, bring along a donation of new school supplies for the Backpack Attack – Market Square’s program for kids in need headed back to school.

FRINGE ON FILM

TUESDAY AUGUST 29, 9:30 PM
VENUE 5 (VICTORIA EVENT CENTRE, 1415 BROAD STREET)

One night only! Come and enjoy a free screening of Victoria-made short films in our licensed venue. Presented in association with Cinevic: The Independent Filmmakers Society.

FRINGEKIDS THEATRE PROGRAM

DANCE ROOM AND MULTIPURPOSE ROOM, COMMONWEALTH PLACE
AUGUST 28 to SEPTEMBER 1, 10 AM - 4 PM ($110/WEEK)

Spilt Milk Comedy Theatre returns with its 8th year of their showbiz day camp for young people aged 6-16. It’s a one-week camp where participants will design, develop, and star in their own “Fringe” show! A great introduction to theatre, with an emphasis on fun, creativity, and teamwork. If you ever had a desire to be onstage, this is your chance to star in your own show!
CALL SPILT MILK AT 479-3374 FOR DETAILS AND REGISTRATION