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An Evening of Black and White...Because Grey Matters

The Victoria Brain Injury Society (VBIS) proudly presents the 8th Annual Evening of Black & White…Because Grey Matters Gala Fundraiser in the Pacific Ballroom of the four-star Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour Hotel on Saturday, November 5, 2016. This captivating evening features a swinging concert with acclaimed Victoria multi-instrumentalist Nick La Riviere and his talented band, a bubbles and ale reception, tapas, silent and live auctions and much more. Check out Nick's website to hear some of his amazing music. 

Our platinum presenting sponsor for this event is:


Get your tickets at http://becausegreymatters.eventbrite.ca or check out our gala website http://www.becausegreymatters.com/ for more information

The Music

Composer, arranger, singer, trombonist, band leader, conch shell player, bass player: Nick La Riviere is already known as one of BC’s busiest musicians. He’s performed with award winning artists - Michael Kaeshammer, Nikki Yanofsky, The Temptations, Adonis Puentes, Locarno, The Paperboys, to name a few. A performer of many genres, he regularly plays R&B, folk, funk, latin, klezmer, jazz, pop, and more. His musical travels have taken him all over Canada, the USA, and as far as Germany, Switzerland, Austria, England, Ireland, Luxembourg, and Mexico. Nick has released two albums, his latest "Another Time Around", features all-original material in jazz, R&B, pop and reggae genres.

The Wine and Ale

The gala features a complimentary wine and ale reception for all guests from 6.30-7.30. Enjoy delicious beverages from Driftwood Brewery and Blue Grouse Winery.

The Food

Guests will be able to enjoy a delicious tapas style small plates dinner with many delicious choices of hot and cold dishes as well as live action stations. Executive Chef David Roger and his culinary team find inspiration in local, sustainable, fresh ingredients readily abundant along the Pacific Coast. And the menu for the evening will feature some unique ideas and ingredients for a refreshing approach to (or take on) West Coast dining.




Thank you to everyone who participated in the 7th Annual Gala Fundraiser, it was a huge success!

Check out our official Black and White...Because Grey Matters website: http://www.becausegreymatters.com/ for pictures.