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Awakening Memory

Awakening Memory

Open Space presents Awakening Memory featuring artists Sonny Assu, lessLIE, and Marianne Nicolson. March 24 - April 29, 2017. Posted: Mar 25, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Margo Cooper and Elizabeth Carefoot at Gage Gallery

Margo Cooper and Elizabeth Carefoot at Gage Gallery

A lively Spring tonic awaits visitors to the Gage Gallery in early April 2021. Margo Cooper and Elizabeth Carefoot present a vibrant series of abstractions titled Eccentric Deliberations. The artwork of this talented duo is eccentric in the best possible Posted: Mar 18, 2021
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
GWAR – Oderus Urungus Does Not Smoke Crack Well With Others

GWAR – Oderus Urungus Does Not Smoke Crack Well With Others

GWAR – Oderus Urungus Does Not Smoke Crack Well With Others Oderus Urungus is not the sort of intergalactic barbarian warlord who minces his words. I spoke with the leader of GWAR recently, and between copious puffs on his crack pipe,... Posted: Aug 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kyle Antivenin
In this Article Artist(s) GWAR, Oderus Urungus
Kirsten Van Ritzen Returns For Another Round of Sin City

Kirsten Van Ritzen Returns For Another Round of Sin City

Actress/comedian Kirsten Van Ritzen discusses her acting career, passion for improv, and creating Sin City Live Improv Serial in Victoria with partner Ian Ferguson. Posted: Oct 6, 2016
Published by: Nexus Newspaper
Author: Mason Hendrix
In this Article Resource(s): Broad Theatrics Society
Hawaiian Bibles / Ford Pier / Bel Riose / Invasives

Hawaiian Bibles / Ford Pier / Bel Riose / Invasives

ANZA Club - Sat.May.24th I was in a bit of a funk as I made my way down to the ANZA club, already half-cut and looking to have my shit saved by some good ‘ol rock and roll. And with tonight’s amazing lineup, I was sure to have the ... Posted: Jun 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Ford Pier, Bel Riose, Hawaiian Bibles, Invasives Resource(s): The Anza Club
Starlight Pops presents \

Starlight Pops presents "What's Love Got To Do With It?"

Join Starlight Pops Choir for their spring concert featuring the music of Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Jackson 5, Otis Redding, The Pointer Sisters and more. Also featuring the Starlight Pops Combo. Posted: May 2, 2019
Author: Starlight Pops
In this Article Artist(s) Starlight Pops
Margo Cooper presents:   BRAIN DANCE: Going off the Ploughed Track

Margo Cooper presents: BRAIN DANCE: Going off the Ploughed Track

Overview: The original meaning of delirium was “going off the ploughed track”, a Roman medical term for madness. Brain Dance explores Cooper’s mental and emotional responses to an emergency surgery and period of recovery. Posted: Sep 16, 2018
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Interview with Heads Hang Heavy

Interview with Heads Hang Heavy

Interview with HHH was done in June, 2012 by D'Arcy Briggs Ska Fest: When and where do you guys meet? When did you decide to form the band? HHH: We all met through playing in other projects together. For example, our drummer, Pher, and Ch... Posted: Oct 31, 2012
In this Article Artist(s) Heads Hang Heavy Resource(s): D'Arcy Briggs
The Jolts Interview

The Jolts Interview

Who are you? Joey Blitzkrieg: Vocals and guitar Dr. Dylan Danger: Guitar Lector Kurrentz: Bass Matt Von Dander: Drums Mikey Screwdriver is our roadie, mediator and leads a double life as the Death Rider. Dwight Lightning does all ... Posted: May 6, 2008
In this Article Artist(s) The Jolts
Fake Shark Real Zombie

Fake Shark Real Zombie

Fake Shark Real Zombie at Biltmore Thursday October 16 I missed opener The Green Hour to attend the fundraiser at Pub 340 for the guys in The Hotel Lobbyists. A tragedy of that scope has not hit the Vancouver scene in many years and the ... Posted: Oct 27, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: dave bowes
In this Article Artist(s) Fake Shark Real Zombie Resource(s): The Biltmore Cabaret
Last Plague / Hezzakya / Simian Rue

Last Plague / Hezzakya / Simian Rue

Royal Unicorn Cabaret April 25th, 2008 A pointless evening, overall; I came for Black Betty – Black Betty did not come! Ana was sick. They were replaced by the comparable, admirable Hezzakya, with huge double-stacks of amps-amps-amps ... Posted: May 6, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) Hezzakya, Simian Rue, Last Plague Resource(s): Royal Unicorn Cabaret
The Restarts, Fear of Tomorrow, The Rebel Spell, System Shit and Spectres

The Restarts, Fear of Tomorrow, The Rebel Spell, System Shit and Spectres

The Sweatshop, June 22nd I walked into the dimly-lit Sweatshop to catch the tail end of System Shit’s wonderfully sloppy set. Who would have thought that a punk gig would start at 7pm? Fear of Tomorrow hit the stage and began to sonica... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kai Tolley
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell, Fear Of Tomorrow, System Shit, The Restarts, spectres Resource(s): The Sweatshop
AGING YOUTH GANG

AGING YOUTH GANG

There were moments of giddy transcendence a few weeks back when this very magazine held its official Launch Party featuring a host of Vancouver talent, among them a long-standing (but largely overlooked punk band) named Aging Youth Gang, wh... Posted: May 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Aging Youth Gang

Review: Canadian Guitarist West Coast Comerford happy to play blues

A story on west coast Canadian blues guitar man, West Coast Comerford. Comerford has played in many blues bands out of Victoria, including the Rockin' Devils, All Them Blues Band and Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band. The piece was published on Digita Posted: Jan 9, 2017
Author: Marcus Hondro
Published by: Digital Journal
In this Article Artist(s) Uncle Wigglys Hot Shoes Blues Band, Mark Comerford, Mark Johnson, Hank Leonhardt, Hubert Sumlin, Muddy Waters Resource(s): Harpo's in Victoria
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