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Welcome to rock ’n roll city

Local historian Glenn Parfitt was determined to create a website chronicling the early days of rock ’n’ roll in Victoria — despite the challenges involved in tracking down material.
Author: Mike Devlin

“Fergot Mu' Biscuits:” On the Deathstar Tour with The Pack A.D. (Part One!)

These gals...crazy. Vancouver to Toronto for a single gig. Fly home. Immediately pack the tour van. Cross the border at night. Drive 15 hours to a poorly attended Monday night show in Denver. Who does that? The Pack A.D., mofo, that's who....
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: David Bertrand

When Indigenous Nova Scotians were traded for African slaves

Published by: The Chronicle Herald
Author: John DeMont

Animation in art education: the animated classroom

Abstract: Our society is surrounded by a vast array of messages conveyed more and more with moving images animated to seem so realistic that it becomes difficult to know whether the images being viewed are "alive" or created by the human hand. Animation
Published by: University of Victoria, Faculty of Education
Author: Lorraine Y. Pawlivsky-Love

Haren Vakil & Greg Glover at the Gage

Gage Gallery member Haren Vakil and his invited guest Greg Glover have a lot in common. They met at meetings of the Island Illustrators Society and shared their views on art, politics and the nature of reality. In 2015 they collaborated on an artwork for
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

The Soul Motivators Do the Damn Thing

Published by: Exclaim! Media
Author: Matt Bauer

Sunrise/Bateman Partnership

Connecting Children Across the World Through Nature View a summary of this successful partnership  Between Sunrise Waldorf School and the Robert Bateman Centre 
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

VIctoria Musicians Stage Tribute to Gord Downie

Victoria musicians stage tribute to Gord Downie. Proceeds benefit Cool Aid Society and BC Cancer Agency. Interview with Lola Parks. Show organized by James Kasper of Mighty Speck Records.
Author: Kristyn Anthony
Published by: Victoria News, Black Press

Ska Fest 2013 Playlists

With another year of amazing shows and musicians, so too is it another year of summer playlists to play in the car, at work, and wherever you go. We've put together a list of our playlists for our 2013 festival.

Thousands of dollars of musical equipment stolen from Vancouver practice facility

Over 19 guitars and plenty of other musical equipment has been stolen from a number of Vancouver punk bands. “They used a crowbar and pushed through to force the door open,” said Billy Bones of Vicious Cycles, one of the bands who practiced in Gour
Author: Justin McElroy
Published by: Global News

A passing of the torch for Victoria’s rock music history archives

Royal City Music Project co-founder Glenn Parfitt wants valuable cultural material preserved
Author: Don Descoteau
Published by: Monday Magazine

Vancougar - “Canadian Tuxedo” CD/LP release party

w/ The Tranzmitors / Master Apes / Los Tycoons The Biltmore Cabaret July 11th, 2008 Mmmm! The Biltmore, with its refurbished red booths, red lights, cavernous mystery – once the most depressing waste of space in Mt. Pleasant, it is...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: David Bertrand

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Randall McGinnis at Xchanges Gallery.

Xchanges Gallery Is delighted to host PHOTOTEXTRINUM by Randall McGinnis in its physical space September 4-20, 2020 Randall McGinnis at Xchanges Gallery. COVID measures are in place. The artist can welcome four visitors to the gallery...
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
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