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Focus by Brad Nugent

Focus by Brad Nugent
Author: Brad Nugent
Published by: Victoria Daily Times

Nomeansno at the Royale Banquet Hall

Nomeansno at the Royale Banquet Hall April 3rd By Allan MacInnis Tom Holliston of Nomeansno is a baseball fan, so it was fortunate for him that the band’s recent Japanese tour - only their second in their 30 year history - took plac...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis

Documentary tells story of Dishrags, Central Saanich all-female punk band

Red and Madame Dishrags are bios of Vancouver’s Red Robinson, the most famous radio disc jockey in B.C. history, and the Dishrags, a key but little-known female punk group from Victoria.
Author: Mike Devlin

Culture X3: Our top picks for what's new in music, art and on the stage.

Through time and space
Published by: Page One Publishing
Author: YAM Magazine

Victoria educator Jerry Bryant was ‘giant musical force,’ taught at Esquimalt High

Jerry Bryant, a blues musician who had a knack for opening doors into the world of music for generations of local students, has died at age 98. The singer and jazz pianist, who was born in Kansas City on April Fool’s Day in 1923, died Aug. 19.
Author: Pedro Arrais
Published by: Times Colonist

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
Published by: Times Colonist

Jazz Sextet Continues To Groove

She’s been at it for 35 years, but Toni Blodgett’s love of jazz continues to fuel her band’s unique blend of what she calls “more traditional” music. What it really means is her group has access to a vast repertoire of jazz tunes and has develo
Author: Tim Collins
Published by: VicNews

DJ

Music von Frankenstone
Author: DJ Frankenstone

Canadian artist takes on giant toymaker Mattel over trademark of her name

Who has the right to sell dolls and related merchandise in Canada using the trademark, "Caroline"? Currently, that right belongs to Victoria, B.C. artist Carollyne Yardley, but she's being challenged by multi-billion dollar toymaker Mattel, who wants to s
Published by: CBC.ca
Author: CBC

Summer & The Sinners Cant Keep a Good Girl Down

Let me preface this review by saying I’ve known Summer since she was barely out of her teens and coming out to sit in or jam at various venues I was playing at around Victoria BC. I’ve watched her career with great interest and she has ...
Published by: FaceBook
Author: Dave Harris

Creative Diplomacy

Author: Piers Henwood
Published by: Canadian Musician

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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
Terri Rodstrom "@Terrirodstrominspiredbynature"
West coast waters, oils, pastels n glass from Victoria BC
draughle
Hardened rock from Victoria BC
Dirty Eddy
Pop, Synth Pop, Bedroom Pop from Victoria BC
kathryn compton
from Victoria BC
Little Fernwood Gallery
Gallery space supporting local, diverse and emerging artists
Open / Operational
The Saanich Peninsula Folk and Fiddle Society
To provide a world class community festival with an emphasis...
2243 Beacon Avenue Sidney BC
Open / Operational
Tiffanys
Located in the basement of the Empress Hotel Owner: Canadia...
Closed / Inactive
Sooke Fine Arts Society
A gallery and gift shop with artist talks, demos, and more!
Open / Operational

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