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Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank

Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank June 20th, The Rickshaw Theatre By Allan MacInnis I remember witnessing a leather-jacketed rocker viciously take to pummelling a much smaller, dreadlocked kid at a Reverend Horton Heat show a few...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis

Mad Caddies with guests the Johnstones and Party at the Moontower

November 4th, Venue, Vancouver Strolling down Granville Street to Venue, I couldn’t help but notice the somewhat historic 50-foot “Plaza” sign still hanging outside the newly renovated room. That sign was a beacon of nostalgia...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kristina Mameli

The Spitfires, Battle Snakes & The Jolts @ The Media Club June 19th

The Spitfires, Battle Snakes & The Jolts @ The Media Club June 19th By: Denis Maile On this night of rock n roll The Jolts opened the show because their bassist was busy eating poutine. To make up for this The Jolts had not 1, but 3 dif...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile

Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra charm hometown crowd

Victoria’s Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra recently played Upstairs Cabaret here in their hometown of Victoria with locals Compassion Gorilla and Carousels opening up. There was a strong sense of community and no shortage of dancing at the ...
Author: Matt O'Connor
Published by: Nexus

Hawaiian Bibles / Land / Owl Drugs / Mohawk Lodge @ The Astoria

Music Waste 2008 Jesus fucking CHRIST!!! This city is a veritable loot-bag of musical talent, and it becomes more apparent to me every time I get my ass out to see some live music that there's much more going on under my nose than I thou...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike

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

MUSIC WASTE 2008:

Pub 340 - June 5th, 2008 MUSIC WASTE 2008: The B-Lines / Dead Ghosts / Get Well Bomb / The TVees Pub 340 - June 5th, 2008 Dave Bertrand For the first time in many moons, I really made the effort to make it out on time for the openi...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand

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

In Your Facefest!

Well, it’s that time of year again: Faceplant Studios will be holding their 14th annual showcase June 6th at the Railway Club. With a thirty band line-up assembled from the community of a rehearsal/recording studio the show is eclectic ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Orchard Pinkish

White Lung/Abe Vigoda/Vivian Girls

White Lung/Abe Vigoda/Vivian Girls Biltmore Cabaret April 29th 2009 One unassuming day last summer, I went to the Astoria to see a girl band that was on a label I really love – In The Red. They were called the Vivian Girls, and they ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: ShannonGross

Vancouver Youth Comes of Age

IGNITE X Toast Of The Town at The Wise Hall May 20th 2009 Tonight The Wise Hall looks like something out of an Elvis Presley movie: the young crowd in fancy dress appropriate to 50’s dancehall goers, as the best youth talent Vancouve...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Adam King

Stand Down C.D. Release Party

The Glim Project / Incura / Stand Down / Hezzakya Stand Down C.D. Release Party The Penthouse, Fri. May 9th Edward Dinsley I hate being the reviewer who turns up late to a show and all but misses the opening act. Unfortunately, I was...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Edward Dinsley

Ceramic sculptor Samantha Dickie

The ceramic sculpture of Samantha Dickie conveys both mystery and metaphor. The intriguing textural forms of her multi-component installations invite investigation. What are the structures made from? What do they contain? Why are some surfaces channelled,
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Sex With Strangers/ Parlour Steps/ Call The City / Streetlight

Nearly Famous Music Festival Friday, November 14 @ Railway Club This night had a definite New Wave feel to it. A draft choice of late 70's and early 80's influences was bandied about. Streetlight, a four piece of bass, drums, keyboard...
Author: Mark Bignell
Published by: The Skinny Magazine

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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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