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New Works by Rebecca Jewell

Soaring High, Landing Hard: The Veneration and Exploitation of Birds New Works by Rebecca Jewell
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Get Lucky with Tom Holliston!

I’ve always thought that someone should rhyme “Erik Estrada” with “vagina dentata” in a song, and it occurred to me, when I came late and awestruck to the solo output of songwriter and Nomeansno/Hanson Brothers guitarist Tom Holli...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis

Ira Hoffecker presents Transitions at Fortune Gallery

Ira Hoffecker presents Transitions at Fortune Gallery
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

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

On the road with Cambridge

Cambridge has been prominent in the Vancouver punk scene since late 2005. Tour is nothing new to them; this is their second cross-Canada run. The first one went quite well up until a breakdown in Brandon, Manitoba caused them to miss some s...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile

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

The Rebel Spell and the Subhumans- Political Punks Unite for a Cause

When I last interviewed Vancouver punks the Rebel Spell, I was surprised to discover that, long before the band had formed, their singer and principal lyricist Todd Serious knew the Subhumans’ Gerry Hannah. Stepha and Todd were living in ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis

Focus by Brad Nugent

Focus
Author: Brad Nugent
Published by: Victoria Daily Times

Megan Dickie at Open Space

One Way or Another by Megan Dickie Jan 13 - Feb 18 2017 at Open Space Opening Friday Jan 13 at 7:30 PM
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

The Amazing Journey of a MISSA Artist

MaryLou Wakefield, a local Victoria artist, came away with a life-altering experience last summer. It changed her perspective on what she could achieve as an artist— with courage, curiosity and the willingness to take a risk. Here is her story.
Published by: Go WestShore
Author: Anne Marie Moro

Paul McKenzie Interview Part 2

Paul McKenzie Interview Part 2 CJ: The band formed in 1992. How was starting a punk project in the high-age of grunge music? Paul: I could bend your ear for an hour with a question like that. We knew some bands in Seattle that would set...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: CJ Leon

Critical Comments

Critical comments by various curators and interviewers of artist Brandy Saturley
Published by: The Art of Brandy Saturley
Author: Various

Do Tell - YAM Magazine

I was recently interviewed for the "Do Tell" section of YAM Magazine (Sept/October, Style Issue). For editing purposes, the full interview was cut short, the link provided is the full interview.
Published by: Yam Magazine
Author: Susan Hollis

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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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