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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

Wantmonster – Bruised and boozed.

INTERVIEW Wantmonster are straight off the hard streets of Nelson B.C. Ok, the streets there aren’t very hard, unless you’re afraid of hippies with giant dreads that look like matted down stinky beaver tails, and who isn’t? Wantmon...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile

Anion Tape Review

Find someone who thinks tapes aren’t cool and I’ll shove my Sony Walkman up his bum. Tapes are still rad and this Anion tape is no different. It’s red in colour and resembling the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles soundtrack cassette tape ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dennis Maile

Illuminations: Songs Towards the Light

Review of Ensemble Laude's Winter concert, 2014.
Author: Elizabeth Courtney
Published by: Music in Victoria

Ravenous. Carollyne Yardley and Rande Cook at Alcheringa Gallery

Language evolves according to circumstance. Using terms like Indian, aboriginal, native, indigenous or First Nations is full of potential pitfalls. Writers must be careful to use the currently acceptable vocabulary. It’s important to be b...
Published by: Exhibit-v
Author: Philip Willey

Interview with Rocky Mountain Rebel Music

Interview with RMRM done in October, 2012 by D'Arcy Briggs Ska Fest: So first off, RMRM have become known as one of the region's best ska, reggae, and party bands. What were some of the original ideas behind the group and how would yo...

LAND- Self Titled

It's a rare occasion when an album captures me with such force on the first listen and keeps me rapt until the closing note, but this one takes the prize. In fact this is one of the best albums i have ever heard. Rob Nicholls and Galen Rigt...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nate Pike

Victoria`s Filming Boom Benefits Locals

Times Colonist interviews Kirsten Van Ritzen about her acting roles in television movies filmed in Victoria in 2015.
Author: Michael Reid

Bright Lights Bold City

Published by: Douglas Magazine
Author: Alex Van Tol

Things Are Getting Hairy: Bison BC prepares for Dark Ages

“We weren’t necessarily going for an animal name,” Bison BC co-guitarist/ co-vocalist James Farwell tells me when I ask about the name Bison. “We’d tossed around these Godawful made up words - ‘what looks good in a good metal fo...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis

Michael Demers

Published by: Victoria Music Scene
Author: Adam Lee

The Amazing Journey of a MISSA artist

How MISSA afforded an opportunity for a local artist to exhibit her work in New York and the events that flowed from it. Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts (MISSA), local artist MaryLou Wakefield, Master Printmaker Dan Welden, Southampton
Published by: Go Westshore magazine
Author: Anne Marie Moro

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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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