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Victoria`s Filming Boom Benefits Locals

Times Colonist interviews Kirsten Van Ritzen about her acting roles in television movies filmed in Victoria in 2015. Posted: Oct 4, 2016
Author: Michael Reid
In this Article Artist(s) Kirsten Van Ritzen
Vancouver Youth Comes of Age

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... Posted: Jun 6, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Adam King
In this Article Artist(s) the naive, The Beauties, Stefana Fratila, CHELSEA JOHNSON, Eric Campbell , The Bank Dogs Resource(s): WISE Hall
Sunrise/Bateman Partnership

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  Posted: May 4, 2016
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Behind The Canvas: Michael Abraham

Behind The Canvas: Michael Abraham

From http://artperspective.org Our profile series 'Behind the Canvas' this week with Canadian artist, Michael Abraham. We have been following Michael's work for more than a decade and he continues to evolve, playing with scale, texture and expanding fro Posted: Aug 7, 2015
Published by: http://artperspective.org
Author: artperspective.org
In this Article Artist(s) Michael Abraham
Ravenous @ Alcheringa

Ravenous @ Alcheringa

Alcheringa Gallery presents Ravenous with Rande Cook and Carollyne Yardley, June 23-July 19, 2014. Opening Reception with artists in attendance on Saturday June 28, 2-5 PM. Posted: Jun 16, 2014
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Resource(s): Alcheringa Gallery, Art Openings

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... Posted: Oct 8, 2014
Published by: Exhibit-v
Author: Philip Willey
In this Article Artist(s) Carollyne Yardley, Rande Cook Resource(s): Alcheringa Gallery

Opening Doors for Artists

"As a writer, photographer and graphic design artist, I know how difficult it is to have a venue to showcase and sell my work. Also, there are not too many high salaries in the Arts field, and trying to make a decent income can be an uphill battle. Many p Posted: Apr 25, 2015
Published by: James Bay Beacon
Author: Doreen Marion Gee
In this Article Resource(s): ArtCommons.ca, Victoria Free-Net Association (ViFA.ca)
THE BUTTLESS CHAPS: A Decade of Rooteus Maximus

THE BUTTLESS CHAPS: A Decade of Rooteus Maximus

In the ever-changing world of indie-rock, be it Vancouver or elsewhere, it’s a respectable feat to maintain a working band for ten years…and the Buttless Chaps have been doing just that, with no signs of wearing out or slowing down. Cor... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Ferdy belland
In this Article Artist(s) The Buttless Chaps

Aztec Releases The Best Indie Rock Album Of The Year With Stitches

Aztec Releases The Best Indie Rock Album Of The Year With Stitches Posted: Feb 19, 2015
Author: Sell Out Records
Published by: Sell Out Records
In this Article Artist(s) AZTEC
Interview with Dusty from the Hits

Interview with Dusty from the Hits

We have lots to talk about because The Hits have been one busy band. First off, can you introduce yourself and the band and their instruments. Why no bass? Alright, well, I am Dusty and I hit stuff really hard and sing a bit, Lou Slips... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Hits!
Kirsten Van Ritzen Returns For Another Round of Sin City

Kirsten Van Ritzen Returns For Another Round of Sin City

Actress/comedian Kirsten Van Ritzen discusses her acting career, passion for improv, and creating Sin City Live Improv Serial in Victoria with partner Ian Ferguson. Posted: Oct 6, 2016
Published by: Nexus Newspaper
Author: Mason Hendrix
In this Article Resource(s): Broad Theatrics Society

Bel Riose

Rah Rah, Library Voices, Bel Riose & Bash Brothers The Railway Club Wednesday, February 18 2009 I’m glad I took the night off work this last Wednesday for a little Bel Riose eardrum shakeup at the Railway. In the process I discov... Posted: Mar 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Bel Riose, the bash brothers, Library Voices , Rah Rah Resource(s): Railway Club
Swank – Campfire Psalm CD Release

Swank – Campfire Psalm CD Release

Friday June 6, 2008 @ the Railway Club Expectations were running high for this CD release. Swank’s epic new CD/Karaoke DVD release Campfire Psalms has been greeted with banner press all around. Punters filled the Rail early, imbibing... Posted: Jun 25, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Boy Howdy
In this Article Artist(s) Swank Resource(s): Railway Club

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 ... Posted: Oct 20, 2014
Author: Matt O'Connor
Published by: Nexus
In this Article Artist(s) Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra
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