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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 Posted: May 10, 2014
Published by: CBC.ca
Author: CBC
In this Article Artist(s) Carollyne Yardley

Animation in art education: the animated classroom

Abstract: Our society is surrounded by a vast array of messages conveyed more and more with moving images animated to seem so realistic that it becomes difficult to know whether the images being viewed are "alive" or created by the human hand. Animation Posted: Apr 26, 2017
Published by: University of Victoria, Faculty of Education
Author: Lorraine Y. Pawlivsky-Love
In this Article Artist(s) Dr. Bob Dalton, UVic Resource(s): Silver Quill Creative Group

Orit Shimoni Bitter is the New Sweet

With her fifth album release on April 1 and Western Canadian tour dates throughout April, Orit Shimoni’s Bitter is the New Sweet opens up an exciting new chapter in the life of one Canada’s most brilliant and lyrically impactful vocalis... Posted: Apr 2, 2015
Author: Matt Hanson
Published by: Beatroute Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Orit Shimoni

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... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Author: Nate Pike
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) LAND
Bison BC: Wendigo 2010

Bison BC: Wendigo 2010

Bison members I spoke to agree that the closure of The Cobalt would (or is it will?) be a “huge blow” for the Vancouver music scene. “Bison has played The Cobalt probably about five times,” guitarist/ vocalist James Farwell tells me... Posted: Oct 5, 2009
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
The Restarts, Fear of Tomorrow, The Rebel Spell, System Shit and Spectres

The Restarts, Fear of Tomorrow, The Rebel Spell, System Shit and Spectres

The Sweatshop, June 22nd I walked into the dimly-lit Sweatshop to catch the tail end of System Shit’s wonderfully sloppy set. Who would have thought that a punk gig would start at 7pm? Fear of Tomorrow hit the stage and began to sonica... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kai Tolley
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell, Fear Of Tomorrow, System Shit, The Restarts, spectres Resource(s): The Sweatshop
Megan Dickie at Open Space

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 Posted: Jan 10, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Summer & The Sinners – Can’t Keep a Good Girl Down – Independent

Summer & The Sinners – Can’t Keep a Good Girl Down – Independent - by Dave Harris 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 venu... Posted: Mar 2, 2016
Author: -By Dave Harris
Published by: FaceBook
In this Article Artist(s) Summer and The Sinners, Ross Damude, Brian Hay
Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank

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... Posted: Jul 9, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) Swank, The Deadcats, The Nervous Fellas Resource(s): Rickshaw Theatre
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES: SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS RETURN

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES: SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS RETURN

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings release new record, "Give the People What They Want". The release date was scheduled for the passed summer, but was pushed later due to the diagnoses of Sharon Jones's Stage II pancreatic cancer. After undergoing treatment, Posted: Jan 17, 2014
Published by: The New Yorker
Author: Ben Greenman
In this Article Artist(s) Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Resource(s): The New Yorker, Ben Greenman

Fired Up! Ceramic Artists

                                Fired Up! Ceramic Artists in 2017 Experience and expertise are two key ingredients of the the Fired Up! ceramics collective. This talented and professional group of clay artists celebrate 33 years of annual Posted: Mar 25, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Press reviews

Bluegrass fans were treated to a lively and fun evening Friday night, Nov. 4, at Char's Landing. Bluegrass Fever tore through an eclectic repertoire, consisting of traditional American tunes like Sweet Sally Brown and Fly Around My Prett... Posted: Dec 30, 2014
Published by: Alberni Valley times
Author: Florentia Scott
In this Article Artist(s) Bluegrass Fever
Fibrations

Fibrations

Fibrations 2017, Sunday August 20, 10am-4pm celebrates seven successful years.The festival unfolds at Robert J Porter Park at Fairfield Gonzales Community Place, 1330 Fairfield Road Posted: Aug 12, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Resource(s): Art Openings
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