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Documentary tells story of Dishrags, Central Saanich all-female punk band

Red and Madame Dishrags are bios of Vancouver’s Red Robinson, the most famous radio disc jockey in B.C. history, and the Dishrags, a key but little-known female punk group from Victoria.
Author: Mike Devlin

Esquimalt's Tudor House Pub, lost to fire, had heart and history

Published by: Times Colonist
Author: Louise Dickson

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...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Boy Howdy

The Best Dance Schools in Victoria

Published by: Three Best Rated
Author: Three Best Rated

MISSA Magic!

Published by: #GoWestShore
Author: Anne Marie Moro

Jonathan Richman

Richards on Richards, July 2 As someone far more familiar with the Modern Lovers than Jonathan Richman’s solo output, I had little idea what to anticipate from his show. All I know is that it took place on my birthday, and Mr. Richman ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: ShannonGross

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

Toronto was never like this

United Way fundraising at the Empress Hotel in 1978
Author: Daily Colonist
Published by: Daily Colonist

The Birthday Party Paintings

The Birthday Party Paintings by Christine Clark reviewed by Debora Alanna ‘The Birthday Party Paintings' ~ 3-19 October 2014 Xchanges Gallery
Published by: Exhbit-v

Mike Kammerer returns to Fortune Gallery until Feb 11, 2022.

Preview: https://www.focusonvictoria.ca/palette/173/
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Derek Miller CD Review

Derek Miller The Dirty Looks Arbor I try to balance the good and bad in my reviews, even if I'm not into the style. I don't like saying it, but the sophomore album from Ontario's Derek Miller thoroughly sucks. It sounds like a bar band...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Filmore Mescalito Holmes

Osmose musicale - Review of One Drop's To Hell in a Band Casket

'A must-have for anyone looking for a good time. You're gonna shake your rump on the stompiest sounds around! Lots of styles, well done, raw sound... Will find a place within the collection (and hearth) of people supporting self-produced bands. The ar
Published by: Skarlatine Magazine
Author: Jonathan of Skarlatine

Interview with Marcus Geard and Glen Pine of THE SLACKERS

This interview also appears in issue #51 of Absolute Underground.

New York’s The Slackers have been combining ska, dub, reggae, and rock n’ roll for over 20 years. The Hellcat Re

Published by: Absolute Underground
Author: Michael Luis

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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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