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Neil Young's Harvest Moon given new life in B.C. jazz star's latest album

Victoria's Maureen Washington lays it all on the line in her new album, which remembers her husband Posted: Nov 4, 2018
Author: Jon Hernandez
Published by: CBC News
In this Article Artist(s) Maureen Washington Resource(s): CBC'S Hot Air
Dr Joey Only is in the house

Dr Joey Only is in the house

Dr Joey Only is in the house Vancouver’s genuine adventurous punk rock country boy and underdog, our Stompin’ Tom and Hank Williams rolled into one, had to be interviewed. It wasn’t death threats to us really but a message he left on... Posted: Jul 22, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Joey Only Outlaw Band
Fake Shark Real Zombie

Fake Shark Real Zombie

Fake Shark Real Zombie at Biltmore Thursday October 16 I missed opener The Green Hour to attend the fundraiser at Pub 340 for the guys in The Hotel Lobbyists. A tragedy of that scope has not hit the Vancouver scene in many years and the ... Posted: Oct 27, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: dave bowes
In this Article Artist(s) Fake Shark Real Zombie Resource(s): The Biltmore Cabaret

Minto Climbs Olympus

Minto Climbs Olympus by Matt Hagarty It's any young band's dream to record an album with such a marquee name as Steve Albini's. Recording with the famed sound engineer/pundit responsible for output from Nirvana, Superchunk, The Stooges,... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Matt Hagarty
In this Article Artist(s) MINTO
The Amazing Journey of a MISSA artist

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 Posted: Mar 22, 2020
Published by: Go Westshore magazine
Author: Anne Marie Moro
In this Article Artist(s) MaryLou Wakefield Resource(s): Southampton Arts Center, NY https://southamptonartscentre.com/
The Rebel Spell

The Rebel Spell

The Cobalt Feb 29th, 2008 If Vancouver were a jungle and we were all chimps, Todd Serious and Chris Rebel would have their own separate little bands. Chris’ pack would be more violent and smaller, and would conduct raids into Todd’s... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell Resource(s): The Former Cobalt
Victoria Book Prize Finalists Annouced

Victoria Book Prize Finalists Annouced

Celebrating 13 years, the Victoria Book Prize Society is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize. Posted: Sep 14, 2016
Author: City of Victoria
In this Article Resource(s): City of Victoria, Victoria Book Prize Society

Cracker

Cracker Sunrise in the Land of Milk and Honey 429 Records Since the early 1990s, and most famously with 1993’s platinum selling Kerosene Hat, Cracker has been providing an interesting take on contemporary alternative country (think ... Posted: Jun 25, 2009
Author: Spencer Perry
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Cracker, Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven
White Lung/Abe Vigoda/Vivian Girls

White Lung/Abe Vigoda/Vivian Girls

White Lung/Abe Vigoda/Vivian Girls Biltmore Cabaret April 29th 2009 One unassuming day last summer, I went to the Astoria to see a girl band that was on a label I really love – In The Red. They were called the Vivian Girls, and they ... Posted: May 13, 2009
Author: ShannonGross
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) White Lung, Abe Vigoda, Vivian Girls Resource(s): The Biltmore Cabaret

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
Haren Vakil @ Gage Gallery

Haren Vakil @ Gage Gallery

Haren Vakil presents  Weird and Whimsical: Drawings and Paintings A solo show at Gage Gallery September 11-22. Opening celebration is Tuesday September 11, 5-7pm http://www.artopenings.ca/haren-vakil.html Posted: Aug 22, 2018
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

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

Passion of R&B highlights next Willows free Concert

Passion of R&B highlights next Willows free concert Brandy Moore and the Nightcaps perform Aug. 9 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Willows Beach Park CHRISTINE VAN REEUWYK / Aug. 2, 2018 10:30 a.m. / ENTERTAINMENT / LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT Brandy... Posted: Nov 29, 2018
Author: Christine van Reeuwyk
Published by: Oak Bay News
In this Article Artist(s) Brandy Moore & the Nightcaps

Vancougar - “Canadian Tuxedo” CD/LP release party

w/ The Tranzmitors / Master Apes / Los Tycoons The Biltmore Cabaret July 11th, 2008 Mmmm! The Biltmore, with its refurbished red booths, red lights, cavernous mystery – once the most depressing waste of space in Mt. Pleasant, it is... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: David Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) Vancougar, The Tranzmitors, Master Apes, Los Tycoons Resource(s): The Biltmore Cabaret
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