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Orrie Tetoga Falesau (1988 – 2019)
Victoria hip-hop artist Orrie Falesau, known also by his stage name Orilla, has died. he was 30 years old. According to a GoFundMe page setup to support his partner and family, Falesau died in his sleep. Born in the South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu,
Ska Fest Memories #1

We've had plenty of awesome bands come through our festival, and here are just a few memories from some of the artists we've had come by.

Album Review: 10ft Ganja Plant - Shake up the Place
10 Ft. Ganja Plant Have already earned the reputation for making some of today's best reggae beats as well as having stellar production, and this album carries on that tradition.
Joanna Pettit at the Gage Gallery
“What Emerges” by Joanna Pettit. Solo show at Gage Gallery Arts Collective September 29 - October 18, 2020 http://www.artopenings.ca/joanna-pettit.html
Rande Cook at Leaf Modern Gallery
On April 1, 2022, Pope Francis apologized to First Nations, Inuit and Métis gathered at the Vatican in Rome.
“Oscillatio”
Review of “Oscillatio” exhibit by Sarah Cowan and Connie Michele Morey at xChanges gallery.
Hank III “You Play Your Show & You Say Hello”
June 19th we set out on a mission to interview Hank III at his sold out show at The Venue, Vancouver BC. We managed to get a hold of him after the show where we went back to his bus for the interview. My tape recorder wasn’t working and S...
VFF Review: Apology
The Apology follows the story of three women who were taken into sexual slavery during the Japanese Invasion throughout Asia in WWII by the Imperial Army
Thoughts of Phil Anselemo
On a laconic Friday afternoon, Absolute Underground gathered to quiz an icon - Phillip H. Anselmo. He is one of the few stars who have remained 'underground' while courting success with top-sellers Pantera and Down. Through smaller projects such as Superj
ArtSea 2019 Spring Studio Tour
Like multiplying spring bulbs, the number of artists taking part in ArtSea’s Spring Studio tour has almost doubled over last year’s tour. Thirty artists will open their studio doors to the public on June 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....
Martina Edmondson at Gage Gallery
Martina Edmondson presents “Loss” at the Gage Gallery
Album of the Month: December, 2013

We've been gone for some time, but we're back and ready with a review of a great ska record!

Interview with Heads Hang Heavy
Interview with HHH was done in June, 2012 by D'Arcy Briggs Ska Fest: When and where do you guys meet? When did you decide to form the band? HHH: We all met through playing in other projects together. For example, our drummer, Pher, and Ch...

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