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LADIES OF SONG…Kelly Hafner: If It’s Love, Beverly Church Hogan: Can’t Get Out of This Mood, Vanessa Rubin: The Dream Is You-Sings Tadd Dameron, Angela Verbugge: The Night We Couldn’t Say Good Night

LADIES OF SONG…Kelly Hafner: If It’s Love, Beverly Church Hogan: Can’t Get Out of This Mood, Vanessa Rubin: The Dream Is You-Sings Tadd Dameron, Angela Verbugge: The Night We Couldn’t Say Good Night

Here are some ladies that not only sing, but compose and arrange as well. Angela Verbrugge gives singers like Lorraine Feather a run for their money with her witty lyrics on her originals that area mixed with some clever covers. Posted: Jan 15, 2020
Author: George W. Harris
Published by: Jazz Weekly
In this Article Artist(s) Angela Verbrugge
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
Artist Dennis Shields

Artist Dennis Shields

Victoria artist Dennis Shields is a prolific artist with a painting career spanning four decades. ​He has exhibited widely on Vancouver Island and the Mainland. Posted: Apr 10, 2016
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Resource(s): Art Gallery Of Greater Victoria, Art Openings
Carcass at The Commodore Ballroom

Carcass at The Commodore Ballroom

It’s been six long years since Carcass were last in Western Canada, and in the months since the Decibel Tour was announced, an electric atmosphere of anticipation has grown to a fever pitch for tonight’s show. This is shown from the ear... Posted: Jun 5, 2014
Published by: LiveVan
Author: Rich Taylor
In this Article Artist(s) The Black Dahlia Murder, Carcass, Noisem, GORGUTS Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom
New Works by Rebecca Jewell

New Works by Rebecca Jewell

Soaring High, Landing Hard: The Veneration and Exploitation of Birds New Works by Rebecca Jewell Posted: Jun 1, 2016
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Artist(s) Rebecca Jewell Resource(s): Alcheringa Gallery

Agent Orange

Agent Orange, China Creeps, Life Against Death, Plus Perfect The Cobalt, Sun Feb 22nd It’s not very hard to be the hot ticket on a Sunday night, and when Agent Orange was in town what would you rather be doing? Watching some ‘Simp... Posted: Mar 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) life against death, Orange Orange, China Creeps, Plus Perfect Resource(s): The Former Cobalt
Interview with The Delirians

Interview with The Delirians

Interview with The Delirians done in June, 2012 by D'Arcy Briggs Ska Fest: When and where did you guys meet? When did you decide to form the band? Delirians:  Most of us, like many other bands, grew up in the punk rock scene, ... Posted: Oct 31, 2012
In this Article Artist(s) D'Arcy Briggs, The Delirians
Focus by Brad Nugent

Focus by Brad Nugent

Focus by Brad Nugent Posted: Dec 3, 2015
Author: Brad Nugent
Published by: Victoria Daily Times
In this Article Artist(s) Motifs, My People, The Seventh Edition, The Yeoman
BISON HAVE HORNS

BISON HAVE HORNS

For those unknowing, Bison are Vancouver’s currently-reigning champions of The Riff, trafficking in mercilessly heavy, sludgy, and addictive sonic terror. Think discarded beer cans peppered with shotgun holes, full-size back-patches, pall... Posted: Apr 30, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Mr. Magic Chords
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
Awakening Memory

Awakening Memory

Open Space presents Awakening Memory featuring artists Sonny Assu, lessLIE, and Marianne Nicolson. March 24 - April 29, 2017. Posted: Mar 25, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Fibrations 2014

Fibrations 2014

Profile of several fibre artists and organizations appearing at Fibrations. Salute to the Fibre Renaissance happening locally and internationally. Posted: Jul 17, 2014
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Resource(s): Art Openings
Angela Verbrugge: The Night We Couldn’t Say Goodnight (Gut String) A review of the debut album from the Canadian vocalist

Angela Verbrugge: The Night We Couldn’t Say Goodnight (Gut String) A review of the debut album from the Canadian vocalist

Angela Verbrugge: The Night We Couldn’t Say Goodnight (Gut String) A review of the debut album from the Canadian vocalist Posted: Jan 15, 2020
Author: Andrew Gilbert
Published by: JazzTimes
In this Article Artist(s) Angela Verbrugge
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, The Restarts, System Shit, spectres, Fear Of Tomorrow Resource(s): The Sweatshop
LAUNCH PAD THEATRE CO\'S 2017 - 2018 SEASON

LAUNCH PAD THEATRE CO'S 2017 - 2018 SEASON

Launch Pad is pleased to introduce our 2017 - 2018 "A Kingdom for a Stage" Season Posted: Jul 17, 2017
In this Article Artist(s) Launch Pad Theatre Company Resource(s): The Craigdarroch Castle
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