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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
Interview with Big John Bates.

Interview with Big John Bates.

1. Hi John. First off, can you introduce yourself, your band and dancers? You can call me John - I play a big Gretsch guitar and do the main vocals - I also do most of the songwriting. The band really began when sCare-oline (upright... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Big John Bates, The VOODOO DOLLZ Burlesque

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

Opening Doors for Artists

"As a writer, photographer and graphic design artist, I know how difficult it is to have a venue to showcase and sell my work. Also, there are not too many high salaries in the Arts field, and trying to make a decent income can be an uphill battle. Many p Posted: Apr 25, 2015
Published by: James Bay Beacon
Author: Doreen Marion Gee
In this Article Resource(s): ArtCommons.ca, Victoria Free-Net Association (ViFA.ca)

Roy Vizer from Jon & Roy – Interview

Victoria locals Jon and Roy have released a new album entitled Let It Go, which is a subtle departure from their previous and wildly successful album Homes. I spoke with Roy Vizer (drums/percussion) about the new album, the road, and what life at home in Posted: Dec 5, 2014
Published by: Vancouver Weekly
Author: Ricardo Khayatte
In this Article Artist(s) Jon and Roy
In the House with CADENCE WEAPON (and his Fridge Full of Condiments)

In the House with CADENCE WEAPON (and his Fridge Full of Condiments)

I'm a white rocker, born of Abbotsford. All through high school I associated rap music with delinquents farting bass out of Honda Civics and punching people. But time passed, and at SXSW in Austin this past March, I stumble upon the Canadia... Posted: May 6, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) Cadence Weapon
Interview with Dusty from the Hits

Interview with Dusty from the Hits

We have lots to talk about because The Hits have been one busy band. First off, can you introduce yourself and the band and their instruments. Why no bass? Alright, well, I am Dusty and I hit stuff really hard and sing a bit, Lou Slips... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Hits!
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
Interview with Dope Soda

Interview with Dope Soda

Interview with Dope Soda 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?   Dope Soda: Well Dope Soda was a project I have been wanting to do for a v... Posted: Oct 31, 2012
In this Article Artist(s) D'Arcy Briggs, Dope Soda
Critical Comments

Critical Comments

Critical comments by various curators and interviewers of artist Brandy Saturley Posted: Aug 26, 2019
Published by: The Art of Brandy Saturley
Author: Various
In this Article Artist(s) Brandy Saturley

The Rebel Spell and the Subhumans- Political Punks Unite for a Cause

When I last interviewed Vancouver punks the Rebel Spell, I was surprised to discover that, long before the band had formed, their singer and principal lyricist Todd Serious knew the Subhumans’ Gerry Hannah. Stepha and Todd were living in ... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell, The Subhumans

Paul McKenzie Interview Part 2

Paul McKenzie Interview Part 2 CJ: The band formed in 1992. How was starting a punk project in the high-age of grunge music? Paul: I could bend your ear for an hour with a question like that. We knew some bands in Seattle that would set... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Author: CJ Leon
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Real McKenzies, Paul McKenzie
Heather Yamada @Gage Gallery

Heather Yamada @Gage Gallery

​Heather Midori Yamada presents ORB - a solo show at the Gage Gallery Aug 28 - Sept 8 2018 Opening Wed Aug 29 5-7pm. Visual artist Heather Midori Yamada has honed her professional skills over four decades. The artist’s CV boasts a... Posted: Aug 22, 2018
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Scatterheart: Redefining the Rainbow

Scatterheart: Redefining the Rainbow

There aren’t a lot of modern rock bands running around spouting an ethos of love, harmony and goodwill toward one other. In a market where the gloomy, aggressive or just plain aloof is king, you wouldn't think these kinds of happy cuddly ... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Scatterheart
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