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GWAR – Oderus Urungus Does Not Smoke Crack Well With Others

GWAR – Oderus Urungus Does Not Smoke Crack Well With Others

GWAR – Oderus Urungus Does Not Smoke Crack Well With Others Oderus Urungus is not the sort of intergalactic barbarian warlord who minces his words. I spoke with the leader of GWAR recently, and between copious puffs on his crack pipe,... Posted: Aug 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kyle Antivenin
In this Article Artist(s) GWAR, Oderus Urungus

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)
Zebra Art Collective at the Chapel Gallery.

Zebra Art Collective at the Chapel Gallery.

Zebra Art Collective at the Chapel Gallery. November 22 - December 14, 2019 In Light of Winter: nine artists paint midwinter. Opening is Friday Nov 22, 6-8pm  Artist’s Talk at 6:15pm The Chapel Gallery at St Matthias Church, 600... Posted: Nov 12, 2019
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

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
The Wrecktals – Speaking their mind from time to time.

The Wrecktals – Speaking their mind from time to time.

The Wrecktals – Speaking their mind from time to time. An interview with bassist Christoph Leon by Denis Maile of The Skinny DM: How did you come up with the band name? CL: As a reminder to never take ourselves too seriously, re... Posted: May 20, 2010
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) The Wrecktals, Christoph Leon
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. Posted: Jul 5, 2018
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Marie-Andrée Allison

Marie-Andrée Allison

Marie-Andrée Allison is an accomplished artist with over 40 years of experience in various media: byzantine mosaic, egg tempera, fresco buono and printmaking. Her June show at Martin Batchelor Gallery presents a series called Bianco (Italian for white). Posted: Apr 2, 2015
Published by: Art Openings
Author: Art Openings/ Kate Cino
In this Article Artist(s) Marie-Andrée Allison Resource(s): Martin Batchelor Gallery, Art Openings
Jo-Anne Silverman at Gage Gallery

Jo-Anne Silverman at Gage Gallery

“Art makes a gift from the heart” Silverman’s background in community service comes forward in her solo LUSH exhibition. Each of the sixteen works at Gage Gallery are offered to customers on a “Pay as You Can” basis. Proceeds go to the Cool A Posted: Feb 12, 2020
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Artist(s) Jo-Anne Sliverman
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

The Zone's Band Of The Month

Hush Hush Noise - Band Of The Month Posted: Feb 8, 2018
Published by: The Zone 91.3
In this Article Artist(s) Hush Hush Noise Resource(s): The Zone 91.3
MONUMENTAL, Celebrating 35 Years ​​May 24-26, 2019

MONUMENTAL, Celebrating 35 Years ​​May 24-26, 2019

Fired Up! Ceramic Artists: Contemporary Works in Clay presents ​MONUMENTAL, Celebrating 35 Years ​​May 24-26, 2019 The 35th annual show and sale at Metchosin Community Hall, 4401 William Head Road. Opening Gala May 24, 6:00–9pm. Continues May Posted: May 9, 2019
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
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
Deb Rhymer is dedicated to the blues

Deb Rhymer is dedicated to the blues

Deb Rhymer has worn numerous hats over the years, from Bette Midler impersonator to daycare operator. But the one that fits her best is blues booster. Rhymer, a Victoria native, spends almost all her waking hours dedicated to blues, eith... Posted: Apr 30, 2016
Author: Mike Devlin
In this Article Artist(s) The Deb Rhymer Band, Deb Rhymer (Hunt)
“Fergot Mu\' Biscuits:” On the Deathstar Tour with The Pack A.D. (Part One!)

“Fergot Mu' Biscuits:” On the Deathstar Tour with The Pack A.D. (Part One!)

These gals...crazy. Vancouver to Toronto for a single gig. Fly home. Immediately pack the tour van. Cross the border at night. Drive 15 hours to a poorly attended Monday night show in Denver. Who does that? The Pack A.D., mofo, that's who.... Posted: May 6, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: David Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) The Pack A.D. Resource(s): sxsw
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