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CHINA CREEPS

CHINA CREEPS

For any of you fiends who've been dwelling inside rocket-proof domes until recently, the China Creeps -who are Neil on bass, Baxter on guitar, Matt on vocals and Dave on drums - are one of the leading (of what is becoming a tradition of) gr... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Michael Woods
In this Article Artist(s) China Creeps
“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
Jazz Sextet Continues To Groove

Jazz Sextet Continues To Groove

She’s been at it for 35 years, but Toni Blodgett’s love of jazz continues to fuel her band’s unique blend of what she calls “more traditional” music. What it really means is her group has access to a vast repertoire of jazz tunes and has develo Posted: Jun 25, 2016
Author: Tim Collins
Published by: VicNews
In this Article Artist(s) CanUS Hot Jazz Band
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
PARLOUR STEPS: Nothing Ambiguous about Determination

PARLOUR STEPS: Nothing Ambiguous about Determination

It always does me proud to discover a local band making quality music that's true to the landscape of this varied terrain. Rocky, cool, stormy, eclectic, thoughtful and laid back, these words only begin to describe the Parlour Steps sound. ... Posted: May 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Parlour Steps
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

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
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

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
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: CJ Leon
In this Article Artist(s) The Real McKenzies, Paul McKenzie
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

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
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
Francis Sullivan at Gage

Francis Sullivan at Gage

Gage Gallery Arts Collective presents
Driven to Distraction (Further Musings on the Modern Landscape)
Photographs by Francis Sullivan 
April 12-April 30, Opening Reception April 15, 7-9pm Posted: Apr 10, 2016
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Resource(s): Art Openings, gage gallery
It Ain’t Easy Being Subhuman

It Ain’t Easy Being Subhuman

The venue shift for the Subhumans May 15th gig - from the Anza to the Ukrainian Hall (805 E. Pender) - returns the band to the scene of the famed 1979 Rock Against Prisons benefit, which also included Tunnel Canary, AKA, the female-fronted ... Posted: May 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) The Subhumans Resource(s): The Ukrainian Hall
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