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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) Deb Rhymer (Hunt), The Deb Rhymer Band
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES: SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS RETURN

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES: SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS RETURN

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings release new record, "Give the People What They Want". The release date was scheduled for the passed summer, but was pushed later due to the diagnoses of Sharon Jones's Stage II pancreatic cancer. After undergoing treatment, Posted: Jan 17, 2014
Published by: The New Yorker
Author: Ben Greenman
In this Article Artist(s) Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Resource(s): The New Yorker, Ben Greenman
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
Author: Ferdy belland
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Buttless Chaps
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
Video keeps levidrome front of mind

Video keeps levidrome front of mind

Video by Lola Parks keeps levidrome front of mind. Victoria boy's word continues to gain momentum online. Lucky Budd, father of Levi Budd, campaigns to get "levidrome" in the dictionary. Posted: Jan 29, 2018
Author: Christine van Reeuwyk
Published by: Victoria News, Black Press
In this Article Artist(s) Lola Parks
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
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
Offerings / Offrandes

Offerings / Offrandes

Offerings / Offrandes is a collaborative exhibition featuring guest artists Charles Campbell, Krystal Cook, Cathi Charles Wherry, Bradley Dick, Farheen HaQ. The multimedia installation explores the multi-faceted concept of gifting and offering. Posted: Jan 24, 2016
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Resource(s): Art Openings
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 Openings, Art Gallery Of Greater Victoria
Workshop looks at the comics side of life

Workshop looks at the comics side of life

Gareth Gaudin sees two kinds of comic-book lovers: One looks for magic in the words and pictures, while the other won’t remove the plastic wrap. Gaudin, owner of Legends Comics and Books on Johnson Street, likes to think of himself as firmly in the f Posted: Jan 30, 2015
Published by: Times Colonist
Author: Richard Watts
In this Article Artist(s) Gareth Gaudin Resource(s): Royal BC Museum, Legends Comics and Books
Cold Outside Reveiw

Cold Outside Reveiw

Fans of guitar tone have a lot to learn about Bill Johnson. His fourth album, Cold Outside should be the one that has this Vancouver Island native flying high above the radar, finally. Ripe with an abundance of select tracks, Johnson proves... Posted: Apr 17, 2017
Author: Eric Thom
Published by: Penguin Eggs
In this Article Artist(s) The Bill Johnson Blues Band
Francis Sullivan at Gage Gallery

Francis Sullivan at Gage Gallery

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
Behind The Canvas: Michael Abraham

Behind The Canvas: Michael Abraham

From http://artperspective.org Our profile series 'Behind the Canvas' this week with Canadian artist, Michael Abraham. We have been following Michael's work for more than a decade and he continues to evolve, playing with scale, texture and expanding fro Posted: Aug 7, 2015
Published by: http://artperspective.org
Author: artperspective.org
In this Article Artist(s) Michael Abraham
How did D\'Arcy ska?

How did D'Arcy ska?

In the "How did blank ska?" feature, we'll get into just how our organizing team got into ska and reggae music. This first edition features our merchandise coordinator, D'Arcy Briggs

Posted: Jun 15, 2013
In this Article Artist(s) One Drop
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