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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
Diana Dean: New Works

Diana Dean: New Works

Diana Dean’s home-studio perches on a wooded hilltop near the northern shore of Salt Spring Island. Since 1982, the artist has painted her large-scale dramatic compositions in this space. Looking around, it seems natural that the artist’s landscapes s Posted: Apr 25, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Resource(s): Art Openings
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
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
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
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
Margo Cooper presents:   BRAIN DANCE: Going off the Ploughed Track

Margo Cooper presents: BRAIN DANCE: Going off the Ploughed Track

Overview: The original meaning of delirium was “going off the ploughed track”, a Roman medical term for madness. Brain Dance explores Cooper’s mental and emotional responses to an emergency surgery and period of recovery. Posted: Sep 16, 2018
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Cheap Trick, \'Dream Police\' (\'Guitar Center Sessions\'): Exclusive Video Premiere

Cheap Trick, 'Dream Police' ('Guitar Center Sessions'): Exclusive Video Premiere

Cheap Trick proves endless talent performing on "Guitar Center Sessions" season finale. The unrivaled band shows no signs of slowing down as they amaze the crowd with their classic, high-charting song, "Dream Police". The group recently toured th Posted: Jan 17, 2014
Published by: Billboard
Published by: Billboard
Author: Lars Brandle
In this Article Artist(s) Cheap Trick Resource(s): Billboard
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 HOTEL LOBBYISTS

THE HOTEL LOBBYISTS

Eazy-E, Bone Thugs, Big Tymers, you name it: the bitches-n-money ghetto-rap is slamming the minute I crack the door. Jordie Dammet, bassist for bar-rock goodboys The Hotel Lobbyists (and sideman for country boozer, Shiloh Lindsey), is boot-... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) The Hotel Lobbyists

Animation in art education: the animated classroom

Abstract: Our society is surrounded by a vast array of messages conveyed more and more with moving images animated to seem so realistic that it becomes difficult to know whether the images being viewed are "alive" or created by the human hand. Animation Posted: Apr 26, 2017
Published by: University of Victoria, Faculty of Education
Author: Lorraine Y. Pawlivsky-Love
In this Article Artist(s) Dr. Bob Dalton, UVic Resource(s): Silver Quill Creative Group

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)

Review: Canadian Guitarist West Coast Comerford happy to play blues

A story on west coast Canadian blues guitar man, West Coast Comerford. Comerford has played in many blues bands out of Victoria, including the Rockin' Devils, All Them Blues Band and Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band. The piece was published on Digita Posted: Jan 9, 2017
Author: Marcus Hondro
Published by: Digital Journal
In this Article Artist(s) Hank Leonhardt, Uncle Wigglys Hot Shoes Blues Band, Mark Comerford, Mark Johnson, Hubert Sumlin, Muddy Waters Resource(s): Harpo's in Victoria
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
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