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Sun Wizard, Adelaide, MINTO and The Stumblers Inn

Sun Wizard, Adelaide, MINTO and The Stumblers Inn

The Railway Club, May 15th, 2009 The signature choo choo train circled the ceiling of the Railway Club as Sun Wizard took the stage on May 15th. The first of four Vancouver bands, Sun Wizard warmed up the crowd in their third performanc... Posted: May 24, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Sarah Westwood
In this Article Artist(s) The Stumblers Inn, Adelaide, Sun Wizard , MINTO Resource(s): Railway Club
BISON HAVE HORNS

BISON HAVE HORNS

For those unknowing, Bison are Vancouver’s currently-reigning champions of The Riff, trafficking in mercilessly heavy, sludgy, and addictive sonic terror. Think discarded beer cans peppered with shotgun holes, full-size back-patches, pall... Posted: Apr 30, 2008
Author: Mr. Magic Chords
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
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
What Swank Did on Their Summer Vacation.

What Swank Did on Their Summer Vacation.

Swank sashayed out of Van this summer. How many gigs in how many nights? 6 gigs in 6 sweaty nights! It was like a military operation, but with booze. Name clubs and the bands that you played with. The Grateful Fed, Kelowna, The S... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Swank
Still Blue CD Review

Still Blue CD Review

Bill Johnson contributes eight originals to his Still Blue, each one a fine example of a contemporary blues song, not merely a retread of a familiar 12 bar theme, and each sung in his evocative voice. The variety of approaches, from the sne... Posted: Jan 8, 2015
Author: Tom Hyslop
Published by: Blues Revue Magazine June/July 2011
In this Article Artist(s) Bill Johnson
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

Two shows, one night.

Two shows, one night. By: denis maile I shouldn’t write this review. I didn’t know it was going to happen. I didn’t plan on hitting two shows, I didn’t plan on writing about my night, and I didn’t even plan on getting drunk. ... Posted: Oct 21, 2009
Author: Denis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) B.A. Johnston Resource(s): The APC Headquarters
MOTORAMA

MOTORAMA

I entered Pat's Pub on Friday March 12th in the year of our lord 2010 to experience Motorama for the first time. There were three bands in the evening and Motorama opened. When I say opened, I mean OPENED. This power trio of punk dug int... Posted: Apr 8, 2010
Author: Gaalen Engen
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Motorama Resource(s): Pat's Pub
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
Derek Miller CD Review

Derek Miller CD Review

Derek Miller The Dirty Looks Arbor I try to balance the good and bad in my reviews, even if I'm not into the style. I don't like saying it, but the sophomore album from Ontario's Derek Miller thoroughly sucks. It sounds like a bar band... Posted: May 6, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Filmore Mescalito Holmes
In this Article Artist(s) Derek Miller
LAUNCH PAD THEATRE CO\'S 2017 - 2018 SEASON

LAUNCH PAD THEATRE CO'S 2017 - 2018 SEASON

Launch Pad is pleased to introduce our 2017 - 2018 "A Kingdom for a Stage" Season Posted: Jul 17, 2017
In this Article Artist(s) Launch Pad Theatre Company Resource(s): The Craigdarroch Castle
Glorywhore Finds the Beauty in Sleaze.

Glorywhore Finds the Beauty in Sleaze.

Glorywhore is a great name, and when playing with HookerPop, it's awesome. In the first week of the New Year, I went to the Princeton to check out Glorywhore. What I got was a petite Suicide Girl, Maiwan, with her incredible scratchy growl ... Posted: Jan 15, 2010
Author: Tanya Harding
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Glorywhore
ENGLISH MOTETS

ENGLISH MOTETS

ENGLISH MOTETS The Gesualdo Six / Owain Park · Hyperion CDA68256 The Gesualdo Six hardly need a review of this their debut CD: within days of its release around Easter it was top of the iTunes classical chart. The CD is a collection of E... Posted: Jul 13, 2018
Author: Stuart Robinson
Published by: RSCM
In this Article Artist(s) The Gesualdo Six Resource(s): St James' Church
Old Man Markley: “We’re punk rockers playing bluegrass!\

Old Man Markley: “We’re punk rockers playing bluegrass!"

On July 2nd I had the pleasure to interview Old Man Markley on tour with NOFX, & Teenage Bottle Rocket. With their hard work ethics they deserve every opportunity that comes their way. With their high-energy stage presence they give you a t... Posted: Oct 1, 2012
Author: Heather Furneaux
Published by: Absolute Underground
In this Article Artist(s) Old Man Markley
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