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The articles system connects profiles in our system to articles written about them, and vice versa. It provides a cultural record of what people are saying about artists, organizations and places in our community, and helps give credit to the articles' creators

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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

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)
Interview with Marcus Geard and Glen Pine of THE SLACKERS

Interview with Marcus Geard and Glen Pine of THE SLACKERS

This interview also appears in issue #51 of Absolute Underground.

New York’s The Slackers have been combining ska, dub, reggae, and rock n’ roll for over 20 years. The Hellcat Re

Posted: May 28, 2013
Author: Michael Luis
Published by: Absolute Underground
In this Article Artist(s) The Slackers, Marcus Geard , Michael Luis, Glen Pine Resource(s): Absolute Underground

Studio Robazzo Re-Thinks Modern Design

"Whether they're designing visual identities, wooden coasters or stage sets, Studio Robazzo's eco-design approach is about changing our perceptions of what's possible." Posted: Jan 27, 2017
Published by: Douglas Magazine
Author: Danielle Pope
In this Article Resource(s): Studio Robazzo
Kirsten Van Ritzen Returns For Another Round of Sin City

Kirsten Van Ritzen Returns For Another Round of Sin City

Actress/comedian Kirsten Van Ritzen discusses her acting career, passion for improv, and creating Sin City Live Improv Serial in Victoria with partner Ian Ferguson. Posted: Oct 6, 2016
Published by: Nexus Newspaper
Author: Mason Hendrix
In this Article Resource(s): Broad Theatrics Society

The most picturesque places to watch live music in Canada

The artfully lit Copper Owl in Victoria, B.C. Posted: Jun 14, 2018
Author: Samantha White
Published by: CBC
In this Article Resource(s): Copper Owl
Victoria Book Prize Finalists Annouced

Victoria Book Prize Finalists Annouced

Celebrating 13 years, the Victoria Book Prize Society is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize. Posted: Sep 14, 2016
Author: City of Victoria
In this Article Resource(s): Victoria Book Prize Society, City of Victoria
Ska Fest Memories #1

Ska Fest Memories #1

We've had plenty of awesome bands come through our festival, and here are just a few memories from some of the artists we've had come by.

Posted: Jun 23, 2013
In this Article Resource(s): Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival
Fibrations 2014

Fibrations 2014

Profile of several fibre artists and organizations appearing at Fibrations. Salute to the Fibre Renaissance happening locally and internationally. Posted: Jul 17, 2014
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Resource(s): Art Openings
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
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
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
A guide to film photography resources in YYJ

A guide to film photography resources in YYJ

Interested in getting into film photography? Here's a helpful guide to awesome resources in Victoria, BC Posted: Jun 21, 2019
Author: Christina Craft - FunkyTown Photography
In this Article Artist(s) Christina Craft Resource(s): Prism Imaging, Henry's Camera, Camera traders, Bokeh Cafe
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
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