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Best Of 2016

Best of 2016: The Garage received a lot of blues CDs this year and all of them were above standard, but ultimately had to be judged for other reasons of personality, believability, skill and versatility, etc. Take a bow Michael Kaeshammer a... Posted: Apr 17, 2017
Author: Tom Harrison
Published by: The Vancouver Sun
In this Article Artist(s) The Bill Johnson Blues Band

Canadian artist takes on giant toymaker Mattel over trademark of her name

Who has the right to sell dolls and related merchandise in Canada using the trademark, "Caroline"? Currently, that right belongs to Victoria, B.C. artist Carollyne Yardley, but she's being challenged by multi-billion dollar toymaker Mattel, who wants to s Posted: May 10, 2014
Published by: CBC.ca
Author: CBC
In this Article Artist(s) Carollyne Yardley
On the road with Cambridge

On the road with Cambridge

Cambridge has been prominent in the Vancouver punk scene since late 2005. Tour is nothing new to them; this is their second cross-Canada run. The first one went quite well up until a breakdown in Brandon, Manitoba caused them to miss some s... Posted: Nov 5, 2008
Author: Denis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Cambridge
“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
GWAR Eternal: Blothar and Vulvatron on Oderus Urungus and the Persistence of GWAR

GWAR Eternal: Blothar and Vulvatron on Oderus Urungus and the Persistence of GWAR

Interview with Vulvatron, Blothar, and Pustulus Maximus in Vancouver for GWAR: Eternal tour. Posted: Nov 16, 2014
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media
In this Article Artist(s) GWAR Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom, Live Nation
The Final Show Vonnegut Dollhouse

The Final Show Vonnegut Dollhouse

Thursday, November 13 at Honey Lounge The crystal chandeliers and velvet couches of Honey Lounge are the perfect backdrop for an eclectic band like Vonnegut Dollhouse. Formed two years ago by keyboardist James Ford and vocalist/guitar... Posted: Dec 4, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Mo Reynolds
In this Article Artist(s) Vonnegut Dollhouse Resource(s): Honey Lounge
Hawaiian Bibles / Land / Owl Drugs / Mohawk Lodge @ The Astoria

Hawaiian Bibles / Land / Owl Drugs / Mohawk Lodge @ The Astoria

Music Waste 2008 Jesus fucking CHRIST!!! This city is a veritable loot-bag of musical talent, and it becomes more apparent to me every time I get my ass out to see some live music that there's much more going on under my nose than I thou... Posted: Jun 25, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Mohawk Lodge, Hawaiian Bibles, Owl Drugs, LAND Resource(s): The Astoria , Music Waste
“Oscillatio”

“Oscillatio”

Review of “Oscillatio” exhibit by Sarah Cowan and Connie Michele Morey at xChanges gallery. Posted: Feb 25, 2015
Published by: Exhbit-v
In this Article Artist(s) Debora Alanna, Connie Michele Morey , Sarah Cowan Resource(s): Xchanges, Exhibit-v, Embellish4art
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

TV on the Radio

I’ve heard from numerous sources that the dance floor at the Commodore is supported by a layer of tennis balls, but I’ve never had cause to believe it until TV on the Radio unknowingly put this hearsay to the test. During a visceral tak... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Author: Alex Hudson
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) TV on the Radio Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom

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

Thoughts of Phil Anselemo

On a laconic Friday afternoon, Absolute Underground gathered to quiz an icon - Phillip H. Anselmo. He is one of the few stars who have remained 'underground' while courting success with top-sellers Pantera and Down. Through smaller projects such as Superj Posted: Sep 20, 2012
Author: ERIK LINDHOLM, CHRIS FINCH, HEATHER FURNEAUX
Published by: Absolute Underground
In this Article Artist(s) Pantera, Phil Anselmo
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
Author: Sarah Westwood
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) MINTO, Sun Wizard , Adelaide, The Stumblers Inn Resource(s): Railway Club
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