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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
Get Lucky with Tom Holliston!

Get Lucky with Tom Holliston!

I’ve always thought that someone should rhyme “Erik Estrada” with “vagina dentata” in a song, and it occurred to me, when I came late and awestruck to the solo output of songwriter and Nomeansno/Hanson Brothers guitarist Tom Holli... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) NoMeansNo, Tom Holliston, Showbusiness Giants

Minto CD Review

Lay it On Me Self-distributed Waa-BOOM! With an album title ripped from frontman Ryan Hoben’s muscleman tattoos, indiefolkrocksters Minto punch it open with sludgy dirge, “New Bones” – formerly a chooglin’ alt-country number i... Posted: Jul 9, 2009
Author: Nathan Pike
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) MINTO

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

Bison BC Tour into Europe

From Feb 26th to Mar 21st Bison BC toured Europe. They hit eleven different countries in twenty-four days and played a show every night. I’ve heard somewhere that Europeans love metal so I’m sure it was a crazy good time, and did great ... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Author: Denis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
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
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
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
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
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
CD Review for Still Blue

CD Review for Still Blue

CD Review for Still Blue Mr. Johnson jumped into view as a nominee for Guitarist of the Year in 2006. This Victoria-based bluesman jammed onstage after the Awards Show and left behind a couple of impressive CDs. This new one is even... Posted: Jan 8, 2015
Author: John Valenteyn
Published by: Toronto Blues Society : Maple Blues News
In this Article Artist(s) Bill Johnson
Top 10 Albums of 2012

Top 10 Albums of 2012

2012 was a great year for ska and reggae music. We've produced a list of what we feel are the top 10 albums that were the best of the genre in 2012.

Posted: Mar 24, 2013
In this Article Artist(s) The Slackers, The Beatdown, Less than Jake, Jimmy Cliff Resource(s): D'Arcy Briggs
Victoria Jazz Orchestra Honours Heart of Music Scene

Victoria Jazz Orchestra Honours Heart of Music Scene

Known as the heart of Vancouver's vibrant jazz scene, saxophonist and pianist Ross Taggart let a national legacy of impressive musical contributions, along with an unmatched sense of humour. On Sunday, April 15 the Victoria Jazz Orchestra and special gue Posted: Nov 6, 2018
Author: Gulf Islands Driftwood
Published by: Driftwood Publishing Ltd.
In this Article Artist(s) The Victoria Jazz Orchestra
Red Hot Lovers – s/t

Red Hot Lovers – s/t

The Red Hot Lovers had their cd release party and last show ever on the same night. Talk about rock stars. I would be worried about doing that based on the fact that you might end up with a box of cds in your closet. Hopefully this doesn’... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Author: Denis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Red Hot Lovers
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