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The Rebel Spell

The Rebel Spell

The Cobalt Feb 29th, 2008 If Vancouver were a jungle and we were all chimps, Todd Serious and Chris Rebel would have their own separate little bands. Chris’ pack would be more violent and smaller, and would conduct raids into Todd’s... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell Resource(s): The Former Cobalt
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
CROP CIRCLE: Maintaining the Mystery

CROP CIRCLE: Maintaining the Mystery

Crop Circle may have taken their name from the controversial 70’s phenomenon, but they have also managed to contribute to a more recent enigma: the earworm. Traditionally, this little beastie takes the form of a trite pop song (think Ms. ... Posted: Apr 30, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Edward Dinsley
In this Article Artist(s) Crop Circle
Swank – Campfire Psalm CD Release

Swank – Campfire Psalm CD Release

Friday June 6, 2008 @ the Railway Club Expectations were running high for this CD release. Swank’s epic new CD/Karaoke DVD release Campfire Psalms has been greeted with banner press all around. Punters filled the Rail early, imbibing... Posted: Jun 25, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Boy Howdy
In this Article Artist(s) Swank Resource(s): Railway Club
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
Sex With Strangers/ Parlour Steps/ Call The City / Streetlight

Sex With Strangers/ Parlour Steps/ Call The City / Streetlight

Nearly Famous Music Festival Friday, November 14 @ Railway Club This night had a definite New Wave feel to it. A draft choice of late 70's and early 80's influences was bandied about. Streetlight, a four piece of bass, drums, keyboard... Posted: Nov 24, 2008
Author: Mark Bignell
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Parlour Steps, Sex with Strangers, Streetlight, Call The City Resource(s): Railway Club, Nearly Famous Music Festival

Trish Shwart's Factory and Fetishes

This is the Sleep Factory, Trish Shwart’s exhibition at Martin Batchelor Gallery that opened on November 7th, with a persuasive performance by the artist as a marketeer, and continues with a visual smorgasbord of parodies that explore the commodificatio Posted: Feb 22, 2016
Published by: www.artstance.org
Author: Connie Morey
In this Article Artist(s) Trish Shwart
Little Guitar Army show review

Little Guitar Army show review

Blue Oyster Cult appeared at the PNE years back and gifted their audience with a towering fury of ten guitars driving their howling classic,”Godzilla”. The overpowering glory of their stringed abundance ground itself into the memory of... Posted: Apr 8, 2010
Author: Gaalen Engen
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Little Guitar Army Resource(s): Princeton Pub
E-Choppers For Mobility

E-Choppers For Mobility

Bruce Dean’s story is one of inspiration and creativity. After a skiing accident left his knees badly injured he was prescribed a mobility scooter to help him get around, something he personally viewed as “a death sentence.” He did... Posted: Aug 5, 2015
Published by: Momentum Magazine Ltd.
Author: Jeremy Newcombe
In this Article Resource(s):
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
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

Fired Up! Ceramic Artists

                                Fired Up! Ceramic Artists in 2017 Experience and expertise are two key ingredients of the the Fired Up! ceramics collective. This talented and professional group of clay artists celebrate 33 years of annual Posted: Mar 25, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
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
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