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Passion of R&B highlights next Willows free Concert

Passion of R&B highlights next Willows free concert Brandy Moore and the Nightcaps perform Aug. 9 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Willows Beach Park CHRISTINE VAN REEUWYK / Aug. 2, 2018 10:30 a.m. / ENTERTAINMENT / LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT Brandy... Posted: Nov 29, 2018
Author: Christine van Reeuwyk
Published by: Oak Bay News
In this Article Artist(s) Brandy Moore & the Nightcaps
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
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Tanya Harding
In this Article Artist(s) Glorywhore
Thee Manipulators

Thee Manipulators

Thee Manipulators The morning after I first saw local 5 piece garage rock band Thee Manipulators I woke up with two maracas in my bed and a lot more pins on my jacket. Strangely, I had acquired a pin of an intoxicated/hungry looking fe... Posted: Aug 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kyla V
In this Article Artist(s) Thee Manipulators

Jonathan Richman

Richards on Richards, July 2 As someone far more familiar with the Modern Lovers than Jonathan Richman’s solo output, I had little idea what to anticipate from his show. All I know is that it took place on my birthday, and Mr. Richman ... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: ShannonGross
In this Article Artist(s) Jonathan Richman Resource(s): Richard's On Richards
In the House with CADENCE WEAPON (and his Fridge Full of Condiments)

In the House with CADENCE WEAPON (and his Fridge Full of Condiments)

I'm a white rocker, born of Abbotsford. All through high school I associated rap music with delinquents farting bass out of Honda Civics and punching people. But time passed, and at SXSW in Austin this past March, I stumble upon the Canadia... Posted: May 6, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) Cadence Weapon

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
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Alex Hudson
In this Article Artist(s) TV on the Radio Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom
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
THE HOTEL LOBBYISTS

THE HOTEL LOBBYISTS

Eazy-E, Bone Thugs, Big Tymers, you name it: the bitches-n-money ghetto-rap is slamming the minute I crack the door. Jordie Dammet, bassist for bar-rock goodboys The Hotel Lobbyists (and sideman for country boozer, Shiloh Lindsey), is boot-... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) The Hotel Lobbyists
Hank III “You Play Your Show & You Say Hello”

Hank III “You Play Your Show & You Say Hello”

June 19th we set out on a mission to interview Hank III at his sold out show at The Venue, Vancouver BC. We managed to get a hold of him after the show where we went back to his bus for the interview. My tape recorder wasn’t working and S... Posted: Sep 20, 2012
Published by: Absolute Underground
Author: Heather Furneaux & Spider McTerrible
In this Article Artist(s) Hank Williams III
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
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
Video keeps levidrome front of mind

Video keeps levidrome front of mind

Video by Lola Parks keeps levidrome front of mind. Victoria boy's word continues to gain momentum online. Lucky Budd, father of Levi Budd, campaigns to get "levidrome" in the dictionary. Posted: Jan 29, 2018
Author: Christine van Reeuwyk
Published by: Victoria News, Black Press
In this Article Artist(s) Lola Parks
Bison BC- Quiet Earth

Bison BC- Quiet Earth

Metal Blade Records Bison is the most hyped band in Vancouver right now. Sometimes hype can be a tough thing to deal with, but these fuckers keep coming through every time. Every show is better than the next, so every album is obviously ... Posted: Oct 27, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) Bison

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)
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