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Heather Midori Yamada at the Gage Gallery

Heather Midori Yamada at the Gage Gallery

Heather Midori Yamada presents “Found” October 29 - November 16, 2019 at the Gage Gallery Arts Collective Opening Reception is Oct 31 5-7pm. The Gage Gallery is located at 2031 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, V8R 1E5  250-592-2760. Tuesd... Posted: Aug 30, 2019
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
BLACK MOUNTAIN: In the Future In the Now

BLACK MOUNTAIN: In the Future In the Now

“Fucking Amazing,” says drummer Joshua Wells about Black Mountain’s current North American tour. “This is the best tour I’ve ever been on. It’s been unbelievable at times! We’ve played a few places we’ve never been before…... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Author: Ferdy belland
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Black Mountain
Dr Joey Only is in the house

Dr Joey Only is in the house

Dr Joey Only is in the house Vancouver’s genuine adventurous punk rock country boy and underdog, our Stompin’ Tom and Hank Williams rolled into one, had to be interviewed. It wasn’t death threats to us really but a message he left on... Posted: Jul 22, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Joey Only Outlaw Band
Interview with Dusty from the Hits

Interview with Dusty from the Hits

We have lots to talk about because The Hits have been one busy band. First off, can you introduce yourself and the band and their instruments. Why no bass? Alright, well, I am Dusty and I hit stuff really hard and sing a bit, Lou Slips... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Hits!
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 Gallery Of Greater Victoria, Art Openings

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
PARLOUR STEPS: Nothing Ambiguous about Determination

PARLOUR STEPS: Nothing Ambiguous about Determination

It always does me proud to discover a local band making quality music that's true to the landscape of this varied terrain. Rocky, cool, stormy, eclectic, thoughtful and laid back, these words only begin to describe the Parlour Steps sound. ... Posted: May 1, 2008
Author: Nathan Pike
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Parlour Steps
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
Haren Vakil @ Gage Gallery

Haren Vakil @ Gage Gallery

Haren Vakil presents  Weird and Whimsical: Drawings and Paintings A solo show at Gage Gallery September 11-22. Opening celebration is Tuesday September 11, 5-7pm http://www.artopenings.ca/haren-vakil.html Posted: Aug 22, 2018
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
IN SEARCH OF THE SOURCE OF THE TALE: AN INTERVIEW WITH TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN OF NIGHTWISH

IN SEARCH OF THE SOURCE OF THE TALE: AN INTERVIEW WITH TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN OF NIGHTWISH

“You shouldn’t start telling a story if you don’t have a story to tell.” From his seat in the lunch room of Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre, Tuomas Holopainen leans forward and speaks into the digital audio recorder resting on the coffee table in fr Posted: Apr 28, 2015
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media
In this Article Artist(s) Nightwish
Behind The Canvas: Michael Abraham

Behind The Canvas: Michael Abraham

From http://artperspective.org Our profile series 'Behind the Canvas' this week with Canadian artist, Michael Abraham. We have been following Michael's work for more than a decade and he continues to evolve, playing with scale, texture and expanding fro Posted: Aug 7, 2015
Published by: http://artperspective.org
Author: artperspective.org
In this Article Artist(s) Michael Abraham
“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
Author: David Bertrand
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Pack A.D. Resource(s): sxsw

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
BISON: Locking Horns with Blades of Metal

BISON: Locking Horns with Blades of Metal

Over a pitcher of Molson Canadian at the Princeton Pub, while a startlingly able roots-rock ensemble hosts the open stage night behind our table, we ask Bison’s vocalist-guitarist James Farwell how he feels about his band’s recent signi... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Author: Ferdy belland
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
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