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Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra charm hometown crowd

Victoria’s Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra recently played Upstairs Cabaret here in their hometown of Victoria with locals Compassion Gorilla and Carousels opening up. There was a strong sense of community and no shortage of dancing at the ... Posted: Oct 20, 2014
Author: Matt O'Connor
Published by: Nexus
In this Article Artist(s) Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra

Review: Canadian Guitarist West Coast Comerford happy to play blues

A story on west coast Canadian blues guitar man, West Coast Comerford. Comerford has played in many blues bands out of Victoria, including the Rockin' Devils, All Them Blues Band and Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band. The piece was published on Digita Posted: Jan 9, 2017
Author: Marcus Hondro
Published by: Digital Journal
In this Article Artist(s) Uncle Wigglys Hot Shoes Blues Band, Mark Comerford, Mark Johnson, Hank Leonhardt, Hubert Sumlin, Muddy Waters Resource(s): Harpo's in Victoria

Jon and Roy at Sugar Nightclub

Zoubi Arros heads up Zoubi And The Sea, which balances folk, funk, jazz, and pop, along with a healthy dose of sexy during their incredible cover of Queens of the Stone Age’s Make It Wit Chu. Posted: Dec 14, 2018
Published by: Rocktographers
Author: Webmeister Bud
In this Article Artist(s) Zoubi Arros, Jon and Roy, The Wild Romantics
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

Roy Vizer from Jon & Roy – Interview

Victoria locals Jon and Roy have released a new album entitled Let It Go, which is a subtle departure from their previous and wildly successful album Homes. I spoke with Roy Vizer (drums/percussion) about the new album, the road, and what life at home in Posted: Dec 5, 2014
Published by: Vancouver Weekly
Author: Ricardo Khayatte
In this Article Artist(s) Jon and Roy
Critical Comments

Critical Comments

Critical comments by various curators and interviewers of artist Brandy Saturley Posted: Aug 26, 2019
Published by: The Art of Brandy Saturley
Author: Various
In this Article Artist(s) Brandy Saturley
ArtSea 2019 Spring Studio Tour

ArtSea 2019 Spring Studio Tour

Like multiplying spring bulbs, the number of artists taking part in ArtSea’s Spring Studio tour has almost doubled over last year’s tour. Thirty artists will open their studio doors to the public on June 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.... Posted: Apr 22, 2019
Author: Wendy Picken
In this Article Artist(s) Wendy Duffield Resource(s): Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula, McTavish Academy of Art, ArtSea Gallery in Tulista Park
The Birthday Party Paintings

The Birthday Party Paintings

The Birthday Party Paintings by Christine Clark reviewed by Debora Alanna ‘The Birthday Party Paintings' ~ 3-19 October 2014 Xchanges Gallery Posted: Feb 25, 2015
Published by: Exhbit-v
In this Article Artist(s) Debora Alanna, Christine Clark Resource(s): Xchanges Gallery, Exhibit-v, Embellish4art

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
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
Jazz Sextet Continues To Groove

Jazz Sextet Continues To Groove

She’s been at it for 35 years, but Toni Blodgett’s love of jazz continues to fuel her band’s unique blend of what she calls “more traditional” music. What it really means is her group has access to a vast repertoire of jazz tunes and has develo Posted: Jun 25, 2016
Author: Tim Collins
Published by: VicNews
In this Article Artist(s) CanUS Hot Jazz Band

The Zone's Band Of The Month

Hush Hush Noise - Band Of The Month Posted: Feb 8, 2018
Published by: The Zone 91.3
In this Article Artist(s) Hush Hush Noise Resource(s): The Zone 91.3
Pj Kelly ~ \'Frontier\' : Review by Debora Alanna

Pj Kelly ~ 'Frontier' : Review by Debora Alanna

Review by Debora Alanna: Pj Kelly's current show, 'Frontier' @Polychrome Fine Arts gallery - Victoria BC Posted: Mar 13, 2015
Published by: Debora Alanna
In this Article Artist(s) Debora Alanna, Pj Kelly Resource(s): Embellish4art, Exhibit-v, Shawn Shepherd

Ravenous. Carollyne Yardley and Rande Cook at Alcheringa Gallery

Language evolves according to circumstance. Using terms like Indian, aboriginal, native, indigenous or First Nations is full of potential pitfalls. Writers must be careful to use the currently acceptable vocabulary. It’s important to be b... Posted: Oct 8, 2014
Published by: Exhibit-v
Author: Philip Willey
In this Article Artist(s) Carollyne Yardley, Rande Cook Resource(s): Alcheringa Gallery
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