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“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
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: David Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) The Pack A.D. Resource(s): sxsw
Kirsten Van Ritzen Returns For Another Round of Sin City

Kirsten Van Ritzen Returns For Another Round of Sin City

Actress/comedian Kirsten Van Ritzen discusses her acting career, passion for improv, and creating Sin City Live Improv Serial in Victoria with partner Ian Ferguson. Posted: Oct 6, 2016
Published by: Nexus Newspaper
Author: Mason Hendrix
In this Article Resource(s): Broad Theatrics Society
Bison BC: Wendigo 2010

Bison BC: Wendigo 2010

Bison members I spoke to agree that the closure of The Cobalt would (or is it will?) be a “huge blow” for the Vancouver music scene. “Bison has played The Cobalt probably about five times,” guitarist/ vocalist James Farwell tells me... Posted: Oct 5, 2009
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison

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
Martina Edmondson “Nature Bound”

Martina Edmondson “Nature Bound”

Martina Edmondson “Nature Bound” A solo show at the Gage Gallery November 20 - December 8, 2018 Posted: Dec 5, 2018
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
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
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

Minto Climbs Olympus

Minto Climbs Olympus by Matt Hagarty It's any young band's dream to record an album with such a marquee name as Steve Albini's. Recording with the famed sound engineer/pundit responsible for output from Nirvana, Superchunk, The Stooges,... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Author: Matt Hagarty
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) MINTO
Scatterheart: Redefining the Rainbow

Scatterheart: Redefining the Rainbow

There aren’t a lot of modern rock bands running around spouting an ethos of love, harmony and goodwill toward one other. In a market where the gloomy, aggressive or just plain aloof is king, you wouldn't think these kinds of happy cuddly ... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Scatterheart
Interview with Dope Soda

Interview with Dope Soda

Interview with Dope Soda was done in June, 2012 by D'Arcy Briggs Ska Fest: When and where do you guys meet? When did you decide to form the band?   Dope Soda: Well Dope Soda was a project I have been wanting to do for a v... Posted: Oct 31, 2012
In this Article Artist(s) D'Arcy Briggs, Dope Soda
BISON HAVE HORNS

BISON HAVE HORNS

For those unknowing, Bison are Vancouver’s currently-reigning champions of The Riff, trafficking in mercilessly heavy, sludgy, and addictive sonic terror. Think discarded beer cans peppered with shotgun holes, full-size back-patches, pall... Posted: Apr 30, 2008
Author: Mr. Magic Chords
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
Interview with Rocky Mountain Rebel Music

Interview with Rocky Mountain Rebel Music

Interview with RMRM done in October, 2012 by D'Arcy Briggs Ska Fest: So first off, RMRM have become known as one of the region's best ska, reggae, and party bands. What were some of the original ideas behind the group and how would yo... Posted: Oct 31, 2012
In this Article Artist(s) Rocky Mountain Rebel Music Resource(s): D'Arcy Briggs
It Ain’t Easy Being Subhuman

It Ain’t Easy Being Subhuman

The venue shift for the Subhumans May 15th gig - from the Anza to the Ukrainian Hall (805 E. Pender) - returns the band to the scene of the famed 1979 Rock Against Prisons benefit, which also included Tunnel Canary, AKA, the female-fronted ... Posted: May 5, 2009
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Subhumans Resource(s): The Ukrainian Hall
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):
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