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Propagandhi with the Rebel Spell and Cambridge

Propagandhi with the Rebel Spell and Cambridge

October 27th 2009, the Rickshaw After braving the absurd line-up of punks with little choice but to chain smoke furiously in an attempt to keep warm, I finally made it inside the Rickshaw Theatre---after an hour and a half. I guess... Posted: Nov 13, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kristina Mameli
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell, Propagandhi, Cambridge Resource(s): Rickshaw Theatre

Minto CD Review

Lay it On Me Self-distributed Waa-BOOM! With an album title ripped from frontman Ryan Hoben’s muscleman tattoos, indiefolkrocksters Minto punch it open with sludgy dirge, “New Bones” – formerly a chooglin’ alt-country number i... Posted: Jul 9, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) MINTO

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

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

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
Victoria Book Prize Finalists Annouced

Victoria Book Prize Finalists Annouced

Celebrating 13 years, the Victoria Book Prize Society is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize. Posted: Sep 14, 2016
Author: City of Victoria
In this Article Resource(s): Victoria Book Prize Society, City of Victoria

Two shows, one night.

Two shows, one night. By: denis maile I shouldn’t write this review. I didn’t know it was going to happen. I didn’t plan on hitting two shows, I didn’t plan on writing about my night, and I didn’t even plan on getting drunk. ... Posted: Oct 21, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) B.A. Johnston Resource(s): The APC Headquarters
Sun Wizard, Adelaide, MINTO and The Stumblers Inn

Sun Wizard, Adelaide, MINTO and The Stumblers Inn

The Railway Club, May 15th, 2009 The signature choo choo train circled the ceiling of the Railway Club as Sun Wizard took the stage on May 15th. The first of four Vancouver bands, Sun Wizard warmed up the crowd in their third performanc... Posted: May 24, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Sarah Westwood
In this Article Artist(s) The Stumblers Inn, Adelaide, Sun Wizard , MINTO Resource(s): Railway Club
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
Red Hot Lovers – s/t

Red Hot Lovers – s/t

The Red Hot Lovers had their cd release party and last show ever on the same night. Talk about rock stars. I would be worried about doing that based on the fact that you might end up with a box of cds in your closet. Hopefully this doesn’... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) Red Hot Lovers

In Your Facefest!

Well, it’s that time of year again: Faceplant Studios will be holding their 14th annual showcase June 6th at the Railway Club. With a thirty band line-up assembled from the community of a rehearsal/recording studio the show is eclectic ... Posted: May 24, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Orchard Pinkish
In this Article Artist(s) Motorama, Waltz Darling, Ford Pier, Evan Symons, Natural Flavas, MINTO Resource(s): Railway Club, FacePlant Productions
Awakening Memory

Awakening Memory

Open Space presents Awakening Memory featuring artists Sonny Assu, lessLIE, and Marianne Nicolson. March 24 - April 29, 2017. Posted: Mar 25, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Zebra Art Collective at the Chapel Gallery.

Zebra Art Collective at the Chapel Gallery.

Zebra Art Collective at the Chapel Gallery. November 22 - December 14, 2019 In Light of Winter: nine artists paint midwinter. Opening is Friday Nov 22, 6-8pm  Artist’s Talk at 6:15pm The Chapel Gallery at St Matthias Church, 600... Posted: Nov 12, 2019
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Aztec Releases The Best Indie Rock Album Of The Year With Stitches

Aztec Releases The Best Indie Rock Album Of The Year With Stitches Posted: Feb 19, 2015
Author: Sell Out Records
Published by: Sell Out Records
In this Article Artist(s) AZTEC
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