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The Final Show Vonnegut Dollhouse

The Final Show Vonnegut Dollhouse

Thursday, November 13 at Honey Lounge The crystal chandeliers and velvet couches of Honey Lounge are the perfect backdrop for an eclectic band like Vonnegut Dollhouse. Formed two years ago by keyboardist James Ford and vocalist/guitar... Posted: Dec 4, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Mo Reynolds
In this Article Artist(s) Vonnegut Dollhouse Resource(s): Honey Lounge
Rich Aucoin – The Peanut Gallery

Rich Aucoin – The Peanut Gallery

Fri Jun 20th, 2008 I played an acoustic show with Rich last summer at Hoko’s on an invitation from Ryan of Collapsing Opposites. Rich was touring on his bicycle from his hometown of Halifax to raise money for the Childhood Cancer Founda... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Author: Evan Symons
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Rich Aucoin, Brasstronaut Resource(s): The Peanut Gallery

Illuminations: Songs Towards the Light

Review of Ensemble Laude's Winter concert, 2014. Posted: May 30, 2015
Author: Elizabeth Courtney
Published by: Music in Victoria
In this Article Artist(s) Ensemble Laude
The Spitfires, Battle Snakes & The Jolts @ The Media Club June 19th

The Spitfires, Battle Snakes & The Jolts @ The Media Club June 19th

The Spitfires, Battle Snakes & The Jolts @ The Media Club June 19th By: Denis Maile On this night of rock n roll The Jolts opened the show because their bassist was busy eating poutine. To make up for this The Jolts had not 1, but 3 dif... Posted: Jul 6, 2010
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) The Spitfires, The Jolts, Battle Snakes

Nomeansno at the Royale Banquet Hall

Nomeansno at the Royale Banquet Hall April 3rd By Allan MacInnis Tom Holliston of Nomeansno is a baseball fan, so it was fortunate for him that the band’s recent Japanese tour - only their second in their 30 year history - took plac... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) NoMeansNo, Bob Wright Resource(s): The Royale Banquet Hall
The Upsidedown / The Dandy Warhols

The Upsidedown / The Dandy Warhols

Dick's On Dicks, Wed.June.18th With the 2008 Vancouver International Jazz Fest getting under way, the illustrious Commodore Ballroom is pretty well taken for a month or so solid at this time every year. As such, I was not so much surpris... Posted: Jun 27, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Filmore Mescalito Holmes
In this Article Artist(s) The Dandy Warhols, The Upsidedown Resource(s): Richard's On Richards

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
Author: Alex Hudson
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) TV on the Radio Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom
Sex With Strangers/ Parlour Steps/ Call The City / Streetlight

Sex With Strangers/ Parlour Steps/ Call The City / Streetlight

Nearly Famous Music Festival Friday, November 14 @ Railway Club This night had a definite New Wave feel to it. A draft choice of late 70's and early 80's influences was bandied about. Streetlight, a four piece of bass, drums, keyboard... Posted: Nov 24, 2008
Author: Mark Bignell
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Parlour Steps, Sex with Strangers, Streetlight, Call The City Resource(s): Railway Club, Nearly Famous Music Festival
Vancouver Youth Comes of Age

Vancouver Youth Comes of Age

IGNITE X Toast Of The Town at The Wise Hall May 20th 2009 Tonight The Wise Hall looks like something out of an Elvis Presley movie: the young crowd in fancy dress appropriate to 50’s dancehall goers, as the best youth talent Vancouve... Posted: Jun 6, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Adam King
In this Article Artist(s) Eric Campbell , Stefana Fratila, The Bank Dogs, the naive, CHELSEA JOHNSON, The Beauties Resource(s): WISE Hall
Swank – Campfire Psalm CD Release

Swank – Campfire Psalm CD Release

Friday June 6, 2008 @ the Railway Club Expectations were running high for this CD release. Swank’s epic new CD/Karaoke DVD release Campfire Psalms has been greeted with banner press all around. Punters filled the Rail early, imbibing... Posted: Jun 25, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Boy Howdy
In this Article Artist(s) Swank Resource(s): Railway Club
Sunrise/Bateman Partnership

Sunrise/Bateman Partnership

Connecting Children Across the World Through Nature View a summary of this successful partnership  Between Sunrise Waldorf School and the Robert Bateman Centre  Posted: May 4, 2016
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

The Pack AD / Cadaver Dogs / The TVees / Valerie Graham

The Pack AD / Cadaver Dogs / The TVees / Valerie Graham ANZA Club June 20th, 2008 Dave Bertrand So we swagger in with our free stamps and I'm feelin' good – old friends in the house, old friends at the bar, fist of beer; I enjoy the... Posted: Jun 27, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) Cadaver Dogs, The Pack A.D., VALERIE GRAHAM, The TVees Resource(s): The Anza Club
The Restarts, Fear of Tomorrow, The Rebel Spell, System Shit and Spectres

The Restarts, Fear of Tomorrow, The Rebel Spell, System Shit and Spectres

The Sweatshop, June 22nd I walked into the dimly-lit Sweatshop to catch the tail end of System Shit’s wonderfully sloppy set. Who would have thought that a punk gig would start at 7pm? Fear of Tomorrow hit the stage and began to sonica... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kai Tolley
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell, The Restarts, System Shit, spectres, Fear Of Tomorrow Resource(s): The Sweatshop
Rachel Vanderzwet Artist

Rachel Vanderzwet Artist

Plastic Bangles by Rachel Vanderzwet at Deluge Contemporary Art Nov 11 - Dec 10, 2016 Posted: Jan 11, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
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