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A guide to film photography resources in YYJ

A guide to film photography resources in YYJ

Interested in getting into film photography? Here's a helpful guide to awesome resources in Victoria, BC Posted: Jun 21, 2019
Author: Christina Craft - FunkyTown Photography
In this Article Artist(s) Christina Craft Resource(s): Prism Imaging, Henry's Camera, Camera traders, Bokeh Cafe
THE BICYCLES – OH NO, IT’S LOVE! Fuzzy Logic

THE BICYCLES – OH NO, IT’S LOVE! Fuzzy Logic

CD REVIEW The Bicycles’ Oh No, It’s Love is not the kind of record that warrants a large, wordy review filled with pretentious journalistic nit-picking. The fact of the matter is simple: Oh No, It’s Love is filled to the rim with h... Posted: Nov 24, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Spencer Perry
In this Article Artist(s) The Bicycles
AGING YOUTH GANG

AGING YOUTH GANG

There were moments of giddy transcendence a few weeks back when this very magazine held its official Launch Party featuring a host of Vancouver talent, among them a long-standing (but largely overlooked punk band) named Aging Youth Gang, wh... Posted: May 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Aging Youth Gang
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
Interview with Heads Hang Heavy

Interview with Heads Hang Heavy

Interview with HHH 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? HHH: We all met through playing in other projects together. For example, our drummer, Pher, and Ch... Posted: Oct 31, 2012
In this Article Artist(s) Heads Hang Heavy Resource(s): D'Arcy Briggs
MOTORAMA

MOTORAMA

I entered Pat's Pub on Friday March 12th in the year of our lord 2010 to experience Motorama for the first time. There were three bands in the evening and Motorama opened. When I say opened, I mean OPENED. This power trio of punk dug int... Posted: Apr 8, 2010
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Gaalen Engen
In this Article Artist(s) Motorama Resource(s): Pat's Pub

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
CROP CIRCLE: Maintaining the Mystery

CROP CIRCLE: Maintaining the Mystery

Crop Circle may have taken their name from the controversial 70’s phenomenon, but they have also managed to contribute to a more recent enigma: the earworm. Traditionally, this little beastie takes the form of a trite pop song (think Ms. ... Posted: Apr 30, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Edward Dinsley
In this Article Artist(s) Crop Circle
What Swank Did on Their Summer Vacation.

What Swank Did on Their Summer Vacation.

Swank sashayed out of Van this summer. How many gigs in how many nights? 6 gigs in 6 sweaty nights! It was like a military operation, but with booze. Name clubs and the bands that you played with. The Grateful Fed, Kelowna, The S... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Swank

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
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
Album of the Month: July, 2013

Album of the Month: July, 2013

Each month we pick one record to hold the title of "Album of the Month." This month we take a look at Early Reggae by The Revivers.

Posted: Jul 24, 2013
In this Article Artist(s) The Revivers
The Clips - Matterhorn

The Clips - Matterhorn

Unfamiliar Records. The scene has been hit by the sharp sounds of a new five piece: The Clips. The debut album Matterhorn is made of raw, electric energy mingling among melodies. Lyrically, the album is freeform, created strictly from wh... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Amelia Mackenzie
In this Article Artist(s) The Clips
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
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