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Ska Fest Memories #1

Ska Fest Memories #1

We've had plenty of awesome bands come through our festival, and here are just a few memories from some of the artists we've had come by.

Posted: Jun 23, 2013
In this Article Resource(s): Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival

Studio Robazzo Re-Thinks Modern Design

"Whether they're designing visual identities, wooden coasters or stage sets, Studio Robazzo's eco-design approach is about changing our perceptions of what's possible." Posted: Jan 27, 2017
Published by: Douglas Magazine
Author: Danielle Pope
In this Article Resource(s): Studio Robazzo

Victoria`s Filming Boom Benefits Locals

Times Colonist interviews Kirsten Van Ritzen about her acting roles in television movies filmed in Victoria in 2015. Posted: Oct 4, 2016
Author: Michael Reid
In this Article Artist(s) Kirsten Van Ritzen
Focus February 1967

Focus February 1967

Focus by Brad Nugent Posted: Dec 3, 2015
Published by: Victoria Daily Times
Author: Brad Nugent
In this Article Artist(s) The Mixed Emotions Resource(s): Strathcona Hotel 50's-90's, Peeping Tom
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

Bel Riose

Rah Rah, Library Voices, Bel Riose & Bash Brothers The Railway Club Wednesday, February 18 2009 I’m glad I took the night off work this last Wednesday for a little Bel Riose eardrum shakeup at the Railway. In the process I discov... Posted: Mar 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Bel Riose, the bash brothers, Library Voices , Rah Rah Resource(s): Railway Club
Art House

Art House

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria welcomes Nuu-chah-nulth artists to Family Sunday; a buoyant community day with hands-on activities for learning about art, place and home. Posted: Mar 17, 2018
Published by: CRD
Author: Jen Nichols
In this Article Artist(s) Hjalmer Wenstob, Timmy Wenstobe Resource(s): Art Gallery Of Greater Victoria, CRD Arts Service
“Oscillatio”

“Oscillatio”

Review of “Oscillatio” exhibit by Sarah Cowan and Connie Michele Morey at xChanges gallery. Posted: Feb 25, 2015
Published by: Exhbit-v
In this Article Artist(s) Debora Alanna, Connie Michele Morey , Sarah Cowan Resource(s): Xchanges, Exhibit-v, Embellish4art
THE HOTEL LOBBYISTS

THE HOTEL LOBBYISTS

Eazy-E, Bone Thugs, Big Tymers, you name it: the bitches-n-money ghetto-rap is slamming the minute I crack the door. Jordie Dammet, bassist for bar-rock goodboys The Hotel Lobbyists (and sideman for country boozer, Shiloh Lindsey), is boot-... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) The Hotel Lobbyists
THE BLACK HALOS We Are Not Alone

THE BLACK HALOS We Are Not Alone

THE BLACK HALOS We Are Not Alone Acetate God bless Billy Hopeless & the Halos. They’ve earned their entry into that category that bands like Motörhead, AC/DC, & The Ramones (the Holy Trinity of Rock) fit into – you always know wh... Posted: Aug 20, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kyle Antivenin
In this Article Artist(s) The Black Halos

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
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) NoMeansNo, Bob Wright Resource(s): The Royale Banquet Hall
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
Author: Denis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Red Hot Lovers

Summer & The Sinners – Can’t Keep a Good Girl Down – Independent

Summer & The Sinners – Can’t Keep a Good Girl Down – Independent - by Dave Harris Let me preface this review by saying I’ve known Summer since she was barely out of her teens and coming out to sit in or jam at various venu... Posted: Mar 2, 2016
Author: -By Dave Harris
Published by: FaceBook
In this Article Artist(s) Summer and The Sinners, Ross Damude, Brian Hay
Video keeps levidrome front of mind

Video keeps levidrome front of mind

Video by Lola Parks keeps levidrome front of mind. Victoria boy's word continues to gain momentum online. Lucky Budd, father of Levi Budd, campaigns to get "levidrome" in the dictionary. Posted: Jan 29, 2018
Author: Christine van Reeuwyk
Published by: Victoria News, Black Press
In this Article Artist(s) Lola Parks
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