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Interview with Dusty from the Hits

Interview with Dusty from the Hits

We have lots to talk about because The Hits have been one busy band. First off, can you introduce yourself and the band and their instruments. Why no bass? Alright, well, I am Dusty and I hit stuff really hard and sing a bit, Lou Slips... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Hits!

Marble Rye CD release party Friday May 8th

Marble Rye CD release party Friday May 8th w/ The Matinee and Analog Bell Service The Railway is a decent room to watch a few amazing local bands tear it up. Even with a totally irrational layout that makes it appear packed to the gil... Posted: May 23, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) The Matine, Marble Rye, Analog Bell Service Resource(s): Railway Club

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
Artist Dennis Shields

Artist Dennis Shields

Victoria artist Dennis Shields is a prolific artist with a painting career spanning four decades. ​He has exhibited widely on Vancouver Island and the Mainland. Posted: Apr 10, 2016
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Resource(s): Art Gallery Of Greater Victoria, Art Openings
The Wrecktals – Speaking their mind from time to time.

The Wrecktals – Speaking their mind from time to time.

The Wrecktals – Speaking their mind from time to time. An interview with bassist Christoph Leon by Denis Maile of The Skinny DM: How did you come up with the band name? CL: As a reminder to never take ourselves too seriously, re... Posted: May 20, 2010
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) The Wrecktals, Christoph Leon

Neil Young's Harvest Moon given new life in B.C. jazz star's latest album

Victoria's Maureen Washington lays it all on the line in her new album, which remembers her husband Posted: Nov 4, 2018
Published by: CBC News
Author: Jon Hernandez
In this Article Artist(s) Maureen Washington Resource(s): CBC'S Hot Air
Japandroids – Lullaby Death Jams – Independent

Japandroids – Lullaby Death Jams – Independent

The Japandroids are a two piece guitar wailing, drum pounding, singing machine, (do droids get angry when you call them machines?) and ‘Lullaby Death Jams’ is their recipe for a good time. It’s made up of five interestingly good track... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) Japandroids

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
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

Jon and Roy at Sugar Nightclub

Zoubi Arros heads up Zoubi And The Sea, which balances folk, funk, jazz, and pop, along with a healthy dose of sexy during their incredible cover of Queens of the Stone Age’s Make It Wit Chu. Posted: Dec 14, 2018
Published by: Rocktographers
Author: Webmeister Bud
In this Article Artist(s) Jon and Roy, Zoubi Arros, The Wild Romantics
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
Thee Manipulators

Thee Manipulators

Thee Manipulators The morning after I first saw local 5 piece garage rock band Thee Manipulators I woke up with two maracas in my bed and a lot more pins on my jacket. Strangely, I had acquired a pin of an intoxicated/hungry looking fe... Posted: Aug 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kyla V
In this Article Artist(s) Thee Manipulators
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

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
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