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Victoria Jazz Orchestra Honours Heart of Music Scene

Victoria Jazz Orchestra Honours Heart of Music Scene

Known as the heart of Vancouver's vibrant jazz scene, saxophonist and pianist Ross Taggart let a national legacy of impressive musical contributions, along with an unmatched sense of humour. On Sunday, April 15 the Victoria Jazz Orchestra and special gue Posted: Nov 6, 2018
Author: Gulf Islands Driftwood
Published by: Driftwood Publishing Ltd.
In this Article Artist(s) The Victoria Jazz Orchestra
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
Things Are Getting Hairy: Bison BC prepares for Dark Ages

Things Are Getting Hairy: Bison BC prepares for Dark Ages

“We weren’t necessarily going for an animal name,” Bison BC co-guitarist/ co-vocalist James Farwell tells me when I ask about the name Bison. “We’d tossed around these Godawful made up words - ‘what looks good in a good metal fo... Posted: Feb 19, 2010
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
It Ain’t Easy Being Subhuman

It Ain’t Easy Being Subhuman

The venue shift for the Subhumans May 15th gig - from the Anza to the Ukrainian Hall (805 E. Pender) - returns the band to the scene of the famed 1979 Rock Against Prisons benefit, which also included Tunnel Canary, AKA, the female-fronted ... Posted: May 5, 2009
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Subhumans Resource(s): The Ukrainian Hall

Bison BC Tour into Europe

From Feb 26th to Mar 21st Bison BC toured Europe. They hit eleven different countries in twenty-four days and played a show every night. I’ve heard somewhere that Europeans love metal so I’m sure it was a crazy good time, and did great ... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Author: Denis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
Cheap Trick, \'Dream Police\' (\'Guitar Center Sessions\'): Exclusive Video Premiere

Cheap Trick, 'Dream Police' ('Guitar Center Sessions'): Exclusive Video Premiere

Cheap Trick proves endless talent performing on "Guitar Center Sessions" season finale. The unrivaled band shows no signs of slowing down as they amaze the crowd with their classic, high-charting song, "Dream Police". The group recently toured th Posted: Jan 17, 2014
Published by: Billboard
Published by: Billboard
Author: Lars Brandle
In this Article Artist(s) Cheap Trick Resource(s): Billboard
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
Diana Dean: New Works

Diana Dean: New Works

Diana Dean’s home-studio perches on a wooded hilltop near the northern shore of Salt Spring Island. Since 1982, the artist has painted her large-scale dramatic compositions in this space. Looking around, it seems natural that the artist’s landscapes s Posted: Apr 25, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Resource(s): Art Openings

Review: Canadian Guitarist West Coast Comerford happy to play blues

A story on west coast Canadian blues guitar man, West Coast Comerford. Comerford has played in many blues bands out of Victoria, including the Rockin' Devils, All Them Blues Band and Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band. The piece was published on Digita Posted: Jan 9, 2017
Author: Marcus Hondro
Published by: Digital Journal
In this Article Artist(s) Uncle Wigglys Hot Shoes Blues Band, Mark Comerford, Mark Johnson, Hank Leonhardt, Hubert Sumlin, Muddy Waters Resource(s): Harpo's in Victoria
The Birthday Party Paintings

The Birthday Party Paintings

The Birthday Party Paintings by Christine Clark reviewed by Debora Alanna ‘The Birthday Party Paintings' ~ 3-19 October 2014 Xchanges Gallery Posted: Feb 25, 2015
Published by: Exhbit-v
In this Article Artist(s) Debora Alanna, Christine Clark Resource(s): Xchanges Gallery, Exhibit-v, Embellish4art
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, Battle Snakes, The Jolts
Francis Sullivan at Gage Gallery

Francis Sullivan at Gage Gallery

Gage Gallery Arts Collective presents
Driven to Distraction (Further Musings on the Modern Landscape)
Photographs by Francis Sullivan 
April 12-April 30, Opening Reception April 15, 7-9pm Posted: Apr 10, 2016
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Resource(s): Art Openings
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
Author: Kai Tolley
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell, Fear Of Tomorrow, System Shit, The Restarts, spectres Resource(s): The Sweatshop
MUSIC WASTE 2008:

MUSIC WASTE 2008:

Pub 340 - June 5th, 2008 MUSIC WASTE 2008: The B-Lines / Dead Ghosts / Get Well Bomb / The TVees Pub 340 - June 5th, 2008 Dave Bertrand For the first time in many moons, I really made the effort to make it out on time for the openi... Posted: Jun 25, 2008
Author: Dave Bertrand
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Dead Ghosts, The TVees, B-Lines, Get Well Bomb Resource(s): Pub 340, Music Waste
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