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Jazz Sextet Continues To Groove

Jazz Sextet Continues To Groove

She’s been at it for 35 years, but Toni Blodgett’s love of jazz continues to fuel her band’s unique blend of what she calls “more traditional” music. What it really means is her group has access to a vast repertoire of jazz tunes and has develo Posted: Jun 25, 2016
Author: Tim Collins
Published by: VicNews
In this Article Artist(s) CanUS Hot Jazz Band
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
VIctoria Musicians Stage Tribute to Gord Downie

VIctoria Musicians Stage Tribute to Gord Downie

Victoria musicians stage tribute to Gord Downie. Proceeds benefit Cool Aid Society and BC Cancer Agency. Interview with Lola Parks. Show organized by James Kasper of Mighty Speck Records. Posted: Jan 29, 2018
Author: Kristyn Anthony
Published by: Victoria News, Black Press
In this Article Artist(s) Lola Parks, James Kasper, Mothertrucker, Chris Andres , Blake Andison, The Lost Talkers
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
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
Old Man Markley: “We’re punk rockers playing bluegrass!\

Old Man Markley: “We’re punk rockers playing bluegrass!"

On July 2nd I had the pleasure to interview Old Man Markley on tour with NOFX, & Teenage Bottle Rocket. With their hard work ethics they deserve every opportunity that comes their way. With their high-energy stage presence they give you a t... Posted: Oct 1, 2012
Author: Heather Furneaux
Published by: Absolute Underground
In this Article Artist(s) Old Man Markley
Francis Sullivan at Gage

Francis Sullivan at Gage

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, gage gallery
Testing Metal with Grant Truesdell of Unleash the Archers

Testing Metal with Grant Truesdell of Unleash the Archers

On the evening of the band’s record release party at The Red Room, Factory Worker Media met with Unleash the Archers guitarist Grant Truesdell in the building’s old vault to discuss challenges to songwriting, community-building, and navigating the roi Posted: Jul 29, 2015
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media
In this Article Artist(s) Unleash The Archers
Deb Rhymer is dedicated to the blues

Deb Rhymer is dedicated to the blues

Deb Rhymer has worn numerous hats over the years, from Bette Midler impersonator to daycare operator. But the one that fits her best is blues booster. Rhymer, a Victoria native, spends almost all her waking hours dedicated to blues, eith... Posted: Apr 30, 2016
Author: Mike Devlin
In this Article Artist(s) Deb Rhymer (Hunt), The Deb Rhymer Band
Haren Vakil @ Gage Gallery

Haren Vakil @ Gage Gallery

Haren Vakil presents  Weird and Whimsical: Drawings and Paintings A solo show at Gage Gallery September 11-22. Opening celebration is Tuesday September 11, 5-7pm http://www.artopenings.ca/haren-vakil.html Posted: Aug 22, 2018
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
BISON: Locking Horns with Blades of Metal

BISON: Locking Horns with Blades of Metal

Over a pitcher of Molson Canadian at the Princeton Pub, while a startlingly able roots-rock ensemble hosts the open stage night behind our table, we ask Bison’s vocalist-guitarist James Farwell how he feels about his band’s recent signi... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Author: Ferdy belland
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
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
Wantmonster – Bruised and boozed.

Wantmonster – Bruised and boozed.

INTERVIEW Wantmonster are straight off the hard streets of Nelson B.C. Ok, the streets there aren’t very hard, unless you’re afraid of hippies with giant dreads that look like matted down stinky beaver tails, and who isn’t? Wantmon... Posted: Nov 24, 2008
Author: Denis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) WantMonster
Glorywhore Finds the Beauty in Sleaze.

Glorywhore Finds the Beauty in Sleaze.

Glorywhore is a great name, and when playing with HookerPop, it's awesome. In the first week of the New Year, I went to the Princeton to check out Glorywhore. What I got was a petite Suicide Girl, Maiwan, with her incredible scratchy growl ... Posted: Jan 15, 2010
Author: Tanya Harding
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Glorywhore
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