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Absolute Underground #85 - XXX-MAS Issue!

Absolute Underground #85 - XXX-MAS Issue!

Oceanside85 has a new Darksynth album out Absolution and in here to spread the synth gospel to the masses Posted: Jan 10, 2019
Published by: Absolute Underground
Author: Ira Hunter
In this Article Artist(s) Chelsea Owen
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) The Deb Rhymer Band, Deb Rhymer (Hunt)
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 Openings, Art Gallery Of Greater Victoria

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

Opening Doors for Artists

"As a writer, photographer and graphic design artist, I know how difficult it is to have a venue to showcase and sell my work. Also, there are not too many high salaries in the Arts field, and trying to make a decent income can be an uphill battle. Many p Posted: Apr 25, 2015
Published by: James Bay Beacon
Author: Doreen Marion Gee
In this Article Resource(s): ArtCommons.ca, Victoria Free-Net Association (ViFA.ca)

Animation in art education: the animated classroom

Abstract: Our society is surrounded by a vast array of messages conveyed more and more with moving images animated to seem so realistic that it becomes difficult to know whether the images being viewed are "alive" or created by the human hand. Animation Posted: Apr 26, 2017
Published by: University of Victoria, Faculty of Education
Author: Lorraine Y. Pawlivsky-Love
In this Article Artist(s) Dr. Bob Dalton, UVic Resource(s): Silver Quill Creative Group

Orit Shimoni Bitter is the New Sweet

With her fifth album release on April 1 and Western Canadian tour dates throughout April, Orit Shimoni’s Bitter is the New Sweet opens up an exciting new chapter in the life of one Canada’s most brilliant and lyrically impactful vocalis... Posted: Apr 2, 2015
Author: Matt Hanson
Published by: Beatroute Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Orit Shimoni
Cold Outside Reveiw

Cold Outside Reveiw

Fans of guitar tone have a lot to learn about Bill Johnson. His fourth album, Cold Outside should be the one that has this Vancouver Island native flying high above the radar, finally. Ripe with an abundance of select tracks, Johnson proves... Posted: Apr 17, 2017
Author: Eric Thom
Published by: Penguin Eggs
In this Article Artist(s) The Bill Johnson Blues Band
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
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
New Works by Rebecca Jewell

New Works by Rebecca Jewell

Soaring High, Landing Hard: The Veneration and Exploitation of Birds New Works by Rebecca Jewell Posted: Jun 1, 2016
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Artist(s) Rebecca Jewell Resource(s): Alcheringa Gallery
Spirit of Place - Isle of Iona

Spirit of Place - Isle of Iona

Catherine Fraser has visited Iona four times between 2009-2015. “There is a special energy I experience on Iona,” she says, “The air is different, other worldly and timeless, renewing and replenishing my creativity.” Posted: Jan 3, 2019
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
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
Megan Dickie at Open Space

Megan Dickie at Open Space

One Way or Another by Megan Dickie Jan 13 - Feb 18 2017 at Open Space Opening Friday Jan 13 at 7:30 PM Posted: Jan 10, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
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