Providing a platform for new music and sound art, video and visual art, modern and experimental dance and multimedia, Pretty Good Not Bad is a new annual event aimed at engaging Victoria through dynamic and evocative experiences. May 18-21, 2017, the festival will be driven by events that showcase multiple disciplines in spaces around Greater Victoria. Free and all ages programming will be available each day of the festival.
Victoria’s Pretty Good Society is an evolved continuation of the programming, curation and production work executed by Animal Productions and sub|division; it is the organization responsible for Pretty Good Not Bad. With a seasoned legacy of event production and local support, the non-profit organization aims to engage Victoria with dynamic, evocative multimedia experiences.
PRETTY GOOD MANDATE – Updated October 9, 2016
To provide a platform that connects diverse creative communities through collaboration, with an acute focus on new music and media.
The Pretty Good Society aims to execute this mandate by:
• Reimagining our urban environment as activated creative terrain
• Reframing our collective concept of “a performance”
• Stimulating and nurturing our community’s appetite for “the other”
The VPGS is composed of individuals who are actively engaged; from composition to production to promotion, each of its five members are direct contributors to the fertility of the city’s creative underground. With knowledge and passion spanning many genres and disciplines, VPGS believes in content, programming and curation.
Phoenix Bain – President, Music Programmer
Dan Godlovitch – Vice President, Artistic Director
Chris Long – Treasurer, Music Programmer
Toni Hall – Director, Visual/Multimedia Programmer
Alyssa Hrenyk – Director, Operations Coordinator
Listing last confirmed: Dec. 29, 2016
NOTE: As of 5:30pm March 17, 2020 a Public Health Emergency has been declared in B.C.
All bars, clubs, lounges & similar venues have been ordered to close.
All restaurants and bars must discontinue dine-in service. All personal service businesses (salons, spas, massage, tattoos, etc) must close.