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CROP CIRCLE: Maintaining the Mystery

Crop Circle may have taken their name from the controversial 70’s phenomenon, but they have also managed to contribute to a more recent enigma: the earworm. Traditionally, this little beastie takes the form of a trite pop song (think Ms. ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Edward Dinsley

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
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

6 Great Local Artists showing their fantastic art at Art In The Barn Gallery

Vancouver Island Premiere of Minette Erlank’s contemporary portraiture – artistic woodcarvings by Merlayna Snyder – fabulous wildlife and nature paintings by Jacqui Austin – whimsical paintings by Lenaya Chrystall – beautiful orga...
Author: Gabriel Taschereau

Get Lucky with Tom Holliston!

I’ve always thought that someone should rhyme “Erik Estrada” with “vagina dentata” in a song, and it occurred to me, when I came late and awestruck to the solo output of songwriter and Nomeansno/Hanson Brothers guitarist Tom Holli...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis

Still Blue Reveiw

Bill Johnson has made a fantastic release that we highly recommend.
Author: Bluesy Luc - Belgium
Published by: Rootstime Online Radio and Magazine

Ravenous @ Alcheringa

Alcheringa Gallery presents Ravenous with Rande Cook and Carollyne Yardley, June 23-July 19, 2014. Opening Reception with artists in attendance on Saturday June 28, 2-5 PM.
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

JP Maurice on CBC Music

BIOGRAPHICAL INFO A pro boxer will tell you that success in the ring hinges on the belief in your own abilities. Belief which endures a pounding heart or a weakened knee. Belief in oneself even after being knocked down to the canvas o...
Published by: CBC
Author: JP Maurice/ CBC

Unknown Soldiers (Doors Tribute)

When the band hit the stage I had to catch my breath. The resemblance between Pete Bowman and Jim Morrison is rather scary. It isn’t only visual, but vocal! You could really believe you were at a Doors gig. Bowman is a rare performer, he ...
Published by: Linnear Reflections
Author: Naomi de Bryun

MOTORAMA

I entered Pat's Pub on Friday March 12th in the year of our lord 2010 to experience Motorama for the first time. There were three bands in the evening and Motorama opened. When I say opened, I mean OPENED. This power trio of punk dug int...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Gaalen Engen

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.
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank

Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank June 20th, The Rickshaw Theatre By Allan MacInnis I remember witnessing a leather-jacketed rocker viciously take to pummelling a much smaller, dreadlocked kid at a Reverend Horton Heat show a few...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis

The Bronx/ A Textbook Tragedy/ Battle Snakes @ Richard’s on Richards

The Bronx/ A Textbook Tragedy/ Battle Snakes @ Richard’s on Richards April 1st 09 By: Denis Maile My night began with me trying to scalp my ticket out front of Richard’s. I had only just found out that day that I would be on the g...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile

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...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile

Jo-Anne Silverman at Gage Gallery

“Art makes a gift from the heart” Silverman’s background in community service comes forward in her solo LUSH exhibition. Each of the sixteen works at Gage Gallery are offered to customers on a “Pay as You Can” basis. Proceeds go to the Cool A
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

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