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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 ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Tanya Harding

Alone with Trees, Grant’s solo show at the Gage Gallery

Alone with Trees, Grant’s solo show at the Gage Gallery, presents a unique vision of BC’s coastal landscapes. Drawn in by the lush colours and flowing textures, the viewer must interpret the subtext of these surreal environments. Visu...
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

The Amazing Journey of a MISSA artist

How MISSA afforded an opportunity for a local artist to exhibit her work in New York and the events that flowed from it. Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts (MISSA), local artist MaryLou Wakefield, Master Printmaker Dan Welden, Southampton
Published by: Go Westshore magazine
Author: Anne Marie Moro

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.”
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Gillian Redwood at Xchanges Gallery

Gillian Redwood continues her experimental dance with universal energies in The Triumph of Light. This new series of expansive acrylic paintings illuminate Xchanges Gallery April 3-18. Zoom Artist Talk and Tour of the Exhibit: Saturday, April 10th at 3:3
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

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
Author: Tim Collins
Published by: VicNews

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas at Madrona Gallery

http://www.artopenings.ca/yahgulanaas.html Summary: Over the past two decades, his artworks have toured the world in solo shows, and been collected by major international museums and galleries.
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

The Rebel Spell and the Subhumans- Political Punks Unite for a Cause

When I last interviewed Vancouver punks the Rebel Spell, I was surprised to discover that, long before the band had formed, their singer and principal lyricist Todd Serious knew the Subhumans’ Gerry Hannah. Stepha and Todd were living in ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis

Around Town Finding the Fun Side of Sin City

The Times Colonist attended a preview of Sin City the Improvised Serial and spoke with several cast members about the exciting Vegas 1961 setting, and the thrill of performing improvised theatre.
Author: Michael D. Reid

Sidney Theatre Students Tackle The Dramatic Musical

Sometimes musicals aren’t all happy and cheery like many make them out to be.   Set in the late 1800’s, the dramatic musical Fires Burning takes the audience to a disaster that hits the small western town of Caldoon’s Crossing.
Published by: Peninsula News Review
Author: Carlie Connolly

Roy Vizer from Jon & Roy – Interview

Victoria locals Jon and Roy have released a new album entitled Let It Go, which is a subtle departure from their previous and wildly successful album Homes. I spoke with Roy Vizer (drums/percussion) about the new album, the road, and what life at home in
Published by: Vancouver Weekly
Author: Ricardo Khayatte

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...
Author: Mike Devlin

Thee Manipulators

Thee Manipulators The morning after I first saw local 5 piece garage rock band Thee Manipulators I woke up with two maracas in my bed and a lot more pins on my jacket. Strangely, I had acquired a pin of an intoxicated/hungry looking fe...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kyla V

Collages by Agnes Ananichuk,

Beauty of Waste An Exhibition of collages by Agnes Ananichuk,
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

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The 21-month battle to save Lucky Bar, one of Victoria's best-loved live music venues

Lucky Bar owner Dylan Pitcher was on the phone from inside his Yates Street nightclub Tuesday, chatting while he rapidly ticked the final items off his “maybe one day” list of renovations. Replace baseboards? Check. Install new oak tabletops? Check
Author: Mike Devlin
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