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Avis Rasmussen: The View from Here
Avis Rasmussen’s fascinating life as a visual artist comes into focus in The View From Here. The Victoria Arts Council (VAC) has collected over 100 artworks that chronicle her incredible journey, spanning over 60 years. The retrospective begins with an
Regan Rasmussen at Xchanges Gallery
http://www.artopenings.ca/regan-rasmussen.html
Sandra Froher at Leaf Modern Gallery
http://www.artopenings.ca/sandra-froher.html
Dale Roberts at the Chapel Gallery
This exuberant artist brings a life-like presence to luminaries he finds interesting. “I wonder who these people are,” he asks, “how they lived their lives and chose to express themselves.” http://www.artopenings.ca/dale-roberts.html
The Laundry Room at Goward House
Preview: http://www.artopenings.ca/laundry.html
Syrian poet and visual artist at Errant Art Space August 12-28, 2022
Homeland is an historic journey that reveals the artists’ pre-war lifestyle in Syria, the beginning of unrest, and finally, the trauma of dislocation. These artworks reflect on personal and cultural identity through the lens of memory and migrations.
Indigenous Cultural Offerings at Belfry Theatre
PREVIEW: http://www.artopenings.ca/bury-the-hatchet.html
B.A. Lampman at the Victoria Arts Council Gallery
Life's Work: A Visual Memoir  by B.A. Lampman at the Victoria Arts Council Gallery June 3 - July 17, 2022. Opening June 3, 7:00-9:00 Preview: http://www.artopenings.ca/ba-lampman.html
Rande Cook at Leaf Modern Gallery
On April 1, 2022, Pope Francis apologized to First Nations, Inuit and Métis gathered at the Vatican in Rome.
Fired Up! Annual Show and Sale May 28-29, 2022
Preview: http://www.artopenings.ca/fired-up-2022.html
Denise Tierney at the Chapel Gallery May 6-15.
Preview: http://www.artopenings.ca/denise-tierney.html Denise Tierney at the Chapel Gallery May 6-15.
Carollyne Yardley at Deluge Gallery
Plastic is everywhere, explains Yardley in her introduction to Becoming Plastic. “It’s in the depths of the oceans and at the highest of mountaintops,” she says.

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Review: Canadian Guitarist West Coast Comerford happy to play blues
A story on west coast Canadian blues guitar man, West Coast Comerford. Comerford has played in many blues bands out of Victoria, including the Rockin' Devils, All Them Blues Band and Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band. The piece was published on Digita
Author: Marcus Hondro
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