Monthly Archives: June 2009

VSMC – Whisky Tasting Notes

By | June 28th, 2009|Whisky Tasting Notes|

1) Linkwood 1990 Cask Strength, 55.5% Notes: Colour: dark gold Nose: shoe leather, spice, cedar, butter, woody orange, plums, cherry, fruity, xmas cake, toffee, Undiluted Nose: bubblegum Flavour: soad, malt, licorise, salty, bitterness, tobacco Finish: dry sherry oak, salty, dry aspartane, pepper ending, oily development, spice, fruity, malty, oily dry, lavender 2) Laphroaig (Dewer Rattray), [...]

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Waterworks Etcetera – new works by Sharon Stone

By | June 25th, 2009|Art News|

         Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria - G-6 1001 Douglas St, Victoria, B.C.  V8W 2C5 Ph (250) 381-2787 | F (250) 383-9155  info@cacgv.ca |   http://www.cacgv.ca     July 2-8 Waterworks Etcetera - new works by Sharon Stone Opening Reception: Thurs July 2, 5-7 Mon-Fri: 10-6        Sat/Sun Hours: noon-5   [...]

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Tribute to Michael Jackson, dead at 50 years old

By | June 25th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

Rest in peace Michael Jackson. http://tinyurl.com/ysx98f Here's my music tribute, I love this one. Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough. Music Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_hz2am90Hk Plus a tribute to Farrah Fawcett, dead at 62. Story: http://tinyurl.com/lueddb Video Tribute: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zh_v8IIRk2s

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Victoria, BC Arts Calendar – Summer 2009

By | June 25th, 2009|Art News|

Please note this is not an exhaustive list. If you'd like to be added to the Arts Calendar for Summer 2009, please send me your information. Opportunity extended to Galleries and Artists. Community Arts Centre, Tulista Park Sidney ~ July 11 - August 27 9565 Fifth Street, Sidney Artisans 2009 - Opening Fri July 10, [...]

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New Art Gallery! Polychrome Fine Arts, Victoria, BC

By | June 25th, 2009|Art News|

New Art Gallery! Polychrome Fine Arts ~ Wed-Sun, 10-6; Sun, 12-6 1113 Fort St  HOBNOB - June 14 - Aug 30. Shawn Shepherd & Mary Patterson have opened this new gallery; HOBNOB showcases Levi Amidlak, Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Lissa Calvert, Charles Campbell, DRFR, Miles Eldredge, David Gifford, Roy Green, Doug Jarvis, Flemming Jorgensen, Michael Lewis, [...]

Bagpiper Squirrel – in progress

By | June 24th, 2009|Work in Progress: The Lab|

A little more work on this one after almost a month (!!) hiatus. (9). Still in progress.

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New fun summertime photo – Jen Steele Photography

By | June 17th, 2009|Articles and Media|

Have Jen Steele Photography capture your moments at a party this summer. Visit her website: http://www.jensteele.com or visit her blog which has most recent photo shoots.

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Wanda Shum at the Side Street Studio

By | June 15th, 2009|Art News|

Side Street Studio in Oak Bay Village and now Humboldt Street, Victoria, has been selling the work of British Columbia artists for over 25 years. They are commited to providing a showcase for the best pottery, jewellery, wood, glass art, textiles, cards & books, carvings, West Coast photography & art prints and special Gifts that [...]

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Whisky Dinner, Companions of the Quaich

By | June 9th, 2009|Whisky Tasting Notes|

For information about a dinner near you visit: http://www.thequaich.com A Slice of Jim Murray Dinner 1) Ballantynes sweet, floral, nice mouth feel 2) Alberta Premium BBQ, Mint, Steak, Mesquite, Manhattan Rum Taste 3) Connemara Spicey,

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Treasures: The World’s Cultures from the British Museum @ The Royal BC Museum

By | June 8th, 2009|Art News|

I've been the the British Museum in London, England and it's a lengthy visit. I imagine a trip to the Royal BC Museum, Victoria, British Columbia to see their exhibition, Treasures: The World's Cultures from the British Museum, will be a nice, consolidated experience by comparison. Treasures brings to the viewing public more than 300 [...]