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Event Archive - Low Brow on the High Seas - the Pirate Art Show: Swank, eldorado

Sat. June 26th 2004 The Marine Club (No Minors)
9 pm - 2 am
Presented by: mini tart, surly girl
Rumbletone Productions and Mini-Tart Galley and Surly Girl Productions present:

Avast ye landlubbers,scurvy dogs and wenches!

Thar be a mighty storm a -brewin' wi' a wannion in the port o'call Vancouver.

LOWBROW on the HIGH SEAS: The Pirate Arrt Show!

Hoist yer mainsails and git yer arse to tha Marine Club -573 Homer St.(@Dunsmuir)

Sat. June 26th and Sun. June 27th for Vancouver's premier pirate themed Arrrt Extravaganza.

Come as yer dirtiest, gnarliest pirate self and shake a peg leg to the likes of


Event and Arrt Info:

Saturday, June 26 Opening artist reception 8-10pm

Live Music with SWANK and ELDORADO 10pm

(Cover after 10pm: $10 fer landlubbers $8 fer pirates)

Sunday, June 27 Artist exhibit 6-8pm

Live Music with The COLORIFICS 8pm (early show)

(No Cover!)

Two nights of fantastical art, musical merriment and costumery

featuring 50 plus artly and worldly buccaneers & gentlewomen of fortune

from BC and exotic shores.

Paintings,mixed-media,sculptures et al by ...

Tom Bagley (Calgary) * Ryan Bubnis (OR) * Dan Collins (CA) *Jenna Colby (WA) Michaela Eaves (WA) Rob Elliott

(TO) * Angelique Houtkamp (Amsterdam) * Lori Jackson (WA) Drazen Kozjan (TO) * L. Kelly Lyles (WA) *Jessica

McCourt (WA) * Krysztof Nemeth (WA) * Erin Norlin (WA) * Derek Nobbs(WA) Christine Olsen (WA) *Shaunna

Peterson (CA) * Sara Ray (CA) * Robert Rin (WA) * JasonSonderman (WA) * Kipling West (WA)

BC Artists...

12 Midnite * Jason Ainsworth * Antonia Allan * Pili Alvarez * Holly Ruth Anderson * David Boswell * Breadman *

Lenny Brisco * Ted Dave * Angela Fama * Rod Filbrandt * Ken Gerberick * Graeme * Kevin House * Brad Lambert *

James Lloyd * Vicki M. * Darcy Paterson * Dave "Pepe"Petko * Owen Plummer * Terry Plummer * Liizah Radforth *

Bonni Reid * Rev. Rot * Bob Scott * Stu Mackay-Smith * Nicole Steen * Bryce Thing * Andrea Tucker * Colin Upton

* Heather Watts * Annie Wilkinson * Bruce Wilson * Chad Woodley * D'Arcy Yurchuk

Bring yer doubloons and swag ye bilge-rats,pull up a rum keg and set a spell.

We'll splice the mainbrace and down thee many claps o' thunder,me buckos and strumpettes.

Get on the account mateys there be arrt to espy and purchase and booty to be fought o'er.

Be there or we be puttin' the black spot on ye yet and hangin' ye from the yardarm.

Dead men tell no tales!


Rumble-line: (604) 878-GOGO


SWANK: performs genetically modified, all hoedown, no uptown, corn swillin', ass kickin' country & somethin' - an unholy alliance of punk and country styles partnered like moonshine and mason jars. 'Swank's rockabilly blues is sweaty, voluptuous and impeccably performed.' The Vancouver Sun

ELDORADO: Sassy tiki torch country with a pinch of rockabilly and hot sauce to boot!

THE COLORIFICS: Local Latin/Pop/Jazz faves!! Featuring the joyous vocal charms of PATSY KLEIN skillful plucking of BERNIE BOULANGER, and the well honed rythum section of JOHN RULE and ERIC NAPIER!! Get up! Dance! Go Crazy!

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