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  • Wed 31st Dec, 2003

    Anniversary Party/Relocation Fundraiser

    This event will of course be followed by an amazing dance party. Come Support the fifty fifty! read more...
  • Tue 16th Dec, 2003

    Shock Corridor Cinema Presents: Matthew Barney's Cremaster 3 (the order) + Guy Maddin's Tales From The Gimli Hospital

    Shock Corridor Cinema Presents the final program of 2003: Tuesday, December 16th 8:30 pm . $2 416 Craigflower Rd. Tales From The Gimli Hospital (Guy Maddin; 1988, 72 min). Tales From The Gimli Hospital is now regarded as one of the true cult hits of the Eighties; a bizarre entry on the midnight movie circuit that found an eager audience and set its director's career in motion. F... read more...
  • Sat 6th Dec, 2003

    50/50 Arts Space is at 416 Craigflower in Vic West. Entrance at back. read more...
  • Fri 28th Nov, 2003

    A night of manic behaviour

    http://industrial.org/ground_monkeys_vialka_fridge_800.jpg PR Martyr Destructions Presents: A night of manic behaviour from: Vialka http://noiseweb.painreceptor.com/vialka/ A European "invitation to dance to steady explosive rhythms, terror melodies and experimental movements. It is a symphony for humble flesh through the high spirits of rock'n'roll." Features Eric of Hermit (and f... read more...
  • Tue 25th Nov, 2003

    Shock Corridor Cinema Presents an anime classic: Hayao Miyazaki's "Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind." (Original Subtitled Version)

    Shock Corridor Cinema presents: Hayao Miyazaki's ("Spirited Away") Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind (1984) Tuesday, November, 25th. 8pm 416 Craigflower Rd. $2 Hayao Miyazaki's anime cult classic. The Human Race, through its arrogance, has caused a cataclysmic environmental disaster. The Sea of Corruption, an enormous jungle of toxic fungi, has swallowed entire industrial civilization... read more...
  • Sat 15th Nov, 2003

    Musical Theatre In Three Varying Acts. Featuring: Duotwang; Noir de Colombe and Dylan Davis.

    the debut of musical theatre and saucy burlesque at the fifty fifty arts collective. . . SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15th 416 craigflower road LOVE & EROTIC ACTS*ACTS*ACTS NOIR DE COLOMBE Spoken word, dance and accordian combined in a burlesque bisque. DUOTWANG IN MUSIC HELL A theatrical performance they pulled out of their asses. A musical love story - like others Self inflict... read more...
  • Tue 11th Nov, 2003

    Shock Corridor Cinema Presents: A Sissy Spacek Double Bill. BADLANDS + 3 WOMEN.

    Shock Corridor Cinema Presents A Sissy Spacek Double Bill Tuesday, Nov. 11th 7:30 & 9:15 PM @the fifty fifty arts collective 416 Craigflower Rd. $2 (one admission price for both films) Shock Corridor Cinema pays homage to actor Sissy Spacek, whose geeky frame and freckled faced complexion stood in for the alternative "all-American girl" of the 70s. Her performances consistent... read more...
  • Fri 7th Nov, 2003

    Monsters for Real Zine Launch and gigantic drawing installation

    >the fifty fifty is happy to present another colourful art show; opening this Friday, November 7th @ 1pm: Monsters for Real Zine Launch and Gigantic Drawing Installation by, Jim, the artist whose frantic window installation has been enticing the gaze of craigflower passer-bys for the past month. Opening night gala/party: Friday, November 7th 8-11pm. gallery opened daily 1-5 pm friday, nov.... read more...
  • Thu 30th Oct, 2003

    SHOCK CORRIDOR CINEMA PRESENTS A SPECIAL HALLOWEEN SCREENING: The original TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE and BBQ Feast. 8/9PM.

    Shock Corridor Cinema Presents our special Halloween Screening: Tobe Hooper's Original, TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (1974; 100 min.) Presented in Drive-in W-i-d-e-screen; screened in our make-shift slaughterhouse. Costumes encouraged!. Prizes to be won! BB-Q meat (and veggie dogs) to be consumed! Thursday, October 30th. BBQ @ 8PM Screening @ 9PM. Monster Mash to follow. only @ the... read more...
  • Sat 25th Oct, 2003

    Angry Songs & Bitter Words: Anarcho Punk Night at Vertigo

    Featuring Anarchist noise punx SYLO from Denman Island, local anarcho crust-punk bands ISKRA and BURY WHAT'S DEAD plus poetry by Ron Sakolsky(Denman) and local poets/spoken word by Max Sloan and Lisa B. The show is by donation and open to the public. Support critical resistance and the Do-It-Yourself punk scene in Victoria. Part of the Drawing Resistance political art show which will be happ... read more...
  • Sat 25th Oct, 2003

    ANGRY SONGS AND BITTER WORDS: ANARCHO NIGHT AT THE FIFTY FIFTY

    A NIGHT OF ANTI-CAPITALIST FUN FEATURING SPOKEN WORD/POETRY BY RON SAKOLSKY(DENMAN ISLAND), LISA B, AND MAX SLOAN. ALSO FEATURING TWO LOCAL CRUST PUNK ACTS: BURY WHAT'S DEAD AND ISKRA PLUS ANARCHO PUNK OUTFIT: THE PROLES(SYLO COULDN'T MAKE IT DUE TO DATE CHANGE). NOTE: THIS SHOW WAS ORIGINALLY BOOKED AT VERTIGO BUT THE UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA STUDENT SOCIETY IS ANARCHO-PHOBIC! THEY PULLED THE P... read more...
  • Fri 24th Oct, 2003

    Mixed Tape Sale and Beyond

    A Uvic Visual Arts Fundraiser and C.D. sale. @the fifty fifty arts collecitve 416 Craigflower Rd. 8PM $5 Bring a mix tape or cd with your favorite music to sell, if you can. Featuring: Fu Re Fu (formerly, Futilitarian Relief Fund - local indie rock) Mammal (instrumental rocky, math, thrash) Perry Como Lives (techy drum and guitar duo) Disk Junky Patty C (he needs no introduc... read more...
  • Tue 14th Oct, 2003

    Shock Corridor Cinema Presents: Sun Ra & Wesley Willis in a rare meeting of the minds

    Shock Corridor Cinema @the fifty fifty arts collecitve 416 Craigflower Rd. $2 Space is the Place (John Coney, 1974; 65 min) "An artifact of a time when the hangover of the late 1960s met the disillusioned 1970s; black power and free jazz collided with the fashion sense of SUPERFLY. SPACE IS THE PLACE is the PUTNEY SWOPE of jazz films." -Jon Pareles, THE NEW YORK TIMES Nothing about... read more...
  • Tue 30th Sep, 2003

    Shock Corridor Cinema: Two from the 70s. Drag Racing and Cassavetes

    Shock Corridor Cinema Presents Two Indie Films from the illustrious 70s . . . Two-Lane Blacktop & The Killing of a Chinese Bookie @the fifty fifty arts collective 416 Craigflower Rd. $2 Two Films, one cheap price. The 70s occupies a unique place in American film as both the rise of the independent film and its counterpart, the studio film, granted filmmakers freedom to produce films ... read more...
  • Sat 20th Sep, 2003

    Vinyl Record Sale the fifty fifty arts collective

    Intimate Record Sale (punk, lounge, 80s, prog rock, soundtracks, indie, emo, yada yada yada . . .) 416 Craigflower Rd. All Records (well, most, say 95%) are one dollar; that's $1.00 a disc. Come out and support the arts space and find that Charlie's Angles theme song you've been seeking your entire life for. bulk record donations accepted for this event. email: thefifty_fifty@hotmail.com read more...
  • Sat 21st Jun, 2003

    Sock-Hop at the Fifty Fifty

    416 Craigflower live girl on girl action!! read more...
  • Thu 12th Jun, 2003

    An Evening Of Improvisation And Image Projections

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  • Thu 12th Jun, 2003

    Amazing Musicians,A Collection Of Instruments And Noise

    A night of creative and diverse music. Come and check it out read more...
  • Thu 5th Jun, 2003

    Ent-Ausserung presents ModPopNewWave

    The Accident are a modish new wave group from Vancouver, BC who'll appeal to the Elvis Costello fans. Channels 3+4 are a synth-punk band in the vein of Black Cat #13. read more...
  • Sat 26th Apr, 2003

    Ent-Ausserung's 1 Year Anniversary!

    Ent-Ausserung celebrates one year of live music life support. Ahh, the posters, the shows, the foolish newsletters, the injokes, the accusations, the memories... In honour of that special moment when Dan and Jay, spurned on by visions of Swiss bank accounts, boyish prostitutes, and Bolivian cocaine piles, decided to attach a Hegelian term to themselves, a soiree is being held. Not just 1,... read more...
  • Fri 28th Mar, 2003

    fun fun

    vancovers streets, rock the place all welcome at 416 craigflower read more...
  • Sat 22nd Mar, 2003

    Frog Eyes / Gland Factor

    Frog Eyes with Gland Factor and guests...PLUS super wicked dancing and fun. read more...
  • Fri 21st Feb, 2003

    A Night of Confused and Daring Electronics

    Big names in wierdo-electro scene. Performers are internationally known and have collaborated with Flying Saucer Attack, etc. Please come, as this is a rare event. read more...
  • Sat 8th Feb, 2003

    CHET CD RELEASE

    Bring your liver. read more...
  • Fri 7th Feb, 2003

    Chet CD release party!

    There will also be a magic show, big beds, and snacks for all! Chet's CD 'The Tiger is in the Window' will be available on this night. read more...
  • Fri 7th Feb, 2003

    CHET CD RELEASE PARTY

    release party for 'The Tiger is in the Window'. read more...
  • Sun 2nd Feb, 2003

    The folks who brought you Sookefest, drinko-bingo, Bruce Springsteen and Rolling stones tribute nights now deliver an event dedicated to warm california breezes and the sweet harmonies of Brian Wilson and company. Bring shorts and sandals, as the floor will consist of california-like heated sand!! Tribute artists too various and prolific to even begin to mention!! read more...
  • Sat 1st Feb, 2003

    BEACH BOYS / BEACH PARTY

    the fifty fifty presents an indoor beach party with the music of the Beach Boys (played live for your summer entertainment). wear your beach gear, it will be hot and beachy for more info or to sign up your band call: 383-5144 ext. 1182 read more...

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