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All-you-can-eat hors d'oeuvres @ Bard
Conflicting toy movies and two films to mark National...
Giacometti & peers: "no lack of void”
Bronco & Buster mutually saddle up
Your numerology cycles June 16–30
Two comedies about women at work and a stunning documentary...
Nest ½ Empty, House ½ Full
Renowned Tibetan monk Mingyur Rinpoche to speak in Vancouver
Two giant sequels and several worthy smaller films reviewed
Doing it like Elton John, looking for justice in Canada,...
Ultimate Valentine's Day playlists: The smooth, the seductive, and the sappy
Spotify has given us the ultimate Valentine's Day playlists. The following musical collections contain soulful heavyweights, a few retro gems, and one or two sappy-sweet classics.
Feb 13th, 2013
Vancouver thrash-punks Joyce Collingwood gear towards a jump
My interview with Vancouver thrash-punks Joyce Collingwood didn’t start out the way you would expect. We didn’t start talking about the new material they’re recording — or about the departure of...
Jul 30th, 2012
Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2012: photos
The 35th annual Folk Music Festival is not to be missed: here are some gorgeous scenes from the event, which ends on Sunday.
Jul 15th, 2012
The controversy surrounding Manu Militari
Jul 14th, 2012
Meet Vancouver's hottest hometown girl: Grimes, aka Claire Boucher
"Something very strange happened" to Grimes when she became an adolescent, Sandy Garossino, her mother recalls. “She changed into some kind of super-brain, exploring the internet all the time.”
Jun 21st, 2012
Scissor Sisters lose a bit of their magic with new album Magic Hour
With respect, the Scissor Sisters are not ones to compromise their rainbow-tinted vision. The "Filthy, Gorgeous" hitmakers used a flexed male derrière as the cover of their last album, the...
Jun 1st, 2012
White Lung melts faces with brand-new record Sorry at the Biltmore
Punk band White Lung is as beloved by the Vancouver scene as the smell of PBR. To anyone who attended the release party for their new LP Sorry, Thursday night at Biltmore Cabaret, it’s easy to see...
May 27th, 2012
Zia McCabe ponders the mysteries of life, and The Dandy Warhols' new album
From performing naked, to releasing their own mixes of years-old records, to writing a “goth” album for their newest release, This Machine, The Dandy Warhols have become known for consistently doing...
May 18th, 2012
Jonny Pierce of The Drums talks change, North America and Dolly Parton
Brooklyn indie-poppers The Drums will be hitting Vancouver in less than two weeks, at Venue on May 8. Everything about the band is classically simple, from their music, to their clean-cut American...
Apr 25th, 2012
The Raveonettes rave on as usual on new EP Into the Night
It's business as usual for the Raves. But when that means visionary, velvet-black noise pop, who's complaining? Read on to find out why this Danish duo is so special.
Apr 26th, 2012