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Craig Fleisch

King Khan & the Shrines reign at the Rickshaw

Lead Singer King Khan can be quoted describing the Band's new album, Idle No More, as a "big healing process." Evidently, King Kahn & the Shrines have made a full recovery. The entire nine-...

Highlights from the 2013 Colour Me Rad 5K Charitable run

Runners from across BC gathered at Thunderbird Park for The Color Me Rad Run on Saturday. The unique five kilometre race requires runners to wear a white T-shirt at the start of the race,...

Half Moon Run rocks the Commodore Ballroom

If you haven't heard of Half Moon Run, it's about time you did.

Squamish Valley Music Festival delivers top-notch music and beautiful mountain landscapes

Young The Giants, Sameer Gadhia gives a powerful performance this past Saturday evening.

Highlights from the 2013 Vancouver Folk Festival: photos

Some fantastic musicians performed at the 36th Annual Folk Festival held at beautiful Jericho Beach Park this weekend. Here are some highlights from the event, in photos:  Pharis and Jason...

The beautiful Gorge amphitheatre: The home of the Sasquatch (Music Festival 2013)

There is nothing more exhilarating then the long ride down to Sasquatch! Music Festival.  As a Canadian concert and music enthusiast, it is just a hop and a skip over the border down to the...

Joe Oliver and climate change

Canada's Minister of Natural Resources sowed seeds of doubt regarding climate change last week.  

Vancouver's Gastown in photos: slideshow

Views in Gastown aren't always pretty, but they're always Vancouver.