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Notable films for Easter, Canada and Earth Day
Huffing in a henhouse
Your numerology cycles: April
Magic reelism: smoke & mirrors
Rx for youngsters: Take physic, pomp
Two good kids films (though one is better for adults) and...
"Never the Last," a virtuosic séance
A rock and a hard place
Super hero fun, a not so good Stephen King adaptation and a...
Vancouver welcomes Hozier with open arms at sold out Commodore Show
When 24 year old Andrew Hozier-Byrne first popped onto the scene in 2013 with his single "Take Me to Church" debuting on YouTube, the video went viral. Racking up near 14 million views, and...
Mar 7th, 2014
“11” Questions for Ghosts of Wars Past
Mark Haney’s “11” for brass ensemble uncovers the courage and inter-generational wounds of the Renfrew Heights Veterans Housing Project.
Oct 28th, 2014
Music Heals gala plays a Chin Injetian Rhapsody
Music Heal's inaugural Strike a Chord gala will celebrate the career of Vancouver-based Juno/Grammy award-winning musician/producer Chin Injeti.
Oct 16th, 2014
Sold-out crowd tessellates to Alt-J at the Orpheum
Apart from the simplicity of their name Alt-J (also known as ∆), the UK quartet are anything but simple. Their music intricately weaves multiple musical genres together with elements of indie...
May 21st, 2014
Die Antwoord in Vancouver: photos
Die Antwoord proudly showed their colours at their PNE performance in Vancouver. Both Yolandi and Ninja for the South African rap group came on-stage decked in their usual prison-garb orange...
Oct 4th, 2014
Vancouver Opera's Carmen aims, fires, misses...then hits a bull’s eye
The Vancouver Opera roared to life Saturday night with enough treachery and dashed hopes to put Wall Street to shame. VOA’s Carmen tells the cautionary tale of love, jealousy, and excessive smoking.
Sep 28th, 2014
Sam Smith makes his Vancouver debut
Just shy of 22 with a soulful voice of man way beyond his years, Sam Smith has taken the world by storm over these past two years. You would never know from his baby face that his voice is...
Sep 29th, 2014
Fanfare for a sustainable future – the arts weigh in
With real-estate development turning entire neighbourhoods into construction sites, a recent concert at VanDusen Gardens’ award-winning Visitor Centre sang the praises of sustainability.
Sep 23rd, 2014
La Roux’s new hairstyle rouses speculation at the Commodore
A gravity-defiant wave of hair washed over her head, coloured in such a way as to spark existential doubt: La Roux ou La Fraise-Blond?
Sep 19th, 2014
Passenger plays to a silent crowd at Malkin Bowl
Article and photography by Craig Fleisch
Sep 8th, 2014