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Under the Stars: Boycotts and Bubblegum
Your numerology cycles July 16–31
Candid scenes with Leonard Cohen and his muse, housing...
Holy Dips at Vancouver Sangam
Sahibs & subalterns; Raj "Ends Well?"
More action from Spider-Man, a pagan cult in Midsommar and...
Your numerology cycles July 1–15
Deeeeep detritus => haute couture
Beatles tunes and fantasy in Yesterday, a mesmerizing...
All-you-can-eat hors d'oeuvres @ Bard
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
Barenaked Ladies light up the Malkin Bowl
Canadian icons Barenaked Ladies took the stage at Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park this past weekend. Best known for their hits If I had A Million Dollars, Pinch Me, Brian Wilson and of course One Week....
Sep 8th, 2014
Swans rent Venue Nightclub for séance
Swan’s current mode of apocalyptic post-rock is a shaman with a bludgeoning tool: transcendence by blunt trauma.
Sep 8th, 2014
The emergent landscapes of B.C.'s music festivals
The BC music festival industry is significant. It is a multi-million dollar influx of annual revenue that creates value for our tourism sector and local creative economy. In BC, there is a...
Aug 21st, 2014
Getting to the bottom of The Orpheus Project
Whenever you set out to create something new, it’s a descent into the unknown. But was The Orpheus Project a descent or merely a clever format for a concert (Hades with A/C)?
Jul 22nd, 2014