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Grant Lawrence

Winners of the 2014 BC Book Prizes

Two local authors snag double wins at BC Book Prizes gala

Literary surprises at the annual BC Book Prizes Gala, which awards eight prizes for literary excellence in the province.

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2013: Kinnie Starr, Whitehorse, Steve Earle and more

The 36th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival took over Jericho Beach Park this weekend, featuring an incredible lineup of well-known musicians, as well as flourishing artists and bands.
Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2012

Peace, love, and music paint shades of Woodstock at 35th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival

The Vancouver Folk Music Festival was an inter-generational celebration of everything folk with fantastic bands, plenty of sunshine and a positive vibe.