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Marcus King Band brings Southern Blues North of the border for the first time
This week Marcus King and his five-piece band played the Commodore Ballroom. It was the first time King had played in Vancouver and fans were ecstatic for his arrival. The venue was packed brimming...
Feb 11th, 2020
Photos: Half Moon Run heats up Snowy Vancouver
This week Half Moon Run played Vancouver's Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Many were unsure whether the Vancouver fans would brave the unusually cold and snowy conditions but I was pleasantly surprised to...
Jan 17th, 2020
Photo's: Brittany Howard debuts her solo album Jaime
Photography By Craig Fleisch
Nov 21st, 2019
Photos: Big Sugar sweetens up the Commodore
Vancouver got a sweeter this weekend when Big Sugar returned to the Commodore Ballroom on their Canadian leg of their world tour. The band has been around for an amazing 31 years, and during...
Nov 12th, 2019
Photos: Elle King shakes up Vancouver
Elle King shakes up Vancouver on her North American "Shake The Spirit Tour"
May 22nd, 2019
American Animals, a fine heist movie, Sicario 2, evil on the Mexican border, and Hearts Beat Loud, amiable
Also: visit a fashion icon, an anime rarity, basketball stars as actors, a creepy Canadian thriller and a post-Holocaust story told with humor and chutzpah
Jun 29th, 2018
Kung Fu Kenny a.k.a. Kendrick Lamar impresses at Roger's Arena
Photo credit: ALAN GWIZDOWSKI
Aug 2nd, 2017
Lauryn Hill takes control of the Queen Elizabeth
Review and photography by Craig Fleisch
Nov 12th, 2016
Photo Highlights: Alice Cooper plays Queen Elizabeth
Photography by Craig Fleisch
Oct 21st, 2016
Santigold takes capitalism to a new level
After enduring a month-long postponement, fans lined up eager to hear Santi White, also known as Santigold, at her sold out show at Vogue Theatre Thursday night. The delay, caused when she lost her...
May 16th, 2016