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Why?

Arriving at VENUE at 7:30pm, I was surprised to see a nearly empty room. It was Saturday night, and it was to be an early…

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Rickshaw Theatre

Attending a show at the Rickshaw Theatre is a very unique experience. Right from the entrance, the venue feels comfortable. The staff out front seem…

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Psychic TV

On October 1, experimental music pioneers and culture reprogrammers Psychic TV came to Vancouver. The ever-evolving collective, led by the one and only Genesis P….

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The WISE Hall

The WISE Hall is a dim but homely space, with dark wooden floors and lights strung into a canopy overhead. My voice echoes across the…

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Swans

I stood in a long line that snaked its way out of Venue nightclub and onto the Granville strip, shoulder to shoulder with fans anxious…

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Hot Art Wet City

What’s Up Hot Do’OHHH MY GOD!!!

“I’m able to show the art, expose it, but the artists have to push themselves.”

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Spartacus Books

“People join with great intentions, and partly they want to change the world.”

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The Soft Moon

More often than not, Granville street evokes images of barefoot drunk girls holding their heels in their hands, their arms linked in a display of…

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Oneohtrix Point Never

It was a loaded night: two titans of the popular experimental, hagiographies in development. Daniel Lopatin, aka Oneohtrix Point Never, returned to Vancouver on the…

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Sofar Sounds

And Yet So Close

“Hopefully it feels different than just going down to the old watering hole to catch a live band.”