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Hell Night with Gorbman & Aaron

If you’ve spent any amount of time around Vancouver’s comedy circuit, you’ll know Aaron Read can be counted on for queasy laughs. Take Hell Night,…

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Raven Chacon

There’s a certain cleverness to the name of the venue: Deep Blue. For one thing, its role as a hub for DIY, experimental electronic music…

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Records and Readings IV

For close to a year, the Toast Collective has been home to Vancouver’s worst-kept secret in musically-related spoken word and performance art — Records and…



“I think we both feel a little bit like we push each other out of our comfort zones.”

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It might just be me, but the Astoria seems to book certain bands a lot. Case in point: Supermoon’s release party for Playland, their sophomore…

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Julie Doiron

Much like bumping into an old friend from school or work after hours, Julie Doiron’s recent appearance at the Biltmore had the feeling of a reunion…

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Destroy Vancouver XI

I’m lost on Kaslo Street, looking for VIVO’s new digs. As it turned out, the long-time venue of the Destroy Vancouver experimental music series was…

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On a Thursday night, a scene recognizable to generations of West Coast freaks — and perhaps to every fan of underground music ever – transpired at…