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Wire Spine

The crowd who came to see a show raising funds for the Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s Sacred Trust Fund and the Secwepemc Nation’s Tiny House Warriors —…

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Women’s Day Show

Bussing in the wrong direction for 20 minutes meant that I arrived at The Avant-Garden’s International Women’s Day show halfway through the first set of…

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Strong Women, Strong Music

When my friend and I arrived at the first night of Strong Women, Strong Music just before start time, Frankie’s Jazz Club was so packed…

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Nice Apple

Arriving sleep deprived and hungover to the Toast Collective, I plopped into one of the venue’s armchairs, closed my eyes, and listened to the chatting…

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Be Afraid Tape Release

I arrived at Toast Collective as Little Sprout were just wrapping up their soundcheck, forty-five minutes after the show’s designated start time. The cheery and…

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Eirik Hutchinson

On his Facebook page, Eirik Hutchinson describes his favourite pastime as “being drunk at petting zoos” and his musical style as “Tabasco Muppet Rock.” Therefore,…

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Ornament & Crime

The two members of Vancouver’s Ornament & Crime took their name from the title of an essay published in 1910 by Austrian architect Adolf Loos….