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It’s Easier if it’s in a Song

  Francis Baptiste is an Indigenous musician from the Osoyoos Indian Band in the Okanagan Valley. His work explores themes of trauma, addiction, and family….

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A Conversation with Nicole Luongo

[TW: Suicide]   Author, Academic, Drug User and Mad Woman Nicole Luongo critically examines our societal takes on health and illness. Fueled by lived experience,…

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Esteban Peréz: Unfinished Marks

A fox cranium, a spine carcass and a centerpiece of tethered canvas is sealed with insulation foam. You can see papaya yellows and purple orchid…

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Van Black Library

On January 24, 2022, an orange, purple, and magenta mottled square popped up across Vancouverites’ Instagram feeds with bolded text in the bottom right corner:…

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After the Dust Settles

Grief has a way of unraveling us. For “Vancouver”-based singer/songwriter Dust Cwaine, it has laid their soul bare; uncensored by assumptions about who they are…

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Franz the Poet

  I met with Franz at Upstart & Crow: Literary Arts Studio, a local bookstore located on Granville Island. It was a late afternoon on…

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Rhiannon Collett

“I love theatre because of its immediacy, because of its intensity, because of its capacity for things to go wrong. There’s just something about the…

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Dae Shields

Dae Shields aka ebonEmpress is a Vancouver based emcee, rapper, bassist, spoken word artist, designer, activist, and community advocate (to name a few of her…