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Real Live Action: Destroyer

It was the evening of April 22 and there was an undeniable buzz of excitement on the street as I arrived at the Vogue Theatre….

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Shindig 2020 Night 3

Bodies, painted by the soft pink and blue of scattered strobe lights, wandered, clustered, swayed, ricocheted off and leaned against one another as four local…

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Best Canadian Poetry 2019 Launch

By the time I reached Massy Books for the launch of Best Canadian Poetry 2019, all the chairs had gone. That’s understandable — it’s a…

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The Ministry of Human Resources

While the Matador may look like an inconspicuous home from the front, circle around to the back entrance on any given weekend evening and it…

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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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Ezra Collective

I’d not yet entered the Fox Cabaret, but I knew what I was about to be in for: some good jazz music. You could already…