“there’s a new crisis in town that has locals buzzing, drawing the ire of creatives, concertgoers, and business owners alike: the music venue crisis. The only problem is that we don’t have one.”

Real Live Action

Bits & Pieces

As I walked into Red Gate, the room had shifted from its usual bare-floored appearance to something much cozier; the couches were moved to form…


Granville Island 2040

The Future Of Granville Island

“We’re not going to just ‘build it and hope they come.’”

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Quiet City #31

It was anything but quiet. Arriving early to the Revue Stage on Granville Island for the 31st instalment of Quiet City — one of the…


Night Mayors

In Praise Of Night

“How can you make good legislation if you don’t know what’s going on?”

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Vancouver Noise Fest VI

On May 7, I was to have my first experience with “unlistenable” sounds in a musical context, and for 7 hours, no less. While I…