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Frog Eyes

China Cloud is hot and cramped, as if it could be any other way for Frog Eyes’ final Vancouver show. I move a tealight candle…

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Uncle Janes: Crystal Queer Comedy

Uncle Janes: Crystal Queer Comedy is a brand-new improv show co-produced by Jill Lockley with Blind Tiger Comedy, featuring a fully queer-identifying ensemble of improvisers,…

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Music Waste 2018 pt. 2

After the tightly packed and singularly located opened night, Music Waste 2018 spread out with 18 separate showcases over the following three days. Bands overlapped…

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Music Waste 2018 pt. 1

Music Waste is always a scramble of a weekend, desperately dashing between venues, leaving sets early and arriving moments too late to see all the…

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Pharmakon

Waiting on a street that I don’t frequent. Leisure Center awaits at the front of the lineup. Slowly inching forward. Almost all new faces. Wearing…

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Holy Hum

Part three of Soft Cedar, an ‘unconventional’ series of concerts organized by The Cultch, was Holy Hum and Hello Blue Roses at the historic York…

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Winona Forever

“BB puts love first and ain’t afraid to look you in the eye,” reads the Facebook description of BB, the “dark surf rawk” trio who…