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Mixed Gems

When I first looked at the Facebook event for Mixed Gems, and discovered that it went all the way from 8:30 PM to 1:00 AM,…

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Chelene Knight

Growing Room Literary Festival

CanLit is about to be rewritten, and Room Magazine’s Growing Room Festival curator, Chelene Knight, is ready to shape the new story. But growth isn’t…

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Polaroids of Vancity Kweens

This is a visual supplement to Sydney Thorne’s interview with James Knipe on “the launch of Vancity Kweens, and his plans to ‘werk’ his way up to…

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Vancity Kweens

Werking In Drag

“The biggest thing I’m afraid of is missing out on queens, or people thinking I’m choosing favourites — covering everything is a lot of work and there’s so much going on, I’m trying not to miss a thing.”

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Chinatown Concern Group 唐人街關注組

Fighting Gentrification With Intergenerational Cooperation

“We can’t forget our history and the people who came before us, who made it easier for us to be able to live here and who gave us our rights.”

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Rickshaw Theatre

Attending a show at the Rickshaw Theatre is a very unique experience. Right from the entrance, the venue feels comfortable. The staff out front seem…

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Can’t Lit

A Backdoor To Canadian Literature

“Everyone wants to see the same version of Canadian literature that’s so clean, I want to see messier things.”

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Story Story Lie

As the host of Story Story Lie, Jo Dworschak has created an interactive storytelling game show and radio show that reflects her love of storytelling…

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Don't Knock The Laughing Stocks

“The idea of pleasing an audience kind of fits into that typical band attitude, and I just think it’s more interesting not to play to that.”