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Metaphors afloat aboard False Creek's Deadhead
Art begets art, or at least that’s the case with Deadhead, the floating sculptural installation currently moored at the mouth of False Creek, just off the Vancouver Maritime...
Powerful sounds at Powell Street Festival
Kytami’s name sounds Japanese, but her blue eyes suggest otherwise. In fact, when asked about her heritage, the self-described “violinistextremist” says that what should be a...
Dreamlike dance and literary forms push Powell Street Festival's boundaries
Music, meals, and traditional arts aren’t all that the Powell Street Festival has to offer, although to access some of its shows you’ll have to venture away from its outdoor...
Lemon Bucket Orkestra reconsiders revolution
Publicists and reviewers have a habit of calling his band a “revolutionary folk orchestra”, but that’s a description Mark Marczyk wants to reconsider, especially having spent last...
Local acts bring funk to the Vancouver Folk Music Fest
Two Vancouver acts will no doubt remember this year’s folk festival for years to come. At Stage 5 on July 19, Corbin Murdoch of the Nautical Miles waxed effusive over how the...
Van Folk Fest stages filled with everything from big bands to solo virtuosos
Big bands are back, or at least they were on folk-fest stages, with Seun Kuti’s Egypt 80, Portland, Oregon’s Typhoon, and Toronto’s Lemon Bucket Orchestra all vying for audience...
Mary Lambert brings Vancouver Folk Music Fest audience to tears
Having played to about 28 million people during the 2014 Grammy Awards telecast, Mary Lambert isn’t exactly an unknown. But at 25, and with only two EPs to her name, she’s still...
Harpsichordist Colin Tilney’s curiosity never wanes
Even at the tender age of 13, Colin Tilney knew that his life’s path would oscillate between the old and the new. When he was a teen, however, the new was forbidden. In a...
Music Arts Reviews
The Orpheus Project dares to dream big
A Music on Main presentation. At the Cultch on Thursday, July 17. Continues until Sunday, July 20 By using every square foot of its recently expanded premises, save for storage...
Gord Downie and the Sadies took a long road to debut
As far as alchemical transformations go, what Gord Downie and the Sadies have accomplished with Gord Downie, the Sadies, and the Conquering Sun isn’t quite as startling as turning...
Your horoscope from July 31 to August 6, 2014
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Powell Street Festival vacates Oppenheimer Park
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Andrew Lodge: Like shooting fish in a barrel
Gitxsan consider service disruptions targeting CN Rail and other companies in northwestern B.C.
Homeless in Vancouver: Trashing CBSA shirts borders on careless
Vancouver activists reject majority political rule
Powell Street Festival moves to new site
B.C. premier Christy Clark says she supports Israel and its right to defend itself
Vancouver police raid second marijuana dispensary in less than two months
Gwynne Dyer: Why Hamas does not want a cease-fire in Gaza—yet
Merritt's Bass Coast music festival bans attendees from wearing Native headdresses
Gwynne Dyer: Middle East Christians are going, going, gone
Christy Clark's Wikipedia page receives cheeky edit
Housing activists demand end to gentrification in Downtown Eastside
Will Vancouver NPA candidate Kirk LaPointe draw upon Malcolm Gladwell's wisdom in mayoral race?
B.C. updates liquor pricing on pitchers of beer and cider
Vision Vancouver won't return Trish Kelly to its election slate for November
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