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Year in Review 2014
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Montreal is just a five-hour flight away, but the cultural capital of Francophone Canada can sometimes seem as remote as Antarctica. West Coast residents know the city as the...
Stripped-naked Wilson and Lanois bond big time
Tom Wilson has always had an enormous voice, but on his new collaboration with producer and harmonica player Bob Lanois, he proves that he's got the heart to match. Which is a...
Neil mixed sublimity, chaos
This year's edition of the LIVE Biennial of Performance Art is dedicated to the notion of the artist as prophet, shaman, masochist, addict, and anarchist-and with that in mind...
Smoke Show / By Clint Burnham
By Clint Burnham. Arsenal Pulp Press, 187 pp, $18.95, softcover. The action's always elsewhere. Someone, we're not sure who, is going to get offed in prison. Someone else,...
Wainwright takes a big first step toward the tower of song
Debuts like Martha Wainwright's eponymous outing don't come along more than once or twice in a generation, but then again, most artists don't get to spend their entire...
Arden comfortable with letting it all hang out
Flip though the booklet that comes with Jann Arden's new, self-titled CD, and your eyes will inevitably be drawn to a series of sketches of a nude female figure, seen from...
Spasm Band still twitching
You might think that after 40 years of playing together, the members of the Nihilist Spasm Band would be pretty good musicians-but you'd be wrong, at least in terms of their...
Big Apple jazzer prefers to keep his options wide open
Although the notion of combining a jazz band with a string quartet is not exactly new, the blend has rarely been as fruitful as it is on Patrick Zimmerli's Phoenix, released...
Robert Plant and the Strange Sensation
At the Orpheum Theatre on Thursday, September 22 Somewhere overlooking Loch Ness, a candle is burning in a room once occupied by the self-styled "Great Beast", Aleister...
Bensusan brings aural treats
It's no wonder I think about food whenever I hear Pierre Bensusan's new CD, Altiplanos: the Algerian-born guitarist and singer is an accomplished chef, to the point of...
Evan Goldberg wonders if the Sony hack was an inside job
More thoughts on John Horgan, Jenny Kwan, Mable Elmore, and the Vancouver East NDP nomination
Gwynne Dyer: Relations between the U.S. and Cuba will not change much
Dancer, sculptor, painters, and filmmakers awarded studio and live-work space by City of Vancouver
Bitcoin books shed light on the politics and economics of cryptocurrency
John Horgan should worry when two progressive NDP MLAs eye Vancouver East nomination
Your horoscope from December 18 to 24, 2014
The NHL Players' Association won't like this idea, but why not five-on-five all the time?
Vancouverites perform “social experiment” on homeless man to make a point
Top five things to do in Metro Vancouver on Monday, December 22
Jeff O’Neil Show criticized for “misogynist BS” over Justin Trudeau questions
Jeff O’Neil Show and CFOX sorry for “F, kill, or marry” segment that was in “tremendously poor taste”
Justin Trudeau targets Conservative voters in B.C. while still advancing marijuana legalization
Here's our review of The Interview anyway
John Thomas: Leftist zombies steal Powell River municipal election
Province says transit plebiscite will be on “Metro Vancouver Congestion Improvement Tax”
The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies completes the Tolkien trilogy, finally
Trinity Western University takes B.C. law society to court over Christian law school
Vacancy rate plummets in Vancouver and other areas of Lower Mainland
Vancouver park board pay “sore spot” for former chair Constance Barnes
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