MuzeWest Concerts: Ariel Barnes   Recently updated !

By: Raman Kang Photos courtesy of MuzeWest After thundering applause from a mere introduction, Ariel Barnes takes his rightful seat in front of an intimate crowd, picks up his cello, inhales sharply and begins to play. He’s been called a […]

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The Vancouver Fringe Festival

Passion is a force that pushes boundaries and unleashes creativity; Perhaps, no one knows this better than the artists at the Vancouver Fringe Festival who are willing to transform themselves into characters all in an effort to make at least […]

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Food Culture Renaissance

The Fraser Valley Food Show, an annual exhibition and celebration of local food, produce and innovation, dominated the Abbotsford Tradex Centre October 3rd to 5th. The infectious sense of community captured visitor and vendors alike as they explored their way […]

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Your guide to the underground world of AlleyCat races

Bike couriers are found in most metropolitan cities. They serve as a fundamental backchannel for businesses to relay messages, reports, legal documents, and project proposals between each other. Vancouver is no exception. With couriers using their knowledge of back alleyways, […]

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Festival Season hits the Valley

At one point in the day, while the hoards of anxious spectators stared in awe at high-flying motocross, gnarly grinds, and the aerial prowess of seasoned BMX talent, the temperature hit its peak at +40 degrees. They don’t capitalize on […]

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There’s nothing Shambolic about The Good In Everyone

Band Name: The Good In Everyone Genre: Indie Rock Band Members: Nick Russell – Guitar/vocals, Benjamin Mott – Guitar, Laura Genschorek – Keys/synths/vocals, Jamison Gladysz – Drums, Olivia Sharpe – Guitar/vocals, Matt Gostelow – Bass 

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Vancouver hosts exclusive Youth Can Do Conference

With literally weeks until the events debut in Vancouver, tickets to the Youth Can Do Conference seem to be selling like no other. The premiere event is to be held on  May 1st and lasts the entire weekend. Open to students and […]

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Perspectives on the Pipeline: The Northern Gateway Project

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably noticed like other Canadians, that the media has been pervaded with prolific images, articles, and broadcasts concerning the Northern Gateway Project. The proposed 1,180km long pipeline project is headed by the Alberta […]

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All Things Canadiana with Joyce Island

Not too long ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Lisa Joyce, a local alt-country artist who performs under the name Joyce Island. It was a typical Vancouver morning in a coffee shop off Main & Broadway, but what ensued […]

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