The Italian Film Festival: Mambo Italiano

The two women directly behind me would not shut up. Their riveting conversation captured detailed descriptions of what they had prepared for their families for dinner the previous night, who they saw at lunch earlier today, and how good-looking each […]


Rykka: A New Perspective

2013 was certainly a milestone year for Rykka, who saw the release of her first EP, Kodiak, under her new artist name, and won the top prize in The Peak Performance Project (arguably the most prestigious grant in the Vancouver […]


Angels of the Downtown Eastside

On Saturday December 7th 2013 the Union Gospel Mission served over 3000 meals at their 73rd Annual Christmas Dinner. At the Union Gospel Mission’s main facility on the corner of Princess and East Hastings Street, a bustling crowd was already […]


What is Alternative Media?

Alternative media is media you can access that is not government or corporate funded. It offers multiple perspectives on matters and events that might be overlooked by mainstream media by incorporating a platform for voices of minority groups to be […]


An Air Cadet says, “Lest we forget”

November 11, 2013 marked the 94th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, which ended the 1st World War.  Metro Vancouver has over 16 locations that hold a ceremony to commemorate the soldiers who fought in all wars to […]


Hollywood North: Home of VIFF

It’s a nickname donned onto the city by our American counterparts due to the amount of filming done here annually, and it’s the place to be while The Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) engulfs the city in a wave of […]


Big things to come from new Prog-Rock Band AIDA

When you hear the first rock-saturated tones of “Villains” off of Aida’s Electric Blue EP, you can’t help but think that these guys have come a long way since jamming at jazz school.