The Courtneys at the Biltmore Cabaret

    Entering the doors of Biltmore Cabaret, little did I expect it to be so cozy and people so friendly. Laughter and talks were heard from every corner. Occupying the biggest booth was the most-wanted band of the evening, The Courtneys, were selling... Continue reading...

    Cherry Glazerr at the Cobalt Hotel

    Cherry Glazerr has quickly become a staple in the garage/punk scene, so it is no surprise that their February 7th show at the Cobalt Hotel drew a sold out crowd. The young band is currently on tour to support their latest album Apocalypstick , whi... Continue reading...

    White Lies at the Rickshaw Theatre

     My introduction to White Lies came from watching the 2014 indie film, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, where, in one of my personal favorite scenes, the two main characters come to a prolonged—but artfully poignant—slow embrace to the sound of “... Continue reading...

    The Black Lips at the Rickshaw Theatre

    When I walked into Vancouver’s Rickshaw back in February, I wasn’t sure what to expect. You are never sure what you are going to get with the Black Lips, but one thing I knew for sure was that I was about to see for the third time one of the best... Continue reading...

    Speak Up!
    To air on: Friday, June 23, 2017

    This night of Indigenous storytelling showcases Thunder in Our Voices, a collection of short, animated films produced by Drew Ann Wake, Gordon Christie and Martina Norwegian with audio taken from stories from elders and activists in the villages along the Mackenzie River. Such stories were recorded as hearings in the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry, sparking one of Canada's most extensive national debates into Indigenous communities relationships to their land, sovereignty and resource development. Audio tapes from these hearings were uncovered, again, years later by Drew Ann and led her to create an extensive, emotional and powerful collection of short films with the voices of a generation fighting for their rights to their land.