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The Restarts, Fear of Tomorrow, The Rebel Spell, System Shit and Spectres
The Sweatshop, June 22nd I walked into the dimly-lit Sweatshop to catch the tail end of System Shit’s wonderfully sloppy set. Who would have thought that a punk gig would start at 7pm? Fear of Tomorrow hit the stage and began to sonica...
Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas at Madrona Gallery
http://www.artopenings.ca/yahgulanaas.html Summary: Over the past two decades, his artworks have toured the world in solo shows, and been collected by major international museums and galleries.
Six Degrees of Separation: A New Generation of Canadian Artists @ Claire Oliver Gallery
Six Degrees of Separation: A New Generation of Canadian Artists Curated by Noah Becker Claire Oliver Gallery 513 West 26th Street New York, NY 10001 October 14 through November 13, 2010 Over the course of the last decade, the glob...
Nearly Famous Music Festival at the Red Room and the Royal Unicorn Cabaret,
Saturday November 15th 2008 What was supposed to be a review of one show has been altered by restless feet and a desire to see a couple of shows if possible in one night. Canucklehead punk veterans SNFU pinned the audience to the mat at...
White Lung/Abe Vigoda/Vivian Girls
White Lung/Abe Vigoda/Vivian Girls Biltmore Cabaret April 29th 2009 One unassuming day last summer, I went to the Astoria to see a girl band that was on a label I really love – In The Red. They were called the Vivian Girls, and they ...
Last Plague / Hezzakya / Simian Rue
Royal Unicorn Cabaret April 25th, 2008 A pointless evening, overall; I came for Black Betty – Black Betty did not come! Ana was sick. They were replaced by the comparable, admirable Hezzakya, with huge double-stacks of amps-amps-amps ...
Mad Caddies with guests the Johnstones and Party at the Moontower
November 4th, Venue, Vancouver Strolling down Granville Street to Venue, I couldn’t help but notice the somewhat historic 50-foot “Plaza” sign still hanging outside the newly renovated room. That sign was a beacon of nostalgia...
MOTORAMA
I entered Pat's Pub on Friday March 12th in the year of our lord 2010 to experience Motorama for the first time. There were three bands in the evening and Motorama opened. When I say opened, I mean OPENED. This power trio of punk dug int...
The Pack AD / Cadaver Dogs / The TVees / Valerie Graham
The Pack AD / Cadaver Dogs / The TVees / Valerie Graham ANZA Club June 20th, 2008 Dave Bertrand So we swagger in with our free stamps and I'm feelin' good – old friends in the house, old friends at the bar, fist of beer; I enjoy the...
MUSIC WASTE 2008:
Pub 340 - June 5th, 2008 MUSIC WASTE 2008: The B-Lines / Dead Ghosts / Get Well Bomb / The TVees Pub 340 - June 5th, 2008 Dave Bertrand For the first time in many moons, I really made the effort to make it out on time for the openi...
Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura
April 10th, 2009 Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura Croatian Cultural Center By Marcell Fraser Easter Weekend: there could be no more appropriate time to witness a death metal show such as this, and the more than solid bill...
Nomeansno at the Royale Banquet Hall
Nomeansno at the Royale Banquet Hall April 3rd By Allan MacInnis Tom Holliston of Nomeansno is a baseball fan, so it was fortunate for him that the band’s recent Japanese tour - only their second in their 30 year history - took plac...

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