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Elkhorn Live at China Cloud

Elkhorn Live at China Cloud

Outside, it was a mess of wind and snow; inside in the warm and inviting China Cloud, there couldn’t have been greater contrast on the…

The Distorted Nothingness of Being

The Distorted Nothingness of Being

Local art rock band Nothingness celebrated the release of their new album Being with a loud show at Hidden City Records. VANDOCUMENT photographer Rennie Brown…

ISEA Disruption video

ISEA Disruption video

ISEA2015 was a six-day symposium (14-19th August 2015) featuring over 450 speakers, workshops, tutorials, panels,…

Bathed in Blue Light, Banging Steam

Bathed in Blue Light, Banging Steam

Photo and video documentation by Ash Tanasiychuk A friendly introduction, A gong, Bass & violin,…

ISEA: Re-examining Boundaries

ISEA: Re-examining Boundaries

Video by Jakub Markiewicz. In addition to being an associate professor in the School of…

Why discuss the Burnaby Mountain protest?

Why discuss the Burnaby Mountain protest?

Words by Brit Bachmann + visuals by Corie Waugh, Sheng Ho & Jakub Markiewicz While…

Cantonese Indifference: The Language of Chinatown

Cantonese Indifference: The Language of Chinatown

Irene Lo: words Alisha Weng: photos & GIFs Ash Tanasiychuk: photos & video The original…

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Best Vancouver Albums of the Year

Best Vancouver Albums of the Year

2016 was an incredible year for music in Vancouver. Here are the 10 albums that had us particularly stoked for what’s happening locally. Hopefully you know all of these. If…

A Case for Hugging Trees

A Case for Hugging Trees

Written by Justin Ramsey Re:generation is a special series of articles responding to Generation Hot at the 2016 Vancouver Fringe Festival. This is part 3 of 5. I remember when…

Fleeing From Our Problems

Fleeing From Our Problems

Written by Justin Ramsey Re:generation is a special series of articles responding to Generation Hot at the 2016 Vancouver Fringe Festival. This is part 2 of 5. I am waiting…

One Thousand Ways of Doing Nothing

One Thousand Ways of Doing Nothing

Written by Justin Ramsey Re:generation is a special series of articles responding to Generation Hot at the 2016 Vancouver Fringe Festival. This is part 1 of 5. At six o’…

Rivulets

Rivulets

Video, Words and Photos by: Jen Kennedy I arrived at a secret location in Chinatown to see three linked plays. The stories confront the look of madness or survival in…

Eurydice

Eurydice

Review and interview by Drew Copeland On its surface, Eurydice is catchy and engaging, verging on farcical; pausing for deeper consideration, more significant aspects arise from the tragic foundations. The…

Pop Punk Paradise at Seven Dining Lounge

Pop Punk Paradise at Seven Dining Lounge

On November 5th, a young crowd floods Seven Dining Lounge. They’re here to see five musical acts perform: solo artists Joel Stibbs and Bryan Michael, followed by Harper Youth, One…

“Trashy Show” Review

“Trashy Show” Review

  Words By Alyssa Laube   With a name like “Trashy Show”, it’s easy to jump to conclusions about the event. It doesn’t help that it’s at a notoriously run-down venue,…

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Sawdust Collector is Kicking Up Some Seriously Cool Stuff

Sawdust Collector is Kicking Up Some Seriously Cool Stuff

VANDOC: Sawdust Collector started Sept 2016, correct? What does the name mean? Sawdust Collector: Yes, our first show was in September, only about a month…

The Lady is a Tramp: Klasika by Barbara Adler

Exploring the Microcosmos: Megan Stewart’s The Builders

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Hong Kong Exile: In Studio

Hong Kong Exile: In Studio

Hong Kong Exile: In Studio. A short documentary film on the interdisciplinary arts company Hong Kong…

Rossi Gang: “Rosetta”

Disembarking the Garuda IV

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Eastside Culture Crawl: A Photo Essay

Eastside Culture Crawl: A Photo Essay

Photos by Christin Herrmann An ambitious project to give exposure to Strathcona-based artists 20 years ago,…

Between Two Rocks: Robert Leveroos’ MFA Project

Not Yet Yeti & Mine Agente

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‘Colour of Right’

‘Colour of Right’

Words by Brit Bachmann (accompanied by selections from Trespass Act [RSBC 1996] Chapter 462). Photos by…

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