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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…

Visitors From Far Away to the State Machine

Visitors From Far Away to the State Machine

Spanning video, music, and theatre, local interdisciplinary arts company Hong Kong Exile have been making…

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Best Vancouver Albums of 2016

Best Vancouver Albums of 2016

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…

Woman to Woman, Sister to Sister

Woman to Woman, Sister to Sister

The Havana Theatre has changed since I was last here. I’ve seen a few performances at this venue before; I remembered entering through the restaurant into a dark, spacious room…

This Isn’t Fan Fiction

This Isn’t Fan Fiction

Upon entering the Waterfront Theatre, I’m greeted by a shorthaired woman with a pretty, welcoming smile, and a man who sits cross-legged and barefoot behind her, in a somewhat meditative…

Hearing Body, Sensing Sound

Hearing Body, Sensing Sound

I arrive at the Western Front flushed, heart thumping. Half from exertion, having accelerated to a jog in an effort not to miss the performance’s billed 8 o’clock start time…

When Things Go Sideways

When Things Go Sideways

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 5 of 5. And if they…

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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…

Red Gate Takes on Granville Island

8minuteswith: Orsy Szabo of the webseries Coded

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Red Gate Takes on Granville Island

Red Gate Takes on Granville Island

VANDOC: How did Red Gate’s takeover of the Revue Stage come to be? Jim Carrico: In…

Eastside Culture Crawl 2016

Between Two Rocks: Robert Leveroos’ MFA Project

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Artifact at Creative Coworkers

Artifact at Creative Coworkers

New shots of the Artifact opening at Creative Coworkers by new VANDOCUMENT photographer Rennie Brown. Check…

Next Stop, Aberdeen

Rivulets

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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…

Gorging On Subtleties and Excess

Between Two Rocks: Robert Leveroos’ MFA Project