Red Gate Takes on Granville Island
What does Red Gate's new residency at the Revue Stage mean to this cleverly rebellious underground arts org?
VANDOC: How did Red Gate’s takeover of the Revue Stage come to be? Jim Carrico: In the spring of last year we were approached by a members of the “Granville Island Vision Committee” to discuss their plans for repurposing the Emily Carr buildings on Granville Island after the art school departs for their new Great […]
A Night When Music Kept Our Hearts Beating
Vancouver’s young and energetic crowd get a treat with a great music line up
Photos and words by Jon Vincent The night started in a sushi joint somewhere in the boundary of Burnaby and New Westminster. When two Spanish-speaking girls started singing along together – using their iPhones as karaoke machines – and laughing at the same time, a thought came to mind: “This is going to be a […]
Collapsing Opposites @ SASStorino’s
Words by Adrienne LaBelle It’s Saturday night, almost 9pm, and we’re at the corner of Venables and Commercial. Walking up to the old Astorino’s building, you wouldn’t know that there is an all-ages show starting in ten minutes. Partially, because nobody is here yet, not even the opening band. Partially because nobody shows […]
Six Fest @ 6th & Ontario
East Van community gathers for annual party in the street, complete with potluck, music, dancing... and a wedding!
Photos by Ash Tanasiychuk Six Fest is an annual, free, all day, all ages community event in East Van near Broadway and Main. This was the fest’s third year and featured a huge list of local creative talent, from a ton of musicians: Pitre Therapy Movieland Bushtit Leila Neverland Tyranahorse The Adulthood comedy & music […]