It’ll be fun, yeah. It’ll be a fine time.
Photos from the July edition of East Van's favourite monthly evening of storytelling and otherwise.
Have you been to Fine? Probably! There’re regular lineups to get into this hot monthly evening of storytelling and otherwise. VANDOC photographer Xinyue Liu squeezed into the packed Lido on a warm July’s evening to capture these sweet shots. July’s Fine featured Carleigh Baker, Emily Davidson, Ola Dada, Taran J. Kootenhayoo, and Aidan Chafe With […]
Call Me Black Wolf: a musical essay
David Newberry and Barbara Adler tell the story of Ernest Thompson Seton and the Natures Fakers Controversy, using music, fiction and the sweet voices of many wolves.
Article by David Newberry. Composition by Barbara Adler, with musical performances by James Meger and David Newberry. Story performed by David Newberry and Barbara Adler. Instruments recorded by James Meger at SlugBait Studios. I am writing this on a train that they call The Canadian. It is taking me and my suitcase from Vancouver, where […]
Welcome to the Johnny Horton Remix
In this installment of Klasika, Barbara Adler gives us a taste of some of the music she’s working on as part of her year-long, multidisciplinary art project inspired by Czech tramping.
In Klasika, Barbara uses the Czech fascination with the American Wild West to explore themes of adaptation, appropriation, fiction and thievery. As part of this work, The Johnny Horton Remix project takes these themes and makes them danceable. For Barbara and her musical collaborators, Ten Thousand Wolves, the remix is an opportunity for music to […]
Oh The Smell Of Blood! Bob’s Salon @ UNIT/PITT
Dance, music, story, and booze meet as part of 'Vancouver, crawling, weeping, betting'
On February 28th, 2014, the last in a lofty series of evenings happened at UNIT/PITT Projects that combined improv dance, live music, storytelling, and matching wine. All wrapped around the book launch of ‘Vancouver, crawling, weeping, betting.’ Bob’s Salon part of ‘Vancouver, crawling, weeping, betting’ a UNIT/PITT co-presentation with battery opera performance Dance: Arash Khakpour, […]