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Friday, December 6, 2019

The Virtual Self leaves us wondering

Nora Young's latest book may be better left on the shelf. By Monica Miller Nora Young, the lively host of CBC Radio’s The Spark, published her...

When friend becomes a verb

 Urban Conspiracy Cabaret tackles isolation and disconnection. By Monica Miller In an increasingly global city, urban society, and interactive culture, why do we feel more isolated...

Meaty eats sure to bring out the Wildebeest in you

Wildebeest is not for the faint of heart. By Ljudmila Petrovic Located at 120 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C. Wildebeest started with co-owners James Iranzad and Josh...

Welcome back: the arts at SFU

No need to fret: your welcome back arts guide begins here By Daryn Wright Somewhere, amongst the modernist architectural catastrophe that is SFU, there exists an...

Sunny side up: Cat Power has left the shade behind

Sun proves that Cat Power still has spunk By Navneet Nara   After nearly two decades of brooding, Cat Power found a bit of happiness. Sun didn’t come...

Four: Bloc Party tries their hand at rock

A turn towards heavy guitar and vocals makes Four an anomaly By Caitlan Mustvedt The problem with being a great band is that you set the standard to...

Patrick Krief: putting the pieces together

The Dears' Patrick Krief goes solo with Hundred Thousand Pieces By Ali Omelaniec   Patrick Krief is calling from Winnipeg, Canada, where he is beginning his first nationwide...

Throwback Review: Great reggae versions: a lovingly specific appreciation

Reggae covers add zest to American and British pop songs. By Geoffrey Morrison   The period from the early 60s to the early 70s has always been...

I Now Pronounce You Man and Sister: Fringe’s Controversial Home Free!

The Vancouver International Fringe Festival brings incest and agoraphobia to the stage. By Harleen Khangura Fringe Festivals, known for celebrating alternative theatre, are often synonomous with...

More than words: The Acorn’s understated fare

The Acorn brings elegance to vegetarian dishes. By Daryn Wright There is a peculiar raising of stakes that occurs when waiting for a seat at a...