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The Suffers Gulf Coast Soul Band from Houston


Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 — 8:17pm PST
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“This is 2015, this is what soul music is,” Adam Castaneda of Houston’s The Suffers told me last night at the Sunset Tavern in Seattle. The 10-member band is currently on a West Coast tour to spread their Gulf Coast Soul sound to those hungry for real, exciting, and energizing live music. Somewhere along the […]

STORYHIVE Web Series Competition


Friday, November 28th, 2014 — 1:44pm PST
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TELUS and Optik TV’s STORYHIVE is funding content creators in our community through two campaigns in 2014. The first in the spring awarded $200,000 in production funding and another ends on December 1st, awarding 15 $10,000 grants in BC and 15 $10,000 grants in Alberta, plus two $50,000 grants to produce and distribute a full […]

Homegrown e-Cookbook: Late Summer Nights


Monday, August 18th, 2014 — 12:14pm PST
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There are certainties in life such as death, taxes, and that you’ll find photos of other people’s food on Instagram. Based in Victoria, Steffani Cameron is one of said sharers of food photos; however her descriptions, sharp photography, and lessons about shopping local added so much substance to her online postings that she was compelled […]

Minimalist Ballparks by Vancouver’s S. Preston Designs


Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 — 2:14pm PST
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Less is more, especially when it comes to stripping away thousands of square feet from an iconic stadium and creating a memory-triggering graphic that has caught the attention of thousands of fans — and Major League Baseball. S. Preston Art + Designs has created a wildly popular Minimalist Ballpark graphic series that went viral online […]

Mark Kleiner Power Trio at Fox Cabaret in Vancouver


Thursday, August 7th, 2014 — 1:44pm PST
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Mark Kleiner photo by Garth Murphy Mark Kleiner could write the definitive guide to being in a indie glam rock band in Vancouver in the 1990s and it would be something far more insightful and entertaining than a BuzzFeed-esque mega list with animated GIFs — although his bright orange Wally’s Burgers t-shirt would have to […]

Be Like Ada: Interview with Anna Stukas


Thursday, July 17th, 2014 — 10:44am PST
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On July 19th, Be Like Ada will host hundreds of high school girls for a full day coding bootcamp in Vancouver. The girls will spend a day learning the basics of coding and the elements of code fundamentals for any programming language. Registration is still open and to promote this amazing opportunity I had a […]