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Album review: Pillars & Pyre by Dralms

Multi-faceted artist Christopher Smith has put together a new dark, dissonant EP titled Pillars & Pyre under the name Dralms. Released on May 19 via Boompa Records, the EP is the band’s second release and is a collaboration of Smith, Shaunn Watt and Peter Carruthers of the band Siskiyou and William Kendrick of Failing, along …

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Journeying On: A visit with the Tourist Company

Earlier this season, the Artful Dodger in downtown Regina hosted The Tourist Company, an indie folk-rock band from Vancouver. Debuting in 2013 with their full length album Brother, Wake Up, an album with the spirit of City and Colour, the Decemberists and Sufjan Stevens, the band has since released two more EPs — Atlantic and Space …

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Wisome Kind

Two of a Winsome Kind

From their start together on the set of a musical to their whirlwind romance and musical collaboration aboard a train across Canada, Vancouver singer-songwriting husband and wife duo Scott Perrie and Leora Joy’s love is the heartwarming influence that led to the release of their self-titled album on Oct. 7. An intricate fusion of folk …

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A fashion show to remember: Q&A with Dean Thullner

Dean Thullner was diagnosed with HIV in his late 20s, but instead of counting down his days, he has been working on raising awareness for HIV-AIDS and mental illness. Fashion is just one way Thullner continues to raise awareness for a cause he’s passionate about. Thullner created Brilliant!, a fashion show held at the historic Commodore …

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The entrance to Bomber Brewing in Vancouver. Photo taken by Dennis Chen

Vancouver’s Bomber Brewing launches its new beer with an Oktoberfest of its own

This fall will be a memorable one for many Vancouverites. The famed Munich funfair, Oktoberfest, has finally made its way to Vancouver in the form of a four-day mega event called Harvest Haus. However, while all eyes are on Harvest Haus this year, a smaller cozier rendition of this German festival was also being held …

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