Vancouver’s 32nd annual Pride Parade controversy-free

Despite rumours about a protest that would criticize a controversial policy upheld by Canadian Blood Services, this year’s Pride Parade kept up its image of rainbows and lollipops. ... Continue Reading

More expected from Cirque’s Kooza

By Mae Velasco [arts and design bureau chief] I found Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza to be extremely annoying. Clowns were everywhere in the audience popping up in random places. The audience wasn’t even paying attention in the beginning especially when the crowd was just beginningto settle down. There was an alarm that kept on saying... Continue Reading

Remember Me

Not three days after arriving on Paragon III, a deep-forest probe had discovered the Xenos. They were a curiosity at first; sleek, smooth beings with black scales, beak-like heads with four purple eyes and three tentacle-like tails sprouting from their backs. They were thought to be the natives, perhaps even sentient due to their opposable thumbs – but observations showed them behaving more like wolves or lions than people. Aside from their long, slender claws, they weren’t considered a threat.... Continue Reading

A Discourse of Empire

By Todd Easterbrook [Contributor] Death warm friend, I have seen the banes of society and man and the slow death in unconsciousness meander in trench streets in the soft night never to return home: A discourse of empire with my velvet friend, where filed are the bones of decadence and social quality; death as a... Continue Reading

An Incongruous Rose

A creative short story by Todd Easterbrook. It’s rad, check it out.... Continue Reading

Hot for Sauce

Hot sauce. Liquid fire. Dynamite. Call it what you want but it doesn’t change what this nefarious condiment can do to the uninitiated. It has the power to reduce even the burliest men into sniveling children. It can elicit everything from hacking coughs to watery eyes and yet we all can’t help but splash the precious liquid gold on pretty much everything.... Continue Reading

Build your own board.

Skimboarding is the perfect summer answer for those wanting to try a board sport around Vancouver’s beaches.... Continue Reading

Rudd thankful for “good-hearted” fans

Despite having a new album out and a new band to tour with, Xavier Rudd is doing more of what he’s good at: playing music.... Continue Reading

Festival fever: Sasquatch in review

The Runner headed down to Washington to catch Sasquatch! the season’s first attempt at combining music, art and throngs of people. Here’s our take and a few of the artists’ look at what it means to be part of the festival culture.... Continue Reading

Abby’s Thyme Burger

Abby makes a good burger... Continue Reading

Bowling from the Waste

As you may have heard, Music Waste was during the first week of June. You might have also heard that it’s been 16 years since the first event titled “Music Waste” took place; the name was an anti-corporate play off the music industry showcase New Music West.... Continue Reading

DJ story

Only 18-years-old, producer Kthx has already cut his teeth in the music biz, having been featured on a k-os album. However, the young producer is still modest about his success.... Continue Reading

The Autograph Man takes names to break records

By Chris Yee [Student Affairs Bureau Chief] One weekend in March, just before the Paralympics were set to wrap up, I finally got out of the house and went to see the 2010 Winter Games medals before they left town forever. Obviously, it seemed nearly everybody in town had that thought, for there were still... Continue Reading

To fill your festival duffel bag

Your festival survival guide. To help you survive. Duh.... Continue Reading

Slideshow: 2010 Kwantlen Fashion Show

Photos by Jessica Pambid [Contributor] , slideshow put together by Melissa Fraser [Culture Editor]... Continue Reading