The contrast of politics and the pastoral in Bangladesh

Away from the city, politics is something that plays out on the local television set or on the front page of the newspaper, and most farmers could not be bothered…

Art out loud: poetry that’s meant to be heard

Slam poetry is meant to be heard. The slam, a poetry competition judged by the audience, emerged in the 1980s. According to Canadian poet Johnny MacRae, slam began as a…

International flair for the year ahead

Vancouver Fashion Week showcases trends from every corner of the globe

Events Calendar: April 10–25

Okay, so you’ve got your poetry nerds (or “perds” for short), and then you’ve got your flower nerds (or “flerds”). Combine their passions into one single event, and what do…

Music Rags: A legacy on stage

On “If I Had It All,” Dave Matthews’s trembling voice sings “If I were giant-sized, on top of it all/Tell me what in the world would I sing for, if…

Eats, Chews and Leaves: Doing the Japanese food emoji proud

Sen Zushi delivers on the sushi experience

A culture we should all strive for

A look at Victoria’s Eves of Destruction roller derby league

Katwalk: Wear your dance moves on your sleeve

Laneway already threw it down in Australia, and it won’t be long before the others — Coachella, Sasquatch, Tomorrowland, Noise Pop, Shambhala, and Victoria’s very own Rifflandia (just to name…

Victoria jazz quintet makes Tuesday nights swing

The Capital City Syncopators share a sense of history and humour

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