Culture

Taking a puma for a promenade

In 2012, UVic Biology/Geography student Travis Muir went to Bolivia for five weeks to volunteer at an ecological reserve and rehabilitation centre that houses jaguars, pumas, ocelots and a variety…

Online crowd-funding no easy task

These days, there’s a lot of hype around online crowd-funding websites such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter, where creative types can solicit donations for various projects from people all over the…

Eats, chews and leaves: Make a vow to visit Pizzeria Prima Strada

Go eat at Pizzeria Prima Strada. The subsequent paragraphs will describe in detail why you should visit one of their two locations, but if you only have time to read…

Music rags: Revelations on Current Swell

As much as I’ve genuinely tried and wanted to, I’ve never understood Current Swell’s appeal.

New Minus the Bear album adds up to awesome

Infinity Overhead (Dangerbird

Feast on MNDR’s latest

Feed Me Diamonds (Ultra)

Album reviews: Glass Tiger and The Internet’s latest

Then … NOW … Next, billed as a compilation of past, present and future Glass Tiger hits, begins with an extremely upbeat song titled, “I’m still searching.”

Fans like Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s goods

The first thing that struck me as Seattle hip-hop vet Macklemore took the stage on Sept. 21 was the new knowledge that the MC is apparently somewhat of a heartthrob…

Rifflandia’s White Buffalo an evocative mix of talent

There are few things in music as compelling as a man with a guitar.