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Yoda the Pug, Mad Dog, and The Real People of Vancouver

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I have curated the Miss604 Flickr Pool for the last seven years and I believe that no other animal has piqued the interest of local photographers quite like Yoda the Pug, aka The Red Baron. However upon looking around the corners of the internet to find out more about Yoda, I discovered that his pet […]

DOA Pledge Music Campaign

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Vancouver has its share of awesome history and food-focused tours but there’s one experience coming up that will be truly unique — a Vancouver Punk Tour. Not only will you have the chance to reach into punk history with this two-hour driving tour around the city, it will be followed by a private D.O.A. concert […]

Busy Doing Nothing: Album Release

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This Saturday you can catch Nardwuar and his band, The Evaporators, at Neptoon Records as they play a free concert for their Busy Doing Nothing record release party. This new compilation album features international artists and local artists — like Franz Ferdinand, Andrew W.K., Kate Nash, The Cribs, and Jill Barber — covering nothing but […]

Punk History Vancouver: Disco Sucks

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Remember when bands promoted a cause or took a stand not just because a record company told them they were going to be on a hit pre-fab compilation CD? When they would sing about injustices and weren’t sporting Louis Vuitton tracks suits in glossed over music videos? A huge part of the entire punk movement […]

Punk History Vancouver: Bev Davies Calendar

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The other day Keira and I headed over to the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood of Vancouver for a mini-adventure. My main focus was the JEM Gallery, so I could pick up Bev Davies‘ Punk Rock Calendar. I added the © Bev Davies” over these photos – you’ll have to buy the calendar to see the rest. […]

Smiling Buddha Cabaret

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From the NEW Punk History Vancouver page. People often criticize the city for looking “too new” and not having “enough history”. That by being in its infancy on the world’s stage, Vancouver has none of its own culture, just a melting pot of others. It’s not that we don’t have history, it’s that we’ve glossed […]