The Power of Photograhpy

It’s no secret that photographs can be far more powerful than moving images or the written word. Photos can be moving, disturbing, funny, sad, frightening and evoke instant emotion. Photographs are also very personal, as one person may be unaffected by an image and another moved to tears. Some of human history’s most cherished and […]

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Aural Masterpieces – Music in the 70’s

Once upon a time, music was fucking awesome. Then the 80’s came along and ruined everything. The 80’s birthed such aural atrocities as Dead or Alive, Starship, Guns ‘n Roses, Madonna and other nasty poo. That said, it wasn’t all lost, with occasional gems that popped up like The Sundays, Madness, Suzanne Vega and Roxy […]

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Maestro For A Minute

Last week, lucky holiday shoppers at Vancouver’s Oakridge Centre had the chance to ‘conduct’ professional choir Musica Intima Vocal Ensemble in a performance of Handel’s Messiah (in homage to Improv Everywhere’s “Conduct Us”). It’s harder than it looks. Especially when the choir actually follows the conductor. Watch the video above and you can’t tell me […]

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