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Room to play: Waldorf Hotel hosts New Forms Festival

Room to play: Waldorf Hotel hosts New Forms Festival

Public domain is the theme of the 11th annual New Forms Festival, so it's fitting that this year's media art and electronic music extravaganza is staged throughout and around the Waldorf Hotel, Sept. 9 to 11.
Working with Jade

Working with Jade

BRIAN Matheson was intrigued. In 2003, the North Vancouver resident was helping his family open a jade shop in Juneau, Alaska. He was taken by the material, which happens to be B.C.


EMPIRE ESPLANADE 6 200 West Esplanade, North Vancouver 604-983-2762 Our Idiot Brother (PG) - Fri, Mon-Thur 7: 10, 9: 30; Sat-Sun 1: 30, 4, 7: 10, 9: 30 p.m. Apollo 18 (14A) - Fri-Thur 7: 30, 9: 50 p.m.

Upcoming CD releases

Sept. 13 Black Francis - Paley & Francis; Blondie - Panic of Girls; Neon Indian - Era Extrana; Laura Marling - A Creature I Don't Know; St. Vincent - Strange Mercy; Ladytron - Gravity the Seducer; Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost. Sept.

Hanna one high-energy hit

- Hanna. Directed by Joe Wright. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana and Cate Blanchett.

Tribute band brings The Beatles era back

The Fab Fourever try to provide fans with the complete live experience

Drawn Ship Q&A: Conscious of filling up the low-end

North Shore News: How do you write your material? Lyn Heinemann: Always just sitting in my house with an acoustic guitar I write songs and then bring them to the band.

San Francisco art tour planned

- Absolutely Art & Architecture in San Francisco tour May10-16, 2012.

Drawn Ship launches debut album

Duo produce brilliant set of Downtown Eastside noir on Low Domestic release

Desert rockers deliver sublime set

- Tinariwen - Tassili (Anti Records) Rating: 8 (out of 10) Tinariwen, the North African band of Tuareg nomads who were denied visas to perform at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival this summer, release their latest album on Anti Records this week.
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