Category: Culture

Q&A: New book 2 Paycheques Away aims to change the way we see the DTES

2 Paycheques Away Alysha Osborne & Mihailo Subotic $20 | snapeditshow.com/book/3147/2-paycheques-away We’ve all heard the saying, ‘Don’t judge a book by it’s cover.’ And yet, time and time again, we do just that. And it’s not just with books, either. It’s easy to criticize or judge a person, at first glance, purely by their outward appearance. After seeing this happen…

Theatre review: Pitch-perfect Kill Me Now takes a harrowing emotional journey into taboo territory

Kill Me Now When: To Oct. 27 Where: Firehall Arts Centre Tickets and Info: $17-$33 at www.firehallartscentre.ca What perfect timing that Brad Fraser’s Kill Me Now got its Vancouver premiere the day that Canada legalized marijuana. As one long-standing taboo falls, others with which our society is still struggling to come to terms get explored in a heartfelt, pitch-perfect production…

Noah Cyrus has a Good Cry tour

Noah Cyrus The Good Cry Tour When: Oct. 23, 7 p.m. Where: Commodore Ballroom Tickets and info: $25 at livenation.com With the release of the Good Cry EP, Noah Cyrus pitches into the pop charts after a lifetime of preparation for the big time entertainment business. Singing and acting is kind of a thing for the children of Billy Ray…

Matt Brown: Hiring a Sober Coach After Rehab

Alaskan Bush People star Matt Brown was forced into rehab following a family intervention. After about 30 days of treatment, he reportedly feels like he has things under control and is ready to leave rehab. But his family has serious concerns that if he halts treatment now, he could relapse again. Matt Brown checked into rehab in September. it has…