This is a clever take (by Greenpeace) on the terrible impact of the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Sometimes humour and satire does deliver a message with more impact. Scamwow
Summer has officially arrived in Vancouver. It’s hot! 30 degrees plus humidity. I find myself hiding indoors in the shade, in front of the fan waiting for that 2-3 degree drop in temperature that will allow me to get on my bike. Had an excellent time in Portland, OR. What a great city. Known as […]
In Other Words Women’s Bookstore
Will be playing 2 shows in Portland OR next month, one at Mississippi Pizza with Portland band raised by tv and a second at In Other Words Women’s Bookstore. Keen to do the bookstore show. In Other Words is the last surviving non-profit feminist bookstore in the US. The bookstore hosts a wide variety of […]
Hermit crabs the new canaries in the coal mine
There’s a recent blog post from a Greenpeace worker who’s documenting the impact of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. He describes the tens of thousands of dead hermit crabs on the beaches of Grand Isle, LA. The problem is that it’s all connected. Hermit crabs may not be quite as cute as […]
Vancouver CD Release booked
I’m very excited that I’ve been able to book the Vancity Culture Lab @ the Cultch for my W.I.R. Vancouver release party on Saturday, Oct 16th. Just starting to sort through the details, but it will be a benefit concert featuring the toons from my latest release, a multi-media show & another yet-to-be-announced excellent local […]
I’m excited about playing a couple of shows in Portland next month. Sharing the nigh on July 2 with a funky Portland band called raised by tv at Mississippi Pizza & playing solo at In Other Words, a feminist bookstore, on July 3. It’s funny in the “old days” (perhaps early days is more accurate) […]
2 new entries in National Library of Canada
Received confirmation this week that 2 more titles have been added to Library & Archives Canada: songs from the tinforest & World in Reverse. Visit Library & Archives Canada
World in Reverse release
Join the Vancouver World in Reverse release party Sat Oct 16 2010 @ The Cultch.
audio-lava is having a party!
My pals & musical colleagues, audio-lava, are releasing their new album with a party Friday May 14th @ Hennesey in Vancouver. Here are the details: Hennessey Dining Lounge : 53 West Broadway. 604-875-9006. www.hennesseydininglounge.com Show @ 8pm. Cover $6. With guest musicians: Zoe (talented 12 year old musician) and Onward Voyageur (myspace.com/onwardvoyageur) Visit audio-lava.com for […]
Shows in Toronto
Shows in Toronto (Slack’s & Tranzac) were lots of fun. Thanks to Elana & Michelle @ Slack’s for the show & the guitar tech expertise! Was also able to connect with good friends. Put a lot of miles on my shoes, love exploring the neighbourhoods. Can’t wait to go back in the fall.