Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, Nov. 21-25

Horror director Gigi Saul Guerrero appears at the Rio By Steve Newton MONDAY: American indie-rockers Built to Spill, featuring singer-guitarist Doug Martsch, play the Commodore Ballroom, with guests Braided Waves and Anchorbaby. MONDAY: the Vancouver Canucks take on the red-hot Vegas Golden Knights in National Hockey League action at Rogers Arena. Blue Rodeo plays the … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, Nov. 21-25

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Vancouver this week, Nov. 14 to 18

The Eastside Culture Crawl kicks off Thursday By Steve Newton MONDAY: screening at the Rio Theatre of Moonage Daydream, director Brett Morgan’s documentary exploring David Bowie’s creative and musical journey. MONDAY: Organ.ic Chemistry--a Vancouver jazz-funk quartet composed of organist Jason de Couto, saxophonist Tom Keenlyside, guitarist Adam Rohrlick, and drummer Nick Bracewell--performs at Guilt & Co. TUESDAY TO FRIDAY: … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Vancouver this week, Nov. 14 to 18

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Nov. 11-13

The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer plays the Hollywood By Steve Newton FRIDAY: Chicago alt-rock band Smashing Pumpkins plays Rogers Arena on the Spirits on Fire Tour, with guests Jane’s Addiction. FRIDAY: Vancouver blues-rock duo the Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer play the Hollywood Theatre, with guests History of Gunpowder. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: Canadian pianist Jon Kimura Parker joins the Vancouver Symphony in a … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Nov. 11-13

Former Police-man Stewart Copeland still “bangin’ shit” at 70

By Steve Newton Stewart Copeland remembers well when he first discovered his love of music. He was around seven years old, living in Beirut, Lebanon, and gazing intently at the Persian rugs that his mother had bought in Iran. "I was listening to Carmina Burana," he explains on the phone from his home in L.A., … Continue reading Former Police-man Stewart Copeland still “bangin’ shit” at 70