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Simpson Brothers Band. (Supplied Photo)

24 Minutes with Simpson Brothers Band

With soaring YouTube views of both their folk-pop covers and originals, The Simpson Brothers Band turns its attention to the release of its new single, Country Radio.

O Sanada 150M is an imaginative take on Canada 150. It is one of many stories featured as part of Generation Hot. (Submitted Photo)

Generation Hot spotlights climate change

Vancouver Fringe Festival is now underway and amidst the festivities and comedies, one innovative arts project is changing perceptions of tragedy: climate change and the impending (and already visited) environmental consequences.

Jennifer Hershman (supplied photo)

24 Minutes with Jennifer Hershman

From a dance hit on the Billboard charts to TV and movie soundtracks to appearing at New York’s legendary Bowery Ballroom, Jennifer Hershman has compiled a pretty impressive resume. Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with the singer/songwriter.

SonReal. (Supplied Photo)

24 Minutes with SonReal

Having racked up millions of Spotify streams and YouTube views, B.C. born rapper and singer/songwriter SonReal now has his debut international release One Long Dream drawing praise. Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with the Juno Award nominee.

Emily Rowed. (Submitted Photo)

24 Minutes with Emily Rowed

Having just released her debut EP Electric Hearts which “echoes her easy-going nomadic lifestyle as a self-proclaimed wanderlust,” Emily Rowed joins the illustrious roster of 604 Records. Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with the Vancouver singer.

The hip hop group Snotty Nose Rez Kids will be a part of the Vines Art Festival. (Submitted Photo)

Vines intertwines art and community spirit

While Vancouver brims with Festivals in August, few demonstrate the city’s quintessential nature like Vines Art Festival: an annual, eco-art event featuring artists collaborating alongside community leaders and farmers.

TUTS features a pair of faves

There are endless treasures scattered through Stanley Park’s 1,000 acres: from meandering paths and secret ponds to beloved attractions like the miniature train and Vancouver Aquarium.

Ernie Watts. (Janette Beckman Photo)

24 Minutes with Ernie Watts

A prolific saxophonist, Ernie Watts has performed with everyone from Buddy Rich to the Rolling Stones; and Thelonius Monk to Franz Zappa.