Most of the articles that make it into our top ten most viewed have words in their title like naked, nipple, vagina and abortion. A few others are about celebrities. But nestled in there amongst the crowd-pleasers is a little interview with some kids who put out a magazine. It turns out this fish-wrapper is more interesting, content-filled and pleasingly matte-printed than one could imagine our dopey port city producing.
If I just arrived in Vancouver and picked it up, I’d be all, “Yeah, that’s what cities are all about — art and culture and radness.” But it’s not like Vancouver births quality from the SkyTrain love canal. It takes more than a little elbow grease and spit polish to produce a magazine.
Tonight Pyramid Power is having an auction of 8 × 10 works by some of their contributors. Nurse the radness, buy some art.
At the Gaff Gallery (684 East Hastings), 7 – 11 pm.