New York singer / songwriter Amanda Warner, better known at MNDR, took to the stage at Fortune Sound Club for an early show opening for Little Boots. While the crowd was light, growing as the set progressed, those who were in attendance were treated to a lively set and danced along with her great onstage energy.
Having worked in the background remixing and producing tracks for Metric, and Austra and being a featured artist with Mark Ronson, TOKiMONSTA, the artist is ready to step out to the front and make a name for herself. Samples, singing, dancing and excitement were on the deck for the set. Gaining tv exposure, critical recognition and MTV Award notice MNDR feels like an artist ready to break out. If you missed this show at Fortune, she will be back November 5th with Remix Artist Collective (RAC) don’t miss her!
This Saturday, April 13 head to Fortune Sound Club in Vancouver for a one of a kind show to support A Loving Spoonful. Wiggle is a wearable art and performance extravaganza that celebrates all forms of expression and creativity. It is a platform for new and emerging as well as established artists, stylists, designers and show-folk. Wiggle returns for a 19th edition with a new slate of Vancouver’s most innovative designers, artists, stylists and performers coming together in the name of art. Wiggle began years ago in Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan and moved to Vancouver in 1995 along with multi-media artist collective “The House of Venus’ headed by Michael Venus. Venus celebrates Wiggle’s 19th year in Vancouver and had been a part of the cities fashion, drag and underground scene launching many up and coming artists careers. The annual showcase offers creative people of all types to escape reality, let go and live the fantasy. Wiggle attracts a diverse crowd that wants to see a great show including rock stars like Michael Stipe of R.E.M., Art Star Douglas Coupland and Blondie’s very own Deborah Harry. Wiggle has also boasted some of the World’s leading stars of Drag Royalty including The Lady Bunny of Wigstock fame, Candis Cayne (of ABC’s Dirty Sexy Money), Miss Guy of The Toilet Boys and Perfidia of Patricia Fields fame and “Strangers with Candy” wigmaker. This year’s showcase is hosted by Joan-E and features music by DJ Jay Douglas Also performances by Burgundy Brixx, Quanah Style, Carlotta Gurl, Pussy Willow, Miss Cotton, Diamond Minx, Connie Smudge, Bloody Betty, Joivanka, House of LaDouche and many more! Get tickets online or in person at Barbarella, Stratosphere, Chemically Addicted, Union Salons and Little Sisters.
Sip: Visit the Urban Tea Merchants for their spring West-Coast Sakura Tea service. Tea infused tastes of the West-Coast with Japanese influences are accompanied by their lastest Sakura! Sakura! Tea.
Sounds: Prince starts his unique West Coast tour of small venues with 4 shows (2 per night) at Vancouver’s Vogue Theatre; April 15 – 16. Tickets available at Northerntickets.com
Support: Wiggle 19 is a wearable art show and benefit supporting A Loving Spoonful. Show your support on April 13th at Fortune Sound Club buy tickets in advance online or at Barbarella, Stratosphere, Chemically Addicted, Union Salons and Little Sisters
Sport: Whitecaps FC host Real Salt Lake as they return home to BC Place for an afternoon match at 1pm on Saturday April 13th.
Fri April 20th – the sensational Coldplay play the first of two nights at Rogers Arena – get your dance on at Ginger 62 for Hed Kandi with Andy Norman @ Socielle – Blueprint Events presents iconic DJ Paul van Dyk spinning the turntables at Commodore Ballroom
Sat April 21st – everybody’s working for the weekend as Loverboy takes the Commodore Ballroom stage – it’s night two for Coldplay at Rogers Arena – Olympic famed poet Shane Koyczan brings the spoken word to The Vogue Theatre – Tuareg guitarist and singer/songwriter Bombino brings his worldly sounds to Fortune Sound Club – PONI presents DJ/Producer Chris Cox at Five-Sixty