MNDR plays a Fortune

MNDRMNDR – Fortune Sound Club – September 28, 2013

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 MNDRfeatured 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!

Find more MNDR online, on Twitter @MNDR, and Facebook.com/MNDR

Hold on to your hat Wiggle 19 is coming!

This Saturday, April 13  head to Fortune Sound Club in Vancouver for a one of a kind show to support A Loving SpoonfulWiggle 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.
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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.

Picks of the Week: April 10, 2013

The feeling of spring is in the air, even the rain has a different scent as it mixes with Cherry Blossoms and other blooms, spring is definitely the theme of the week.

West-Coast Sakura Tea Service
West-Coast Sakura Tea Service

Spring: Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival continues throughout the city all of April. Celebrate spring with the vibrant pinks and white of the city’s cherry trees.

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.

Sweet: What better way to spend a Sunday than having dessert? Van Foodster’s Tasting Plates Vancouver ‘Ultimate Desserts’ invites foodies to taste their way around the city sampling sweet treats from the city’s restaurants. Tickets are available until April 11th for just $35 from EventBrite

 

What’s On Weekend – April 19-21, 2012

Already into the second half of April…where’s the time go?!

Ongoing Activities:
– at Vancouver Art Gallery : Offsite on West Georgia at the Shangri-la Hotel courtyard, until Sept 16th, is a large scale wooden tableau by Kota Ezawa
– within the Vancouver Art Gallery, An Autobiography of our Collection shows a behind the scenes look at how a collection is put together from the Gallery’s permanent collection. As well Beat Nation showcases the Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture, take a look back at Lights Out! Canadian Painting from the 60?s and the Gallery’s newest exhibition Emily Carr and the Theatre of Transcendence
– see the bright lights at MOV: Museum of Vancouver with their ongoing exhibit Neon Vancouver/Ugly Vancouver & compare the waterfronts of Vancouver and Dubai with Maraya Project-Seawalls Of Vancouver And Dubai or step back to examine the Art Deco Chic – glamour between the wars
– at Arts Club Theatre Company’s Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage find out The Importance Of Being Earnest until April 15th and based on the novel by Michael Ignatieff, Scar Tissue runs until April 28th
– the Giggle Dam Theatre, dinner/comedy/musical theatre, bring the laughs Under The DAM Big Top…Cirque Du So Lame until June 16th.
– The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival blossoms with events throughout the city until April 28th

Thurs April 19th
– it’s opening night of Henry & Alice : Into the Wild at Arts Club Theatre’s Granville Island Stage.
Projecting Change Film Festival runs through the weekend until April 22nd
– making their come back after a hiatus, Our Lady Peace play the Commodore Ballroom with guests The Pack A.D.
– legendary Skatalites play Venue
– at The Waldorf The Gay Ninties hold their record release party presented by Sealed With A Kiss Presents & First Love Records
– DJ Micheal Venus is spinning at Narrow Lounge

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