Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Y’all! My 2017 New Years Resolution is officially to blog more. From now on you will be hearing from me every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday no matter how busy, boring, or blah things are. And I promise they won’t just be “Word of the Days” either. Why…

#WordOfTheDay: Gallant

Gallant: brave, heroic, or chivalrous in behaviour Origin: late 1300s/1400, English/French, from the words galant and galer, to amuse oneself Synonym: gentlemanly, courageous, valiant Example: Finn from the cartoon Adventure Time is the perfect example of a gallant fellow. He is constantly performing noble deeds for the inhabitants of Ooo.

#WordOfTheDay: Halcyon

Halcyon: referring to a period in the past that was idyllic, serene, and happy Origin: 1300-1400s, English/Latin/Greek, coming from a mythical bird identified with the kingfisher (type of a bird). This bird was said to have the power of charming and calming winds and waves Synonym: carefree, blissful, golden Example: Our trip to…

Vancouver Christmas To-Do List

Christmas sneaks around every year, after my Reese’s Halloween candy vanishes, and the nights go from cold to freezing. Every year I make a Christmas To-Do List to try and get the most out of the season as possible, especially since things are always hectic with school or work. Plus, I’m…

Contact Winter Music Festival 2016

The post-Christmas electronic dance party returns for its 5th year. Contact Winter Music Festival, better known as simply Contact by local Vancouver fans, returns on December 26th and 27th to BC Place. Brought to us by local events company, Blueprint Events, it takes place at British Columbia’s largest event venue, which can…

I M U R & Lido @ the Rio Theatre

Last night I M U R & Lido played in Vancouver at the Rio Theatre, hosted by Blueprint Events. I only recently heard of these two musical acts and I’m glad I did! My electronic music editor had a chance to speak with Lido for BeatRoute Magazine, while a fellow writer interviewed…

October Check-In

Lately I’ve done two things I’m proud of and really stoked about: 1. Interviewed Purity Ring for BeatRoute Magazine. I was really nervous for this one, more nervous than my usual phone anxiety because I have loved Purity Ring since “Lofticries” and “Obedear” first haunted me in high school. Interviewing such…

#WordOfTheDay: Quixotic

Quixotic :extravagantly chivalrous or romantic, idealistic ie. over-the-top. Origin: early 1800s, named after the hero Don Quixote; from the novel Don Quixote de la Mancha by Cervantes, which featured gallant but impractical ideas. Synonym: fanciful, imaginary, dreamy