Good Puns and Great Beer at Phillips ‘Hopoxia’ 2016

For VanCity Drinks. Article HERE || The fine folks at Phillips Brewing kicked off Summer 2016 in downtown Victoria with their special event ‘Hopoxia Beer Festival’, a unique one-day festival showcasing hop-infused brews from 25 breweries spanning the province. Inevitably, craft beer lovers rejoiced. Hosted in the Phillips backyard behind their downtown Victoria headquarters, and catered by … More Good Puns and Great Beer at Phillips ‘Hopoxia’ 2016

Rifflandia 2016: A Weekend of Discovery

For NightMair Creative. Article HERE || The roster has been announced and Rifflandia Festival is set to roll into Victoria this September 15th – 18th with their stunning ninth rendition of the event. With the addition of BreakoutWest last year, Rifflandia expanded to over twenty venues, tallying over 150 performances over four days and four nights. Some noteworthy additions to this … More Rifflandia 2016: A Weekend of Discovery

Wintersleep’s “Amerika”: More Than Politics

For NightMair Creative. Article HERE || Wintersleep‘s first single “Amerika”, from their sixth LP “The Great Detachment”, is a humble reminder of how thin the line between hopeful and helpless can often become, especially under the shadow of great uncertainty. It’s difficult to argue how wonderful the song itself is. With it’s anthemic catchy hooks, siren-like … More Wintersleep’s “Amerika”: More Than Politics

How To Be Still

..And so you are a Writer if you write, and so write it all down. And when the sun peeks through the clouds and it’s brighter than those sensitive jewels you call your eyes, I will look downward, into my hands. The only way to settle the sand below the water is to let it … More How To Be Still

VBW2016’s “Sour Beer Showcase” Lives Up To The Hype

For VanCity Drinks. Article HERE || Downtown Victoria’s Garrick’s Head Pub and The Churchill teamed up to bring a hefty crowd of craft beer lovers this years A Sour Beer Showcase, brought to you by Victoria Beer Week. This night’s event featured a multitude of breweries from all over B.C., strutting their stuff and showing off … More VBW2016’s “Sour Beer Showcase” Lives Up To The Hype

Pizza And Beer At VBW’s “Beer, Pizza, More Beer!”

For VanCity Drinks. Article HERE || Did I mention pizza and beer?? The fine folks at Victoria’s Pizzeria Prima Strada brought their A-Game to this year’s Victoria Beer Week “Beer, Pizza, More Beer!”, with 3 different gourmet pizzas, each one paired with a carefully selected craft beer. First on the menu was Prima Strada’s Roasted Root … More Pizza And Beer At VBW’s “Beer, Pizza, More Beer!”