Society Vernacular
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    Hot Docs 2014: Vic Sarin & The Boy From Geita

    Words: Dan Warry-Smith SV Photos: Max Zuppinger Since its inception as one of Society Vernacular’s cornerstone features, the SV-VS Interview Series has afforded me many opportunities to bend the ears of people whose work I

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    Photo Essay: Winter’s End

    Photos/Words: Andrew Dubinsky Subject: Patricia Wan Shaking off the cobwebs of a long/cold/bitter winter always seems to take too long in the big city. This year is no exception. The disconnect, compartmentalization, and distance grow

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    Interview: Avey Tare & Slasher Flicks

    Words: Zach Gayne It couldn’t have been easy being Dave Portner (aka Avey Tare) this time last year – sitting around the house, afflicted with a series of throat-infections that forced him to cancel show after

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    Spirit Guides: The Re-Awakening Of Detroit

    Words: Andrew Dubinsky Photos: Tara Noelle, Tyler Rumi, Andrew Dubinsky Until recently, I have seen Detroit as no-go territory, a dead zone, a scary place. These views were fostered through the spectrum of sensationalized media,

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    ESA Art Talks 2: The Gang Goes To College

    Words: Hannah Warry-Smith Artwork*: ESA Students (see below) On December 16th, 2013, Visual Arts students and graduates from the Etobicoke School of the Arts took to the stage, to speak to a large audience about the

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    The Julie Ruin @ Mod Club: Return Of The Queen of The Neighbourhood

    Words: Zach Gayne Photos: Steve Stransman Many moons and bands ago, Kathleen Hanna was the most badass girl on the block. Her head-on look at gender inequalities made Bikini Kill the premiere punk band of

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Posted On April 18, 2014 | Comments Off

Words: Zach Gayne It couldn’t have been easy being Dave Portner (aka Avey Tare) this time last year – sitting around the house, afflicted with a series of throat-infections that forced him to cancel show after [...]

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Posted On April 22, 2014 | No Comments

Words: Dan Warry-Smith SV Photos: Max Zuppinger Since its inception as one of Society Vernacular’s cornerstone features, the SV-VS Interview Series has afforded me many opportunities to bend the ears of people whose work I [...]

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Posted On April 11, 2014 | No Comments

Words: Andrew Dubinsky Photos: Tara Noelle, Tyler Rumi, Andrew Dubinsky Until recently, I have seen Detroit as no-go territory, a dead zone, a scary place. These views were fostered through the spectrum of sensationalized media, [...]