(Photo – Jamie Sands)


VANCOUVER, BC – Violence erupted  toinight (March 21) at Richards on Richards nightclub in downtown Vancouver, when controversial NYC rapper Necro, failed to make his headlining appearance at a local hip-hop event, sponsored by ABORT Magazine.   Police showed up within minutes of the disturbance and used excessive force to control the crowd as shouts of “police brutality” rang out from the patrons gathered outside. [read more]



TOP: Paying respects at Main & Hastings

BOTTOM L to R: Saluting the VPD, ABORT’s Amalia Nickel, Reminding the boys in blue, BWSS’s Angela Marie MacDougall

(All photos by Scott Alexander | obsidianfoxphotography.com)

VANCOUVER, BC – Spirits lingered on Main and Hastings as hundreds of people gathered on Valentines Day to remember the women lost and murdered from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES). The 18th Annual Women’s Memorial March maintains that “their spirits live within us” and indeed their presence was felt in the smoking sage, cyclical chants, and ubiquitous drumming. [read more]