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Twice lucky, local musician dodges death to soar on YouTube

July 9, 2013

It’s unlikely that the 500,000 or more people who have viewed Jim Bennett’s rendition of the Daft Punk song Get Lucky on YouTube this week would have any idea that bass guitarist got lucky in more ways than one this year. On New Year’s Day he felt sick and was taken to Vancouver General Hospital [...]

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Juno winner Ahluwalia to lodge complaint against VPD

May 11, 2013

Musician accuses police of being overly aggressive in Vancouver hotel incident globeandmail – British Columbia

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Photo contest: A Week in the Life of Stanley Park

April 26, 2013

The Stanley Park Ecology Society held its inaugural photo contest, entitled “A Week in the Life of Stanley Park,” from April 6-14. Eight winners were selected this week from more than 600 photo submissions from over 100 photographers. The contest was judged by Vancouver-based wildlife photographer and National Geographic Explorer Paul Colangelo, musician Ben Worcester [...]

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Harry Aoki, 91, overcame wartime internment to flourish as a musician

February 20, 2013

Shocked at betrayal by Canada, he became a passionate advocate of cross-cultural exchange and world music globeandmail – British Columbia

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Long time local entertainer supports our youngest

December 22, 2012

94 year old musician Dal Richards is back in the Santa costume for another year. Ever since his daughter was born prematurely at Saint paul’s Hospital 62 years ago Richards has wanted to give back. “So I’m indebted to Saint Pauls and only too pleased to do my little bit for them at Christmas time.” [...]

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