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Vancouver: Powell Street Festival Society presents Rhythm Clash

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | 06:04 PM ET

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RHYTHM CLASH: A collaboration with Total Constructive Interference (taiko) and no luck club (electronics) at the 32nd annual Powell Street Festival.

Rhythm Clash collaboration: no luck club with Total Construction Interface. Taiko drumming meets electronics - total madness to ensue.

The Powell Street Festival took place on August 2 and 3, 2008 at Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver.

View our photogallery from the Powell Street Festival on the CBC British Columbia page


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Powell Street Festival | no luck club | LOUD

Roy Miki and the Kootenay School of Writing

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | 11:08 PM ET
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Roy Miki in the foreground, with others assembled at Spartacus Books to hear Miki read on January 31, 2007. (photo from Kootenay School of Writing.)
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In addition to his academic and activist work, Roy Miki has been an active member of the Vancouver literary community for many years. Though he was never a member of the Kootenay School of Writing (commonly known as the KSW) Miki and the KSW occupy the same shared history of the west coast's literary world. For example, Roy founded the influential literary journal West Coast Line, which has published many KSW affiliated writers over the years.

The KSW's extensive online audio archives include the following readings from Roy, which you can listen to by accessing the links below to the KSW archives page:

Continue reading to watch a clip about KSW's early years