News of the Week 4/8/04

Those going to Vancouver, British Columbia for the Slam City Jam weekend have a couple of soirees at their disposal. Photographic: A Photography and Art Exhibition will take place on Saturday, May 1 at Vital, 1216 Robson from 8:00—11:00 p.m. The works of Skin Phillips (TransWorld), Brian Caissie (Concrete Powder), Randy Laybourne (Giant, Emerica), Judah Oakes (etnies, Timebomb),Chris Allen (NLA, Timebomb), Russ Morland, Danny Vermette (NLA, Timebomb), and Meghan Patterson will be on display. There will be no cover.

The other party is sponsored by GMAN & Rizk, éS Footwear, Spectrum Entertainment, and The Beat 94.5FM and will feature official Snoop Dogg/Dr.Dre/Dogg Pound DJ, DJ Jam. Also featured will be the 2004 World B-boy Champions the Massive Monkees, Vancouver’s turntablist act Kut Co, and Vancouver DJ Hedspin. The party is Saturday, May 1 at Commodore, 868 Granville Street.