PuSh Blog

Word Sound Have Powah

November 13, 2018

D’BI combines early Jamaican dub with dancehall reggae, as well as Afrobeat, punk and performance art. That’s a thick blend of styles, and we haven’t even gotten to the hip-hop yet… Recited over guitar, backing […]

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Cris Derksen Trio

November 21, 2017

Cris Derksen

The music of cellist and composer Cris Derksen bears the mark of a true original. Classical, Indigenous and urban elements combine: you may get the propulsive pounding of powwow music, the head-nodding rhythms of a […]

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RPM Records: Live in Vancouver

November 21, 2017

RPM Live: 010 - Mob Bounce

Celebrate the closing night of the 2018 PuSh Festival, with a lineup of Indigenous musicians from across Turtle Island. This is a dynamite evening of powerful, diverse music to move the feet and soul. Surely […]

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Joseph Keckler

November 21, 2017

Joseph Keckler

Vocal virtuoso, charming raconteur, master prose stylist—Joseph Keckler is all the above and more. This artistically ambidextrous performer can boast so many talents it’s a wonder he’s so modest. Performing monologues and singing opera, torch […]

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HINKYPUNK

November 21, 2017

HINKYPUNK

Striking, subversive and gorgeous to behold, Ralph Escamillan’s dance spectacular has its creator decked out in “sequin skin”—a layer of shiny ornamentation that serves to mask and reveal all at once. The skin conceals identity […]

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Dickie Beau: Unplugged

November 21, 2017

Dickie Beau Unplugged

Versatile, vivacious and flamboyant, Dickie Beau is a drag artist extraordinaire, whose lip-synch playback performances have helped update the drag show tradition. A true innovator, he employs miming techniques and uses found sound to create […]

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Daughter

November 21, 2017

Daughter

What are you willing to forgive? You’ll find yourself asking that question as you watch comedian Adam Lazarus’s harrowing yet hilarious show. Landing uncomfortably between autobiography and fiction, Daughter is the story of one man’s […]

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