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New Music Friday

Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “How Would You Feel (Paean)” – Ed Sheeran Jessica Whitesel: Don’t get me wrong; I love Ed Sheeran, but he needs to stop with the love songs. It’s like he is trying to one-up himself over being able to write the […]

Gastown is one of the best date spots in Vancouver with many options across all price ranges.

Vancouver Valentine’s Day date ideas

It’s Valentine’s season! If you’re stumped for plans, here are five things you can do with your valentine, your friends, or even solo. Starting with something a little formal, a little on the expensive side, but something very unique — a blind dinner date. Quite literally. This one is tried and tested by my closest […]

Stuff we like

Stuff we like and don’t like

Stuff we like: The Good Place I know I’m a little late to the party, but this clever sitcom set in the afterlife is as delightful as it is deep. Veronica Mars fans will find plenty to love in Kristen Bell’s lead performance as Eleanor, a terrible person who somehow ends up in a kind […]


The April Fools Childrenhood

Creating an album is a challenge, even for seasoned veterans of the music scene who have the full support of a record label, and a team of producers behind them. It’s even harder when you’re writing, recording, and mixing whole albums solo. Add in being a university student, as well as involvement in another musical […]



Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “Beauty and the Beast” – Ariana Grande and John Legend Jessica Pickering: This is the most I’ve ever liked Ariana Grande and John Legend. This is honestly the song both their careers have been leading up to. I’m not even being […]

Album reviews week 5

Album Reviews

Lemon Memory – Menace Beach From the opening track, it instantly becomes clear where Menace Beach is from — confirmed by a quick Google search — they’re UK-based. Leeds, if we really want to get picky. Even though this is their second full length album, it sounds more like a debut album assembled from demos […]

Don't let the lack of graphics fool you, Liberal Crime Squad is one of the most immersive games of what if surrounding politics.

Liberal Crime Squad is the most topical game of 2017

Republicans have gained majority control of the House of Representatives, Senate, Supreme Court, and the Oval Office with commentators describing it as the beginning of a new Conservative era. This is the world of Liberal Crime Squad, the 2002 freeware game by Tarn Adams. The game positions you as the founder and leader of a […]

Stuff we like

Stuff we like and don’t like

Stuff we don’t like — Not getting what you expected from a menu (especially ones with pictures) It’s a pretty well known fact that your food isn’t going to look like the picture (I’m looking at you McDonald’s). But usually the picture shows all of the ingredients even the ones you can’t usually see like […]



Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “Are You Sure?” – Kris Kross Amsterdam feat. Conor Maynard and Ty Dolla $ign Jessica Whitesel: So I was expecting Kris Kross the rappers from the ’90s who wore all of their clothes backwards. Not some techno version of Justin Bieber […]

Les Trocks turn the traditional notions of ballet upside down with all male versions of ballet classics.

Dancing en pointe isn’t just for the girls

It’s not every day you see men dancing en pointe, but Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (Les Trocks), an all-male company based in New York, has made it their defining feature. While there are tutus, pirouettes, and numbers from ballets such as Swan Lake and Giselle, Les Trocks are not your average classical troupe […]

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