August in Review: Arts, Culture…Star Wars

August in Review: Arts, Culture…Star Wars

Ahoy D-Rex readers,

So our favourite month of summer has finally come to an end – August was a blast! Thanks a bunch for all the suggestions we’ve been receiving on what we should cover next. It means the world to us that you guys really enjoy our work. This site isn’t just a blog for Karl and I to document our own shenanigans. If you know of something you’d like us to cover – shoot us an email at:

Karl and I  are always willing to explore the most unique events our city has to offer. If our schedules allow, we’ll arrive cameras blazin’.

This month was busy for us – below is a quick photo recap of our favourite moments in August.


1. VELD Music Festival: ‘Celebrations are in Order’

Veld Music Festival 2012 - 1

Nothing like kicking off August with a bang. VELD Music Festival was a party the whole city could hear.

2. VELD Music Festival: ‘The Triple Stacker’

VELD Music Festival - 2

Another favourite shot from VELD. Don’t try this at home.

3. Jamaica Land We Love Gala: ‘Bolt Fever’

Dwight Drummond and Anne-Marie Mediwake at Jaimaca 50 Gala

CBC Television’s Dwight Drummond and Anne-Marie Mediwake helped us celebrate Jamaica’s 50th year of independence. We also pleasantly caught the Usain Bolt fever going around.

4. Oh So Beautiful Anniversary Production: ‘Support Your Local Artists!’

Oh So Beautiful

At the ‘Oh So Beautiful’ 1 Year Anniversary Production we met some very talented independent artists who deserve the spotlight.

5. Our Lady Peace Concert: ‘Raine Maida’s Blow Horn’

Raine Maida Blow Horn

Our Lady Peace came to town and we got up close to one of my childhood idols – Raine Maida.

6. Mother Mother: ‘The Rock Star’

Mother Mother

While covering Our Lady Peace, we got to watch Mother Mother play an opening set. Pure rock stars.

7. Fan Expo 2012: ‘A Galaxy Not So Far Away’

Fan Expo 2012 - Star Wars

We popped by Fan Expo Canada 2012 to see the many cosplayers and fan geeks. They turned fantasy into reality.

8. Fan Expo 2012: ‘Great Scott!’

Christopher Lloyd

It’s Doc Brown from ‘Back to the Future’!!!

9. Carolina Liar: ‘Chad Wolf in the Wind’

Carolina Liar

I had the pleasure of interviewing pop-rock band Carolina Liar. It also gave me the opportunity to try out a new camera lens for this shot.

10. ‘iPhone Photo Win’ @ Kelly Clarkson, The Fray and Carolina Liar Concert

Crowd and Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

I took this shot with my iPhone and thought I’d post it since I was surprised it turned out so well. Goes to show I might be able to replace my SLR one day with just a phone :)



If you missed it, check out our favourite moments from July:

July in Review

July in Review

Don’t forget to check us out on Twitter and Facebook for more photos, updates and random shenanigans.


3 Responses


I love your concert photos :)


Looks like you had an amazing August! I can’t wait to see event lineup for September! :D

I wish i went to the mother mother concert!!!

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