Hopes grow for all-ages venue in Vancouver

Vancouver's downtown entertainment district caters to an older crowd. Photo by Jon Hernandez

Vancouver’s downtown entertainment district caters to an older crowd. Photo by Jon Hernandez

Proponents have welcomed a pledge by Mayor Gregor Robertson to support an all-ages venue in Vancouver.

But the leading organizer for all-ages music, SafeAmp, says there is still a long way to go.

“This is a very exciting time for us,” said Grace Loes, a member of SafeAmp’s board of directors. “A lot of things need to fall into place before this materializes.”

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About Jon Hernandez

Jon Hernandez is a Journalist, Tree Planter, and current student at UBC's Graduate School of Journalism. He holds a Bachelors of Arts from UBC Vancouver, and has worked for such publications as The Region and Sustainability Television. View all posts by Jon Hernandez

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