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Marco Ovies

Freelance Writer

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Sport encounters: Quidditch, but make it real

By: Marco Ovies, Staff Writer Harry Potter was a major part of my childhood, so I knew about Quidditch. It was the sport that witches and wizards played on flying broomsticks. The sport that magically-endowed folk played by throwing balls through hoops while in mid-air.

Roma is Alfonso Cuaron's best film yet

Written by: Marco Ovies Alfonso Cuarón delivers his most personal movie to date with . The story revolves around Cleo (played by Yalitza Aparicio), a young domestic worker, who helps Antonio and Sofía take care of their four children in Roma, Mexico City. But problems arise when Antonio abandons his family for his mistress.

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Daughter Takes a "Poke" at the Classic Frightened Rabbit Song on New Cover

Daughter reveals their rendition of "Poke," the latest release from Frightened Rabbit's 10th anniversary album Tiny Changes. This version is a darker take on the original's acoustic, moving towards the sound Daughter has always championed. The band trades in the acoustic guitar for fluttery piano chords, warm synths, and a heavy-hitting base line.

Four must-see artists at this year's Westward Music Festival

By: Marco Ovies, Staff Writer Now in its third year, Westward Music Festival is returning to Vancouver to offer live music enthusiasts a unique festival experience and a lineup of artists that spans a variety of genres.

Wallows admits they are okay being "Scrawny" - EARMILK

Wallows returns to their guitar based roots on their new single "Scrawny," which is destined to be a hit. The song is about finding your own confidence in a crowd that seems much cooler than you.