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Marco Ovies

Freelance Writer

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The-peak
09/07/2019
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.

The-peak
03/21/2019
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.

The-peak
09/06/2019
SFU Construction Watch

By: Marco Ovies, Staff Writer With all the construction happening around campus, it might be a bit confusing for new (and returning) students to find their way around campus. Here is a breakdown of construction projects happening on campus and what students have to look forward to in the upcoming months.

The-peak
07/21/2019
Columbia StrEAT Festival's top 10 must-visit food trucks

The Columbia StrEAT Festival is happening again on July 27 from 4-10 p.m. It's the one-day food truck festival on the continent featuring over 100 different food trucks. In addition to that, there will be numerous beer gardens, swing-dancing lessons, a local farmers' market, the fashion freeway, and an artisan market.

The-peak
07/09/2019
Top 5 free outdoor movie nights to attend this summer

By: Marco Ovies, Peak Associate Every summer there are tons of free outdoor movie screenings, so it can be difficult, even overwhelming, to decide which one is worth your time. I've broken down my top five favourite outdoor movie events happening this year so you can just sit back, relax, and enjoy your favourite movie under the stars.

Cover Me
07/24/2019
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.

EARMILK
02/20/2019
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.