Punk beginnings caught on film

This photo of former Saanich residents the Dishrags

This photo of former Saanich residents the Dishrags

Black Press photo supervisor Don Denton was working in Vancouver at the start of the punk revolution.

His images of the bands on the scene at the time and making a name for themselves, such as DOA, Pointed Sticks, Subhumans and the Dishrags, among others, are featured in “Punk Rock Rising, Vancouver 77/78.”

The runs April 9  to May 8 with a 7 p.m. artist’s reception at Talk’s Cheap record store and gallery, 556B Pandora Ave. on April 9. Hours:  Wed.  through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., except 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Fridays.

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