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Film Review: The Gold Rush and The Wages of Fear

The Pacific Cinémathèque scores with a delightful Gold Rush/Wages of Fear double bill.

Canadian film Monsieur Lazhar among nominees for Academy Awards

Silent movie "The Artist" and "Hugo" dominate this year's Academy Award nomination list, but could Monsieur Lazhar surprise everyone and win?

Wicked brings suspenseful show to Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Two girls form an unlikely friendship on their journey to becoming the Wicked Witch of the West, and Glinda the Good.

Mom's the Word: Remixed, brings humorous, heartfelt story about motherhood

A mock birth, sleepless nights, diapers, husbands, hospitals, embarrassments, bad habits, periods, teens and sex: nothing was off limits and the audience ate it up.

Jian Ghomeshi in Vancouver to announce 2nd annual Culture Days

Culture Days unveiled plans for the 2nd Annual Canada-wide grassroots celebration of Arts and Culture: the largest-ever public participation campaign undertaken by the arts and cultural...

Robert Plant and the Band of Joy

Led Zep singer had audience leaping to their feet as he appeared. They stayed there all night.

Riverdance brings Irish dance fusion to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Riverdance opened at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre April 7 to a sell out crowd. It's always a pleasant surprise to find a show that delivers so much more than expected. Such was the case for...

The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom

The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom is a  film about a young girl who discovers she was adopted and fantasizes that Dolly Parton is her mother. The film is based in the mid seventies. Director...

Fiddler on the Roof at the Centre

 “Without our traditions, our lives would be as shaky as...as a FIDDLER ON THE ROOF,” announces Tevye, a humble milkman from the Russian village of Anatevka. And so begins a tale of love and...

Bruce Hornsby and the Noise Makers Rock the River Rock

Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers played last week at the River Rock Casino. Hornsby has a stellar group of musicians including John “JT” Thomas (keyboards,organ), Bobby Read (saxophones, woodwinds,...
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