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Films: Boyhood delights with the drama it finds in everyday life

Also note a new le Carré with Philip Seymour Hoffman, a new Hercules with The Rock and a skirmish between science and metaphysics.
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Getting my book on climate change published: Nerves in patterns on a screen

The emotional landscape of trying to get published surprised me: why was I more anxious about a publisher accepting my manuscript than about it being rejected?

Apes rampage, Keira Knightley sings and Roger Ebert gets a review of his own life

And also note the return of two master directors: Bertolucci and Jodorowsky

Growing up with the Bard: Lili Beaudoin on starring in the biggest Tempest ever

With gusto and bravado, The Tempest stormed onto stage and captivated the viewers on opening night.

Theatre Under the Stars sparkles with two movie hits made into musicals

Legally Blonde: The Musical and Shrek compete.

Bicycle Opera wheels into rural Ontario

Imagine the delight and surprise that summer day last year when a travelling opera company rolled into town—on bicycles!

Barbarians at the gates: Vagabond Opera ignites West Vancouver Library

“If you kiss a thief, count your teeth”

Tammy needs more laughs, and Gore Vidal puts barbs into 4th of July

Susan Sarandon and Melissa McCarthy take a road trip without even a nod to Thelma and Louise

Victoria’s (secret) Guitar Trio steals into Mount Pleasant

I’ve seen better marketing campaigns from a garage sale, and that’s a shame because guitarists Dias, Verdejo, and Werner (who comprise the Victoria Guitar Trio) are excellent musicians.

What Canada Day means for me: an immigrant's view

Singing “O Canada” filled me with the kind of gratitude shipwreck survivors must feel when they kiss solid ground.

Multi-talented cast of Red Rock Diner shine in nostalgic 50s tribute

'Red Rock Diner' full of non-stop song and dance in a variety show tribute to legendary local DJ.

"The Other Place" devastatingly dissects the nature of identity and reality

Chilton Crane as Juliana is extraordinary in Sharr White's "The Other Place", a compelling portrayal of loss, forgiveness, and hope.