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Inauguration Day art show + fundraiser for human rights and environmental protection at Bandidas Taqueria

Fundraiser at Bandidas Taqueria will donate 100% of profits to organizations likely to suffer under a Trump presidency.
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PuSh Festival presents deeply moving Australian performance touring Canada for the first time: "dirtsong"

In the 150th year of a nation born from the displacement of its Indigenous peoples—dirtsong is more poignant than ever.

Scorcese’s faith-based Silence, NASA’s Hidden Figures and Alice Munro stories migrating to Spain as Julieta

Also a young boy’s therapy when A Monster Calls and three peeks into the Italian Film Festival

Your numerology cycles for 2017

It has been 9 years (2008) since the world began its last new cycle. A 1-cycle year is an opportunity for the world to forge a new path towards peace and conservation of our beautiful planet.

La La Land is joyous, Lion will move you, and Fences gives chatty high drama

And more: a tune-crammed Sing, two best actress winners and an Emmy winner in sub-par movies, and gay teens and a cranky farmer at the VanCity Theatre

The Head and the Heart: New album, new tour, new outlook

Photography by Craig Fleisch

A Star Wars offshoot, Jackie as traumatized widow and what exactly is Collateral Beauty?

Also Alzheimers hits a beloved local band, a Swedish crank learns to live and a Chilean filmmaker tries a surreal bohemian life

Gospel Choir brings Joyful Noise to ChristChurch Cathedral

But few smiles in a year of Not-So-Good-News

Political lobbyists in America, a French woman re-building her life and two critical swipes at China

Also serious music for a rough neighborhood in Brazil in The Violin Teacher

Inconvenient truths in Realwheels’ “Creeps” @ The Cultch

Back-talk from the “differently enabled”
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