Culture

La Roux’s new hairstyle rouses speculation at the Commodore

A gravity-defiant wave of hair washed over her head, coloured in such a way as to spark existential doubt: La Roux ou La Fraise-Blond?
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Swans rent Venue Nightclub for séance

Swan’s current mode of apocalyptic post-rock is a shaman with a bludgeoning tool: transcendence by blunt trauma.

"Goosefeather," measurably pleasant storytelling at the Fringe Festival

"Goosefeather," a one-person performance that measures the globe and our place in it...thoughtfully, intimately and with humour and clowning.

Mexican invasion: Tall ship delights crowds in North Vancouver

Today -- from 10am to 8pm -- is the last chance to climb aboard a 1930s style tall ship, as part of "Mexico Fest." Admission free.

Review: SZA hosts surprise quiz night at Fortune

What happened when rising "PBR&B" artist SZA decided to call out members of Vancouver’s hip-to-what’s-hop community?

A former Bond makes like Bourne and Susan Sarandon plays police in Ontario

And watch for a clever Hollywood satire with two versions of Robin Wright.

Taylor Ho Bynum begins musical odyssey from Vancouver to San Diego

The Acoustic Bicycle Tour: endurance and improv.

MaddAddam: Darren Aronofsky bringing Margaret Atwood trilogy to HBO

Margaret Atwood's uniquely Canadian sci-fi will join "Game of Thrones" and "Girls".

Queeristers set Queer Arts Festival ablaze

Cor Flammae: Vancouver's budding summer chorus of classically trained, queer singers, performing queer content.

New at the movies this week: cheap thrills, soul-searching and young romance

Also a smart, adult, but hard-to-find romantic comedy, The One I Love