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Jul 11th, 2016
There are many personal stories, community histories and transnational relationships peppered throughout the menus of Chinese restaurants.
Photo by Jordan Yerman.
Apr 12th, 2016
According to a recent report from The New York Times “Canada has become a top destination for China’s 1 percenters.” The report focuses on the lives and buying habits of the children of these 1...
Mar 24th, 2016
VICTORIA — When it comes to world-class bookstores, a top 10 list from National Geographic speaks volumes, and that list now includes a literary treasure in Victoria. Munro's Books, in Victoria's Old...
Mary Ann Saunders, English professor at the University of British Columbia
Mar 18th, 2016
VANCOUVER — The struggles of a gender-bending spirit servant in a Shakespearean classic offer unlikely but valuable insights into the experience of life as a modern-day trans person, argues a British...
Foutrement by Virginie Brunelle at VIDF
Mar 9th, 2016
Erotica: Gallic, Dravidian and arboreal -- different strokes for different folks
Feb 29th, 2016
Vancouver indie theatre icons team up for prize-winning dance-drama
Feb 29th, 2016
The Oscar Wilde Awards took place in Santa Monica on Friday, February 27th.  Held at Bad Robot, the production company of J.J. Abrams, the awards were presented to Daisy Ridley, of “Star Wars:...
Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy
Feb 22nd, 2016
TORONTO — Journalist Mohamed Fahmy is the recipient of this year's Freedom to Read award from the Writers' Union of Canada. The union says Fahmy — who spent more than a year in an Egypt prison — was...
Feb 19th, 2016
Vancouver Dialogue, Discussion and Book Launch
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Feb 16th, 2016
CALGARY — A hellish shoot in the Canadian wilderness described repeatedly by "The Revenant" actor Leonardo DiCaprio wasn't exactly a walk in the woods for the film's veteran animal trainer either....