Alfred DePew Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/22 en On seeing the Cézannes at the Vancouver Art Gallery http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/seeing-c-zannes-vancouver-art-gallery All these years, I have walked by Cézanne’s paintings without really seeing a thing.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/seeing-c-zannes-vancouver-art-gallery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Just Between Us City Cézanne D. H. Lawrence French painting Qiu Shihua Rainer Maria Rilke the Pearlman collection Vancouver Art Gallery Mon, 06 Apr 2015 21:52:00 +0000 Alfred DePew 20984 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Auditioning in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/auditioning-vancouver If you live in Vancouver long enough, you end up auditioning for something. And so I auditioned for an American TV commercial an actor friend told me about. “Non-union,” he said. “You’d be perfect....<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/auditioning-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News female actors male actors Vancouver acting Vancouver actor Vancouver audition Vancouver commercial Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Alfred DePew 20195 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver Confidential unveils gritty, fascinating side of city's history http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/vancouver-confidential-unveils-gritty-fascinating-side-citys-history These bloggers, actors and tour guides “are creating a much larger conversation about Vancouver” than could be created by conventional historians. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/vancouver-confidential-unveils-gritty-fascinating-side-citys-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Just Between Us City 1930s Anvil Press books burlesque Chinatown history Labour Movement Vancouver Vancouver Confidential WWII Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:49:00 +0000 Alfred DePew 19769 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Writer urges us to reclaim our sleep http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/writer-urges-us-reclaim-our-sleep Katt Duff loves sleep so much, she had to write a book about it<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/writer-urges-us-reclaim-our-sleep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Just Between Us City dreaming hsitory of sleep insomnia Kat Duff sleep disorders The Secret Life of Sleep Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:36:00 +0000 Alfred DePew 19665 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com What Canada Day means for me: an immigrant's view http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/what-canada-day-means-me-immigrants-view Singing “O Canada” filled me with the kind of gratitude shipwreck survivors must feel when they kiss solid ground.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/what-canada-day-means-me-immigrants-view" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Just Between Us City 4th of July canada day celebrations citizenship ferderation Fireworks Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:53:00 +0000 Alfred DePew 19265 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Olivia Chow to speak in Vancouver about life, loss, faith and art http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/olivia-chow-speak-vancouver-about-life-loss-faith-and-art "In Chinese languages there is no past or future tense, just a sort of infinite tense. Jack is now part of that infinite tense. But I live in the present tense.”<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/olivia-chow-speak-vancouver-about-life-loss-faith-and-art" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Just Between Us News creative process federal polotics memoir My Journey NDP Olivia Chow Vancouver Writers Fest Wed, 05 Feb 2014 00:46:00 +0000 Alfred DePew 17815 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Doris Lessing: how the Nobel Prize winning storyteller kept me reading http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/doris-lessing-how-nobel-prize-winning-storyteller-kept-me-reading It was the intensely personal nature of her fiction, its emotional depth and intricacy, that kept me reading. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/doris-lessing-how-nobel-prize-winning-storyteller-kept-me-reading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Just Between Us City Wed, 20 Nov 2013 01:47:00 +0000 Alfred DePew 17074 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Palm Springs: bonfire of the banalities http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/palm-springs-bonfire-banalities This is the California desert. In August. When no one in his right mind would choose to be here.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/palm-springs-bonfire-banalities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Just Between Us City 1950s Hollywood kitsch Milan Kundera Palm Springs Sun, 03 Nov 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Alfred DePew 16891 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com To e- or not to e-(Book): when writers take on the publishing world http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/e-or-not-e-book-when-writers-take-publishing-world Something in me still misses seeing my book in the window of a bookstore, owned by someone who knows my name.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/e-or-not-e-book-when-writers-take-publishing-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Just Between Us Books Amazon Kindle books culture ebooks ePublishing eReaders future of books Kobo Literature publishing self publishing Technology Tue, 27 Aug 2013 04:30:00 +0000 Alfred DePew 16261 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Istanbul protests:“Ordinary people, marching everywhere” http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/istanbul-protests%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%C5%93ordinary-people-marching-everywhere%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%C2%9D “We are making history,” says a protester marching through Istanbul. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/istanbul-protests%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%C5%93ordinary-people-marching-everywhere%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%C2%9D" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Just Between Us World democracy Free Speech Gezi Park Halk TV Istanbul protests police violence Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan Taksim Square demonstations tear gas Turkey Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:04:00 +0000 Alfred DePew 15506 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com