martial arts

12 Years a Slave, a masterpiece, leads a long list of new movies now playing

Chiwetel Ejiofor, as well as Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong'o are sure to be nominated for their superb acting in 12 Years a Slave.

Flow into the Filipino martial art of Kali

As you head down the stairs, the hypnotic clack-clack rhythm of the rattan sticks gets louder. Once your eyes adjust from the dark stairwell into the basement studio, you can make out several pairs...

Capoeira in the streets: Slideshow

People on Granville Street watched riveted as members of Vancouver's Axe Capoeira performed a demonstration of their acrobatic martial arts on Sunday. Developed in the 1500s by African slaves in...

Top 10 adventures for thrill-seeking women

Vancouver’s fun-loving lifestyle isn’t just limited to zenning out yoga-style or sweating your stuff jogging along the beach. For ladies seeking a little more oomph from their local adventures here...