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Doomed to repeat it? Indelible history

"Japanese Problem" reenacts haunted 1942 legacy of PNE livestock barns

Black paint on a blackboard

Turning Point Ensemble world-premieres Rudolf Komorous' Dada opera "Mute Canary"

Lounge lizards' lair; new life for old den

Tyrants Media revives iconic Noir venue for jokes & jams

Locally-filmed The Predator, a mommy blogger’s Simple Favor and bad blood Under the Tree

Also Nicolas Cage really flips out over Mandy and The Cakemaker romances his lover’s widow

Marion Bridge; pro-Life menage à trois

Touchstone brings witty MacIvor melodrama to West Van's Kay Meek Theatre

A vengeful mom, a demonic nun and Michael Caine’s memories of the swinging 60s

Also: a tulips and Mafia fantasy in Italy and the troubling lives of three skateboarders

Opening and closing VIFF films announced along with a high profile line-up

Both The Hummingbird Project and The Front Runner have Canadian connections

Reviews of Juliet, Naked (stars and fans), Searching (stories via computer) and Generation Wealth (examining excess)

Also: a Buddhist tale of reincarnation, watching a chaotic childhood and gagging with the horrors of war

Reviews: The Bookshop, classy, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, gay conversion slammed, and 1945, post-war ill will

Also: Support the Girls, in the serving staff, Papillon, in and out of an infamous prison, Breath, grow up and surf, The Happytime Murders, of puppets, and Little Italy, love and rival pizzas

Hummingbirds brighten a dark alley in the Downtown Eastside

When asked to create a design for a blank wall of a highly active alley in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, Charlene Johnny Wadsworth immediately thought of hummingbirds.