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Poet George Bowering talks baseball
The official Loudmouth Fan of the Vancouver Canadians keeps the season alive -- George Bowering offers up a beer and a dog and a damn good baseball story.
Nov 2nd, 2011
Literary stars sparkle at Vancouver International Writers Festival
Progress, a family tragedy, armed resistance, the fur trade, celebrity journalism and an earthquake -- a day in the life at the Writers Festival
Oct 18th, 2011
The rain returns. We can either cower under our umbrellas, or embrace one of the defining features of our city.
Sep 26th, 2011
Kid full of dreams forty years on
Integrity intact, Roy Forbes is still rockin'.
Sep 13th, 2011
What is the blackberry?
Free food - take a ramble through the brambles and come home with a taste of summer.
Sep 6th, 2011
All about beards
To shave or not to shave -- that is the question.
Aug 28th, 2011
Up on the roof
Aug 9th, 2011
Ukulele zeitgeist sweeping the world and Vancouver International Folk Festival
They'll be uking it up under a full moon at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival this weekend, part of the ukulele zeitgeist sweeping the world.
Jul 15th, 2011
UBC's Crane Library a treasure trove of Braille, digital audio, large print and electronic text
Libraries are one of the saving graces of civilization. UBC's Crane Library offers more than most.
Jul 7th, 2011
The Zen of ironing
There’s no point in denying it. My family has known for some time, so you might as well too. I love to iron. The smell of crisp clean cotton under steam. The challenges of placquets, darts, tucks...
Jun 22nd, 2011