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Fun retro cinema fest celebrates The Godfather, The Big Lebowski and other classics

Watch out, Vancouver - another film festival has arrived in town. The first ever retro cinema festival will hit Vancouver on September 23. Vancouver Retro Cinema Fest is an eight-day...

Drake Hotel Overdrive launch party gives a throwback to silver screen rebels

The Toronto International Film Festival kicked off with a ton of parties. The excitement was palpable, especially around the TIFF Bell Lightbox and the Hyatt Hotel where filmmakers and industry types...

TIFF media get pampered at the Essentials Lounge

At TIFF, reporters get a taste of the star treatment.

2012 Vancouver Writers Fest tickets to go on sale

You know what rocks? Books. You know what rocks even more? People who put words together to make a book. Lit freaks, squeeze your dog-eared hardcovers a little tighter and get a load of this:...

Pecha Kucha Night Vancouver Vol. 23 tickets on sale today

Vancouver-based Cause+Affect (read about co-founder Steven Cox and about their Tides Canada campaign here), the leading branding and deisgn company behind Pecha Kucha Night Vancouver, has...

The PNE's Star Trek: The Exhibition a dream come true for Trekkies in Vancouer

Die-hard fans and curious visitors alike will revel in the Star Trek universe brought to Vancouver by the PNE.

Calling all arts and lit lovers for MagScene on Main

MagScene on Main is an interactive art event that features local publications along Main Street in establishments and cultural spaces. From skateboard culture to the local music scene, MagScene on...

Bizarre 'Gangnam Style' K-pop music video blows up worldwide

An absolutely bizzare Korean pop (K-pop) music video is blowing up on YouTube, becoming one of the most shared videos in Canada, the U.S., U.K., Australia, Singapore and Sweden last Thursday. '...

Vancouver's Gastown in photos: slideshow

Views in Gastown aren't always pretty, but they're always Vancouver.

Coffee Morning at the HiVE wtih Interactive Athletes Corp and REV Technologies

As HiVE members Interactive Athletes Corp and REV Technologies wrapped up their coffee morning talks about their upcoming projects, participants, who intently listened...
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