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PuSh Festival kicks off Tuesday, bringing edgy dance, music and art to Vancouver
PuSh Festival brings together a celebration of dance, music, theatre and multimedia arts from Canada and around the world.
Jan 16th, 2012
Reel to Real presents Crocodiles 3 screening and a film workshop this weekend
Vancity Theatre hosts a screening of Crocodile 3, followed by a film criticism workshop for children and youth.
Jan 11th, 2012
European Union Film Festival kicks off Friday
The 14th European Union Film Festival (EUFF) starts this Friday (Nov 25 - Dec 8) to showcase the most compelling, engaging award winning films across the Atlantic Ocean...
Nov 24th, 2011
Egypt's cabinet resigns, but protesters do not slow down "second revolution"
Egypt's cabinet resign as an attempt to halt increasing violence between protesters and police.
Nov 22nd, 2011
Amnesty International Film Festival starts Thursday
The 16th Amnesty International Film Festival is here from November 17-20 to showcase powerful films and raise awareness on human rights and to inspire audiences to take action...
Nov 17th, 2011
The Flood, Facing the Nazi Era and Dusk, films to watch at the VJFF
The eternal complexities of parent and child relationships, a coming of age boy learning to ride the wave of life, and more.
Nov 10th, 2011
Vancouver Jewish Film Festival kicks off this Thursday
L'Chaim to VJFF's 23rd year. Check out amazing and diverse Jewish films from around the world.
Nov 8th, 2011
Financial insecurity, salmon, and God top Canadian headlines
Canadians are feeling the impact of worldwide financial volatility. Occupy protesters move out of Halifax's city hall, while in Vancouver, they remain, to the consternation of Police...
Nov 8th, 2011
Minimum wage hikes to $9.50, but not for everyone
Minimum wages went up yesterday to $ 9.50 in B.C., but some argue that it isn't enough. The minimum wage rate for liquor servers went up to just $8.50 -- 75 cents behind general wages. Farm...
Nov 1st, 2011
Sexy men remind women to self-check for breast cancer
As part of a new initiative to educate women about breast cancer, Rethink -- an organization that aims to raise breast cancer awareness for the under-40 crowd -- launched an early breast...
Oct 25th, 2011