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Robyn Ludwig

Robyn Ludwig is a Vancouver-based freelance writer and arts administrator.

Local shows nab Gemini nominations

Stargate Universe received 9 Gemini Awards nominations on Tuesday.

Lions and tigers and bears

Telus is seeing quick results from its ubiquitous lion cub ads.

Everything live is dead in Vancouver

This Saturday (July 31) is the official closing date for the Cecil Nightclub and Show Lounge.

Bieber on CSI, Wipeout Canada, K-Town, and Rogers Communications: The Four Horsemen of Canadian TV

Four ominous signs that Canadian television is in a sorry state.

Arts Summit takes on urban planning

Vancouver has a long tradition of including arts spaces in re-developments.

Arts Summit strikes familiar chord

Social activist/cultural critic Arlene Goldbard gave the keynote address at this year's Arts Summit.

Canadian political scandals make for great TV

At Issue panellists, on CBC’s The National, gave their annual Best and Worst Picks of the parliamentary season.

Hollywood says goodbye to Coleman, Hopper and McClanahan

Actress Rue McClanahan died on June 3, at age 76.

Leo Awards honour B.C.’s top film and TV talent

The Leo Awards’ Gala Awards Ceremony was held at the Westin Bayshore on Saturday night.

Leo Awards honour those behind-the-scenes

On June 4, the Leo Awards honoured technicians and craftspeople in B.C.'s film and TV industry.