Books

Rethinking our relationship with brands

Do you feel helpless amidst the battle of the brands? Author and branding consultant Bruce Philp pushes readers to reconsider the relationship between consumers and corporations.

Hard Times Hit Parade, Remixology, Eco Fashion Week and a lot more

Amazing theatre, music, chance to make your voice heard, listen to some naked voices, remix other voices and see the latest in eco-fashion.

Margaret Atwood charms literati at the Fairmont hotel

The novelist shows off her comic side at a reading of her latest novel.

Margaret Atwood to narrate "The Year of the Flood" at Fairmont Hotel

Attention all literary-loving Vancouverites, tomorrow evening Margaret Atwood will be narrating a theatrical performance of her latest best-selling novel.

Muslims, Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews and "Other" are one for this seeker

Harold Rosen has written an extraordinary book that seeks to restore the narrative thread that runs through the world’s major religions.

To Build a Fire

Sculptor Lee Gass reflects on Jack London's short story To Build a Fire and some childhood mistakes in the mountains in relation to his daily ritual of building a fire in his stove on Quadra Island.

Swedish star Michael Nyqvist's beautiful personal drama

Michael Nyqvist, the main male character in the popular Swedish movies "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo", "The Girl Who Played with Fire", and "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest", arrived in...

Heart of the Artichoke: cooking with David Tanis

I used to think that the best thing about a cookbook was the pictures. Somehow, just looking at colours on a piece of paper could make my tummy grumble with hunger. At the same time, the worst thing...

Stuart MacLean and The Vinyl Cafe

"There are moments during a performance when I leave the ground and I become wrapped up in the moment, but the same thing happens in my writing some times. I think maybe that's the most fun: those mom