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Woman With the 5 Elephants
“Why do people translate? It's the yearning for something that keeps escaping, for the unrivalled original, for the final, the essential,” says Svetlana Geier.
Nov 21st, 2010
Circle Craft Fair at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre
"Western Canada’s largest one-of-a-kind gift fair, the Circle Craft Christmas Market. If it's handmade, you'll find it there."
Nov 20th, 2010
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
Nov 20th, 2010
Vancouver's own Ryan Reynolds named sexiest man alive
We all love awards, but Olympic gold medals are so last season. With winter just around the corner, we all need a little more oomph to see us through the dark, lonely nights. Thankfully, Vancouver’...
Nov 17th, 2010
The Hobbit comes to Capilano University
“I know I made the right decision but it's because I got involved in my own life”. That's the journey of this play. Stuart Aikins
Nov 16th, 2010
Remembering Sally Menke, the editorial dynamo behind Quentin Tarentino
Editors and students gathered last week at USC to pay tribute to Sally Menke, A.C.E., editor of the iconic Pulp Fiction. During her career, Menke was nominated for two Academy Awards, two Eddie...
Nov 11th, 2010
Remembrance Day: their hope is ours
They sacrificed their bodies and their souls. For speech, expression, religion and love. A better life...
Nov 10th, 2010
Serbian Film Fest in Vancouver
Last year I had my first taste of the Vancouver Serbian Film Festival and it was an instant addiction.
Nov 7th, 2010
From Commercial Drive to the House of La Douche, Zoe Broomsgrove shapes hair... and queer culture
So you’re new in town and want to find out what’s hip and cool in the queer scene in Vancouver? Start by checking out Zoho Salon & Lock Shop (1708 East 4th Avenue, just off Commercial Drive...
Nov 4th, 2010
In Love With the Mystery
Nov 3rd, 2010