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Dalai Lama gives peace a chance in Toronto

With simple humour, his Holiness put on his visor, complaining that “the lights are too bright.” He was greeted by the Toronto Tibetan Community with performances. His Toronto visit at the Rogers...

Heart of a Dragon

"Rick Hansen doesn't own the story of disability: we're all disabled in some way."

At long last, GREASE arrives in Vancouver

"The choreographer (Joyce Chittick) and I conceived the opening of the show. I won't actually spoil it by telling you what we did, but it's a very cool," says director David O'Brien.

Gold & Copper at VIFF

The most important challenge was that they had broached a subject that was very sensitive to Iranian society. It was almost like walking on a tight-rope.

Mokhtar, an awesome little Canadian film based in Morocco

In this part of the world, children get punished for what they do, with a lot of violence.

Sturla Gunnarson's film, Force of Nature: the David Suzuki Movie, screens to sell out crowd

It was identifying the key turning points: the moments in his life that made him who he is or that caused the distillation of this body of thought.

Gossip queen Lainey Lui channels bitchiness into blogs

Which Vancouver-based blogger and self-proclaimed “opinionated bitch” has become a big-name in the world of celebrity gossip? To smuthounds around the city, the answer should be obvious. Elaine “...

Aboriginal leaders of BC want to freshen-up local mainstream music

Aboriginal leaders from British Columbia have come together in support of a new cause that will put the First Nations and Métis people back into the media forefront. You can help them by voting before

Stewart Brand and the Whole Earth Discipline

“We are as gods and HAVE to get good at it.” Stewart Brand, the founder of the Whole Earth Catalog, who, in the late 1960’s successfully provoked NASA to publish the first photo of Earth from space,...

X Japan rocks the Queen E

If you looked in the dictionary under “super-cool” you'd find a picture of X Japan. From the moment we set foot inside the Queen Elizabeth Theatre the place was buzzing. Everywhere you looked there...