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Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel

Director Brigitte Berman's documentary about the legendary founder and creator of Playboy Enterprises Inc. is a fascinating, fresh look at a man many associate as simply the owner of a girlie magazine

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant hit the mark with CEMETERY JUNCTION

It's about the struggle to crack the mold and break away to a better life.

Welcome to the First Weekend Club

The industry was been really supportive of First Weekend Club. We've got a lot of major partners on board. That speaks volumes. They see that we're making a difference in the film industry and they're

From Bordeaux to Pauillac: the race of truth for the 2010 Tour de France

This year's Tour de France has been marked by intense rivalry between Alberto Contador of Team Astana, and Andy Schleck of Team Saxo Bank. Throughout the Tour, Contador has riden defensively in the...

Protestor Adam Quirk to use Vuvuzela's sound pollution on BP hq

If Adam Quirk has his way, protestors in London will soon have a new weapon against the British Petroleum Corporation: the Vuvuzela. The Vuvuzela, in case you haven't been watching the World Cup in...

City congratulates Navy on its Centennial

Mayor Gregor Robertson today extended congratulations to the Canadian Navy and the officers and crew of HMCS Vancouver as the vessel sailed into Coal Harbour to visit Vancouver and North Vancouver to...

Che's daughter, Dr. Aleida Guevara, speaks at International Che Guevara Conference at Russian Hall

Dr. Aleida Guevara speaking to an audience at the 3rd Annual Che Guevara Conference said respect and solidarity were the two most important qualities in her life. “It is not about giving what you...

Media Democracy Day Vancouver 2010 details announced

For the ninth year running, Media Democracy Day (MDD) will spark vibrant, critical, interactive dialogue around the Canadian media system.

City celebrates National Aboriginal Day

Media are invited to join Mayor Gregor Robertson and guests as the City of Vancouver celebrates National Aboriginal Day. The Mayor will read a Proclamation recognizing National Aboriginal Day in...

Vancouver's first Cupcake Challenge

What could be better than getting to judge (and taste) some of Vancouver's most delicious cupcakes? Getting to taste them for free.