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Aleks Paunovic on Acting, Directing, and Creating the Life You Want

"There have been a lot of Vancouver actors landing fantastic roles on big name local projects. This city is flooded with amazingly talented actors," says Aleks Paunovic, star of The Hostage. "Battlest

A Glimpse into the Life of the Beautiful and Talented Sarah-Jane Redmond

"I don't remember ever making the decision to becoming an actress. It was just a thing that I was going to do," says an actress known for her role in Da Vinci's Inquest.

Senator Larry Campbell Reflects on the Olympics

On a frigid morning in Dawson Creek, BC, Senator Larry Campbell took his turn running with the Olympic Torch. To cheers of "Go, Canada, Go," he carried the flame forward towards Vancouver, a journey...

At the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics Twenty-Two Years Ago and in Vancouver Today: The Excitement Ran as High Then as it Does Today

Arriving early for my first production meeting in a small room at the Olympic Ceremonies offices in downtown Calgary, I picked a spot at the long table and waited for the high echelon of the...

What Makes Canada? We Do.

Watch how each and every one of us creates the ephemeral mural that is Vancouver.

Opening of Aboriginal Pavilion Historic as First Nations Recognized as Official Olympic Partners

The CEO of the Four host First Nations Society Tewanee Joseph kicked off the speeches today at the opening of the Aboriginal Pavilion. Four host First Nations: Lil'wat, Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-...

A Dirty Book is Rarely Dusty

With the first article of many, here’s my promise: I’ll tell you some tales from the crypt, and I’ll leave the dated sex tips to Cosmo.

My Interview with 24's Gil Bellows

A brief but in-depth interview with down-to-Earth Canadian actor, Gil Bellows.

Living Canadian with Miho Suzuki

Life in Vancouver from a new perspective. The Vancouver Observer sits down with Miho Suzuki to talk about her time in Canada over the past three years.

Piano Teachers Federation helping music students find the right teacher

The Galactic Federation of...Piano Teachers?