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Soul Band Jayson Hoover Jnr and The All Nighters to perform on Granville Island
Maybe it is true that the soul goes on.
Jan 7th, 2010
The Imagination of Terry Gilliam
"God came to me at night and said 'do this or die.' When you've got a god that wants to watch movies and is bored with the shit that's being produced these days, He gets angry. He forced me to do it a
Dec 23rd, 2009
Up Close and Personal with the Extraordinary Mackenzie Gray
Last week I had the great pleasure of talking with one of Canada's most colorful and talented artists, Mackenzie Gray. WD: So Mackenzie, can you tell us a little bit about yourself....
Dec 23rd, 2009
Conductor Ken Hsieh
“I always say conducting is 40 percent music, 20 percent technique, and 40 percent psychology---psychology in the sense of how you convince people to go with your idea,” Hsieh said. Conducting is mor
Dec 15th, 2009
Little Mountain's Gentrification: An Interview With Vancouver City Councillor Ellen Woodsworth
I remember seeing Ellen Woodsworth at Main and 33rd supporting residents as they protested against the demolition of their homes. As time progressed, developers became more aggressive with their "...
Dec 14th, 2009
President Obama Rumoured to Visit Vancouver for Olympics, Athletes, Not Homeless, Benefit from Pre-2010 Games Buildup: Today's Olympic Roundup
President Obama may be visiting Vancouver for the 2010 Olympic Games. (read more)
Dec 4th, 2009
Milun Tesovic: Local Web Entrepreneur Knows the Score
If you can't remember how that song goes, Milun Tesovic can help.
Nov 9th, 2009
"Citizens Should Weigh in on Proposed City Budget Cuts Now," COPE Councillor Ellen Woodsworth Says
At the Media and Democracy Day Conference yesterday at the downtown Vancouver Public Library, COPE City Councillor Ellen Woodsworth urged citizens to go onto the City website and get familiar with...
Linda Solomon Wood
Nov 8th, 2009
Green Economies Thrive in Industrial Wastelands: An Interview With Majora Carter
Majora Carter grew-up in the South Bronx, which was burdened with sewage treatment plants, power plants and 40% of New York City's solid waste. When the city tried to introduce another waste...
Nov 6th, 2009
Anita Burke "It is too easy to blame the corporations and the media."
The Resilient Cities Conference brought together big names from all sectors to discuss sustainability imperatives. Anita M. Burke, former advisor to Shell International and founder of the Catalyst...
Oct 28th, 2009