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The remarkable life of Donald Brenner

We lost a great public servant, a strong patriot, and an extraordinary human being this weekend.

Lady Gaga raises $250,000 in 48 hours

Monsters, rejoice. In order to help Japan's earthquake and tsunami victims,  Lady Gaga (a.k.a mother monster) spun her creative wheels and turned to design.

Co.ERASGA's EXpose gives new perspectives to Vancouver audiences

April 14th will be the world premier of EXpose, a collaborative, full-length duet by Vancouver-based dancer Alvin Erasga Tolentino and Martin Inthamoussu, a contemporary dancer from Uruguay...

Charlie Sheen: duh, winning

This just in. According to an email from Bang Showbiz's Andrew Davies, "Charlie Sheen is to donate $1 from the sale of each ticket to his live shows to the Japanese earthquake relief effort." "The...

Persistence pays off for style maven Deanna Palkowski

Being relentlessly keen can boost your career, says rising style star Deanna Palkowski.

Sixth Annual Women in Film Festival Vancouver

Look for great film screenings and useful industry workshops at the VWIFF.

Bi-polar princess and courageous mental health advocate Victoria Maxwell

A local woman shows that the mentally ill can also be high-achieving professionals.

Eric Clapton and Robert Plant coming to Vancouver

Eric Clapton will rock Rogers Arena February 25 with Los Lobos opening the show. Tickets will go fast for this event. Clapton has been heralded as the greatest living guitar legend and just keeps...

Year of the Rabbit

Rained upon but resilient, the Chinese New Years Parade in black and white.

My top 15 South Asian role models

Did your role models make my list?