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1960s

Charles Manson & marriage: an ungodly duo

The internet erupted after learning Charles Manson, 80, was granted a license to marry 26-year-old Afton Elaine Burton, who prefers the name “Star,” because Manson says she's a "Star in the...

Hairspray celebrates diversity with a big heart and even bigger hair

Vancouver Arts Club's feel-good musical showcases talent, snappy tunes, stellar choreography -- and Jay Brazeau in drag. What more could you ask for in a summer musical?

Shrek is back one last time; Michael Caine takes out the trash and Bollywood aims high with Kites

Shrek and Fiona’s marriage hits a rocky patch and some unique ogre challenges in their latest film. (Read more)