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Growth of an artist in Never Look Back, more on How to Train Your Dragon and life with a wrestling family
Also going international: in Spain by an Iranian and in Singapore with a Japanese foodie
Feb 22nd, 2019
Women on an elaborate heist, farm work by women while the men are off to war and a modern gothic horror
Also Jodie Foster patching up criminals and two documentaries about major artists
Jun 7th, 2018
Emily Blunt in a scary Quiet Place; Jason Clarke as hapless Ted Kennedy and soldiers turning bitter in World War I
Also bizarre encounters with an eccentric artist and reviving a girl’s volleyball team after tragedy
Apr 5th, 2018
Art and electronics collide as city hosts mind-blowing global symposium (VIDEO)
SFU Woodwards transforms into a techy art space where non-conformity and new forms rule.
Jul 31st, 2015
Parviz Tanavoli on his work and the Safar/Voyage exhibit of Middle Eastern Artists
"These are the true voices of the Middle Eastern people.”
May 14th, 2013
Join Emily Carr for Design Every Day from June 11 – June 24
Presented by Emily Carr Continuing Studies, Design Every Day is a call for typographers, designers, architects, urbanists and artists to reimage everyday encounters with letterforms, imagery,...
May 31st, 2012
Hill's Native Art brings Aboriginal culture to international customers
Since the 1970s, the small store-turned-gallery has helped showcase BC's unique history and culture with visitors from around the world.
May 28th, 2012
Mirror Mirror, Wrath of the Titans and eight other new films reviewed
Julia Roberts has fun playing it evil in the Snow White send-up, Mirror Mirror
Mar 30th, 2012
PuSh Festival's opening gala party at the Waldorf: photos
Musicians, dancers, artists and culture-lovers gathered at the Waldorf to kick off the PuSh Festival.
Jan 18th, 2012
Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen’s most entertaining film in years. Also X-Men, Beijing Taxi, Orgasm Inc. and fun with exploitation pictures
Owen Wilson acts out Woody Allen’s words and artistic fantasies in Midnight in Paris. (read more)
Jun 3rd, 2011