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Vancouver hates casinos, Vancouver designer states in iPhone video

Lindsay Brown, a local designer says "Vancouver hates casinos" and calls the proposal process around the mega-casino application for B.C. Place "undemocratic." She predicts casino expansion public...

Fräulein Maria is a rollicking ride

Rarely do I find myself chuckling at a contemporary dance performance. Fräulein Maria made me laugh out loud.

The First Annual Virgin Fake Film Festival

To view the winning films please go to: Virgin FakeFilmFestival

Christy Clark promises to restore gaming money to arts groups, if elected

To ensure charities and community groups have a stable and sustainable source of funding, BC Liberal leadership candidate Christy Clark has said that that as premier she would review the current...

Circle Craft Fair at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre

"Western Canada’s largest one-of-a-kind gift fair, the Circle Craft Christmas Market. If it's handmade, you'll find it there."

Dance, draw and love music at The Drive

What happens when you add artists, musicians and dancers together and stir the mix?

Lion King roars into town July 13 - Aug 8

It is said this show is so extraordinary, you'll be talking about it for years to come.

Schema Magazine and Sammie Jo Productions raise funds and fun for Giant Robot Magazine at Fortune Sound Club

Schema Magazine, in conjunction with Sammie Jo Productions and Giant Robot Magazine, invaded the Vancouver party scene on Thursday night with their combined fundraiser, dance-party and talent show: We

VANOC's Special Power: Buzz Kill

Now that it's officially 2010(c)  I asked my landlord to get court-approved proof that I wouldn't be arrested for writing "2010" on my rent cheque. As the Vancouver Olympic Committee (VANOC) has...