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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...
Linda Solomon Wood
Mar 8th, 2011
Fräulein Maria is a rollicking ride
Rarely do I find myself chuckling at a contemporary dance performance. Fräulein Maria made me laugh out loud.
Feb 5th, 2011
The First Annual Virgin Fake Film Festival
To view the winning films please go to: Virgin FakeFilmFestival
Feb 2nd, 2011
Jan 25th, 2011
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...
Linda Solomon Wood
Jan 17th, 2011
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."
Nov 20th, 2010
Dance, draw and love music at The Drive
What happens when you add artists, musicians and dancers together and stir the mix?
Aug 30th, 2010
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.
Jul 12th, 2010
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
May 29th, 2010
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...
Jan 2nd, 2010