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Soft Diplomacy: bravura “Opera Warriors” showcases Chinese performing arts
The rise and fall and resurgence of a Peking Opera troupe mirrors the resilience of Chinese cultural traditions.
Jan 10th, 2016
Ballet BC's Encore receives an encore
Three Ballet BC favorites bring audience to their feet for a standing ovation.
Jan 25th, 2013
Say goodbye to N/Movember in style with sweet events this weekend
Going to Candytown? Movember Gala? Alternative fashion wknd? We got them covered - and so should you.
Nov 22nd, 2012
Ballet BC's 25th anniversary celebration
Ballet BC's 25th Anniversary Celebration is decidedly au courant and refreshingly contemporary. Ballet BC with an edge, if you will.
Apr 15th, 2011
Natalie Portman: from Black Swan to rehab?
It won her an Academy Award, Best Actress, but, according to Bang Showbiz News, Natalie Portman feels that she should have gone into rehab after filming Black Swan. The intensity of the...
Mar 19th, 2011
Why Natalie Portman won Best Actress for Black Swan at the Oscars
Natalie Portman's portrayal of an artist in pursuit of perfection deserves an Oscar.
Feb 25th, 2011
Ballet BC's Volo
Ballet BC is on fire. Volo, the company’s latest evening of contemporary ballet, delights its audience with four exciting dance works from some of the world’s most cutting edge choreographers....
Feb 19th, 2011
The King’s Speech, The Tourist, Black Swan, Trigger and Enter the Void
England’s King George VI had to struggle against a stuttering handicap. Now Colin Firth gives an award-worthy portrayal in The King’s Speech. (read more)
Dec 10th, 2010
Waste Land, Vision and a Festival of new films from Europe
Can art change people? Waste Land asks the question but does it deliver? (read more)
Nov 26th, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Days 6 & 7: Tues and Wed
Volkmar Richter’s picks for the next two days include a surreal winner at Cannes and a spellbinding biography of David Suzuki. (read more)
Oct 5th, 2010