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Reviews of an unexpected charmer, a really red wedding and...
Handel, Strozzi & Purcell's Italian muses
Local kid gets potty mouth in Good Boys, British teen is...
Your numerology cycles August 16–31
Women mobsters in The Kitchen, country ways in Honeyland...
EMV's "original instrument" vocals
Your numerology cycles August 1–15
Big and dumb Hobbs & Shaw; smart Amateurs and a...
Binge on baroque and beyond
Panto pantsed for Adults Only
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Carlos, Heart of a Dragon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Aftershock, Inside Job, My Uncle and Saw 3D
Lisbeth Salander, our favorite punk goth anorexic bisexual is back one last time, in the original Swedish at least. (Read more)
Oct 29th, 2010
PEN/Hemingway Award winner Yiyun Li says fiction is a journey into character and fate
That Yiyun Li is an astonishing writer and that the stories in Gold Boy, Emerald Girl are stunning is a given. What exactly sets her apart from other writers is harder to put my finger on.
Oct 22nd, 2010
Heart of a Dragon
"Rick Hansen doesn't own the story of disability: we're all disabled in some way."
Oct 20th, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 13: Tuesday
Two Canadian films are among my top VIFF picks for Tuesday as well as a little known outrage from World War 2. (read more)
Oct 12th, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 11: Sunday
Another very busy day at VIFF brings us two BC athletes, unexpected blasts at education and a kind of green energy and a harrowing and mysterious pre-Holocaust story. (read more)
Oct 10th, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Days 8 & 9: Thurs and Fri
My picks for the next two days at VIFF include two ugly duckling tales, one for children, the other showing off Gemma Arterton. (read more)
Oct 7th, 2010
Canadian green building centre to open in China
Partnership between Vancouver Global Green, Tianjin Eco-City second deal announced from Vancouver Green Capital Business Mission
Sep 14th, 2010
Vancouver is the world's Green Capital and at Vancouver Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010, the world found out
With an expected 70 million visitors over 6 months and an estimated 200,000 visitors daily, the Shanghai World Exposition has drawn participation from more than 242 countries, cities and non-profit...
Anna Ling Kaye
May 26th, 2010
Legendary characters everywhere: Russell Crowe as Robin Hood, Trotsky in Montreal and Juliet in Verona
Russell Crowe and Ridley Scott. Together again, with Robin Hood. Have they got another Gladiator? (Read more)
May 14th, 2010
Vancouver 2010 Olympics Made in China
China may not have won all the top medals, but the nation took home a lot of Olympic gold.
Mar 24th, 2010