Cultural Olympiad

Vancouver named Cultural Capital of Canada

Mayor Gregor Robertson thanked Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore yesterday for naming Vancouver one of three 2011 Cultural Capitals of Canada and for providing the city with $1.75 million to...

When the dominator energy came to town: the real IOC

The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics: Good for the city? Good for business? How?

K'naan shows up at Junos on way to World Cup

K'Naan got older. Then he got stronger.

Raphael Saadiq Tops off Cultural Olympiad With Legendary Soul

Raphael Saadiq brought his legendary soul music to our lofty Orpheum as part of Vancouver's Cultural Olympiad series.  If there's one thing VANOC definitely did right, it was Saturday night....

Soul game

Raphael Saadiq dishes about his youth, music and video games.

K'Naan Sings a New Canadian Anthem

If I knew how to download and send two Itunes songs to everyone in the world, (and if I could afford it) I would send two songs from last night's K'Naan concert at the Orpheum Theatre, because I...

Body Politik

Art and anatomy intertwine at the Vancouver Art Gallery in Visceral Bodies exhibit.

Spoken World Takes Writing and Music in a New Direction

The stage of Performance Works at Granville Island was transformed last night as musicians and authors came together to present Spoken World, a literature event presented by the Vancouver...

Haitian-American Olympic musical performer Daniel Bernard Roumain is the quintessential modern violinist

Daniel Bernard Roumain: An Olympic performer with flair. Think his hair is cool? Wait until you hear DBR play the violin...

Ghost stories

Otherworldly art installation Tracing Night takes audiences on an eerie journey.