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Fringe Reviews: Burn Job and The Ballad of Frank Allen
TJ Dawe in Burn Job. Photo by Diane Smithers
Sep 10th, 2016
Doctor captures dream of sailing built from found cedar log
He builds a boat by hand from an old salvaged log. She pursues a passion for painting. Filmmaker Francois Laliberte captures a moment in the life of this inspiring and energetic Denman Island...
Aug 27th, 2015
Micro Performance Series 2013 presents "The Voyage" by Boca del Lupo
Take an imagined journey across the Pacific as heard from inside a shipping container in The Voyage: Boca del Lupo, part of Micro Performance Series 2013, March 27 to 30. 715,195 laden shipping...
Mar 22nd, 2013
Food Talks takes over Dockside Restaurant
What do foodies do when they aren't eating, photographing or writing about food? They learn more about it of course.
Feb 18th, 2013
Whet your appetite at WHET Kitchen and Bar
Where there was once a Sammy J Peppers, there is now WHET, a restaurant that better represents what the area is all about: fresh, local and sustainable.
Oct 30th, 2012
Vancouver water taxis and ferries: see the city from the water
Tiny ferries treading False Creek from Maritime Museum to Olympic Village in both directions provide guests with stress-free, scenic water transportation for thirty years.
Jun 18th, 2012
Get creative this summer with Emily Carr Continuing Studies
Emily Carr Continuing Studies gives a wide variety of art enthusiasts a place to participate in getting creative and working with their hands in the studio.
May 18th, 2012
Real Housewives of Vancouver: Reiko MacKenzie
click photo to enlarge Real Housewives of Vancouver star Reiko MacKenzie gives off a quiet and deadly vibe on the show. She told the VO that she's not trying to be aloof, but keeping her...
Mar 28th, 2012
After working with Shia LaBeouf and Robert Redford, actress Marsha Regis tackles theatre
Fresh off the set of a Redford-directed film, the local actress takes to the stage to play in "Intimate Apparel" about a call girl during the early 20th century.
Feb 9th, 2012
Snow in Vancouver: photos
It was a cold but beautiful snow day in Vancouver, when winter decided to finally pay the city a visit. Even a thin layer of snow can cause disarray here, so main streets and busy sidewalks were...
Jan 17th, 2012