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Notable films for Easter, Canada and Earth Day
Huffing in a henhouse
Your numerology cycles: April
Magic reelism: smoke & mirrors
Rx for youngsters: Take physic, pomp
Two good kids films (though one is better for adults) and...
"Never the Last," a virtuosic séance
A rock and a hard place
Super hero fun, a not so good Stephen King adaptation and a...
Valentijn Dhaenens mouths off at The York
As a Flemish actor from Antwerp, Valentijn Dhaenens needs to know plenty of languages.
Feb 19th, 2016
PuSh homestretch: a maximalist oratorio and a minimalist fugue
Challenging art and magniloquent artifice.
Feb 4th, 2016
At PuSh festival, hometown militants soliloquize
"Take it to the streets!" A pair of diverse rallying cries.
Jan 28th, 2016
Solo tour-de-force recreates Baby Boomers' coming-of-age for PuSh audience
Here I am in a dark room, staring at a dimly lit, translucent cylinder, beguiled by amorphous figures, fleeting shadows and snatches of retro music. It’s all somehow hauntingly familiar, but it took...
Jan 21st, 2016
Rites of Spring: Ukrainian New Year in Strathcona
Kazotsky kicks keep revelers in splits. Photo: Scott Alpen
Jan 20th, 2016
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
A new Jennifer Lawrence, a new Madame Bovery and a scary chiller from Australia
Also: three movies with strong B.C. connections
Dec 4th, 2014
Vancouver Confidential unveils gritty, fascinating side of city's history
These bloggers, actors and tour guides “are creating a much larger conversation about Vancouver” than could be created by conventional historians.
Sep 29th, 2014
Agassiz and Harrison Mills Circle Farm Tour
While farmer's markets are a big draw in Vancouver, Circle Farm Tours are popular in farm country. Whether a cheese lover, a pottery fanatic, or a history buff there's something in it for you.
Oct 5th, 2012
Rape of Nanking author Iris Chang's memories live on in new biography
The world lost a brilliant historian and journalist on November 9, 2004 when a self-inflicted gunshot took the life of a young American writer, Iris Chang, author of the New York Times best-seller,...
May 31st, 2011