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Penelope Cruz sends up movie people and a bit of politics in The Queen of Spain, one of my VIFF picks
Also: Arty types get their due in The Square and Western finds today’s European colonialism
Oct 3rd, 2017
Benoît Lachambre and Benjamin Kamino entrance viewers with "Nudity. Desire"
Exciting performance art/ dance is high art entertainment at VIDF. Benjamin Kamino in Nudity. Desire.
Mar 14th, 2015
Visual art trailblazers honoured at the VIVA and Audain awards: Videos
Recipients of BC's most prestigious awards -- photographer Fred Herzog, performance artist Skeena Reece and painter Mina Totino -- explain the significance of winning awards.
Apr 24th, 2014
Rock of Ages, That's My Boy, The Artist is Present, Foreverland and more films reviewed
Tom Cruise is the scene stealer in the film version of the Broadway’s Rock of Ages.
Jun 15th, 2012
Rufus Wainwright blows Centre for the Performing Arts off its axis
With his signature tousled hair, dark painted eyes, and an elaborately feathered coat with a beautifully edged, thirty-foot train stretched out behind him, he slowly walks across the stage towards his
Nov 27th, 2010