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TJ Dawe in Burn Job. Photo by Diane Smithers

Fringe Reviews: Burn Job and The Ballad of Frank Allen

TJ Dawe in Burn Job. Photo by Diane Smithers
Newly Restored Rio Theatre Sign Unveiled TONIGHT

Newly Restored Rio Theatre Sign Unveiled TONIGHT

#LightUptheRio Is Finally Happening! The moment has arrived. And it's all happening tonight, at 6:00 pm.

Martha Wainwright does family proud

Like her brother Rufus, Martha Wainwright can perform in both English and French. Like her brother, she has her own distinct sound and unique style. At her performance Saturday night at the Rio...

String Fling: String quartet meets indie rock at the Rio Theatre

Four On the Floor string quartet hosts an evening of music featuring Shaun Verreault, Dominique Fricot, Data Romance, The Gay Nineties and Ali Milner.

Naomi Klein and First Nations leaders unite at anti-pipeline forum

Naomi Klein joined activists and First Nations groups at the Rio Theatre for a public forum opposing BC tar sands projects.

Broadway business owners say no to UBC Line

“Bad for business, but good for the city.” This is how many store owners and employees along Broadway responded when they heard the words “UBC rapid transit.” Opinions seem to be split about what to...

Looking for a Cool Canada Lovefest? Watch Hockey or Closing Ceremonies for Free at Rio Theatre Tonight

Watching hockey at the RIO Theatre off Commercial Drive was a fun and free alternative to going to a pub.

First Ballet then Punk Rock

A night of ballet followed by an afternoon of power pop punk… Good cultural balance, don’t you think? (read more...)