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There was a great sense of possibility in the packed basement room of the St. James Community Square last Sunday (November 17) as the Save the Hollywood Theatre Coalition rallied...
Edward Burtynsky’s “aha” moment came when he was lost in Pennsylvania, looking for a route back to the highway. He was a young fine-art nature photographer, and worried about his...
On a gorgeous Sunday in early May, friends and family of Al Clapp gathered at the Granville Island Hotel to remember an unlikely hero. In a thousand years, one guest mused, who...
Vancouver photographer and multimedia artist Roy Arden has watched Vancouver tear away at grand ambition for way too long. “There is a provincial, almost pathological Canadian...
It opened on Thursday, April 13, 1950, with a screening of Henry V, starring Laurence Olivier. There were searchlights and a pipe band, and patrons wore fine cashmere coats and...
Veteran Vancouver arts administrator Brent Gibson died Monday (April 2), of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 59. Gibson was a publicist and then executive...
Published by the Dial Press, 272 pp, $29.95, hardcover Given the number of frustrated novelists in journalism, you might think there would be more fiction about the profession....
By A. B. McKillop. McClelland & Stewart, 791 pp, $37.99, hardcover If you’re looking for a bow tie that exemplifies Canadian history in the second half of the 20th...
School’s out, and it’s a perfect Vancouver summer evening, but the eight parents around the coffee table at the Macqueens’ East Vancouver home are having a crisis meeting. None...
Dave Watson's Rambling into eternityPart 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5 Dave Watson defied conventional wisdom. Take that old theatre saying: dying is easy; comedy is hard...

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