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Pacific Cinématheque's Film Noir series is filled with wicked, brassy dames
Frank Chambers’s downfall begins innocently enough, with a tube of lipstick rolling toward him across a diner floor. Standing at the entrance is waitress Cora Smith, played by...
Aboriginal culture takes centre stage at Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth
Aboriginal stories play a prominent role in this year’s Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth—but Pocahontas didn’t make the cut. While Hollywood continues to pump...
Alice and Other Heroes uses live music to tell heroic tales
Daniel Janke may have been on a trip to the Czech Republic, but it was Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland that captured his imagination. The Yukon composer and filmmaker was on tour...
Cultural Olympiad countdown
For a man at the helm of one of Vancouver’s largest-ever cultural events—which happens to come at the tail end of one of the world’s largest-ever economic downturns—Robert Kerr...
Dick's on Dicks death causes chaos
Local music promoters have been scrambling to reschedule more than a dozen concerts after the Aquilini Investment Group gave Richard's on Richards until July 21 to vacate the...
Jill Barber's music blasts off for the final frontier
When Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Jill Barber was growing up, she was fascinated by the planets and the stars—but little did she know that one day her music would end up on...
Randy Bachman becomes an officer of the Order of Canada
Legendary Canadian rocker Randy Bachman was invested as an officer of the Order of Canada on May 15. The Salt Spring Island resident, who helped found the Guess Who and Bachman-...
Spinal Tap's Harry Shearer sets stage for Vancouver
The men behind Spinal Tap are coming to Vancouver for the Unwigged & Unplugged Tour—and the mock rock band's bassist Harry Shearer has jokingly asked the Vancouver police to...
Australian Film Weekend hits home
It’s an excruciating scene: a dad stands at the grocery-store checkout with his two teenage sons, one of whom is severely autistic. He hasn’t brought enough cash, so he begins...
Luna's draw irresistible for filmmakers
When Michael Parfit and Suzanne Chisholm first travelled to Nootka Sound to write about an orphaned orca named Luna, they were determined to keep their distance. The husband-...
VIFF 2014: Vancouver Asahi premiere features Japanese stars and special Nikkei guest
Satan statue with erect penis replaced by penguin with sunglasses
Pandemonium at Vancouver Asahi premiere
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Vancouver animal-rights activists demand Winners stores go fur-free
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UBC professor Tsur Somerville suggests Vancouver landowners split lots
Gwynne Dyer: Xi Jinping's choice in Hong Kong
Richmond won’t rule out a local police force
Seeking advice on kinks and fetishes
I wanted to go for a walk; instead I got sexually harassed
Commodore legend Drew Burns dies in Vancouver
Vancouver taxi licence freeze in the works as Uber plots comeback
The real contest in this Vancouver election is over control of council, not who's elected mayor
Yet another bland street name is coming to Vancouver
Empty homes not the issue in Vancouver, Urban Futures think-tank says
Here's some Vision Vancouver spam that came into my in-box since Friday
Surrey crime linked to Vancouver and Burnaby social-service and police policies
Gurpreet Singh: Arrival of unwanted guest Narendra Modi reveals America's real priorities
The long road that will inevitably lead Stephen Harper to commiting Canada to the war against ISIS
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