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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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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-...
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...
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...
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-...

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