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Vancouver director takes Love Birds to Sundance

"I thought it would be funny to have naked people dancing and running around. I just wanted to see a film where we had humans acting like

Crispin Glover at the Cinematheque

Multitalented actor, director, writer, Crispin Glover (River's Edge, Back to the Future, The Doors, The People vs Larry Flynt, Hot Tub Time Machine, Charlie's Angels) will be at

Justin Bieber makes them proud. But why?

Yes, why ARE people proud of Canadian child star Justin Bieber? Because they Beliebe? VO looks at why #proudofBieber became a top trending topic on Twitter today.

Cirque du Soleil comes to Vancouver with QUIDAM

March 9 to 13, 2011, Vancouver's Roger's Arena will be transformed into a circus spectacular with QUIDAM

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Peter Mansbridge in town to support the Vancouver Food Bank

"When you hear the stories of people who have jobs and need the help of the food bank, you want to help", says Peter Mansbridge.

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George Stroumboulopoulos believes in “we”

"We've got to start getting way angrier at the way this country has been developing," George Stroumboulopoulos told VO. "The lack of compassion, the core values of what

The Whistler Film Festival: Sundance of the North

The room erupted with cheers and outbursts of enthusiasm all through the film. Whistler may have changed over the past ten years, but clearly the sentiment towards

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

Billy Connolly at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre

After two and a half hours of continuous laughter, our cheek muscles had spasmed and froze into ear to ear grins.

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Cori Maedel at Jouta Performance makes big dreams real

Cori Maedel always knew that one day she would start her own business. The question, in her mind, wasn't if, but when. As the daughter of

Woman With the 5 Elephants

“Why do people translate? It's the yearning for something that keeps escaping, for the unrivalled original, for the final, the essential,” says Svetlana Geier.

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Circle Craft Fair at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre

"Western Canada’s largest one-of-a-kind gift fair, the Circle Craft Christmas Market. If it's handmade, you'll find it

Stuart MacLean and The Vinyl Cafe, Live on Stage at the Centre for Performing Arts

"There are moments during a performance when I leave the ground and I become wrapped up in the moment, but the same thing happens in my writing some

Vancouver’s own Ryan Reynolds named sexiest man alive

We all love awards, but Olympic gold medals are so last season. With winter just around the corner, we all need a little more oomph to see

The Hobbit comes to Capilano University

“I know I made the right decision but it's because I got involved in my own life”. That's the journey of this play. Stuart Aikins

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The Woman With A Broken Nose

"I wanted to make a film about overcoming scars and wounds, and offering some kind of hope and positive energy without closing ones eyes to reality as it

Remembering Sally Menke, the editorial dynamo behind Quentin Tarentino

Editors and students gathered last week at USC to pay tribute to Sally Menke, A.C.E., editor of the iconic Pulp Fiction. During her career, Menke was

Remembrance Day: their hope is ours

They sacrificed their bodies and their souls. For speech, expression, religion and love. A better life...

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Serbian Film Fest in Vancouver

Last year I had my first taste of the Vancouver Serbian Film Festival and it was an instant addiction.

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Queer community gathers at one of city’s hippest hair salons

So you’re new in town and want to find out what’s hip and cool in the queer scene in Vancouver? Start by checking out Zoho Salon & Lock Shop

In Love With the Mystery

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Dalai Lama gives peace a chance in Toronto

With simple humour, his Holiness put on his visor, complaining that “the lights are too bright.” He was greeted by the Toronto Tibetan Community with performances. His Toronto

Heart of a Dragon

"Rick Hansen doesn't own the story of disability: we're all disabled in some way."

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At long last, GREASE arrives in Vancouver

"The choreographer (Joyce Chittick) and I conceived the opening of the show. I won't actually spoil it by telling you what we did, but it's a very cool,"

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