Mar 14, 2023
Vancouver's Beaumont Studios launches GoFundMe campaign to keep the show running
Rushmila Rahman

Arts venues around the world are still reeling from the effects of the pandemic, and Vancouver is no safe haven. The loss of cherished creative hubs is a stark reminder of how fragile any city’s creative ecosystem can be, especially...

Jan 25, 2023
Emily Carr graduates nab Oscar nomination, face interesting competition
Nathan Caddell

Most years when the Academy Award nominations come out, Canadians are well represented. That’s no different this time around, with heavyweights like Brendan Fraser, James Cameron and Sarah Polley taking the spotlight. Notably, however, there’s a lack of Vancouverites and...

Jan 20, 2023
After Hours: Arts festivals to keep you busy during January and February
Nathan Caddell

The Push International Performing Arts Festival returns to Vancouver from January 19 to February 5. As always, the festival hosts a wide array of events at locations across town, from concerts and dance parties to plays and multimedia exhibits. Highlights...

Nov 16, 2022
After Hours: Winter arts events featuring small businesses
By the Editors

Some 265 small businesses will be on display at Make It! The Handmade Revolution. The event, held at Vancouver’s PNE Forum, runs from December 7-11 and highlights some of the city’s most inventive makers of all things, including food, drinks, crafts...

Sep 30, 2022
Indigenous voices highlighted in 7th annual Sustainable Production Forum
Nathan Caddell

The seventh year of the Sustainable Production Forum will look quite different from years past. That’s partly due to the fact that the most recent couple of years have seen the conference, which focuses on accelerating sustainability in the motion...

Sep 26, 2022
Courtenay's Sid Williams Theatre Society kicks off its Blue Circle Series with "something for everyone"
Rushmila Rahman

There’s an old movie theatre in Winnipeg, the Park Theatre, that Deborah Renz used to frequent as a kid. Now it’s become one of the busiest live performance venues in the city, and Renz feels a little cheated since she...

Sep 22, 2022
After Hours: This Polygon Gallery exhibit is going to be a riot
By the Editors

If you’re a Vancouver Canucks fan, now might be the time to look away. North Vancouver’s Polygon Gallery presents acclaimed artist Stan Douglas’s 2011 ≠ 1848, a photographic exhibit that depicts four different protests and riots from 2011. The ones...

Sep 8, 2022
The Vancouver International Film Festival lineup just dropped, here are 10 films that caught our eye
Nathan Caddell

For some people (yes, I’m talking about myself), the falling of leaves and the fading away of summer brings with it a special time of year: Oscar season. Sure, Will Smith’s right hand left an indelible mark on an awards...

Jul 14, 2022
After Hours: Things to do in August 2022 if you like cats and technology
By the Editors

Cat people, this one is for you. Meowfest is the largest feline-focused event in the country—the last pre-COVID fest welcomed 3,000 attendees. The full-day, non-profit festival benefits local cat rescues, and highlights include a vendor marketplace (look for Vancouver-based kitty...

Jul 7, 2022
Pacific Trader: Can Lions Gate Entertainment rewrite the stock market narrative?
Michael McCullough

The stock: The ongoing stock market rout may have you seeking some escapism, some diversion to take your mind off your portfolio’s troubles. One thing that can be said for entertainment stocks like Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF.A, LGF.B) is they...

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