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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

2016’s best comedy specials

Let’s be honest, 2016 was anything but funny. The world is a giant mess and it’s not magically going to get better in the...

American Honey is everything but sweet

American Honey, directed by Andrea Arnold, shines like the backlit summer-scape of your mind. Its visceral and concrete insight into the underbelly of the...

Stuff We Like and Stuff We Don’t Like

Stuff We Like — The Night Manager By Tessa Perkins Good looking people, even better looking locations, and chilling suspense make The Night Manager an incredible...

CENTRE STAGE: Touchstone Theatre brings back Late Company; DanceHouse brings Brazil’s Companhia Urbana de...

Late Company Touchstone Theatre March 29–April 2 at the Evergreen Cultural Centre April 5–9 at the Vancity Culture Lab Debora Shaun-Hastings reads a letter aloud to her dinner...

Andy Kim trades toothache for heartache on It’s Decided

Looking like a cross between Bryan Ferry and Gene Simmons, and sounding like Bono without the uncomfortable preaching, Andy Kim’s latest, It’s Decided, rings...

Summer Happenings at Woodward’s

The summer heat is here in full blast, and so are SFU Woodward’s summer events. Among other things, this season promises innovation, a gospel...

Jay Arner and the self

I first came across Jay Arner’s music through last summer’s excellent Bad Friend / Black Horse 7 inch record. The cover featured Arner off...

Lover’s quarrel: Cindy Sherman meets Dzunuk’wa

Both reading break and Valentine’s Day are considered the right time to make those previously unthought-of chance encounters. Maybe it’s the winter doldrums that...

Karen Jamieson is flying solo

“Solo work hasn’t been a big interest of mine,” said choreographer Karen Jamieson, “but I knew this work needed to be solo.” Her new...

4000 Miles crosses the generational divide

A simple premise and a beautifully portrayed relationship can lead to a very immersive theatre experience. In Amy Herzog’s 4000 Miles, Vera and her...