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Familiar ground

Dustin Bentall performing at the 34th annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival, July 15-17 at Jericho Beach Park and the 21st annual Harmony Arts Festival, July 29-Aug 1 in West Vancouver. For more information and full schedules go to www.thefestival.bc.

Cinema showtimes

EMPIRE ESPLANADE 6 200 West Esplanade, North Vancouver 604-983-2762 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 3D - Fri-Thur 12: 30, 1: 45, 3: 40, 4: 45, 6: 45, 8: 00, 9: 45 p.m.

New Okkervil River album a mixed bag

- Okkervil River - I Am Very Far (Jagjaguwar) Rating: 6 (out of 10) I Am Very Far is indeed far from where Okkervil River left off in The Stand Ins, their last studio album in 2008.

Acclaimed Maritime rocker starts fresh

Joel Plaskett among the performers at the 34th annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival

North Shore's entertainment guide

LEGEND Bargain Fare ($5-8) $ Inexpensive ($9-12) $ $ Moderate ($13-15) $ $ $ Fine Dining ($15-25) $ $ $ $ Live Music Open Mic/Karaoke DJ Big Screen Sports WiFi Wheelchair Accessible AUSTRIAN Jagerhof Restaurant $ $ $ Best Little Schnitzel House in To
Liftoff save The Best for last

Liftoff save The Best for last

Liftoff, Joe's Apartment (919 Granville St., Vancouver) July 9.

Live@YVR

Tom Hanks may have wanted out in the movie The Terminal, but Vancouver International Airport is looking to find someone excited about living there for 80 days and reporting back on the experience.

Ten great Canadian albums released in first half of 2011

1. Aline Morales - Flores, Tambores e Amores (Independent release) Brilliant new album from Brazilian expat Aline Morales now based in Toronto.

North shore's entertainment guide

AUSTRIAN Jagerhof Restaurant $ $ $ Best Little Schnitzel House in Town 71 Lonsdale Ave, N. Van. 604-980-4316 BAR & GRILL Hurricane Grill $ $ Food and service that will blow you away. Tons of TVs for all your sports action. Steak & Prawn Thursday.
Indian Summer festival at SFU Woodward's boasts diverse line-up

Indian Summer festival at SFU Woodward's boasts diverse line-up

- Indian Summer, an international festival of Indian arts and ideas, July 7-17 at SFU Woodward's. Box office: 604-873-3311. To view the full schedule, visit indiansummerfestival.ca. ANOSH Irani couldn't believe what he was hearing. In Toronto, Ont.