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Story lines

Story lines

Live at the 'Bolt: Dances for a Small Stage, Sept. 23-24, 7 to 10 p.m. at Burnaby's Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. Tickets: $15, visit www. Info:

Libraries add music downloads to the mix

DNV branches now operating Freegal service

Marling steeped in folk tradition

- Laura Marling - A Creature I Don't Know (Ribbon Records) Rating: 8 (out of 10) Laura Marling continues her one-woman folk revival on her latest album. Although initially the 21year-old singer/songwriter was slotted in with a U.K.

Burnham shares his love of West Coast

- Drew Burnham. Published by Bau-Xi Gallery. As you turn the pages in this beautifully reproduced collection the colours leap off the page. Brilliant highlights contrast against rich shadows as the light plays off the subject matter.

Chinese productions target niche markets

FILM distributor China Lion Entertainment is banking on the fact that viewers are looking for a little exotic flavor in their diet of standard multiplex fare, with two new Chinese releases opening today in select Canadian and U.S. cities.

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.
Room to play: Waldorf Hotel hosts New Forms Festival

Room to play: Waldorf Hotel hosts New Forms Festival

Public domain is the theme of the 11th annual New Forms Festival, so it's fitting that this year's media art and electronic music extravaganza is staged throughout and around the Waldorf Hotel, Sept. 9 to 11.
Working with Jade

Working with Jade

BRIAN Matheson was intrigued. In 2003, the North Vancouver resident was helping his family open a jade shop in Juneau, Alaska. He was taken by the material, which happens to be B.C.


EMPIRE ESPLANADE 6 200 West Esplanade, North Vancouver 604-983-2762 Our Idiot Brother (PG) - Fri, Mon-Thur 7: 10, 9: 30; Sat-Sun 1: 30, 4, 7: 10, 9: 30 p.m. Apollo 18 (14A) - Fri-Thur 7: 30, 9: 50 p.m.

Upcoming CD releases

Sept. 13 Black Francis - Paley & Francis; Blondie - Panic of Girls; Neon Indian - Era Extrana; Laura Marling - A Creature I Don't Know; St. Vincent - Strange Mercy; Ladytron - Gravity the Seducer; Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost. Sept.