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Tinariwen stay true to their rebel roots

Tinariwen stay true to their rebel roots

Its not easy to pin down Tinariwen. Like Toronto's Broken Social Scene, the North African band is a moveable feast of musical talent.

Roy Forbes celebrates in song

NV musician performing 40th anniversary gigs

VLAFF offering a cinematic feast

Latin American fest showcases latest projects

Graphic novels operate on many levels

- Reunion by Pascal Girard Drawn & Quarterly, 156 pages, $20.95 The anxiety of peer criticism is heightened as time goes by so the invitation to a 10-year high school anniversary is cause for fullblown panic.

Win tickets to see National Ballet of Canada at Q.E. Theatre

The National Ballet of Canada returns to Vancouver with three performances in celebration of its 60th anniversary at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Sept. 23-25 presented as part of the Ballet BC 2011-12 season.
A moveable feast

A moveable feast

THE line stretches more than 50 metres - half a block by our measurements. Parisians, not always the most patient, wait for up to 30 minutes for what some consider to be the finest croissants in the city.


EMPIRE ESPLANADE 6 200 West Esplanade, North Vancouver 604-983-2762 Our Idiot Brother (PG) - Fri, Mon-Thur 4: 10, 7: 10, 9: 30; Sat-Sun 1: 30, 4: 10, 7: 10, 9: 30 Midnight in Paris (G) - Fri-Thur 9: 20 p.m.

Ali Milner covers the waterfront

Musician draws on wide range of influences

Shore's entertainment guide north

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.

Sia in fine form on last night of her tour

BEING THERE - Sia at the Commodore Ballroom, Aug 19. AN explosion of crocheted fabric covered the Commodore's stage on Friday night as Australian singer/songwriter Sia brought her own brand of quirky pop to town.