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Vancouver filmmaker addresses grief on a global scale with 'The Magnitude of All Things'

Vancouver filmmaker addresses grief on a global scale with 'The Magnitude of All Things'

Filmmaker Jennifer Abbott’s triggering moment came on a hilltop, on a hot, sunny day in July, as snow started to fall. Only it wasn’t snow: it was ash.
North Van actor on starring in one of the first movies made about COVID-19

North Van actor on starring in one of the first movies made about COVID-19

Corona is now available on all major platforms
What it’s like to be a professional clown for 20 years

What it’s like to be a professional clown for 20 years

Cosmo’s Pop-Up Circus set to delight youngsters in North Vancouver
Acclaimed author and anthropologist Wade Davis will headline 2020 Whistler Writers Festival

Acclaimed author and anthropologist Wade Davis will headline 2020 Whistler Writers Festival

More than 50 presenters confirmed for virtual edition of festival, with tickets now on sale
Rock legend Gene Simmons joins impromptu jam at Whistler café

Rock legend Gene Simmons joins impromptu jam at Whistler café

Whistler musicians discover what it’s like to have a rock star make an unexpected cameo in their set
Dylan Playfair talks life after hockey in coming-of-age film Odd Man Rush

Dylan Playfair talks life after hockey in coming-of-age film Odd Man Rush

In an early scene in Odd Man Rush, a player scores the first goal of the game then skates over to the boards to collect his reward – a paper bag full of groceries for the week. “That’s a real thing,” says Dylan Playfair.
North Vancouver’s Polygon Gallery reopens with show focusing on contemporary Asian art

North Vancouver’s Polygon Gallery reopens with show focusing on contemporary Asian art

Third Realm is running from Sept. 4 until Nov. 8
North Shore Mom Bop group performs uplifting pop songs for kids (and their parents)

North Shore Mom Bop group performs uplifting pop songs for kids (and their parents)

It was a relatable situation for any parent of young kids to find themselves in: mom was getting burned out on listening to kids’ music.
North Van musician plays guitars she built herself on debut album

North Van musician plays guitars she built herself on debut album

Luthier and singer-songwriter Jess Perkins' first record came out of tragedy
The show must go online: actors from around the world virtually perform Shakespeare

The show must go online: actors from around the world virtually perform Shakespeare

West Vancouver actor, producer shares experience of global theatre troupe