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Entanglement at VIFF: Win Passes


Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 — 9:18am PDT
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Intent on ending his misery, Ben Layten merely adds to a laundry list of embarrassments. So it’s no surprise when subsequent efforts to connect with the woman who was nearly his adoptive sister send him into a darkly comic tailspin that leaves him questioning every relationship in his life, as well as his increasingly tenuous […]

Patrick Stark is Living One Life No Regrets


Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 — 3:04pm PDT
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“It is no achievement to walk a tightrope laid flat on the floor,” reads a quote at the end of McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc’s book. It was one of many things that offered inspiration to local filmmaker Patrick Stark who is now eight years into production of his “One Life No Regrets” documentary. The objective […]

Follow Your Heart with Todd Richard and Variety BC


Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 — 12:08pm PDT
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The Variety Show of Hearts Telethon has been entertaining British Columbians for over 50 years and last year, it inspired local musician Todd Richard to support Variety BC in a very unique way. Follow Your Heart with Todd Richard and Variety BC “My wife and I watch the Telethon year after year,” Todd told me […]

Variety Challenger Baseball Field in Vancouver


Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 — 1:58pm PDT
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The Variety Challenger Baseball Field in Vancouver really is a Field of Dreams — and I’ve been to the actual Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa! The first of its kind in Western Canada, it was the brainchild of the Vancouver Canadians who, with help from the Vancouver Park Board, the Jays Care […]

Realwheels Theatre Presents CREEPS


Monday, November 28th, 2016 — 12:32pm PDT
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Join Realwheels Theatre for an evening of savage wit and uncompromising truth-telling as they present CREEPS, the award-winning dark comedy by David E. Freeman that changed Canadian theatre forever. CREEPS will give audiences a rare glimpse into the lived experience of disability, filtered through a 1970’s lens. Featuring a truly mixed-ability cast, seven professional actors […]