Last night I went to the season opener of BC Ballet’s In/verse, showcasing works choreographed by Italian-born Jacopo Godani and New York-born Nicolo Fonte, as well as a work choreographed by the company’s very own Artistic Director, Emily Molnar. Photographer: Michael Slobodian. By Nicolo Fonte. Dancers: Darren Devaney, Alexis Fletcher, Connor Gnam, Dario Dinuzzi, Peter […]
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My first encounter with Chloe Angus Designs was back in 2008, upon first meeting actress (and now very close friend and colleague) Kristine Cofsky at the Toronto International Film Festival. A film she was the lead in, When Life Was Good, was premiering at the festival, and every night, at a different party, she was […]
The first romantic film I ever saw was Moonstruck, starring Cher and Nicolas Cage. One of my all-time favourite scenes in that film is when Cage’s character takes Cher’s character to her first operatic experience, La Bohème, at the glorious Metropolitan Opera and how Cage’s hand inches toward Cher’s, while a woman sings heartbreakingly, and […]
On Thursday, the Young Associates of the Vancouver Art Gallery will be throwing their annual Rendezvous on the Rooftop at the gallery’s Studio 4East and its stunning terrace that overlooks Robson Square. This year’s “Midnight in Paris” theme celebrates the Matisse exhibition that recently opened and will include an art talk, intimate and informal tours […]
Tonight marks the opening night of Ninja Pirates Theatre Society’s production of SubUrbia by Eric Bogosian, directed by Anthony Shim. The play follows the nighttime activities of a group of aimless 20-somethings still living suburban hometown and their reunion with a former-geeky-high-school classmate, who is now a successful musician. It’s semi-autobiographical take on Bogosian’s own […]
Bard on the Beach opened last week with The Taming of the Shrew, which is probably my least favourite Shakespearean play, considering the misogynistic plot — Petruchio (John Murphy), who wants to marry for money, weds Kate (Lois Anderson), a wealthy and independent-minded “shrew”. After marrying her, Petruchio “tames” her by starving her, sleep depriving […]
The first time I went to the Bearfoot Bistro was in 2008, my first year covering the Whistler Film Festival (WIFF) for Miss604. The restaurant was the venue for the Director’s Guild of Canada’s WIFF party and I remember sitting at a table with woman I had recently met, filmmaker Eunhee Cha, talking about film […]