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Vancouver Beauty: Geisha Ink


Thursday, May 7th, 2015 — 9:14am PST
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For years I’ve bought and used Geisha Ink’s liquid eyeliner, not because its products are consistently listed as a “must-have” in fashion magazines like Vogue and InStyle (which they are) but simply because it’s best eyeliner available–it’s long-lasting yet super easy to wash of. With a Japanese woman in a kimono gracing all its packaging, […]

Review of Vancouver Opera’s Die Fledermaus


Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 — 11:14am PST
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This week, Vancouver Opera presents the last three performances of Die Fledermaus (The Bat), the Austrian operetta composed by Johann Strauss Jr., adapted by UBC’s Nancy Hermiston to include theatrical dialogue in English with timely or local references. Eisenstein (Roger Honeywell) is dismayed to find that a disguised Rosalinde (Joyce El-Khoury) has his watch. Photo […]

Spa at the Four Seasons Seattle: My Oxygen Facial


Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 — 10:14am PST
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After our heavily caffeinated drive from Vancouver to Seattle, and after quickly taking in our room’s stunning 10th floor ocean-front view as the light change across the Pacific Northwest sky, Rebecca and I were quickly whisked downstairs to the hotel spa for some much needed rest and relaxation. A girls getaway isn’t complete and without […]

Review of The Nutcracker by Royal Winnipeg Ballet


Saturday, December 13th, 2014 — 8:48am PST
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Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker, presented by Ballet BC, is a beautiful, big-hearted performance that retains aspects from the original’s German and Russian traditions, while being very relevant to a Vancouver audience by being set in Canada, at the turn of the 20th Century, just before WWI. Photo courtesy of Ballet BC. RWB Company Photo […]

Review of Ballet BC’s No. 29


Saturday, November 8th, 2014 — 10:14am PST
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No. 29 is the opening performance of Ballet BC’s 29th season and by far its most risk-taking performance ever, which says a lot. Every season, Artistic Director Emily Molnar and the company of dancers collaborate with the most exciting and boundary-pushing choreographers around the world, leaving me in awe after every performance. This year, the […]