Organizations harmonize in pursuit of multicultural audiences

Two major Vancouver-based cultural industry players are joining forces during the Lunar New Year period to find and develop a new, “East-West literate” classical music audience unique to the Lower...

Global News to cut nearly 80 jobs; 21 in Vancouver

Corus-owned Global News is cutting nearly 80 jobs across Canada, including 21 in Vancouver, which is the city that is hardest hit, according to union Unifor. Of the camera operators, reporters,...

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Richmond

There is an abundance of Chinese New Years celebrations taking place in Richmond this year. Here are 11 worth checking out. For more events across Richmond and Vancouver, visit Lunar New Year...

B.C. overtakes Ontario as Canada’s film, TV production centre: CMPA

The B.C. film and TV sector’s last fiscal year can be summed up in one word: blockbuster. Production volume on the West Coast reached an all-time high of $2.991 billion in the 2016-17 fiscal year,...

Retirement is a good time to get off the couch

Barb Ashcroft considers herself to be the non-athletic kid who got picked last for every team. She was more of an idea person, a thinker, never drawn to sports. This continued in her career as an...

The new art of business

How about this for an icebreaker at your next networking session? The Google Arts & Culture app introduced a new selfie feature earlier this month that allows users to snap photos of themselves...

Whitecaps franchise scores with younger generation

As the BC Lions and Vancouver Canucks struggle to fill seats for home games, the Vancouver Whitecaps FC are riding a wave of enthusiasm among millennial fans and an overall rise in Major League...

Don’t just point and shoot

If you’ve been promising yourself that one of these days you’ll get around to figuring out what your camera can do, Burnaby’s Shadbolt Centre for the Arts can help. The arts centre is hosting a few...

Misery comes to Shadbolt Centre

A popular Stephen King thriller is coming to life onstage thanks to the Arts Club Theatre Company. Misery is on tour from January 5 to February 8, stopping at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts in...

Five holiday party gifts that will be well received

The typical gift to bring to a get-together is a bottle of wine – but it’s not necessarily the best. Some people don’t drink alcohol. Others have a plan of what wines they’re pairing with food so...