Entertainment, Media & Sports

Covering all issues relating to the arts, music, sports, film and TV in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

5 things you (probably) didn't know Vancouver was first in Canada to have

These things all happened in Vancouver before anywhere else in Canada

15 must-see concerts happening in Vancouver this fall and winter

Kid Cudi, Jack Harlow, Michael Bublé, Elton John and Lizzo are some of the singers making stops in Vancouver

What are we reading? August 25, 2022

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Timothy Renshaw, managing editor: More notes from Electric Avenue, which remains the...

Formula E refund deal hits roadblock

The Montreal-based promoter of the cancelled electric car race around East False Creek has rejected Vancouver city council’s proposal to refund the $500,000 deposit.  During a closed door meeting...

Russian free to skate at Burnaby summer meet

Officials say a Russian figure skater entered in a regional meet in Burnaby has the blessing of both Canadian and Russian governing bodies.  Uliana Shiryaeva is one of the 10 skaters scheduled to...

What are we reading? August 18, 2022

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Nelson Bennett, reporter: With embargoes and boycotts against Russian oil, in response...

Behind the cost estimates for proposed 2030 Winter Olympics venues, villages

Today is the next milestone in Vancouver’s bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics.  NDP Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport Minister Melanie Mark is expecting a mini business plan from the Canadian Olympic...

What are we reading? August 11, 2022

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Timothy Renshaw, managing editor: Some deep thoughts and inventive insights to ponder...

Vancouver Queer Film Festival returns to in-person screenings

The 34th annual event runs August 11 through 21 at seven venues

What are we reading? August 4, 2022

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Glen Korstrom, reporter: With airlines selling tickets to flights that they know they...