When Morley Watson needed to find some serenity, the artist took a stroll through a UBC park.
IT wasn't a North Shore story when Toronto's controversial mayor was accused of inappropriate touching on March 7 by Sarah Thomson, a former mayoralty rival.
IT appears to be impossible to avoid attending inquest after inquest into the Great 2013 British Columbia Election.
A local singer is going to be featured as part of next month's Songfire Festival of Song in Vancouver.
The local entrepreneur started his career in the woodworking industry in 1984 with his own company, Acorn Wood Designs, helped launch the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing at the University of British Columbia in the mid-90s and has been custom-making guitars for about 30 years.
Guitar Marty's Summer Rock Camps will be back for an eighth year starting June 24.
The Tsawwassen Legion will be hosting a First Nations art show next weekend.
It was an interesting process, as well as a difficult one, for Tim Bowling to decide which poems made it into his latest release.
Artists are getting a chance to show their wares, demonstrate their skills and build their self-esteem in New Westminster.
If you plan to watch the annual Ladner May Days parade on Sunday, get comfortable - it's going to be a big one.
- Vader's little princess by Jeffrey Brown, Chronicle Books, 64 pages, $16.95
AS a preschooler, Matt Robertson wanted to be a camel when he grew up.
WHILE J.J. Abrams' Star Trek reboot has been crafted for those too young to remember either the baby-boomer television show or the movies, there are certain expectations: you don't have to be a convention-attending devotee to know that anything Star Trek should always be accompanied by a decent dose of kitsch and humour.
- Astrolabe Musik Theatre NEWmatica: The Power of Percussion at Britannia Mine Museum (1 Forbes Way, Highway 99, Sea to Sky Highway, Britannia Beach, Saturday, May 25 at 7: 30 p.m. Tickets $25/$18. For more information visit newmatica. brownpapertickets.com.
Vancouver NGO The Shanti Uganda Society has been chosen as one of four recipients to accept The Crystal of Hope award and share in the $150,000 donation sponsored by Swarovski. Sadie St. Denis, executive director of Shanti Uganda, will be accepting the international honour from actress and producer Hilary Swank this Saturday in Vienna at the annual Life Ball. This year's Life Ball will be hosted by AIDS LIFE, a European NGO that is held to remember those who have suffered from AIDS and honour those raising funds in 36 different countries. The Girl Effect, a social change movement for adolescent girls, has been selected as the beneficiary as well. Shanti Uganda's Teen Girls Health and Wellness Program teaches young girls about healthy relationships, HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness, family planning, skills training and sexual reproductive health rights. Girls are empowered and inspired to make healthy choices and stay in school.
A few weeks ago, Asta Kovanen rolled out a bolt of silk in a little park near St. Georges Avenue and East 10th Street and began pounding flower petals onto the fabric.
Editor: -- Re: Huge mosque to open on River Road, May 17
Indian cinema icon and humanitarian actress Shabana Azmi will speak about her life and work, focusing on the attitudes towards women on screen and in society June 11, as part of the SFU Vancouver Speaker Series. The discussion is presented by SFU Public Square and the Indian Summer Festival. Azmi, who is receiving a honorary degree from SFU on June 12, is a five-time winner of the National Award For Best Actress. The talk is at 7 p.m. in Room 1400 of the Segal Centre, Harbour Centre, SFU Vancouver, 515 West Hastings St. The cost is $10 and can be purchased online at sfuvanspeaksshabanaazmi.eventbrite.ca.
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