Intent on ending his misery, Ben Layten merely adds to a laundry list of embarrassments. So it’s no surprise when subsequent efforts to connect with the woman who was nearly his adoptive sister send him into a darkly comic tailspin that leaves him questioning every relationship in his life, as well as his increasingly tenuous […]
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“It is no achievement to walk a tightrope laid flat on the floor,” reads a quote at the end of McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc’s book. It was one of many things that offered inspiration to local filmmaker Patrick Stark who is now eight years into production of his “One Life No Regrets” documentary. The objective […]
The Variety Show of Hearts Telethon has been entertaining British Columbians for over 50 years and last year, it inspired local musician Todd Richard to support Variety BC in a very unique way. Follow Your Heart with Todd Richard and Variety BC “My wife and I watch the Telethon year after year,” Todd told me […]
The Variety Challenger Baseball Field in Vancouver really is a Field of Dreams — and I’ve been to the actual Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa! The first of its kind in Western Canada, it was the brainchild of the Vancouver Canadians who, with help from the Vancouver Park Board, the Jays Care […]
Join Realwheels Theatre for an evening of savage wit and uncompromising truth-telling as they present CREEPS, the award-winning dark comedy by David E. Freeman that changed Canadian theatre forever. CREEPS will give audiences a rare glimpse into the lived experience of disability, filtered through a 1970’s lens. Featuring a truly mixed-ability cast, seven professional actors […]
Every holiday season I enjoy putting together a “Vancouver Experience Gift Guide” so that you can purchase activities for (and with) the ones you love. It’s this same passion, for time and memories instead of stuff, that inspired local entrepreneur Amielle Lake and her business partners to create Fieldtripp. I first met Amielle about eight […]