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Review of Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Presented by Ballet BC

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Disclosure: Review — Views and opinions are those of the author. Tickets were media comps courtesy of Ballet BC. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Though I’ve seen The Nutcracker every year for quite a few years now (and twice this month) it was only after watching Alberta Ballet’s rendition on Tuesday night (presented by BC Ballet), that I think I fully understood the ballet. There was a clarity and crispness to the dancers’ moves in how they communicated the […]

Goh Ballet Nutcracker Review

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Attending Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker is like going to a massive, unforgettable Christmas party; there are children running around, adults dressed up in their finest, snacks and drinks for all, and a hugely amusing performance put on (mainly) by the kids. This is the seventh year that Goh Ballet, known for its distinguished pre-professional program, […]

The Tree Inside at Vancouver Asian Film Festival

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Just as the city changes throughout the year, sprinkling cherry blossoms around like confetti or blowing yellow leaves down to reach the flow of the rain as it hits the earth, so can a person. Michelle Kim‘s The Tree Inside is a dramatic feature film that will be screening at the Vancouver Asian Film Festival […]

Vancouver Beauty: Geisha Ink

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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

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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

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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 […]