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Inside the Seed at The Cultch

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This week Upintheair Theatre presents Inside the Seed, a re-imagining of the ultimate Greek tragedy, Oedipus Rex. The play, written by Jason Rothery and directed by Richard Wolfe, is set in a giant bio-genetics corporation that aspires to grow the perfect seed — The Golden Seed — to feed the world and end starvation. Patrick […]

Andy Dixon: Pleasure Studies

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I first met painter Andy Dixon at a pool party in the Southlands a few summers ago. The host of the party was celebrating the completion of renovations that transformed his house into a re-imagined mid-century home reminiscent of Richard Neutra’s Kauffman House in Palm Springs — with its large glass sliding doors that opened […]

Outstanding in the Field at UBC Farm

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Photo: Michelle Kim for Miss604 Ever since I attended the magical Araxi Longtable event at the breathtaking North Arm Farm in Pemberton back in 2011, I’ve been obsessed with the concept of farm dinners — where people sit down at table that stretches as long as a length of an Olympic swimming pool and communally […]

Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance

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Disclosure: Review — Michelle was given media tickets for review of the performance. This did not effect the outcome of her review. Views are her own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Last night, at the Roundhouse Performance Centre, as part of the Vancouver International Dance Festival, Vancouver-based acclaimed choreographer and dancer Barbara Bourget (of Kokoro Dance) performed a very personal, transcendent expression of not just her fifty year creative life in dance, but also of life itself, called A Simple Way. Photo credit: Peter Eastwood Accompanied […]

Ballet BC Presents Swan Lake

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Disclosure: Review — Michelle received media tickets to attend this performance. Views are her own. This did not effect the outcome of her review. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

I think I may have seen the most exquisite vision of my life: Tight little rows of ballerina swans in flat feathered tutus moving into different formations, tilting their hips like feathers ruffling, tapping their toes on the floor like feathers fluttering, sometimes in unison, and always purposefully perfect. Photo courtesy of Ballet BC. This […]

Whistler Film Festival 2012

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Today, I’m driving up to the Whistler Film Festival once again (I think this is the 5th year I’ve covered it for Miss604). I really look forward to this time every year; snow and movie magic go very well together. Unfortunately, I’m only able to cover the festival for few days; however, I’m interested to […]