Personal experience with mental health was not necessary for artists to participate in the event. Some artists still desired to address issues that pertained to discussing mental health even if indirectly.
“I had a lot of young women [in Seoul] coming up to me saying ‘Oh I feel like that character’ and I couldn’t believe it because it’s a different language [and] culture," she said. "But maybe certain things there are universal like heartbreak [and] feeling lost.”
In Belonging, a Q&A event part of the Vancouver Writers Fest, all four writers personally attested to experiencing being “othered” throughout their lives. Whether through excerpts from their memoirs or discussing feelings on the spot, they also focused on how their personal turmoil translated into their literature.
When people think about revenge films, what comes to mind are angry, hellbent protagonists present in films like Oldboy or Unforgiven. However, in the case of director Atom Egoyan’s Remember, the result is one of the genuinely saddest, most pitiful revenge quests one can ever see.
However, with the upcoming new musical The Best Laid Plans, you can expect more heart and comedy to the subject than anything you could expect to get from the Mike Duffy trial.
The annual Zombie Walk took place in downtown Vancouver on the weekend of September 5.
If you are someone with a tendency to address the heavy questions in life with a sense of humor, then Vancouver Fringe's Alone in the Universe is meant for you.
With The Fighting Season, Fringe-goers can expect to at least gain an intimate glimpse at how emotionally tense and draining such a duty can be.
Love is for Superbeasts at this years Fringe festival hopes to emulate the same creepy fascination of that scene with a live audience
To make things more interesting, our three volunteer wine tasters — me, our culture editor Olivia, and coordinating editor Will — are no experts in wine tasting whatsoever
After nearly fifty years of operating in the old SUB, the CiTR finally made its move last week to their new home in the AMS Nest.
Even with the moving music and large popularity of this opera, Hermiston adds that La Traviata is rarely performed in university due to it's difficulty.
Some tasted like any good beer I’d leech off of a friend, while some even tasted like damn great Sangria. Some just tasted like really bitter cough syrup
“My goal is that the audience will take in what we have to offer at rEvolver Festival and have conversation about who he was, and also the fact that this person instigated change in the world."
Originally from Iran and coming from a mostly traditional family, Azarbad’s pursuit in acting was not something her parents were keen on.