While it promises to entertain and deliver lots of laughs, Self-ish also makes a statement about the complexity of being human by showcasing a fully fleshed out Asian Canadian woman, flaws and all — a rare occurrence in the entertainment industry today.
Body Language, curated by UBC alumnus Dion Kaszas (Nlaka’pamux), displays a collection of photographs, art pieces, and tattooing and piecing tools related to the traditional practices of Indigenous body art culture.
Arriving at Main Street during peak sun hours, with no sunglasses or water but good company, I started my self-guided tour around the new murals being created for this year’s Vancouver Mural Festival.
In the context of this eco-art, Tomkinson’s concern lies with noise pollution in Vancouver and protecting the silent spaces we are still fortunate to have.
This year’s PuSh International Performing Arts Festival presents Shannon Yee’s Reassembled, Slightly Askew. Created in Ireland, this experiential show has been running for three years.
Jordan Peterson's latest bit of controversy is a self-help book entitled 12 Rules: An Antidote to Chaos, for which he’s launched a tour, including a stop on UBC campus this Thursday.
The PuSh Festival’s presentation of King Arthur’s Night premiered to a sold-out audience on January 31 at the Frederic Wood Theatre. The play is the second from the duo of Niall McNeil and Marcus Youssef.
Directed by the award-winning Nancy Hermiston, La Cenerentola tells its familiar yet fresh story through virtuosic acting, singing, orchestral music, costume and set design.
Virago Nation is a group of female warriors who are challenging stereotypes about Indigenous women and sexuality one burlesque performance at a time.
Being a good DJ is a difficult gig. Behind the hubbub and hype of a party, DJs have a great responsibility — to set the correct atmosphere and energy for the night.
Is there anything more adorably edgy than dancing to death metal on the sabbath?
It’s 2018 and a new year means the unbearable pressure to make everything in your life new — especially the way you look. Of course, some new clothes are the easiest way to fix all that.
Few political theorists have inspired as much discussion, admiration, or ire as Francis Fukuyama. In 1992, Fukuyama famously predicted that the collapse of the Soviet Union signalled a global regression towards liberal democracies, signalling an “end of history” as we knew it.
In 2003, a man created a movie so fascinatingly awful that his best friend and co-star, Greg Sestero, wrote a bestselling memoir about the making of it. It was called The Disaster Artist.
I did two things as soon as I got home from seeing She Kills Monsters: I unpacked my bag of colourful, multi-sided dice from storage and I bought another ticket to see the show again next week.
When the cast and crew of She Kills Monsters met for the first time, they were not themselves. With the help of five Dungeon Masters, two pounds of multi-sided dice and dozens of character sheets, they become paladins, mages and heroes in the fantastical world of Dungeons and Dragons.
In the age of the Resist and #MeToo movements, the adage of the pen proving mightier than the sword rings truer than ever, especially for women-focused narratives.
A showcase of animated short films from around the world, the night was both entertaining and thought-provoking. It successfully brought together visually diverse pieces that each convey a different message and mood. The show was cohesive, and the films flowed into one another well.
The actors cheer. Within seconds, the team of theatre students become a squadron of medieval-age knights with a mission. Swords appear out of thin air; someone brandishes an absurdly huge battle-axe.