xVancouver International Film Festival Press Conference

Date & Venue September 4, 2019 | Vancouver International Film Centre, 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver

Reviewer John Jane

VIFF executive director Jacqueline Dupuis welcomed attendees, mostly consisting of media and film-makers, to the festival’s press conference. Programming directors provided expansive overviews and a few sneak previews representing numerous film series on hand at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival. Full review


Rungh Readings with Full Circle: First Nations Performance

An Afternoon of Poetry Readings Presented by Rungh Quarterly

Date and Venue August 18, 2019 at 268 Keefer Street, #416, Vancouver

Reviewer Christian Steckler

This eye-opening afternoon of poetry was sponsored by Rungh, a publication focusing on peoples of colour, which questions and looks beyond identity politics. The readings provided a unique opportunity to explore connections in the memories, perceptions and experiences of poets of South Asian and Indigenous heritages. Full review




Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Dates and Venue July 19 - 21, 2019, Friday night 3pm - 11pm & Sat & Sun 9am to 11pm | Jericho Beach Park, Vancouver

Reviewer Aleana Reynolds

For this year’s Vancouver Folk Music Festival (VFMF), Aleana has chosen for his review a format that will feature her favourite VFMF picks over the three days. Full review





White Mountain Yoga Festival

Dates and Venue June 21 & 22, 2019 | Pinetop, Arizona

Reviewer Patricia Cassidy

There were ongoing Yoga classes for all tastes and abilities: Reggae Flow, Hang Loose in the Ropes, Slow Burn Vinyasa, Find Your Zen with Yin, Country Flow, Back Bends and Prana Danada Yoga (with Sticks), to mention just some of the classes available from noon Friday and all-day Saturday into the evening. Full review