Family dysfunction in The Glass Castle and contrasting aboriginal lives in Wind River and Rumble

Also a rare peek inside a Hasidic enclave, anguish over infidelity in New York and mild scares from a haunted doll
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Horgan keeps his promise to restore adult education funding

Adults who’ve graduated from high school will be able to take fee-free high-school upgrade courses again thanks to B.C.’s new NDP government.

Festival Ouverture: Tout de Suites

Haimovitz keynotes EMV's 2017 BachBinge with commissioned works

Racist police in Detroit, Al Gore undeterred in his Inconvenient Sequel and Coogan and Brydon on the road again

Also Stephen King’s Dark Tower, classy Moka from France, fantasy with Brigsby Bear and up close with the Wiki Leaks guy in Risk

Vancouver school board by-election set for October 14 and no, I'm not running

Education Minister Rob Fleming announced Thursday that Vancouver voters will get a chance to elect new school trustees.

No holds Bard: "Merchant," "2 Gents"

Classic comedies with contemporary bite in rad new readings

Women of various types, in Atomic Blonde, Lady Macbeth and a typical film noir

Also a film series about faith and transcendence visits traditional healers in the Amazon and blares against noise pollution everywhere

Meta-magic @ Malkin Bowl

Musical theatre in Stanley Park: starlit spectacles for all ages

Spectacular scenes at Dunkirk, poignant fantasy in A Ghost Story and movie treasures found in Dawson City

Also Marion Cotillard goes sexy in her latest film and Sikh history is corrected in The Black Prince

Government cabinet picks bode well for public education and Vancouver schools

Rob Fleming, BC's new minister of education, is the former opposition critic. He knows the file well and can get to work quickly.

PHOTOS: Queen and Adam Lambert rock Vancouver

Article and photography by Craig Fleisch
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