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CBC "Over the Rainbow" live auditions open in Vancouver

Laughter, tears and screams for joy filled the Westin Hotel in downtown Vancouver last Friday, as aspiring theatre starlets auditioned for the lead role of Dorothy in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s...

Comedian Darcy Michael thinner, gayer and funny as hell in "One Skinny Bitch": interview

Breakout Canadian comedian Darcy Michael talks bout smoking, exercising and being a gay dad in his new DVD, "One Skinny Bitch".

Professor Ilan Pappé brings the Israeli-Palestinian discussion to Vancouver

Professor Ilan Pappé continues the Israeli-Palestinian discussion at the Vancouver Public Library on May 5.

Team Heartbreak releases Pacific Pressure West Coast mixtape to help battered women

The Canadian West Coast mixtape with a download option to donate to the Battered Women's Support Services in hopes to eliminate all violence against girls and women.

Advice about finding love online: try POF, "Costco of humanity"

Are hectic lives of busy city-goers getting in the way of 'real world' dating experiences? As an efficient resource to seek out that perfect match, the popularity of online dating continues to grow.

Online dating advice: avoid these dates

As the number of people taking to online dating increases, it is important to become aware of online dating red flags and warning signs to watch out for.

Countdown to 2012 Olympic Games celebrated with Budden and McIvor at St. George's School

100 countries around the world marked 100 days to the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. In Canada, the marker was celebrated in Vancouver.

Global News takes down its link to "Teen bites off rat head" Youtube video

While the video of a teenager biting a rat was disturbing enough, it was equally shocking that a large news organization would feed him views on YouTube.

Tips for dating and mating online

Vancouver Observer's tips for navigating the world of online dating sites.

Vancouver artist Jason Young turns the sport of curling into art

At 8 p.m. tonight, Jason Young is set to transform the rooftop of New York's Soho House into a live-action painting, using sculptures, actors, installations, and glowing LED resin.
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