Most people discount musical theatre as being a camp means of overemotional expression. It’s either filled to the brim with melodrama (The Phantom of the Opera) or it’s so ruthlessly bubblegum-poppingly fun that your teeth hurt from the sweetness...
I avoided this film. Its title screams of eventual heartbreak. Admittedly I’m not one for seeking catharsis in movies. I know many audiences out there do, which is why the books of Nicholas Sparks and Jodi Piccoult have been adapted...
Having recently signed to labels in both the US and Germany, Vancouver’s We Are The City have taken their ambitions to another level on their upcoming album, Violent. The album shares its title with the feature film of the same...
Wayne Kennedy, organizer and frequent performer at the $2 Punk Shows hosted at The Spill, has recently come under a lot of heat for a couple of reasons. Three main complaints have come against Kennedy and the punk shows, by...
  An exhibit currently in place at Artspace, curated by Sheena Hoszko, questions the validity of the immigration detention situation, and interrogates the ongoing apathy, lethargy and ineffective ideals that subsist in regards to the refugee crisis. Sheena’s art installation uses...
In the 2016-2017 season, Anne Shirley Theatre Company (ASTC) is presenting two productions. Bare, the rock musical and Wit, a dark comedy. Wit opens February 4th at the Gordon Best Theatre and Bare follows closely after on March 10th...
There has never been a movie like The Room, not before and definitely not since. This is one of those cinematic anomalies that demands to be watched and analyzed. Although a million and a half things went wrong...
There’s nothing I love more than watching a world built from the ground up. From the small desert cantina of Mos Eisley to the hallowed halls of Hogwarts, when it’s executed right it’s nothing short of magic. Divergent, based on the...
Stephanie Macpherson hails from Vancouver, and has received the Vancouver Island Music Award’s Artist of the year award. Macpherson stopped by to discuss her new album, Stones, before heading to Trent Radio for a live set and interview. With...
Everyone’s favourite capitalist holiday is approaching. I’ll give you a hint: it’s not Christmas. To celebrate Valentine’s Day this year TFS is screening two films about love, both of which are absolutely free! (Take that capitalism!) The first film is Jim...