The iconic bowling alley on Arbutus Street and West 15th Ave. in Kitsilano, Vancouver is closing forever tonight. The entire block will be replaced by condos, in spite of neighbourhood protests. Continue reading
Ann Goldberg, a photo-realist painter from Edmonton who now lives on the University Endowment Lands, is exhibiting her work at Winsor Gallery. The show Eden premiered on June 13 and will be open until July 13.
I was lucky to meet Goldberg and interview her for Kerrisdale Playbook, a blog for the Kerrisdale community curated by Keiko Honda.
Katja De Bock
Canadians embraced the popular series Combat Hospital, shown on Global TV in 2011. Unfortunately, the show about a military hospital in Kabul, which averaged 1.5 million viewers per week, was cancelled after only one season, much to the chagrin of the fans.
Deployment (Auslandseinsatz, Germany 2012), nominated for a Rockie Award at the upcoming Banff World Media Festival, is the first German TV movie to deal with soldiers on the ground in Afghanistan. Continue reading