Sergio Toporek made Beware of Images to educate people about the power of images. The documentary’s poster includes the pipe…advertising, Beware of Images, marketing, media literacy, Toporek
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Matt Montgomery as Tony and Jennifer Gillis as Maria have a great chemistry and energy on stage. (photo by Tim…Beaty and the Beast, Malkin Bowl, musical, Theatre Under the Stars, TUTS, West Side Story
Monika Schaefer is a violin instructor in the Alberta mountain town of Jasper. She was also a candidate for the…antisemitism, Green party, Holocaust, Holocaust denial, human rights, Schaefer
Every year on July 18, thousands of people gather to remember the victims of the AMIA bombing, and demand that…AMIA, Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina, bombing, CIJA, justice, memory, terrorism
Éloge Butera, a survivor of the genocide against the Tutsis of Rwanda, and Robbie Waisman, a survivor of the Holocaust,…Butera, genocide, Holocaust, Rwanda, VHEC, Waisman
Ellen Schwartz (photo from Ellen Schwartz) Historical fiction is a great way to learn about the past and, while aimed…Asahi, baseball, Holocaust, internment, Japanese Canadians, racism, Schwartz, sports
The Mercy Journals is a new novel by Claudia Casper, author of The Reconstruction and The Continuation of Love by…biblical, Cain and Abel, Casper, cli-fi, climate change, eco-fiction, fiction, Mercy Journals, murder, post-apocalyptic
“Lying on top of a building,” by U.K. artist Liam Gillick, wraps around 18 iveloors of the Pacific Rim Hotel…Adad Hannah, Bob Dylan, Bocci, Harbour House, hotel, Liam Gillick, Nylander, Omer Arbel, Sooke
“Girl with Flower” by Esther Warkov, 1964, acrylic on canvas. (WAG collection; gift of Arthur B.C. Drache, QC, G-98-296; photo…art, Chagall, Daphnis and Chloé, WAG, Warkov, Winnipeg
JCC Showtime performers in action, left to right: Nassa Selwyn, Jocelyne Hallé, Marshall Berger, Dawn Hurwitz, Daniella Givon, Debbie Cossover…JCC Showtime, Jewish Seniors Alliance, Kehila Society
Outside the Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver, 1950. (photo from JWB fonds, JMABC L.11151) If you know someone in…JCC, Jewish Community Centre, JMABC
Since it takes place in summer, Tu b’Av has become popular for open-air events. A local example is the JNF…love, Tu b’Av, Valentine's Day
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Life, Animated is at Vancity Theatre for five screenings between Aug. 5 and 14.
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Merry Wives of Windsor is one of the four productions at Bard on the Beach this season.
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US AID video: An Olive Peace.
Galya Westler speaks at TEDxStanleyPark.
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