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Neil Young – An invitation to Stand Up!

Neil Young – An invitation to Stand Up!

Oct 1, 2014

Share by Bruce Mason • The worldwide People’s Climate March on September 21 marked a global tipping point in climate change awareness and action. One reason for that is Neil Young’s release of his anthemic Who’s Gonna Stand Up? “I’m giving you permission to please use this music in videos, clips and communications, or in any way you see fit during...

Creating Heaven on Earth

Creating Heaven on Earth

Oct 1, 2014

Sharethe science behind your beliefs by Bruce Lipton • Bruce H. Lipton, PhD is a stem cell biologist and an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. He is the bestselling author of The Biology of Belief and The Honeymoon Effect: The Science of Creating Heaven on Earth. In May, he spoke on the Honeymoon Effect at the Hay...

March: Book One

March: Book One

Oct 1, 2014

Sharegraphic memoir an inspiration to new generations READ IT by Bruce Mason • He is a a civil rights icon and the sole surviving speaker of the 1963 Freedom March on Washington as well as a 12-term US Representative (Democrat) of the Congressional 5th District of Georgia. Now, add comic book superhero to the list of John Lewis’ legendary...

Free the chickens – do the right thing

Free the chickens – do the right thing

Oct 1, 2014

Shareby Ashley Rose • With the approach of Thanksgiving, beautiful Vancouver offers one final flourish of light and colour as summer gives way to fall. Themes of bounty emerge – images of harvest, heartier foods, body-warming spices, baked apples and cinnamon, rich sauces and breads – in a caravan of autumnal opulence moving into the starkness of...

VIFF reviews

VIFF reviews

Oct 1, 2014

ShareFILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead • Among the documentary fare at VIFF this month is Just Eat It – A Food Waste Story. It chronicles Vancouver foodie filmmakers Jen Rustemeyer and Grant Baldwin’s six-month challenge to live solely from food waste. As they pursue this interesting experiment, the couple dig into the broader issues of industrial...

STAR WISE: October 2014

STAR WISE: October 2014

Oct 1, 2014

Shareby Mac McLaughlin • Aries | Taurus | Gemini | Cancer | Leo | Virgo | Libra Scorpio | Sagitarius | Capricorn | Aquarius | Pisces In 1996 and 1997, I had been studying the Royal Family’s charts. Actually, I became quite obsessed with them. Our horoscope is the star map that helps us understand the karma that comes our way throughout our lifetime. We are...

For word lovers

For word lovers

Sep 1, 2014

ShareWord lovers: Two events of note worthy of your attendance and support are the upcoming 20th annual Word Vancouver and the first-ever “Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass.” “Word Vancouver” (wordvancouver.ca), the city’s free yearly celebration of reading (September 24-28), brings the local writing and publishing communities together in a...

“Boom, Bust, Boom” and the Mount Polley paradox

“Boom, Bust, Boom” and the Mount Polley paradox

Sep 1, 2014

ShareREAD IT by Bruce Mason • I had cracked open Bill Carter’s book, Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal that Runs the World, a few days before last month’s Mount Polley tragedy. Call the monumental tailings pond breach what you will: accident, calamity, catastrophe, cataclysm, disaster and on down the alphabet to wake-up call and ZZZ for...

Welcome back VIFF

Welcome back VIFF

Sep 1, 2014

ShareThe first Vancouver International Film Festival under its new boss Jacqueline Dupuis opens September 25 and runs until October 10. A former executive director at the Calgary Film Festival, Dupuis will be helming VIFF (www.viff.org) through the uncertain waters of the digital age. Alan Franey, who stepped down from VIFF’s leadership role last year, remains...

STAR WISE: September 2014

STAR WISE: September 2014

Sep 1, 2014

Shareby Mac McLaughlin • Aries | Taurus | Gemini | Cancer | Leo | Virgo | Libra Scorpio | Sagitarius | Capricorn | Aquarius | Pisces Event-predictive, fatalistic astrology is very much on the way out and a new age of astrology is birthing. It will grow in consciousness as we move ever closer to the Golden Age. According to the true mystics, our grandchildren...