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ON SCREEN: Director bears a Grudge

Sam Rami has made some of the most incredible movies of our time. That being said, his particular niche was horror and the Evil Dead series truly made him a master of very cheap and sometimes hilarious horror.

AT THE MOVIES: Dancers fall on their faces

Shall We Dance, starring Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon and Jennifer Lopez, is a showcase for bad acting at its worst. Lopez, playing a dance instructor, looks like her face is made of granite.

Soloists sought for choir Christmas concert

Squamish's Sea to Sky Singers community chorus is looking for classically trained soloists for our upcoming Christmas concert. A soprano, mezzo-soprano, and alto are needed to perform Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria on Saturday, Dec. 11.

AT THE MOVIES: Ladder 49: just too Hollywood

Ladder 49 starts out trying to convince viewers it's not a Hollywood film about firefighters. And it almost succeeds. The opening images are grainy, choppy news like footage of a building burning and emergency crews arriving.

Sound of Music announces cast

The rehearsals for The Sound of Music are well under way now that the play is fully cast. Veronica McPhee has been chosen to portray Maria, a young would-be nun who is send to act as a temporary governess to seven children.

Movie monologues sought for audition

Ever wanted to capture that famous love scene from your favourite movie and make it your own? Here's your chance. Short Skirt Theatre and Between Shifts Theatre are putting out the call for Famous Movie Monologues of Love and Lust.

Squamish the main dish in Deluxe Combo Platter

Squamish has a long history of serving as a silver screen stand-in for towns stretching from Oregon to Alaska. But Sept.

Bentall back in Brackendale

Canadian rocker Barney Bentall is making his way to the Brackendale Art Gallery on Oct. 24 to perform some old hits along with some new music from his upcoming album Gift Horse.

Musicians jam at BAG

A slow start doesn't have to mean a quiet one. Six musicians showed up to play and listen at the second Sunday Night Jam at the Brackendale Art Gallery, and the lively music raised the rafters.

Aurora Borealis shines at the Eagle Eye

Opening night of Howe Sound Arts Association's concert season shone brightly. For a brief two hours last Friday evening (Oct. 1), an appreciative audience sat transfixed as the Borealis String Quartet cast its spell.