Monthly Archives: April 2011

A clown’s life

My latest short film on Benoit Ranger of The Dream Circus

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Dancing with the kids

I had the great pleasure of spending time with the exquisite choreographer Hélène Langevin of the youth dance troupe Bouge de là. Inspired by the sea for her latest show, Vieux Thomas et la petite fée, I asked her to … Continue reading

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Remembering Mr Vancouver

This week as Vancouver celebrates it’s 125th, I remember historian and writer Chuck Davis who devoted his life’s work to this city.  A city whose secrets he thrived to uncover in his books on Vancouver’s history.  Books that shaped a … Continue reading

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The Bouffons’ joyful invasion of Vancouver

Sometimes life can be magical and breathtaking. Through a beautiful ballet of circumstances, I found myself on April Fool’s day roaming Vancouver in a stretch limo with a bunch of Bouffons let loose. Their idea: inject some joy, freedom and … Continue reading

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Mesmerizing

Nostlagia for the Light, Chilean master filmmaker Patrico Guzmán’s latest documentary literally blew me away. Run to see it if you can. A true masterpiece.

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Filming a Flash Mob on April Fool’s day

About to film a story on social dentistry in the Downtown Eastside, I received note yesterday of a Bouffon Flash Mob for April Fool’s day at Vancouver’s public Library. After talking to the charming bouffon master Trilby Jeeves, I was … Continue reading

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