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The eyes have it

The eyes have it

Korean crime drama among the best this critic has seen
STARFest on a meteor's path

STARFest on a meteor's path

The final week of this year's virtual STARFest is going to be more like a meteor shower with six stellar authors to go before the big finish next Wednesday.
The seed is everything

The seed is everything

Percy is the true story of one small time Canadian farmer's worldwide fight against Monsanto. It's a winning depiction of David and Goliath starting on Saskatchewan turf.
STARFest rises higher

STARFest rises higher

STARFest is a little different this year but organizers have strived to make the virtual appearances of more than a dozen authors even more engaging than in previous years.
Reel Mondays returns

Reel Mondays returns

Stellar cinema returns to benefit STARFest, with in-person screenings coming to the Arden Theatre.
The immense power of memoir and truth

The immense power of memoir and truth

The truth shall set you free, as the saying goes, but it can also help you to be respected and earn a living. Terese Mailhot's acclaimed memoir Heart Berries tells her harrowing life story but it's the writing that of it that brought her to STARFest.
Rethinking the family home

Rethinking the family home

Move over single-family, duplexes are making a comeback 
Tricks of the mind

Tricks of the mind

Brandon Cronenberg's new film is a startling distant cousin to other mind infiltration movies. Here, an agent takes possession in order to commit assassination in the guise of another person. The problem with the process is more than just psychological, however.
An art book to leaf through

An art book to leaf through

Local watercolourist and art educator Rayma Peterson has a new instruction book to help you make art.
The Indigenous voice says, "Action"

The Indigenous voice says, "Action"

Seth Arcand has big dreams to tell Indigenous stories through film. Now, he's well on his way thanks to the NSI/CBC New Indigenous Voices program.