February 18, 2018

Mark Gatiss Talks Third “Sherlock” Series

Mark Gatiss has confirmed that the first episode of the third series of the BBC's "Sherlock" will be called "The Empty Hearse". This is expected to be an adaptation "The Adventure Of The Empty House," Doyle's first story following the seeming death of Holmes at Reichenbach Falls. Gatiss says: "There’s certain things about The Adventure Of The … [Read more...]

People of Burns Lake mark one year since deadly sawmill fire

It's the one year anniversary of the mill explosion that killed two men and put the economic future of Burns Lake at risk. Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold says a service Sunday is to remember Robert Luggi Jr. and Carl Charlie, and be there for those who were injured in the blast. "We as a community are coming together to provide support to one … [Read more...]

Mark Romanek Departs Disney’s “Cinderella”

Five years ago, filmmaker Mark Romanek ("Never Let Me Go," "One Hour Photo") dropped out of directing Universal's "The Wolfman" reboot due to creative differences. This week, he's done the same with Disney's upcoming revisionist take on the "Cinderella" fairy tale which has Cate Blanchett attached to star. Romanek and the studio reportedly "have … [Read more...]

Hundreds gather at Victory Square to mark Remembrance Day

Hundreds gathered at Victory Square on Sunday to participate in a Remembrance Day ceremony. Percy Smith was in the British Merchant Marine during World War Two, transporting vital supplies in the north Atlantic. While Smith says he saw some terrible things, including ships in his convoy sunk by torpedoes, he says he'd do it all again. "Would I do … [Read more...]

Head of IIO says progress is good at six-week mark

The civilian group that investigates serious incidents involving police in B.C. has been up and running for six weeks now. Members from the independent investigations office have been dispatched to five cases so far – two of them fatal – from Prince George to Vancouver to Creston. The man in charge, Richard Rosenthal, says the group is … [Read more...]

Mark Millar Becomes Fox’s Marvel Consultant

"Wanted" and "Kick Ass" creator Mark Millar is set to serve as creative consultant for 20th Century Fox's various adaptations of Marvel Comics properties. According to a press release, Millar wrote several celebrated Marvel books and will work with Fox on developing new avenues for its "X-Men" and "Fantastic Four" franchises. Upcoming films on … [Read more...]

05/20/2012 – VAM presents Juno Award-Winning Violinist Mark Fewer & Friends

The Vancouver Academy of Music (VAM) presents Mark Fewer & Friends, an eclectic afternoon concert featuring Juno award-winning violinist Mark Fewer and special guests, Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 2pm at the VAM’s Koerner Recital Hall - a benefit concert for VAM's bursary program for underprivileged children. Joining Fewer will be Vancouver-based … [Read more...]

Paraders mark Earth Day along Commercial Drive

Vancouver residents are marking Earth Day with a parade along Commercial Drive. Among the crowd, Grade 11 student Angela Ho says she’s worried about the possible environmental consequences from projects like the proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline. "If these things do happen, then we're going to have to deal with the consequences. And I … [Read more...]

Dusseldorf’s Airport Hits 20 Million Traveler Mark

Dusseldorf International Airport can now boast having more than 20 million passengers, as 1 million people have traveled through every year for the last 5 years. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]