Westender 2016-2017 articles

Back to main article page

‘Beyond’ star Peter Kelamis hosts Leo Awards gala, May 25, 2017   http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/beyond-star-peter-kelamis-hosts-leo-awards-gala-1.20196920

Reel People’s Leo Awards primer, May 25, 2017   http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/reel-people-s-leo-awards-primer-1.20194544

‘No Fixed Address’ tackles Vancouver’s housing crisis, May 18, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/no-fixed-address-tackles-vancouver-s-housing-crisis-1.20048042

Conceiving Inconceivable: Unplanned pregnancy births audacious sitcom, May 10, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/conceiving-inconceivable-unplanned-pregnancy-births-audacious-sitcom-1.19237065

‘I Am Heath Ledger’ celebrates an artistic life, May 8, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/i-am-heath-ledger-celebrates-an-artistic-life-1.18880961

Reel People’s top pick for DOXA Documentary Film Festival, May 2, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/reel-people-s-top-picks-for-doxa-documentary-film-festival-1.17995732

‘For Dear Life’: Time to talk about death, May 3, 2017   http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/for-dear-life-time-to-talk-about-death-1.18159441

A whole new world: enter virtual reality, April 26, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/a-whole-new-world-enter-virtual-reality-1.17116289

Vancouver actor dishes on Prison Break: Sequel role (interview with Lee Majdoub), April 10, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/vancouver-actor-dishes-on-prison-break-sequel-role-1.14839916

Almost, Maine brings screen stars to the stage (Luvia Petersen interview), April 10, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/almost-maine-brings-screen-stars-to-the-stage-1.14785669

DOXA celebrates truth in an alt-fact world, April 6, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/film-tv/doxa-fest-celebrates-truth-in-an-alt-fact-world-1.14374613

Menorca leans in… to the ugliness of motherhood (interview with Tammy Gillis), April 4, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/film-tv/menorca-leans-in-to-the-ugliness-of-motherhood-1.14076050

Vancouver actress soars in chilling Bellevue (interview with Sharon Taylor), March 27, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/film-tv/vancouver-actress-soars-in-chilling-bellevue-1.13106010

Amanda Crew embraces inner ass-kicker in Chokeslam, March 20, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/amanda-crew-embraces-inner-ass-kicker-in-chokeslam-1.12349597

Actor Brian Markinson returns to Angels in America, March 15, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/actor-brian-markinson-returns-to-angels-in-america-1.11901700

Dustin Milligan holds his own with comedy icons on Schitt’s Creek, March 7, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/dustin-milligan-holds-his-own-with-comedy-icons-on-schitt-s-creek-1.11197224

Kiss and tell it like it is (interview with Laura Adkin), March 2, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/women-in-film-festival-kiss-and-tell-it-like-it-is-1.10797715

Kyra Zagorsky tackles Islamophobia in The Prince, February 20, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/kyra-zagorsky-tackles-islamophobia-in-the-prince-1.10140330

Welcome to Riverdale (interview with Cody Kearsley), February 16, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/welcome-to-riverdale-1.10019819

Musician and filmmaker tour the country by canoe in Wild Ones, February 6, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/musician-and-filmmaker-tour-the-country-by-canoe-in-wild-ones-1.9715182

Genre-hopping actress shakes her funny bone in polyamory sitmon (interview with Jennifer Spence), January 30, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/genre-hopping-actress-shakes-her-funny-bone-in-polyamory-sitcom-1.9629444

Vancouver Short Film Festival showcases the power of small (interview with Joel McCarthy), January 23, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/vancouver-short-film-festival-showcases-the-power-of-small-1.8548903

Vancouver actor Patrick Sabongui previews Homeland role, January 17, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/vancouver-actor-patrick-sabongui-previews-homeland-role-1.7689697

Sara Canning’s fortunate event, January 16, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/sara-canning-s-fortunate-event-1.7559610

A sitcom about a Vancouver community centre? (interview with Sonja Bennett), January 10, 2017  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/stargate-atlantis-actor-dishes-on-challenging-new-film-role-1.4427071

Vancouver film and television stars share their holiday memories (interviews with John Cassini, Rukiya Bernard, Lisa Durupt, and Aliyah O’Brien), December 20, 2016  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/stargate-atlantis-actor-dishes-on-challenging-new-film-role-1.4427071

Stargate: Atlantis actor dishes on challenging new film (interview with Paul McGillion), December 13, 2016  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/stargate-atlantis-actor-dishes-on-challenging-new-film-role-1.4427071

Vancouver actress soars in CBC drama This Life (interview with Lauren Lee Smith), December 6, 2016  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/vancouver-actress-soars-in-cbc-drama-this-life-1.3904938

Filmmaker delves into rape culture with unflinching new feature (interview with Deepa Mehta), December 6, 2016  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/filmmaker-delves-into-rape-culture-with-unflinching-new-feature-1.3903907

Straight outta quantum at the Whistler Film Festival, November 28, 2016 http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/straight-outta-quantum-at-the-whistler-film-fest-1.3349214

Filmmaker Maja Aro meets the Hoods, November 23, 2016 http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/filmmaker-maja-aro-meets-the-hoods-1.3152892

Acting is in the blood for Gabrielle Rose, November 15, 2016 http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/acting-is-in-the-blood-for-gabrielle-rose-1.2779493

Cosplay superstar Meg Turney a top draw at Fan Expo Vancouver, November 7, 2016 http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/cosplay-superstar-meg-turney-a-top-draw-at-fan-expo-vancouver-1.2507784

Andrea Libman’s life behind the mic, November 7, 2016 http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/andrea-libman-s-life-behind-the-mic-1.2506765

Van Helsing’s Alison Wandzura means business, October 31, 2016  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/van-helsing-s-alison-wandzura-means-business-1.2398925

Gazing north, October 24, 2016  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/gazing-north-1.2372424

David Lewis goes Dirk Gently, October 17, 2016  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/david-lewis-goes-dirk-gently-1.2366845

CBC’s The Romeo Section dramatizes decades of gangs, drugs, and espionage in Vancouver (interviews with Andrew Airlie, Amanda Tapping, Brian Markinson, Juan Riedinger, and Chris Haddock), October 10, 2016  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/cbc-s-the-romeo-section-dramatizes-decades-of-gangs-drugs-and-espionage-in-vancouver-1.2362655

Reel People: Behold The Unseen, October 6, 2016  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/reel-people-behold-the-unseen-1.2360005

The Melody Remains, October 3, 2016  http://www.westender.com/arts-culture/reel-people/the-melody-remains-1.2357189