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READ LOCAL BC BESTSELLERS: MAY PICKS

The Read Local BC’s Bestseller list highlights the titles of independent, B.C.-owned publishers sold in independent B.C. bookstores. Discover a few of their picks for the month of May: Wade Davis, Beneath The Surface of Things Wade Davis brings his unique cultural perspective to topics such as the demonization of coca, the sacred plant of the […]

#ListenBC: Discover Your New Favourite Local Artists

Discover a collection of new releases from artists based in British Columbia, Canada on the Amplify BC #ListenBC Spotify playlist. This eclectic playlist highlights the diverse talent throughout our province. These musicians have received support from Amplify BC. This playlist is regularly updated and a few recent additions include:   Heart Attack by Ryan Gazzola […]

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#WatchBC Sundar Prize Film Festival 2024 Winners

The Sundar Prize Film Festival aims to recognize and showcase films that use impactful and informative storytelling to raise awareness and inspire action on critical social causes and issues. The festival’s goal is to celebrate filmmakers who are committed to creating positive social impact and promoting empathy, understanding, and social justice. The theme of the […]

READ LOCAL BC BESTSELLERS: APRIL PICKS

The Read Local BC’s Bestseller list highlights the titles of independent, B.C.-owned publishers sold in independent B.C. bookstores. Discover a few of their picks for the month of April: Marion Mckinnon Crook, Always on Call In the long-awaited sequel to Always Pack a Candle, intrepid public health nurse Marion Crook juggles marriage, children, and a vast […]

Kelowna to Showcase Canadian Country Music this Fall

Kelowna, British Columbia, named as the host city for Country Music Week 2025 and the 2025 CCMA Awards presented by TD Known for its breathtaking landscapes and year-round activities, Kelowna promises an exceptional backdrop for celebrating Canada’s top country music talent in September 2025. This marks the third time Country Music Week will be hosted […]

#WatchBC: Vancouver’s Canadian Motion Picture Park Encapsulates India and Germany in MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE Set

The idea of a car vending machine may seem like a futuristic daydream. However, Volkswagon has brought this vision to life at the Volkswagen Autostadt in Wolfsburg Germany, and in turn, inspired the set of MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL. Image: FOCKE STRANGMANN/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock via Mirror In this motion picture, the astounding parking structure is set in […]

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Celebrate Persian New Year with Two Apples

Bahram Javahery’s new animation TWO APPLES is now streaming on nfb.ca to mark the upcoming Persian New Year (March 19). TWO APPLES is the fictional story of a young woman who immigrates from Iran to Canada and brings a Sêva mêxekrêj (clove apple) along as a symbol of cultural exchange and peace. The style of […]