Suzy Kaitman: Former ballerina leaps to entrepreneurial success

Suzy Kaitman has taken extraordinary leaps in 2017. The former ballerina, who transitioned into becoming a fitness coach, opened her own studio, Ballet Lounge, in 2016 - but she faced tough roads ahead. Determined to succeed, she took serious action in 2017 and her drive and dedication has paid off. Read about her inspirational journey. 

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2GuyWithKnives are cooking up success

The first in my series, Slaying it: Vancouver's top young professionals. 2GuysWithKnives are more than what their name suggests. True, the two guys, Sergio Pereira and Patrick Carr, use their knives to create delicious yet nutritious meals delivered to their customers’ homes. But the entire effort takes more than just knives. Sergio and Patrick have used their hearts and passion in helping others to build a successful service enjoyed by hundreds of people in the Lower Vancouver mainland. 

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Ages of the Moon pokes well-executed fun at aging

There’s a famous quote that says, “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” In Lonesome Moon Productions’ Ages of the Moon, a play by Sam Shepard, a one-day hangout session between two old friends brings up issues of lifelong jealousies, frustrations, and vulnerabilities while the two wait to witness a lunar eclipse that night.

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The Concierge of Vancouver is a fresh look at city's housing crisis

From headline news stories to cocktail party conversations, Vancouver’s housing crisis seems to be a daily topic of conversation. Matchmaker Production’s current play, The Concierge of Vancouver, written by Sahul Ezer, looks into this topic from a pretty cool angle. While the writing of the play isn’t amazing, the story itself is fascinating and the talented cast deliver top notch performances.

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Out On Screen gala benefits LGBTQ youth across BC

This past Saturday, Out On Screen, the non-profit organization behind the Vancouver Queer Film Festival, hosted its 14th annual fall gala. Held on the Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre, the event featured sassy drag performances from Isolde N. Barron and Adam Zapple.

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Your guide to 2016 Vancouver Pride

Things are about to heat up this week in Vancouver, as YVR prepares to celebrate Pride 2016. The Vancouver Pride Society’s theme this year is “Better Together,” honouring the strength we gain and accomplishments we achieve when we stand together. This year’s Pride will feature the 38th annual Vancouver Pride parade, and our amazing Prime Minster Justin Trudeau will be proudly marching.

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