20 Apr 2018

Joshua Jensen-Nagle

i. I work as an: Artist, with a focus on Contemporary Photography. ii. I do this creative work because: I fell in love with photography at a young age and never gave it up. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: Self drive, determination and patience. ~

17 Apr 2018

Princess Rose Tea

The roses can only wish that we stopped at the smelling. For centuries, we have seen fit to drink the roses too. Nicholas Culpeper – influential 17th Century botanist, herbalist and physician – prescribed roses for all types of ailments. As he wrote in The Complete Herbal: ‘The decoction of

15 Apr 2018

Chasing Blossoms

This weekend – in the no-go hours before 8 am – we woke to people shouting in the street. They weren’t staggering home from an all-nighter or chasing down a runaway doberman. These beautifully dressed interlopers were arguing about which cherry blossom tree would be best for their family photo.

13 Apr 2018

Bayoush Mengesha

i. I work as a jeweller. I am a goldsmith who works in silver. I also use natural gemstones that are ethically cut. ii. I do this creative work because: I love working with my hands. I love observing the beautiful world around me and incorporating the new into my designs.

10 Apr 2018

Sarah Mulder

i. I work as a: Jewelry designer and artist in downtown Vancouver (Gastown) ii. I do this creative work because: It’s ingrained in me, I go to bed with designs in my head. I get flooded with ideas that I sometimes have to get out of bed to write down

08 Apr 2018

Spirits Of The Realms

If it’s your first visit to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza in a while, you might be surprised to discover a new mural on Beatty Street: Spirits of The Realms. Installed last summer by the City of Vancouver as part of Canada 150+, the mural was created by artists Haisla Collins,

06 Apr 2018

Take 6 Night

If you’re pitch-sensitive and like a well-rounded a cappella sound with complex harmonies, you’ll be thrilled to know that Take 6 – the Grammy-laden group based in Nashville – are at Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre tonight. Last we checked, there were still tickets left. This is a much-revered group that

03 Apr 2018

Robert Bailey

i. I work as: A Creative director and principal of my eponymous interior design firm, Robert Bailey Interiors. ii. I do this creative work because: I’ve had a lucky life being able to do the work of my choice. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: Being

01 Apr 2018

Heidi Kuhn

i. I work as a beverage designer – for Mixers and Elixirs – using lots of organic apple cider vinegar and fruit that is too ugly to sell in a grocery store. ii. I do this creative work because: I love to engage with people and talk about sharing great beverages,

30 Mar 2018

AP: Brand

Vancouver artist Andre Petterson is celebrated for his striking mixed media work. Now, from April 14th to 28th, his photography-based series, Brand, will be on exhibit at the Bau-Xi Gallery. ~ “I’ve been taking photos such as these for years,” Petterson tells us. “I’ve never shown them publicly. I’ve never worked on