19 Jul 2019

Mural Festival ’19

‘A young woman is drawing little foxes that start running as soon as created.’ Artist and author Johnnie Christmas is describing his striking mural at Main and 11th, a mural that recently found itself in The Washington Post. ‘As early as the Paleolithic Period as evidenced by the cave paintings

16 Jul 2019

Whistler Public Art

Since serving as Host Mountain Resort for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Whistler Mountain has been able to display the five interlocking rings. This Olympic symbol was designed in 1913 by Pierre de Coubertin. The Village rings continue to attract long lines of selfie-snappers looking to mark their time

14 Jul 2019

Hannah Case

i. I work as a: Costume Designer! ii. I do this creative work because: The world increasingly feels dark and serious and I want to bring some beauty into it whenever I can. People celebrating their creative selves is like a joyful rebellion. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are:

12 Jul 2019

Bitter Orange Negronis

It’s a battle between the Count and the General. Who invented the Negroni? Drink historians tend to come down on the side of the Count. Count Camillo Negroni was a rodeo clown who gambled and taught fencing once his days in the Wild Wild West were through. Word has it

09 Jul 2019

Mike Stack

i. The name of my upcoming show is:  The Winter’s Tale, A Teen Shakespeare Play, Carousel Theatre for Young People ii. In describing the show in 3 sentences or less, I’d say:  A Shakespearean Fairy Tale of tragic and comic proportions.  A story that moves from darkness to lightness, full of music

07 Jul 2019

The Orpheum

“I didn’t know we had theatres like this in Vancouver.” “It reminds me of buildings in New York.” “I can’t believe they wanted to knock it down.” As concertgoers head into Orpheum events, they pull out their phones to snap photos of this beautiful downtown Vancouver theatre. . . Designed

05 Jul 2019

Coastal First Nations Art @ The Audain

We finally made it up to Whistler to see the gorgeous Audain Museum. Launched by Michael Audain, designed by Patkau Architects, it is just a beautiful place to experience art by renowned BC artists. As we happened to show up in a lunch lull, the quiet of the forest-backed building

02 Jul 2019

Ziyian Kwan

i. I am a dance artist ii. The name of my upcoming show is: The Odd Volume iii. In describing the show in 3 sentences or less, I’d say: The Odd Volume sources my childhood memories of 70’s Vancouver to subvert the racialization I’ve internalized over a lifetime. I lean

30 Jun 2019

13 Canadian Food Inventions

If you are hiking in the deep woods and want to avoid a grisly bear encounter, the advice is clear: make lots of noise to let them know you’re coming. Avoid areas with fresh bear tracks and droppings. Keep your pets at your side and leave the bacon and fish fries

28 Jun 2019

Picture Canada

Happy Canada Day Weekend! In celebration of our True North strong and free, here are some beautiful photos of Canada from photographers across the world. ~ Andre Boysen. Fisgard Lighthouse. Victoria . TJ Holowaychuk. Whistler ~ Franz Harvin Aceituna. Vancouver ~ Dawson Lovell. Toronto ~ Laura Lefurgey Smith. St John’s