22 Jan 2019

Ying Yun(英云) – Wen Wei Dance

On February 19th, Wen Wei Wang – esteemed choreographer and Artistic Director of Wen Wei Dance – will premiere his latest creation: Ying Yun(英云). “Ying Yun is my mother’s name. Ying means Hero and Yun means Cloud. This piece is dedicated to my mom who passed away four years ago from ovarian

22 Jan 2019

Daria Mikhaylyuk

i. I work as a: Dance artist with Wen Wei Dance, Vision Impure. ii. I do this creative work because: Dance is how I make sense of the world; it pushes me to think of things bigger than life’s daily routines, beyond what is immediate or convenient. It is one of

22 Jan 2019

Sammy Chien

i. I work as a music composer, sound and video designer (for this project – Ying Yun). Generally, QPOC interdisciplinary media artist, director, performer, researcher and mentor whose work focuses on arts, technology, spirituality, social change and engagements with marginalized communities. I’m also the Artistic Director of Chimerik似不像 collective. • ii. I

20 Jan 2019

Hot Chocolate Festival ’19

Dr. Francisco Hernandez, Royal Physician to Philip II of Spain, believed that he had just the thing to treat fever, liver disorders, intestinal pain, colic and even poisons. The cure was hot chocolate, he said. ‘When pepper was added, it had an agreeable taste and warmed the stomach and perfumed the

18 Jan 2019

Bernadette Peters

“Have I taught you girls nothing?” Few Wicked Stepmothers can rip through the screen like a gloriously begowned Bernadette Peters leading her itchy, snorting, poem-gnashing daughters to the Prince’s Ball. 7 Tony Award nominations, 2 wins, 8 Drama Desk nominations, 3 wins. TV actress whose recent roles include the morally

15 Jan 2019

Tilar J. Mazzeo

‘After the war, when Irena made a list of all the people in Warsaw who took part in her network to help Jewish families and save their children, it was fourteen pages long, and the names in fact numbered in the dozens upon dozens. What Irena never forgot was that

13 Jan 2019

Hexsa’a̱m: To Be Here Always

“We are salmon people,” Master Artist Sara Siestreem said of her Hanis Coos tribe in a November talk at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. “We mean that to say we are related to the salmon.” “I’ve got an artistic practice that has three parts…My first language in my work

11 Jan 2019

From Guilt-Free Chocolate Mousse to Churro Balls

“If you have a second dessert stomach” – Check! –  “this guilt-free chocolate mousse will definitely fill it.” So says Brad Hill – publisher and photographer behind the latest volume in the Foodie series: the Plant-Based Foodie Vancouver. This offering of delicious recipes from popular Vancouver restaurants follows his neighbourhood-based cookbook

08 Jan 2019

Art Gallery In A Lane

Indoor gallery space is enormously expensive. And what of all those people who feel too intimidated to wander into a private exhibit: ‘Do I look like someone who could afford these paintings?’ Well, Victoria has a solution to all of this: an outdoor gallery, staged in a most unintimidating laneway.

06 Jan 2019

There’s Always More Show

And thank goodness for that! We’re big fans of Michelle Nguyen’s work. This up-and-coming Vancouver painter is attracting a lot of interest from critics and collectors. Her newest exhibit – January 12th to 26th at the Bau-Xi Vancouver – is entitled There’s Always More Show, a reference to one of