14 May 2019

Keirstead Farris

i. I work as: Owner, Rock Steady Tees, Co-owner, Teatowels.ca ii. I do this creative work because: I wanted to be a stay-at-home mom and work for myself and I love interpreting people’s ideas into cool graphics. I love making tea towels. They are the perfect gift. iii. Personal qualities

12 May 2019

Desserts For Mum

Happy Day to all those who are celebrating being mothers and having mothers. And a peaceful day to those who are spending the day thinking of beloved mothers passed. For those venturing into the kitchen to say it with homemade sweets, here are a few beautifully instructive videos. . Box

10 May 2019

The Canada Place Sails

In May of 2019, Prince Charles is welcoming his new grandson – Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor – to the family. Thirty-three years ago – in May of 1986 – Prince Charles was in Vancouver with Princess Diana to welcome the world to Expo 86, a World’s Fair focused on Transportation and Communication.

07 May 2019

Rubens In San Francisco

In 1600, Peter Paul Rubens left Antwerp to study and paint in Italy. But, eight years later, when he learned his mother was dying, he returned home. Rubens was conflicted about staying in Belgium: ‘I have not yet made up my mind whether to remain in my own country Flanders

05 May 2019

The Nanaimo Bar Trail

The West Coast Trail not your thing? Point your boots towards a tasty alternative: The Nanaimo Bar Trail. From Lantzville to Cedar to Gabriola Island, see how many different spins you can find on this most famous of Canadian treats: Nanaimo bar classics, cheesecakes, ice-cream, cocktails. And wherever you land

03 May 2019

Andrew Cohen

i. My name is Andy. I work as an actor….which is a bit of an umbrella term that also includes singer, tap dancer, director, choreographer, music director, arranger, videographer, teacher, globetrotter, moment-maker, food-taster… ii. I do this creative work because I want to. And thus far have been lucky enough

30 Apr 2019

Petterson In Seattle

We were excited to stumble into notice of Andre Petterson’s wonderful new work, on exhibit at Foster White Gallery in Seattle from May 2nd to 25th. We asked the much-traveled, ever eloquent Vancouver artist to tell us a little about this striking new series of paintings. . . . “On

28 Apr 2019

Steven Nederveen

i. I work as a mixed media artist, merging my photography with acrylic paint. ii. I do this creative work: Because I want to share an interpretation of nature that reveals a deeper, more spiritual connection to people. Meditation informs these visions by giving me a sense of universal belonging and

26 Apr 2019

Brown Paper Couture

Every year, we look forward to the brown paper couture dresses created by the talented students from the Design Formation program at Langara College. Since the exhibit has moved from the college itself to Oakridge, more passersby can stop to admire these paper re-imaginings of designer creations. As we were

23 Apr 2019

Carry On Ema Peter

Earlier this month, we were delighted to feature a Q and A with talented architectural photographer, Ema Peter, whose award-winning work can be found in publications from Architectural Digest to Dwell and the New York Times. A Vancouverite, Peter’s work takes her across the world. We were eager to see