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

25 Jun 2019

Rachel Meyer +

i. I am a: dancer and choreographer ii. The name of my upcoming show is: Transverse Orientation. iii. In describing the show in 3 sentences or less, I’d say: Transverse Orientation unfolds in the space between two allegories taken from the Moth: the idea of radical transformation as moths undergo metamorphosis,

23 Jun 2019

Manet In Chicago

“That’s always been my principal concern, to make sure of getting regular sittings.” So said 19th Century painter and portraitist, Édouard Manet, to his friend, Antonin Proust. “Whenever I start something, I’m always afraid the model will let me down… They come, they pose, then away they go, telling themselves

21 Jun 2019

Kirsten Wicklund +

i. I am a: dance artist. ii. The name of my upcoming show is: “EDGE SIX”​ and it is a mixed program that will close Dancing on the Edge Festival 2019! It features my solo work entitled “Afloat amidst the steam of my combustion” alongside the solo work of Ziyian

18 Jun 2019

Half Blood Prince Live

In an interview with Warner Brothers, prolific, Grammy-nominated composer, Nicholas Hooper was asked about his favourite scene to score in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. ‘The journey to the cave where Dumbledore and Harry apparate from the tower in Hogwarts to a rock in the sea was my

16 Jun 2019

Dads On Canvas

Happy Day to all the Dads who – through wins and losses, rebellion and disappointment, unexpected pivots, and bittersweet news – are there for their kids. ♥ Here are some fathers who have been captured on canvas over the centuries. No guarantees that all enjoyed idyllic relationships with their children!

14 Jun 2019

Let Rosie Feed You

If you’re feeling peckish, you’ll find no shortage of temptations at Butter Bakery on 37th and Mackenzie. The sweets on display – cookies, cakes, loafs, cupcakes – are endlessly tempting. What’s it going to be today? Birthday Cake sandwich, Ginger snap, Snickerdoodle, Bajillionaire Bar, Butter tart Bar, Black Bird cake?