01 Sep 2019

Kerrisdale Antique Fair

With fewer and fewer antique shops open across the city, here’s a chance to admire the artisanry of the past and the curatorial vision of today’s dealers. Sunday of this Labour Day weekend is Day 2 of the Kerrisdale Antique Fair – booth after booth set up nicely around the

30 Aug 2019

Muscadine Ice Cream

It’s a good 2019 summer season for La Glace ice cream on 16th near Macdonald. Vancouver Sun readers just crowned this Kits ice-creamery – launched in 2017 – as ‘Vancouver’s Best Ice Cream.’ To create La Glace’s creamy French style ice-cream, chef and founder Mark Tagulao needs a whole lot of cream

27 Aug 2019

Barbara Cole

i. I work as an emotional conduit. ii. I do this creative work because: This is how I express myself best. Creating art has changed my life and has allowed me to open up in ways I didn’t know possible. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are:

25 Aug 2019

Da Vinci @ The Louvre

Remarkable genius Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci died 500 years ago, on May 2, 1519 . To mark this quincentenary, it is fitting that The Louvre – home to 22 Da Vinci drawings and the largest collection of his paintings in the world – is running an exhibit from

23 Aug 2019


You have two more days to head down to the Bau-Xi Gallery in South Granville to see Her: a beautiful exhibit from four women depicting women. Painters Darlene Cole and Vicki Smith showcase their work alongside photographers Barbara Cole and Virginia Mak. ‘The exhibition,’ we read, ‘seeks to provide a

20 Aug 2019

The Lightshed

If you visit this tiny house on stilts, you’ll hear kids and adults talking about climbing inside and claiming this hobbit house on the sea as their own. Lightshed was created by Vancouver artist and Emily Carr professor Liz Magor and installed in 2004. Magor won the Gershon Iskowitz Prize in 2014

18 Aug 2019

Savage Rose

How does this cocktail sound? In Bloom, created from Pisco, Aperol, Raspberry, Rose, Grapefruit and Lemon.  In Bloom even comes with its own quote. ‘ Be as broad as the Earth, find yourself with open arms and you shall not be limited.’ This Flowers + Trees cocktail is one on

16 Aug 2019

Whistler Farmers’ Market

With all the activities summertime Whistler has on offer – mountain biking, hiking, zip-lining, white water rafting, picnic and lake swim – it’s still worth your while to visit the Farmer’s Market. Right in the Upper Village, at the base of Blackcomb, you’ll find musical entertainment and local artisans selling

13 Aug 2019

Maria Roth

i. I work as a: textile artist and designer ii. I do this creative work because: I love wool as a medium, and the tactility of working with it – the transformation from fragile wool roving into a felt fabric is always a magical moment. It is also a relatively

11 Aug 2019

The Butter Tart Challenge

It’s like one of those bare bones recipes from Paul and Mary’s technical challenges. Make the dough and prove. Make the filling with all the ingredients, apart from the baking powder, then rest. But this isn’t The Great British Bake Off. This is 1900 Canada and Mrs. Malcolm MacLeod is