13 Nov 2018

Cathy Terepocki

i. I work as a ceramic artist/designer ii. I do this creative work because: I find meaning in it. It keeps on working out that I can do it and make a living from it. I count that as a real privilege and so I keep moving forward. iii. Personal

11 Nov 2018

Homes for the Holidays

For more than 25 years, Kids Help Phone has been offering confidential counselling to young people looking for support. Kids and teens can have 24/7 access to professional counsellors, in English or French, by phone or by text. For 14 of those years, Homes for the Holidays has raised funds

09 Nov 2018

Kathleen Tennock

i. I work as a Ceramic Artist ii. I do this creative work because: Because I started and now I can’t stop….I don’t even think it is a conscious decision, it is simply what I do or more who I am. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are:

06 Nov 2018

Michelle Nguyen’s Studio

It’s a singular space – from the soft white walls under the shadows of an industrial skylight, to the carefully tiered plants, the rescue porcelain cats, and the candy-coloured barber’s chair. All of the in-studio colour – the drips on the walls, the smears on the well-squeezed paint tubes, the

04 Nov 2018

Love Potion #27

Take 4 ounces of pimpinella root. 3 3/8 drachms of essence of vanilla. 21 1/3 pints of fine Batavia arrack. 32 drops of oil of cassia-buds. The brewing of cocktails has long been a fun hobby for mad scientists, particularly those with a flair for names. Duke of Norfolk Punch.

02 Nov 2018

A Weekend Of Dance

‘While the poet wrestles with the horses in his brain and the sculptor wounds his eyes on the hard spark of alabaster, the dancer battles the air around her, air that threatens at any moment to destroy her harmony or to open huge empty spaces where her rhythm will be

30 Oct 2018

Tanya Lloyd Kyi

i. I work as a: children’s writer ii. I do this creative work because: I am constantly, insatiably curious, and writing for kids and teens gives me the opportunity to dive into new topics and ideas every few months. I also believe that children deserve to learn — to learn everything!

28 Oct 2018

Halloween 2

As All Hallows’ Eve approaches, here is our second look at some of the decor creativity around Vancouver.    

26 Oct 2018

The Sweet Smell of Victory

If you a) have a sweet tooth and b) are indecisive, do your homework. Study the menu, consult your taste buds. The lines are long enough; no one will thank you for dawdling. Small Victory was launched 2014 in Yaletown by Qasim Nathoo, soon after he graduated from business school.

26 Oct 2018

Insiders On The Publishing Process

Last weekend, writers from New Brunswick to Scotland to New York flew into town for the Surrey International Writers’ Conference.  A series of great panels included editors and agents Marilyn Biderman, Genevieve Gagne-Hawes, Donald Maass, Thao Le and Steven Salpeter talking about how the traditional publishing process really works. Some