01 Jul 2022

Happy Canada Day 2022!

We are grateful, as ever, to be living in Canada. Happy Canada Day! What kind of desserts will we Canadians be eating to celebrate today? Well, according to Taste Atlas’ research this month, the most popular desserts in Canada are: . Most Popular Canadian Desserts 1. Pancakes with Maple Syrup

29 Jun 2022

Photo Session @ Queen E

For decades, Queen Elizabeth Park – especially in late spring and summer – has been hopping with professional photographers and their beautifully dressed subjects. It’s fitting that when you visit the 52 hectare park, which sits 125 metres above sea level, you’ll see  J Seward Johnson’s bronze sculpture, Photo Session, installed

27 Jun 2022

Spring Summer 2023

Hurray! Summer weather has finally come to Vancouver (please let it stay sunny minus the heat dome). As we shove our sensible sweaters to the back of the closet, here is some creative clothing inspiration from designers and their Cruise, Resort, and Spring Summer collections. The videos – from all

24 Jun 2022

Virginia Mak. Countenance

‘Countenance’ – be it one’s face, one’s expression – is a word we quickly associate with 19th Century poetry. Take this excerpt from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s famed ‘Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie’. ‘At the helm sat a youth, with countenance thoughtful and careworn. Dark and neglected locks overshadowed his brow,

21 Jun 2022

Sonny Tags Emily

In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day, we are looking back at a particular striking exhibit by Sonny Assu at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Assu is currently represented by Equinox Gallery: Sonny Assu @ Equinox Gallery . ‘It was, like, a super long time ago that ppl were here, right?’

20 Jun 2022

Something Rotten. Kamyar Pazendeh @ TUTS

i. My name: Kamyar Pazandeh . ii. I am an: Actor and Singer . iii. Other ways I would describe myself: I am someone who enjoys a good challenge, whether it’s diagnosing why a pc keeps restarting, building a driftwood fence, or learning a new nocturne on the piano. .

16 Jun 2022

We Will Rock You. Jessica Spenst @ TUTS

i. My name: Jessica Spenst ii. I am a: Musical theatre performer based in Vancouver on the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. iii. Other ways I would describe myself: Neuro-divergent performer/human and a member of the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community. Some career highlights for me so far:

12 Jun 2022

Elliott Ramsey. Ghosts of the Machine

i. My name: Elliott Ramsey ii. My art-related career: Curator, The Polygon Gallery iii. The name of our upcoming exhibit is: Ghosts of the Machine iv. Its location: The Polygon Gallery at 101 Carrie Cates Ct, North Vancouver v. The exhibit runs from: Now through August 14, 2022 vi. My role in the

08 Jun 2022

Ewa Juszkiewicz Upends The Classics

Last month, gifted painter Ewa Juszkiewicz saw her striking ‘Portrait of a Lady (After Louis Leopold Boilly)’, featured above, sell for radically more than expected at a Christie’s auction.  Initially estimated to go for $200,000, Juszkiewicz’s work fetched $1.56 million. Juszkiewicz, who was born in Gdánsk, and lives in Warsaw,

03 Jun 2022

Day of Music 2022

Are you looking for something fun and free to do this weekend? Tomorrow – June 4th – the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is running their ‘Day of Music’ in downtown venues ranging from the Orpheum to Westcoast Energy Hall, the VSO School of Music and the Annex. You’ll find a wide