16 Nov 2018

Eastside Culture Crawl

To get a real peek into the heart of Vancouver’s artist community, visit the Eastside Culture Crawl event this weekend. It’s a massive undertaking with 495 artists showing and selling their work over 4 days and 71 buildings, including 1000 Parker Street. ‘The largest of its kind in Canada,’ writes

16 Nov 2018

Christmas At Hycroft

For those who like to get an early start on the holiday cheer, Christmas At Hycroft is an annual tradition. For over forty years, the University Women’s Club has brought the sparkle and mull to General Alexander Duncan Macrae’s 17,000 square foot Edwardian mansion. You’ll be welcomed by local musicians

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

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

28 Oct 2018

Halloween 2

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

23 Oct 2018

Halloween Houses ’18

If there’s one day that brings neighbourhood creatives out of hiding, it’s Halloween. Here’s our first look at some of the spooky stoops around Vancouver. www.creatorsvancouver.com

19 Oct 2018

Pressure Group 6

This may not yet be the most glorious October in Vancouver history. On October 11th, 1991, for instance, the temperature went up to 23.7 degrees Celsius. On Halloween night of 1984, on the other hand, trick or treaters had to contend with a low of minus 5.9 C. For the

14 Oct 2018

Fall @ UBC

You won’t find a lot of students oohing and aahing about the beauty of campus in the middle of midterms. But, on a sunny day in early October, the UBC campus is undeniably beautiful. Much of that beauty can be traced back to Frank Ebenezer Buck. Buck – who was

05 Oct 2018

A Casavant Brothers’ Organ

Papa Casavant built organs, much to the intrigue of his sons: Claver and Samuel.  After learning the craft in their father’s studio, Samuel and Claver traveled around Europe studying with organ masters, like John Abbey in Versailles. When they returned to Quebec, The Casavant Brothers set up their organ business in

30 Sep 2018

Henry Moore at Knife’s Edge

“I feel that I can best express myself, that I can best give outward form to certain inward feelings or ambitions by the manipulation of solid materials – wood, stone or metal.” So said Henry Moore at a 1952 address to the International Conference of Artists in Venice. “The problems