Talented Vancouver artist, Andre Petterson, has created a new artwork, Storm, seen in our header. Storm, Petterson tells us, “is from a new series I’m procrastinating about. Did I say that? I’ve been wanting to make a body of work about climate change and this is one of the first.
With Artistic Director Emily Molnar at its helm since 2009, Ballet BC has been daring in its repertoire, broad in its reach, and international in its impact. Under Molnar, Ballet BC has created more than 45 new contemporary ballet works with renowned choreographers such as Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar,
Artists continue to bring beauty and richness to our lives under lockdown. We listen, we watch, we read, we build, and now we can de-stress by colouring within their creations. In 2016, The New York Academy of Medicine created #ColourourCollections, inspiring other libraries, museums, and cultural institutions to transform their
Actually, Alice in Wonderland Day is not until July 4th: 158 years after author Lewis Carroll – born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson – first narrated the full story for young Alice Liddell. But, all bets are off in Quarantine 2020, so we’re celebrating early. . Soon her eye fell on a
It’s long been the place in Vancouver to drop in if you’re looking for professional-level dance classes. Across dance disciplines, you’ll find talented, working dancers both teaching and taking classes at Harbour Dance. It’s also an inspiring place to take beginner classes. Peek through advanced windows to imagine where you
It’s Cherry Blossom Season 2020 in Vancouver. Peering out the window, you’ll still see families dressed in their best pinks, following their GPS guides to the best tree, and posing this way then that for selfies and tripods. But, with physical distancing comes a new tactic: park as close as
It’s the Vancouver monument with the best Twitter account. February 26th: ‘Boom!’ February 27th: ‘Boom!’ February 28th: ‘Boom!’ February 29th: ‘Boom!’ . . Since 1898, Vancouver’s 9 O’Clock Gun – located in Stanley Park – has let out its great canon boom at 9 p.m. Well, 9 p.m give or
Blimey. The King and Queen are coming to … Rest easy, Carson. Downton has done its bit. It’s May, 1939 and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth I are coming to Vancouver. Their official duty? To open the Lions Gate Bridge. This landmark suspension bridge has been a long time
The calendar and morning windshields may not agree, but it’s starting to feel like spring in Vancouver. To ride the vernal mood, we visited Southlands Nursery – the vignette-filled, green creation of local artisans Thomas Hobbs and Brent Beattie. . . Next up? Watching sun-happy horses clomping around the Southlands
“Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You’re my only hope.” Back in 1977, Princess Leia – with the fine help of R2-D2 – surprised the audience, and Luke Skywalker, by appearing in holographic form to deliver a most important message. “General Kenobi. Years ago you served my father in the Clone Wars.