30 Aug 2020

Art In Progress

East to west, north to south, you’ll find artists painting their festival murals in neighbourhoods across the city. In this beautiful sunny weather, it’s fun to walk safely outside and watch these artists plot and paint their walls. The Vancouver Mural Festival app is helpful in showing you how close

21 Aug 2020

Vancouver Mural Fest 2020

Vancouver is well into its fifth annual Mural Festival, which runs until September 7th. There will be no big street party this year, but smaller events continue, many online. All in all, artists will be creating 60 plus murals across 9 neighbourhoods. With the VMF app, you can check out

18 Aug 2020

New Arrivals 2

Art endures. Here’s a glimpse at more of the great work that Canadian artists are releasing out into the world this mad, mad summer. You can see work details and more offerings through the Bau-Xi Galleries, Vancouver and Toronto. . Cara Barer. Coloring Book 2 . Isabelle Menin. New Rome

11 Aug 2020

This Just In

Through the tumult of 2020, artists continue to produce wonderful work. Here are some of the New Arrivals produced by Bau-Xi Gallery artists in Vancouver and Toronto. . . Virginia Mak. Of One’s Own 14 . David Leventi. Curtain, The Imperial Theatre, Chateau De Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau, France . Andre Petterson. Shoreline

09 Aug 2020

Hockey Sounds In Canada

Finally! The hockey soundtrack is back on in our sports-deprived homes: blades scraping, sticks tapping, players shouting from the bench, body checks into the boards, pucks hitting crossbars, coaches yelling at refs. Real or audio-enhanced, the bubble rink sounds good. The on-air commentators are rattling through team player names, formations,

02 Aug 2020

Beautiful BC

Happy B.C. Day Long Weekend! Do you recognize this tartan? . . This is B.C.’s official tartan, designed by Victoria’s Earl K. Ward in 1967 and officially adopted by the province in 1974. Each colour in the tartan represents a signature aspect of British Columbia: i. White is for our

31 Jul 2020

Symphonic Pride

The pandemic has been brutal for freelance performers who rely on live gigs to craft a living. The Vancouver Pride Society has had to reimagine their annual parade. This evening, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the Vancouver Pride Society are collaborating for Symphonic Pride – a free, ‘live streamed variety

19 Jul 2020

Magic Music Ride

‘Hi Vancouver!’ artist Bunnie Reiss wrote on her August 1st, 2018 Instagram post. ‘I’ll be painting this massive wall in your beautiful city for the next 10 days!!! Come say hi 🙂 201 E 7th Ave! Thanks for having me.’ Reiss, who was born in Maryland and raised in Colorado

14 Jul 2020

Wild Ocean

Did you know that: • Sardines make the most of their short lives, with some growing up to 23 centimetres in two years. • Close to 20,000 dolphins follow the sardine run up South Africa’s Eastern Cape. • Dolphins – said to be even more intelligent than dogs – can

05 Jul 2020

Joshua Jensen-Nagle’s Never Ending Summer

“I use photography as a medium to create, rather than document,” talented Canadian photographer Joshua Jensen-Nagle told us last year, “allowing the viewer to bring their own associations to the images.  My photographs are often described as dream-like and evocative, as I attempt to draw the viewer into the work