02 May 2017

Drew Burnham

Eight minutes. That’s how long it took for all of Drew Burnham’s paintings to sell at his April 19th show in Toronto. “I’m shocked,” says Burnham. “It’s utterly thrilling.” When the Bau-Xi Gallery called Burnham’s North Van home with the news, he was genuinely taken aback. “It’s such a big,

30 Apr 2017

Solange Knowles

Finally, some good came from surfing the Internet mid-sentence. Solange Knowles was visiting town in support of her striking new album, A Seat at the Table. This Vancouver leg of her Scales museum tour would feature three concerts of just 105 people each – first come, first served. Yes. Buy. Check

28 Apr 2017

Erin Wall Q/A

Once alive with hope and love – now in the dust dying. Some call it opera’s greatest tragedy. When Iago inflames the jealous Otello, it is Desdemona who pays with her life. Shakespeare’s story comes brilliantly to stage through the music of Giuseppe Verdi and the lyrics of Arrigo Boito.

28 Apr 2017

Sarah Murray Q/A

Vancouver photographer Sarah Murray is much in demand for her ability to capture character and mood. You’ll see her work in movie stills, portraits, food, interiors, travel. She is also a tremendous supporter of her fellow artists and the Vancouver Arts scene. This weekend, Murray will be showing her work on South Granville.

25 Apr 2017

Ann Goldberg

“Wait.” People will double-take when they see Ann Goldberg’s paintings. “Is that a photo?” A particularly perfect photo? Hers is a hyper-beautiful world where tiny visual details are captured – reflections, shadows, wind – and colours are at their most vibrant. “My paintings might be considered Hyperreal paintings,” Goldberg explains, “Hyperrealism is an

23 Apr 2017

Howard Tsui Anarchy

When we visited Howie Tsui’s twenty-five metre animation at the Vancouver Art Gallery, people were sitting quiet, watching his Retainers of Anarchy through two, three cycles. Granted, Tsui’s five-projection, six-channel audio digital piece has no set beginning or end. We zoom from a vibrant, crowded Kowloon apartment to a woman lounging

18 Apr 2017

Derek Healey ⊄

Breaking New Ground: ⊄ We are talking to a range of creators about their creative process, particularly when they take their work in a new direction, breaking new creative ground. We will be including excerpts from the interviews on the Creators Vancouver site, starting with noted composer, Derek Healey. Healey has won

14 Apr 2017

Evan Biddell

Did you watch Project Runway Canada? If so, you might remember Evan Biddell – self-taught, outspoken, superhero-inspired and winner of Season 1. Biddell has gone onto a thriving fashion career with well-received collections and ever-creative showings at Fashion Week. “People have come to expect the unexpected with my shows.” For

09 Apr 2017

Don Mowatt Q/A

Don Mowatt, performer and author, has built a rich career in Vancouver. He was a major radio producer at CBC, where he accumulated an endless shelf of awards – ACTRA, New York Audio Arts, George F. Peabodys. “My specialty was doing feature documentaries at CBC, which combined my background in music, journalism

31 Mar 2017

Kamal Jit Q/A

You might have seen Kamal Jit’s sparkly dresses as you walk north on Main, past King Edward. This fashion designer has been in the business for more than twenty eight years. Her Show Off store has been at its current location for twelve. Jit creates gorgeous custom gowns for parties, prom, weddings,