16 Oct 2016

I Heart

“My dream,” Vancouver street artist I ♥ says, “is pretty well to just travel around and put up my pieces.” He is doing just that. As you see in our feature image, we happened upon  I ♥‘s Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop man when we were in Soho. It was a whole new meaning for

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14 Oct 2016

Magic Flute Flamenco

It was Mozart’s last opera. Die Zauberflöte premiered on September 30, 1791, just three months before Mozart died. At that first performance, the brilliant composer mustered the strength to conduct. His librettist, Emanuel Schikaneder, took on the role of Papageno. Wouldn’t Wolfgang Amadeus be surprised if he dropped into the Vancouver Playhouse this weekend. There, he

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11 Oct 2016

Moonshine Studio

There is something magical about artists’ studios. The creativity is thrumming – in the decor, in the tools, in the half-finished works and in the artists themselves. Here, at Creators Vancouver, we are looking forward to going behind the studio scenes to explore the spaces where artists do their work. We

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09 Oct 2016

Thanksgiving Studio Tour

The Fairy Hogmother can be proud of her birthplace. For the twentieth year, the artists of Gabriola are showing off their skills in the island’s Thanksgiving Studio Tour. Day One boasted heavy rain, yet visitors and locals were turning up in enthusiastic packs to meet artists in their work spaces

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07 Oct 2016

A Danish Obsession

Breakfast can be a bitter reality check for the euphoric traveler. The people, the history, the buildings, the shows – how interesting. Look how I blend in as a local. But, pickled herring with pickled eggs at 8 am? Nope. In our next destination, the croissants look crispy and stout. But,

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