Exploring Creative Vancouver
Each Thursday we publish snippets from out and about Vancouver. Who are the creators behind some of our interesting landmarks, inventions, public spaces? Where are some spaces in which you are likely to find Vancouver creators congregating?
There is a musicality to much of the writing that moves us. As Ezra Pound wrote in 1850: ‘I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of beauty.’ And, as actor Antony Holland said in one of our recent profiles: “I have a theory that when you
If you want to be invited back to the theatre, do not wish any of the performers the accursed good luck. If you must add your two bits, you can try the break a leg approach with actors, maybe singers. With dancers, however, you can imagine that break a leg is no
What do Fred Astaire, Jay-Z, Orville Redenbacher, Karl Lagerfeld, James Bond, Marlene Dietrich, Idris Elba, Winston Churchill and The Cat in the Hat have in common? A great deal, perhaps. But, the most visible ties that bind them are bowed. These are famous faces that have posed happily atop bow ties – an assertive
When Anita Jackel-Deggan was a child growing up in Hailer, Germany, she used to sneak into the local tannery to forage for leather scraps in their dump. She wasn’t supposed to be there, what with the toxic waste and all. But little Anita had a most specific goal: “I wanted