Frank Doyle spent most of his life working as a clerk – dotting i’s, crossing t’s, keeping things organized. In his spare time, Frank set mind and pencil to an altogether different task: composing music. Frank accumulated a great pile of his handwritten scores as he moved through life and finally
Emily Carr is one of Canada’s most celebrated artists. Her hand is immediately recognizable as she captures the spirit of B.C.’s forested landscape and our First Nations history. In 2013, Carr’s Crazy Stair painting fetched $3,393,000 at a Heffel Fine Art Auction. “Careful, please.” “No photos.” You can understand why Carr’s
As a child, I cannot say I relished the long trip down to Save-On-Meats. The adults were delighted to be saving on meats. I, on the other hand, derived little pleasure in debating the merits of this chop versus that chop, these legs over those legs. What I did appreciate
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?