13 Aug 2022

Oscar’s Coin

‘Some people try to get very philosophical and cerebral about what they’re trying to say with jazz. You don’t need any prologues, you just play. If you have something to say of any worth, then people will listen to you.’ So said one of our favourite pianists: Oscar Peterson. With

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12 Aug 2022

Free Outdoor Movies @ šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl’a7shn

Are you looking for something free and different to do on a sunny Vancouver evening? Vancouver Civic Theatres are hosting free outdoor movie nights – weather permitting –  at šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl’a7shn, right outside Queen Elizabeth Theatre. As the organizers say: ‘Come enjoy a hit movie on our huge inflatable screen

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09 Aug 2022


It’s ‘floreale’ in Italian. ‘Of flowers’, or ‘floral’ in English. We can appreciate the floreale in Vancouver gardens and neighbourhood shops this summer. We can also look to the exhibit running at Vancouver’s Bau-Xi Gallery until August 18th. ‘Floreale’ is the Bau-Xi’s latest Summer Group Exhibition featuring artists Cara Barer,

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06 Aug 2022

Conserving de Kooning: Theft and Recovery

On November 29th, 1985, two art thieves – “a man and a woman in thick winter coats” – followed an employee into the University of Arizona Museum Of Art. The time? Almost 9 am. Right before opening. The woman chatted to the security guard, while the man crept upstairs. They

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02 Aug 2022

Vancouver Queer Film Festival ’22

Vancouver’s Pride Parade – congratulations to all who participated this weekend! – is known across the world. For the rest of the summer, you’ll find other special 2SLGBTQIA+ events throughout the city. From August 11th through 21st, it’s the Vancouver Queer Film Festival which will present ~ 97 films, both

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