30 Oct 2018

Tanya Lloyd Kyi

i. I work as a: children’s writer ii. I do this creative work because: I am constantly, insatiably curious, and writing for kids and teens gives me the opportunity to dive into new topics and ideas every few months. I also believe that children deserve to learn — to learn everything!

28 Oct 2018

Halloween 2

As All Hallows’ Eve approaches, here is our second look at some of the decor creativity around Vancouver.    

26 Oct 2018

The Sweet Smell of Victory

If you a) have a sweet tooth and b) are indecisive, do your homework. Study the menu, consult your taste buds. The lines are long enough; no one will thank you for dawdling. Small Victory was launched 2014 in Yaletown by Qasim Nathoo, soon after he graduated from business school.

26 Oct 2018

Insiders On The Publishing Process

Last weekend, writers from New Brunswick to Scotland to New York flew into town for the Surrey International Writers’ Conference.  A series of great panels included editors and agents Marilyn Biderman, Genevieve Gagne-Hawes, Donald Maass, Thao Le and Steven Salpeter talking about how the traditional publishing process really works. Some

23 Oct 2018

Halloween Houses ’18

If there’s one day that brings neighbourhood creatives out of hiding, it’s Halloween. Here’s our first look at some of the spooky stoops around Vancouver. www.creatorsvancouver.com

21 Oct 2018

George Byrne

i. I work as: a photographic artist. ii. I do this creative work because: I honestly believe it was my destiny, from the very first day I picked up a camera I feel I was able to interpret regular things in an interesting unique way. iii. Personal qualities that help

19 Oct 2018

Pressure Group 6

This may not yet be the most glorious October in Vancouver history. On October 11th, 1991, for instance, the temperature went up to 23.7 degrees Celsius. On Halloween night of 1984, on the other hand, trick or treaters had to contend with a low of minus 5.9 C. For the

16 Oct 2018

Heather Kai Smith @ The Belkin

Carlos Fuentes wrote: ‘Art gives life to what history killed. Art gives voice to what history denied, silenced or persecuted. Art brings truth to the lies of history.’ As more and more artists and activists take to the street to protest 2018 injustices, Vancouver’s Belkin Gallery is mounting Beginning with the

14 Oct 2018

Fall @ UBC

You won’t find a lot of students oohing and aahing about the beauty of campus in the middle of midterms. But, on a sunny day in early October, the UBC campus is undeniably beautiful. Much of that beauty can be traced back to Frank Ebenezer Buck. Buck – who was

12 Oct 2018

Shooting Roses

“When words become unclear,”  Ansel Adams said,  “I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” Adams is one of the renowned photographers we feature training their cameras on or near roses, real or crafted. Adams created his piece below – Rose and Driftwood –  in