Hope In Shadows

Hope in the Shadows | Organisation/Project | Exhibition and calendar that helps people on the DTES. A brilliant social enterprise by the Pivot Legal Society. The Hope in Shadows calendar aims to counter the dominant media narrative that the DTES is a cesspool of misery and pain.

Usage: “I get my Dad the Hope in Shadows calendar every year…”explore-the-lexicon

There are 0 comments

The One Day a Year When Local Ants Get Freaky in Your Face, Literally

"It's gotta be Flying Ant Day because there are half a dozen of the sexed up critters currently writhing in my beer..."

The Town Fool Who Wanted to Contribute to Vancouver's "Imagination Explosion"

"In a town so full of fools it's odd that there has only ever been one 'official' Town Fool, and that was Joachim Foikus..."

One of Vancouver's Most Sorely Missed Restaurants Was Accessed Via a Secret Door in Chinatown for Over 60 Years

"My parents used to tell stories about sneaking beers into the Green Door and feasting big on spot prawns and fresh crab..."

37 Year Old Record Store Filed Under 'Z' in the Vancouver Lexicon

"Three of my top five most intimate and memorable shows of all time were staged among the crates at Zulu..."