Riding a New Wave of Cannabis Culture with Founder of Omni Botanicals

It's an exciting time for a former cook whose line of all-natural, cannabis-based products (eg. "Orgasm Oil") is about to enter a new realm.

A Six Pack Interview With Local Artist Marena Skinner

Proudly self-taught, this young artist illustrates and addresses her inner ogre in a style that's crude, colourful and hard to look away from.

Burning Questions with Local Artist and Educator Justin Langlois

We turn the questions on the artist whose "Should I Be Worried?" installation currently queries the city from False Creek.

The Big Interview with Acorn Chef Brian Luptak

The talented young chef of Vancouver's finest veggie-focused restaurant dishes on food, music, inspiration and more.

Gone Glamping and Globetrotting with Secret Supper Chef Robin Kort

We pull the ear off the Secret Supper Chef, Sommelier, Forager and Educator, who is just back from Thailand and newly inspired.

On Backflips and Bandsaws with the Exceptionally Talented Jay Miron

The same gung-ho attitude and life ethos that had him slaying double backflips on his bike now has him executing smooth lines in his studio.

Daydreaming with Local Artist, Paul Melo

Touching on food, inspiration, craft and stories of shots not taken, Vancouver's Paul Melo speaks volumes in this new interview.

Meet the Local Audiophile Who Wants to Put on a Show in Your Living Room

We chatted with the man behind the scenes of Vancouver's secret show series as he prepares for the next gig on February 24.

Gettin’ Body Positive and Having a Laugh with Local Graphic Designer, Linny Malin

We had a good chat with the talented British-born artist as she was preparing for her Eastside Flea debut on February 10th.

The Leather Lowdown with Local Designer and Craftswoman, Hannah Joan Newton

After falling in love with her vegetable-tanned bags, we just had to know more about this multi-talented Vancouverite.

Inside the Squirrel Cage Mind of Legendary Mixed Media Art Icon, Glenn Lewis

This multi-disciplinary, octogenarian artist is a wealth of Vancouver history, humour and inspiration.

On Sanity, Sweatin’ It Out and Early Feline Obsessions with Anna Farrant of All City Athletics

From anticipating marriage to waxing the benefits of certain curse words, this champ pulls no punches in an inspiring Q & A.

Getting “Skooled” by Ceramic Artist, Teacher and Illustrator Julia Chirka

The artist has come a long way since her ceramic potato days...she's one of 30 artisans participating in this year's TOQUE craft fair.

Crawl Artist David T. Cho on Resuscitating Portraiture and the Affordability of Art

From Iron Mike to Baywatch babes, the common denominator in these works are the artist's personal fascinations.

Documenting Decades with Vancouver Street Photographer Louise Francis-Smith

We pay a pre-Eastside Culture Crawl visit to learn what continues to drive the prolific local artist.

Artist/Wanderer Klee Larsen on Inspiration, Coffee in Bed and Whisky at Night

Klee's latest show opens at the Sugar Cube Cabin on November 9 in conjunction with The Pie Shoppe's 5th anniversary celebration.

Amelia Butcher on Wedding Dresses, Cake Decorating and the Joy of Drawing Death Rituals

Local ceramicist and illustrator, Amelia Butcher, conjures women with attitude from her Dusty Babes Collective studio.

A Day in the Studio and a Bourbon Sour with Local Maker Nadia M’Seffar

Get to know the chicken-and-waffle loving Vancouver-via-Montreal maker behind the much loved EM'SAY line.

Catching Up Over a Few Pints with Local Beer Legend Nigel Springthorpe

Eight years after his first Big Interview, The Alibi Room & Brassneck co-owner talks branding, boxing...and pig brain beer

The Shop’s TJ Schneider Talks Denim, Five Years in Chinatown and Dining with Brad Pitt

Thalia Stopa has a lengthy chat with polymath TJ Schneider of The Shop on its 5th anniversary in Chinatown.

Five Minutes with Conrad Brown of Vancouver Design Firm, Knauf & Brown

From lamps to chairs, Conrad has his hand in elevating everyday home fixtures inspired by his background in photography.

Talking Alternate Realities and Homewrecker Halter Tops with Artist Nicola MacNeil

"Must Be This Tall To Ride" Runs August 17th to September 25th at Kafka's Coffee & Tea on Main Street

Breaking Down Inspiration and Whistling Along with Local Artist Andrew Tavukciyan

Andrew Tavukciyan is the winner of the Vancouver Mural Festival's Independent Mural Contest, as voted by the public.

On Gerbil Whispering and Taking Jokes Too Seriously with Local Artist Jane Q Cheng

Jane Q. Cheng has made an art career out of imitation by immersing herself within the spaces, practices and lives of her chosen artists.

Artist Tyler Keeton Robbins Talks Inspiration Before the Vancouver Mural Festival

The self-taught artist creates paintings and drawings that are full of energy and immediacy

Vancouverites

David Vertesi Dishes on Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 Vancouver Mural Festival

In anticipation of the 2017 festival, Scout chatted up Founder and Executive Director, David Vertesi, to gain some insight on how the festival started, his opinions on the current state of Vancouver’s public art scene and VMF’s vision for Vancouver’s public art future.

Seventeen Minutes With Mount Pleasant Polymath, Shannon Hemmett

Designer, photographer, videographer, writer, singer and musician (in two bands!) - what doesn’t Shannon Hemmett do? Soon you'll be able to find her centre stage as the frontwoman for her own new project, too. Meet the multi-faceted, super-busy, self-confessed night owl...