SCOUT LIST | Ten Things That You Should Absolutely Do Between Now And Next Week

SCOUT LIST | Ten Things That You Should Absolutely Do Between Now And Next Week

by Michelle Sproule | The main objective of this website is to scout out and promote the things that make Vancouver such a sweet place to be. We do this with an emphasis on the city’s independent spirit to foster…

CULTURE CRAWLING: 2 Minutes With Local Artist Carla Tak In Her Parker Street Studio

CULTURE CRAWLING: 2 Minutes With Local Artist Carla Tak In Her Parker Street Studio

by Michelle Sproule | The Eastside Culture Crawl (November 16, 17, 18) is hands-down one of the greatest things about Vancouver during November. It’s the time of year when artists open their studios to the public so we can admire their…

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #192: The East Side Culture Crawl Was Every Day

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #192: The East Side Culture Crawl Was Every Day

John Burrows | As Vancouver approaches the East Side Cultural Crawl and the spectacle that comes with some of the most interesting and unknown makers in the city doing their thing, my excitement is combined with impatience in having to wait…

East Side Culture Crawl Artist Profile: Suzan Marczak

East Side Culture Crawl Artist Profile: Suzan Marczak

The East Side Culture Crawl (November 26, 27, 28) is coming fast and we’ve been busily profiling some of the participating artists. Today, we chat with Suzan Marczak about what she has going on. Her studio (located in the Mergatroid…

Look Out For Nadia Baker At The Eastside Culture Crawl

Look Out For Nadia Baker At The Eastside Culture Crawl

As mentioned in the lede to a previous interview (here), the East Side Culture Crawl (November 26, 27, 28) is on the horizon and we want to get a feel for who’s participating this year. Today, we take up some…

Look Out For Laura Bucci At The East Side Culture Crawl

Look Out For Laura Bucci At The East Side Culture Crawl

The annual, three day East Side Culture Crawl (November 26, 27, 28) is our favourite thing  going down in Vancouver during November. We look forward to it big time. Why? Because it sees East Side artists of every stripe open…

In Through The Out Door At The 2009 East Side Culture Crawl

In Through The Out Door At The 2009 East Side Culture Crawl

We had a great time checking out the East Side Culture Crawl this past weekend, ambling through the labyrinthine Parker Street Studio hive together with hundreds of others bees. We picked up some killer, locally-made Christmas gifts (shh…we won’t tell),…

Q&A with East Side Culture Crawl Director Valerie Arntzen

Q&A with East Side Culture Crawl Director Valerie Arntzen

Photo credit: Wendy D Valerie Arntzen is an artist (assemblage and photography) and has been the Executive Director of the Eastside Culture Crawl Society for 11 years. The Crawl hits the East Side next week… ————————————————— Three words to describe…

10 Ways In Which November Will Totally Make October Look Bad

10 Ways In Which November Will Totally Make October Look Bad

November – it’s kind of a crap month. It’s the time of year when the intermittent downpours and cold begin to force us to accept the winter to come. Our only holiday is a sad and sobering one (Remembrance Day),…

The East Side Culture Crawl

The East Side Culture Crawl

I ran into an old friend at the East Side Culture Crawl this weekend who confided that he had returned to the crawl this year after a five year hiatus. “It started to be all the same” he said, “and…

The East Side Culture Crawl

The East Side Culture Crawl

Can’t quite afford to hook yourself up with an art dealer or design house but you’ve come to the realization that those cheaply framed Ikea posters and throw pillows that you and all of your room mates bought for your…

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