VANCOUVERITES | Getting Steeped With The Creator Of Eureka Tea, Miranda Hudson

VANCOUVERITES | Getting Steeped With The Creator Of Eureka Tea, Miranda Hudson

We recently came across Eureka Tea, a new line of locally produced tea. It’s just one of Miranda Hudson’s many creative projects. With a background in graphic design and brand management, a line of all-natural ecologically conscious candles (Feest), and…

VANCOUVERITES | Robbie Slade Talks Fire, Trees, Beats, And The New “Humans” Album

VANCOUVERITES | Robbie Slade Talks Fire, Trees, Beats, And The New “Humans” Album

by Grady Mitchell | Robbie Slade is one-half of Vancouver electronic duo Humans, alongside beat maker and Montreal transplant Peter Ricq. “Pete’s prolific,” says Robbie. “He cranks out beats like crazy.” Robbie takes those beats and adds melodies and vocals,…

VANCOUVERITES | Talking Process & Plans With Jeff Hamada, Creator Of “Booooooom”

VANCOUVERITES | Talking Process & Plans With Jeff Hamada, Creator Of “Booooooom”

by Grady Mitchell | “I want anyone to feel like they’re allowed to like art,” says Jeff Hamada, the Vancouverite behind Booooooom, one of the world’s leading online archives of contemporary creativity. That’s why he started the site six years…

SOUNDTRACKING: With The Frontman Of “Psychic Ills” Before Their Electric Owl Gig

SOUNDTRACKING: With The Frontman Of “Psychic Ills” Before Their Electric Owl Gig

by Daniel Colussi | For the past ten years New York’s Psychic Ills have bobbed around the fringes of the modern psych/art/freak-rock scene. Over four albums and more than a half dozen singles and EP’s they’ve covered a lot of…

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #428: Hot Art Wet City Interviews Illustrator Alison Woodward

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #428: Hot Art Wet City Interviews Illustrator Alison Woodward

Here’s a charming quickie of an interview with local illustrator/tattoo artist Alison Woodward, via Chris Bentzen over at Hot Art Wet City. Some genuine pearls in here. Fave takeaway: “It’s important to not let art school suck the love of work…

VANCOUVERITES: On Roaring Hood Vents & NOFX With Chef Todd Bright Of Wild Rice

VANCOUVERITES: On Roaring Hood Vents & NOFX With Chef Todd Bright Of Wild Rice

We’ve been fans of Wild Rice since it opened way back in 2001. Over the years it has proven to be one of the most consistent restaurants in town, staying true to owner Andrew Wong’s original concept of a restaurant…

VANCOUVERITES: Eight Minutes With Local, Sustainable Furniture Craftsman Jeff Martin

VANCOUVERITES: Eight Minutes With Local, Sustainable Furniture Craftsman Jeff Martin

by Jenny Bachynski | Jeff Martin is the founder and principle designer behind Jeff Martin Joinery – a small furniture design studio based out of Vancouver. All pieces are handmade and designed locally with a heavy focus on quality materials and traditional…

INTERVIEW: Bud Kanke On The Sale Of Joe Fortes And 40 Years In The Restaurant Trade

INTERVIEW: Bud Kanke On The Sale Of Joe Fortes And 40 Years In The Restaurant Trade

Bud Kanke is a legend in Vancouver’s restaurant business. In his 40 year career, he founded 11 restaurants, among them The Cannery, Fish House in Stanley Park, Mulvaneys and the venerable Joe Fortes. In those four decades, the always smartly…

Fifteen Minutes With Celebrity Chef And “Fabbrica” Cookbook Author Mark McEwan

Fifteen Minutes With Celebrity Chef And “Fabbrica” Cookbook Author Mark McEwan

photo: James Tse Mark McEwan is one of Canada’s foremost chefs and restaurateurs. He the host of Fine Living Network show “The Heat with Mark McEwan” and head judge on Food Network Canada’s “Top Chef Canada”. From his home base…

SOUNDTRACKING: An Interview With Sonny Smith Of Frisco’s “Sonny And The Sunsets”

SOUNDTRACKING: An Interview With Sonny Smith Of Frisco’s “Sonny And The Sunsets”

by Danie Colussi | From San Francisco, Sonny and the Sunsets charmed their way into Scout’s heart with their laid-back, West Coast take on the classic Brill Building, doo-wop-and-roll sound. A true storyteller, frontman Sonny Smith’s character-songs abound with bizarro…

Q&A With David Suzuki

Q&A With David Suzuki

We don’t believe David Suzuki needs much in the way of an introduction, but should you need a reminder he is the co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, the author of 43 books, and an award-winning scientist, environmentalist, and broadcaster…

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