VANCOUVERITES | On Keeping Things Small With Local Leather Craftsman Ken Diamond

VANCOUVERITES | On Keeping Things Small With Local Leather Craftsman Ken Diamond

by Grady Mitchell | All things artisanal are in high demand these days, but few craftspeople can say they've been at it as long as Ken Diamond. Since 2002 he's been bent over hunks of leather in his workshop, meticulously cutting, sewing and glueing them into beautifully handcrafted pieces that are each one of a kind. Ken took a nine month course in upholstery when he first arrived in Vancouver. After plying that trade, he moved into building sets and props for theatre and film,… more 

VANCOUVERITES | 7 Minutes With Michael Christie, Author Of “The Beggar’s Garden”

VANCOUVERITES | 7 Minutes With Michael Christie, Author Of “The Beggar’s Garden”

by Grady Mitchell | A short story collection is a tough enough test for a new writer, but author Michael Christie added to the challenge by centering much… more 

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… more 

VANCOUVERITES | 15 Minutes Inside Local Artist Andrew Pommier’s Chinatown Studio

VANCOUVERITES | 15 Minutes Inside Local Artist Andrew Pommier’s Chinatown Studio

by Grady Mitchell | Back in the northern Ontario town where artist Andrew Pommier grew up, whenever he wasn't drawing, he was probably skateboarding. And… more 

VANCOUVERITES | Grant Lawrence Reading Radio’s Palm And Having Nirvana Sleepover

VANCOUVERITES | Grant Lawrence Reading Radio’s Palm And Having Nirvana Sleepover

by Grady Mitchell | Grant Lawrence gets things done. He's a musician, author, longtime CBC Radio 3 host, and human archive of Canadian music. That's a… more 

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #493 | A Look Inside The East Van Studio Of Artist Noah Bowman

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #493 | A Look Inside The East Van Studio Of Artist Noah Bowman

by Grady Mitchell | The East Van studio of painter Noah Bowman is stacked high with canvases of all sizes - some as small as a paperback book, a couple as… more 

VANCOUVERITES | On Anthropomorphism & The Vague Dreams Of Ola Volo’s Childhood

VANCOUVERITES | On Anthropomorphism & The Vague Dreams Of Ola Volo’s Childhood

by Grady Mitchell | You may not have realized it at the time, but you've probably seen an Ola Volo piece before. A stroll through any Vancouver… more 

DEFINITIVE RECORDS | The 3 Albums That Anchor The Tastes Of Super Vancouverites

DEFINITIVE RECORDS | The 3 Albums That Anchor The Tastes Of Super Vancouverites

Definitive Records asks interesting Vancouverites to pick the three albums that anchor their musical tastes. Today, we hear from bassist Daniel Knowlton of… more 

DEFINITIVE RECORDS | The 3 Albums That Anchor The Tastes Of Super Vancouverites

DEFINITIVE RECORDS | The 3 Albums That Anchor The Tastes Of Super Vancouverites

Definitive Records asks interesting Vancouverites to pick the three albums that anchor their musical tastes. Today, we hear from Reid Stewart, one of the… more 

VANCOUVERITES: Designer Diane Espiritu All Set For New “Chinatown Night Market”

VANCOUVERITES: Designer Diane Espiritu All Set For New “Chinatown Night Market”

Diane Espiritu is one of many new vendors who will be showing and selling their creations at the revamped Chinatown Night Market. She studied Industrial… more 

CULTURE CRAWLING: With Michael Thomas Host And Tanja Hinder Of MTH Woodworks

CULTURE CRAWLING: With Michael Thomas Host And Tanja Hinder Of MTH Woodworks

by Michelle Sproule | Meet Michael Thomas Host and Tanja Hinder of mth woodworks. They'll be in their Parker Street studio during this weekend's highly… more 

VANCOUVERITES: Six Minutes With “The Jealous Curator” Founder Danielle Krysa

VANCOUVERITES: Six Minutes With “The Jealous Curator” Founder Danielle Krysa

by Michelle Sproule | So what if she never learned to ride a skateboard. Danielle Krysa has a BFA in Visual Arts, a post-grad diploma in design, has worked as… more 

SOUNDTRACKING: Local Artist & Musician Keith Wecker Plays DJ With A Video Playlist

SOUNDTRACKING: Local Artist & Musician Keith Wecker Plays DJ With A Video Playlist

by Daniel Colussi | One of the most interesting groups to emerge from Vancouver's dense cultural foliage is the V.Vecker Ensemble, a nine-odd man/woman army of… more 

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