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 of his first book, The Beggar’s Garden, around the Downtown Eastside, where he had worked at an

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 | 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 when it eventually became apparent that a professional skating career wasn’t going to happen, he aspired instead to

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 mouthful, so when people ask what he does he typically says, “I’m a broadcaster.” Since his interests

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 large as a queen mattress. He’s arranged them into a sort of

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 neighbourhood is liable to uncover one of the dozens of walls and buildings, both large and

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 local band The Gay Nineties. The group is getting reading to go on a lengthy tour, so

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 founders of local liftestyle/clothing brand Lifetime Collective. Neil Young – Rust Never Sleeps | LISTEN | “Driving through Montana with my

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 Design at Emily Carr University of Art and Design before launching Espiritu Design Studio, a ceramics-focused

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 anticipated Eastside Culture Crawl (November 16, 17, 18), so be sure to drop in and check

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 a designer and Creative Director, has created a seriously popular

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 bassists, drummers, guitarists, and one player of the Indian santur. They’re brought together by

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