YOU SHOULD KNOW: About Vancouver’s Weird Relationship With Neon & Lit Signage

YOU SHOULD KNOW: About Vancouver’s Weird Relationship With Neon & Lit Signage

by Stevie Wilson | In the wake of Vancouver council’s recent protest against the ridiculously bright advertisements adorning BC Place, I’d like to make mention of the Museum Of Vancouver’s fantastic exhibit highlighting Vancouver’s ‘complicated’ relationship with lit signage. Neon Vancouver/Ugly

#VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #171: The MOV Hooked Up With Our Tattoo Artists

#VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #171: The MOV Hooked Up With Our Tattoo Artists

Hey, Museum of Vancouver! In Portland, your colleagues have partnered up with local artists to provide the public with free tattoos. Maybe get in on that is all we’re trying to say. Thanks. MORE WAYS TO IMPROVE VANCOUVER

SWAG: Win A Double Pass To The Upcoming “Interesting Vancouver” Talk At The MOV

SWAG: Win A Double Pass To The Upcoming “Interesting Vancouver” Talk At The MOV

We’re giving away a double pass to the 4th Annual “Interesting Vancouver” talk going down at the Museum of Vancouver on Friday, October 14th. Stay close to our Facebook page this evening for the swag. Interesting speakers from all walks

“Vancouver’s New Food Writing” At The Museum Of Vancouver…

“Vancouver’s New Food Writing” At The Museum Of Vancouver…

I’m excited to be participating in a panel talk at the Museum of Vancouver tomorrow night on local food writing. The talk will be led by The Tyee editor and all around cool cat David Beers, and with me on

Three Ways To Get Inspired And Nerdily Creative This Weekend

Three Ways To Get Inspired And Nerdily Creative This Weekend

Spring is here. It’s time to clean out and splash a bit of paint around. Get creative. If you’re needing some jump-start inspiration, consider the following cool local events sure to leave you itching for art supplies.

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