INTERVIEW // Livia’s Bakery Manager, Sabine Thorson, on Living Life Covered in Flour

As the flour was settling on a busy week of Valentine's Day prep, Thorson found a bit of time to talk with us about life and work.

On the Crafts of Communication and Creating Identity With Artist Lydia Cecilia

To get up close with her artwork, be sure to RSVP to the February 13th Neighbourhood Pop-Up event.

On Looking Twice and Getting Dandy With Local Artist, Aaron Moran

Moran, a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Maple Ridge, is the current Artist-in-Residence at Port Haney House.

Making Sense of ‘Objects of Little Importance’ With Vancouver Artist David Briker

Each painting in the series depicts the private world of 15 local artists through a random selection of their possessions.

10 Questions With Molly Spittal, Designer & Co-Founder of Vancouver’s Own Decade Studio Denim

The local company creates killer jeans, overalls and jackets, sewn ethically and made with 100% low-environmental-impact cotton.

Talking Staff Meals, Good Books and Perfect Days Off With Chef Bobby Milheron

The executive chef of Yaletown's Homer Street Cafe & Bar answers several questions about his work and life.

Questions Big, Small and Pressing with Local Designer and Musician, Isabelle Dunlop

In this Q&A, the local polymath fields our random rapid-fire questions while also addressing the impact of Covid-19.

Six Questions With Concert Pianist and Creative Collaborator, Annie Yim

For her March 10th concert at the Fox Cabaret, Annie is set to perform The Poet Speaks: From Debussy to Pärt.

Getting Up Close and Personal With the Work of Local Artist, Cara Guri

The local artist details the mental and physical processes of creating her fantastically photorealistic yet surreal paintings.

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Toasting the Bees With Local Bartender and Activist, Max Curzon-Price

Max Curzon-Price has been challenging bartenders around the world to join his campaign for pollinator sustainability.

Catching Up With Restaurateur Brandon Grossutti After Seven Years of PiDGiN

His French-Asian restaurant's 2013 arrival in Gastown was no soft landing but seven years later it's a different story.

On Overthinking and Getting Gritty with Zimt Chocolates Founder, Emma Smith

We recently caught up with the forward-thinking businesswoman to learn more about developing an ethical vegan candy business.

Tracking the Colourful Learning Curve of Local Artist / Activist Sandeep Johal

At the upcoming PechaKucha Vol. 51 (March 12th at the Vancouver Playhouse), she'll be taking the stage to expound on her creative process.

On Soaring Inspirations and Grounding Words of Advice With Artist Tara Lee Bennett

With her personal art practice, the co-founder of THRIVE Art Studio hones in on the beautiful and non-trivial minutiae of life...

Deciphering Disembodied Hands and Symbolic Birds With Local Artist Meg Keetley

The local artist-slash-activist explains the themes and ideas inspiring her artwork in this short but in-depth interview.

Getting ‘Beastly’ With Local Artist Paige Bowman

Get up close with some of Paige's creatures by heading to the Slice of Life Gallery's Holiday Market, happening daily until December 15.

How One Self-Care Ritual Blossomed Into a Unique Local Business for Reiko Katayama

Katayama's beautiful WA MOGA 29 floral creations will be available at the Got Craft? Holiday Market, December 7-8.

Vancouverites

Meeru Dhalwala on Family, Business and Staying Inspired for 25 Years at Vij’s

Michelle Sproule sits down with the co-owner of Vij's as the restaurant celebrates 25 years of delicious creativity.

On Funny Fruit and Inspirational Bus Rides With Local Artist, Hiller Goodspeed

Through comical anecdotes, clever observations and personal moments of unfiltered introspection, Goodspeed's quirky illustrations draw us in.

Getting Playful with Visiting Artist and Colourful Rebel, Frances Hahn

Frances is one of 30 participants in the 2nd Annual Krampusmarkt, happening at Strange Fellows Brewing on December 7th and 8th.

On Being a Crafty Kid and Painting Positivity With Local Artist Courtney Presber

Courtney talks about tackling her own climate change anxiety and advocating for a liveable planet, one hand-painted t-shirt at a time.

Vancouverites

On Drawing the Dark and Winding Path of Life with Local Artist Jamie Smith

Jamie's new "Collections" series of illustrations will be on display to the public during this year's Eastside Culture Crawl, November 14-17th.

Nine Questions With Local Rainwear Designer, Stephanie Schneider

Glasnost is a line of ethical raincoats and accessories that might actually turn your rainy weather dread into something like glee.

Getting Olfactory With Local Artist and Perfumer, Megan Hepburn

You can sniff out the creator of Cracher dans la soupe Parfum at three Vancouver craft fairs this November and December.

In Conversation With Karen McAthy, Chef and Founder of Blue Heron Creamery

Topics of conversation in this Big Inteview include tasting grass, tinkering with bacteria, and the politics of food.

Eight Questions With Local Artist Elizabeth Zvonar

We recently posed a short list of questions to the local creative in hopes of getting a glimpse into her artfully rearranged universe.

The Local Creative ‘Lab’ Dedicated to Infusing Vancouver With Art-Making

This in-depth Q&A looks at how Chinatown's awesome little Mobil Art School is changing Vancouver for the better.

Local Art Collector Walks Us Through an Exhibition of Stolen Encounters

Kristin Lim goes for a walk with Bill Wu through his 'without a word' exhibition inside The Polygon Gallery -- on until November 3rd.