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.

Heads Up

An Eating & Drinking Guide to the 23rd Annual Eastside Culture Crawl

39 Places

We've mapped out some great place that will keep your energy up while exploring all the galleries and studios of East Van.

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.

Drinker

Beer Brief, Vol. 32

11 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

New Brick and Mortar Location of ‘Itsumo’ Now Open in Mount Pleasant

From textiles and tea accessories to writing and cooking tools, everything that's available in this store has a higher purpose.

The Curve

How to Get Hooked on Fermentation With Chef Brad Hendrickson

From mustard to miso, the man behind Biota Fermentation shares his fermentation addiction.

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.

Drinker

Beer Brief, Vol. 31

24 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

Playing Botanical Matchmaker With Local Artist and Plant Enthusiast, Fiona Chan

The co-founder of Mobil Art School match-makes aroids with their counterparts and advises on how to maintain thriving plant relationships.

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.

We Want to See the Creepy, Comedic Play ‘Kuroko’ When it Premieres Next Month

We're feeling mighty inspired to see Tetsuro Shigematsu's new play in East Van (November 6-17th).

Sunja Link Details the Best Ways to Face the Winter Months Ahead (Literally)

The Main Street designer and businesswoman recommends her favourite local products to invest in this season.

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.

Drinker

Beer Brief, Vol. 30

9 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

Understanding Pacific Oysters and the Art of Slurping

We consulted with shellfish expert Malindi Taylor to find out how to best slurp bivalves, whether you're a first-timer or life-long indulger.

On Picking Rose Petals and Witnessing Resilience With the Inspiring Leigh Joseph

We caught up with the creator and founder of Skwalwen Botanicals to talk about her hands-on processes and inspirations.

Get Ready for the First Ever ‘Uncorked: A Celebration of the Science of Wine’

On November 14th, Science World will transform into a veritable wine universe for this one-night-only inaugural event.

Twelve Questions With Local Designer Shiloh Sukkau

In this brief interview with the Vancouver designer we cover topics from cob houses to creating her own design language.

You Need to Know About the Lyrical New Cookbook by Burdock & Co.’s Andrea Carlson

We recently chatted with the local chef/restaurateur about her new cookbook, which is due October 8th.

Flashlight Mysteries In the Dark Set for Deas Island on October 19th

The fantasy inspired nocturnal event is part escape room, puzzle and two kilometre lantern-lit trail race.

Building Sand Castles for Toads and Painting Shirt Faces With Local Artist, Kinsey Deakin

We recently took a fantastical mind trip with the local artist, whose "Shirt Faced" will be on exhibition later this year.

Drinker

Beer Brief, Vol. 29

15 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

In Conversation with Visual Artist and Big Day BBQ Illustrator, Kristen Gardner

Among other things, in this brief Q&A we found out more about her delicious collaborations past, present and future...

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Portland With the Hungry Mak N Ming Crew

7 Places

For this FAT we asked Makoto Ono and Amanda Cheng to map out their favourite places to eat and drink in PDX.

On Upcycling Design Philosophies and Restoring Memories With Che Kehoe

The Lux Assemblage designer is one of the incredible line-up of participants in this year's Address Assembly (Sept. 26-29).

The Definitive Records of Local Artist & Musician, Katayoon

Today we hear from local artist and musician Katayoon, who is screening a new video at The Lido this month.