The View From Your Window #176

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On Leaders Fabricating Urgent Needs and Dreaming of Wealth Redistributed

In his latest read of the local news headlines, Sean Orr mourns a music legend and sees the speculation tax working.

Short Film Details ‘How Punk Became Punk’

Trash Theory explains how the punk music scene got its start in the 1950s with the pushing of rock and roll boundaries.

Scout List

The Scout List, Vol. 510

11 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Feb. 13 to Feb. 19, 2019.

We Want a Summer Subscription to Beautiful Flowers From Local Grower ‘Valley Buds’

Buying into this flower share is a brilliant way to pre-emptively ensure fresh, gorgeous, local blooms all summer long.

We Want One of Steven Brekelmans New Drawings

The local artist's new series of drawings is currently hanging on the walls of Chernoff Fine Art on East 2nd Avenue.

On Dashing Through the Snow and Elections That Aren’t Worth Hacking

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr smells old seafood sauce and applauds adverse weather ingenuity.

Artfully Pouring Concrete on a Cold Winter’s Night

We poked our heads into an industrial building to watch concrete pour as part of an upcoming art exhibition by Omer Arbel.

The View From Your Window #175

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

On Skytraining Vancouver’s Poor to Point Grey and the Gullibility of Medieval Conservatives

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean finds art gallery workers on strike and cabin owners paying their fair share of taxes.

Once Upon a Time, Street Photographers Worked Our Sidewalks Hard

In her latest essay, Christine Hagemoen reminds us of a disappeared facet of daily life in downtown Vancouver.

Tickets to the Western Front Gala Dinner & Art Auction Now Available

There are only 100 tickets available for this exclusive art party, dinner and fundraiser, happening on Saturday, March 2nd.

Floating Among, Around and Over the Public Housing Towers of Hong Kong

In filmmaker Toby Harriman's 'The Block Tower', the camera takes us on a trip through the Chinese city's forest of architectural ubiquity.

On Not Feeling Bad for House Flippers and Making Wagers on The Narrow’s Future

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr salutes a good Super Bowl ad and worries about fragile white dudes.

We Want to Customize Our Very Own Search and Rescue Denim Co. Apron

Regardless of your industry or hobby, the newly launched Custom Apron Builder by Search and Rescue Denim Co. is really f*cking fun!

Heads Up

Five Cool Art Shows to Check Out in Vancouver This February

5 Places

Kristin Lim shares a page cut from her calendar of must-see art shows and openings across the Lower Mainland this month

The View From Your Window #174

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

The Terrible Day When Vancouver Real Estate Will Suddenly Become Affordable Again

"I'm not at all prepared for when The Big One strikes. I have two packets of instant ramen and half a bottle of Chardonnay..."

On Giving Opium Tea a Try and Having Little in Common With Alberta

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean hears tell of wealthy teenagers and goes all-in on the second coming of Svend.

Visualising Every US Numbered Highway System Mapped in Numerical Order

Watch the contiguous USA slowly revealed as the labyrinthine network of numbered highways grows out of the eastern seaboard.

Get Stoked to Celebrate the Year of the Pig in Chinatown on February 10

Head to the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Gardens to celebrate the New Year and pig out on a day packed with food, fun and traditional entertainment.

Imagining a Future of Genetically-Engineered Product Mascots That Walk Among Us

If you close your eyes and imagine the future of marketing and advertising, what you see probably isn't too far off from this...

Serenading Newborns and Scoring Horror with the Duo Behind HUMANS

Robbie Slade and Peter Ricq speak in advance of their February 15th gig at Celebrities, in support of their latest LP, "Going Late".

The View From Your Window #173

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

On Larceny in the Legislature and Making the Empty Homes Tax Hurt So Good

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds a local cop with de-escalation training and bad decisions in Saanich.

The Maritime Route That Sounds Like It Could Also Be a Psych-Rock Band

"One of my life goals is to travel the Inside Passage from Victoria all the way north to Skagway and then back again..."

On the Prodigious Slime of Hagfish and Waiting For Socialism by Royal Decree

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr looks at Canada's left vs. the American left and wades into the waters of rent control.

The Colour Blue in Nature Is Often Not Really Blue, and It’s Blowing Our Minds

Nature has been lying to us our entire lives, and we'll probably never look at these butterflies the same way ever again.