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).

On Landlords in Need of Hard Labour and Predicting Disaster for Vancouver

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr worries about liquefaction and contractors getting paid under the table.

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.

Scout List

The Scout List, Vol. 542

11 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Oct. 16 to Oct. 22, 2019.

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.

On Narcs Trying to Narc and So Few People Wanting to Teach BC Kids

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr looks at unbiased campaign ads and finds a nice symbolic rebuke.

The View From Your Window #205

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

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.

On Sesame Street and Leaving the Fate of Our Broken City to the Clueless

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds The Cambie reanimated and tech types thinking outside the box.

Field Trip

What to Eat, See, Do in Seattle Right Now

19 Places

We researched the delicious daylights out of Seattle to give you this mapped-out autumn guide to the Emerald City.

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.

Heads Up

Seven Cool Art Happenings We’re Looking Forward to Checking Out This Month

7 Places

Kristin Lim looks ahead to see what good and interesting things are waiting for us in the local art scene.

On Blocking Vancouver’s Bridges and Clueless Arguments For More Luxury Rentals

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr goes looking for a wheelchair and goodie bags in Chilliwack.

New Book Details How Explorers Once Conveyed Wonder Through Maps

The new book from the Princeton Architectural Press zeroes in on the beautiful maps made by 19th century adventurers.

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.

The View From Your Window #204

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

On Roman Chariots and the Last Generation of British Columbians to Ever Retire

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds heritage plaques being stolen and gatherings of angry white men.

This Move Sounds NSFW, but Every Vancouver Driver Should Know It

"I know it sounds a little dirty, but if you come with me to my car I will buckle you up and show you the Dutch Reach..."

Scout List

The Scout List, Vol. 540

11 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Oct. 2 to Oct. 8, 2019.

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.

On Throwing All the Eggs and People Doing Really Bad Things on the Bus

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds emaciated grizzly bears and our PM being counter-intuitive.

60 Photos From the Climate March

It has been estimated that over 100,000 people attended the Climate March this past Friday. It felt like a hell of a lot more.

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...

On the Weird Bellwether of Meat Theft and the Runaway Train of Income Inequality

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds an interesting art piece and appreciates the efficacy of forestry protests.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in and Around Victoria With Local Artist Andrea Soos

11 Places

The local painter personally guides us on a day spent hitting up her favourite spots around Victoria and its beautiful surrounds.

The View From Your Window #203

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