By Denis Bouvier

Billowing Beauty

World–renowned artist Janet Echelman has coloured Vancouver’s waterfront with a billowing beauty. This incredible net sculpture that spans 745 feet is suspended between the rooftops of the Fairmount Waterfront Hotel and the Vancouver Convention Centre. It is her largest and most technically ambitious installation to date. It is made from Honeywell Spectra fibre, a lightweight…

Dancers from the Guangdong Modern Dance Company.  | Photo courtesy of the Vancouver International Dance Festival

Cultural Calendar

The snow is melting and the weather is pleasant – so what excuse is there to not get out and do something fun? Treat yourself to a classical concert at the Vancouver Symphony Opera or explore the architecture of Daniel Evan White at the Museum of Vancouver. If you like to explore, come learn more…

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Flamborough Head

Andrew Wallace began building wooden fish boats in 1894 in False Creek. He established Wallace Shipyards in 1905 and the following year moved his operation to the North Shore, to what is now the area just east of Lonsdale Quay between Waterfront Park and St. George’s Ave. In 1921, Wallace Shipyards was renamed Burrard Dry…

Rande Cook, Vatican Mask, 2010. Ceder acrylic paint. | Courtesy of the artist.

Vatican Mask

Vatican Mask is one work from Urban Thunderbirds / Ravens in a Material World, a unique, bold and beautiful exhibition of contemporary First Nations art at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.

Street Photography by Denis Bouvier


In the heart of Paris, a few metres from Saint-Eustache, one of the most impressive churches in the city, and surrounded by the reconstruction of Les Halles, the site of a traditional market place dating from the 12th century, sits the incredible 70 tonne sandstone sculpture consisting of a head and a hand cupped for listening.