The topic of pipelines and crude oil in B.C isn’t likely to go away any time soon, and there are those who strive to find new ways to curb environmental degradation. [Read more…]
Off the main path along the waterfront of the Olympic Village, barely visible amidst the new spring growth, is “Canada’s North Star. [Read more…]
Luminescence: The Silver of Peru is a first-of-its-kind exhibition at The Museum of Anthropology at UBC. The exhibit, presented this fall, combines Latin American history and contemporary art. [Read more…]
As a child, photographer Marion Penner Bancroft never thought she would have the chance to visit the homelands of her ancestors. Back then, Ukraine and Scotland were places that were distant and “existed entirely in my imagination,” says Bancroft, who now resides in Vancouver. She finally travelled overseas in 1997 to visit Ukraine, the homeland of her father’s ancestors and in 1998 to Scotland, that of her mother’s. [Read more…]
Men’s Fashion Week is coming to Vancouver this Thursday and the two-day affair promises to showcase local talent whose collections are as multiculturally unique as their designers themselves.
“The mixed community with Europeans, Japanese and Chinese, for example, is a promising market,” says Theresa Chen, bridal department store consultant and designer, who will present her collection at the event on Aug. 9 and 11. [Read more…]
Running from March 16 to Sept. 3, Yellow Signal showcases a series of media art exhibitions – a collection of video art and film screening – at seven venues in Vancouver. [Read more...]
People at the corner of Thurlow and Georgia are up in arms, and they’re not going anywhere for a while. They’re not angry at the establishment or furious with the state of the global economy. In fact, they’re not even real – they’re painted and made out of wood in an art installation titled Hand Vote. [Read more...]