Canada, often regarded as an inclusive, multicultural haven, has increasingly been the scene of a series of hate crimes against Muslims. This Islamophobia is concerning and based on misperceptions about Muslim people, according to Itrath Syed, PhD candidate in the School of Communication at SFU. She will give a public lecture on Gendered Islamophobia and Muslim…
Kaija Rautiainen, a long-time weaver and native of Finland, is one of the artists who will be returning to the Eastside Culture Crawl to showcase her work. She will also be taking part in this year’s juried exhibition Hanging by a Thread, at The Cultch theatre, which explores the infinite possibilities of thread as a…
Dialogue brought art to life at the Richmond Art Gallery on July 30 when the public got a chance to participate in a talkback session about its current exhibition, Landed.
Queer stories come out on screen from August 15–25, as the annual Vancouver Queer Film Festival celebrates LGBTQ films and filmmakers in various venues around town.
With a reputation for the wettest city in Canada, this summer’s unexpected stretch of dry skies and sunshine has been a welcome but somewhat unfamiliar guest on the West Coast.
Since realizing his passion for flour at the age of 13, Alessandro Fonseca has always used a brick oven.
On Sunday, June 10, “Little Italy” on Commercial Drive will spring to life in an extravaganza of food, music, dance, art, sport, and entertainment. “This is an opportunity,” Brunella Gaudio of the Italian Day Festival Society says, “to revive and remind people of the Italian heritage and culture in Vancouver, and to recognize the accomplishments of the new generation of Italian-Canadians.” [Read more…]
Summer is upon Vancouver at last. While Vancouverites revel in the sunshine, how many actually know the way the passage of the seasons is marked? [Read more]