Creating space in the games industry

Diversity in Games (DIG) is a Vancouver-based organization that’s looking to build spaces to promote talent diversity and the advancement of underrepresented people in the video game development industry. Dani Merrithew, co-organizer of DIG and a lead game designer at Blizzard Entertainment, says that the organization started in Vancouver 12 years ago out of the…

Unveiling pain and healing. A theatrical journey into mental health

Pi Theatre is set to close its 2023-2024 season with the Canadian premiere of Medicine, by award-winning Irish playwright Enda Walsh. This production delves into the complex and often misunderstood world of mental health and institutionalization. Medicine tells the story of John, a man living in an institution where local actors are hired annually to perform “drama…

Cultural Calendar

The summer solstice this year starts on June 20, but the weather’s been pretty amazing lately; it already feels like summer! Celebrate the start of summer this month by checking out the many events happening around the city, both indoors and outdoors. From festivals and musical performances to art exhibitions and theatrical plays, there is…