Posts tagged Vancouver
Vancouver Mural Fest - Strathcona Street Party

ome photographs of the weekend's Strathcona Street Party hosted by the good folk at Vancouver Mural Fest as a little prelude to the city's second annual largest display of public art. Artists came together to create work for the city and wrap two buildings in murals from East Cordova between Campbell and Hawks Street.

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Snag - Live Painting & Art Raffle

If you're looking for a good introduction to Vancouver's alternative arts scene then head over to The American (926 Main Street) on the last Tuesday of every month to witness Snag - Live Painting Exhibition & Art Raffle.  Snag provides an opportunity for artists to support, connect, and collaborate with the one another.

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Beer & Design 2.0 - The Red Academy

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending Beer & Design 2.0 at The Red Academy. It was a brilliant combination of cold brews and industry leaders coming together to speak candidly about brewing amazing beer as well as the opportunities & challenges of creating a unique brand in such a new and vastly competitive market. 

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Purple Thistle - Community Art Space

A night spent in the Purple Thistle—an artist run communal space in East Vancouver for youth to explore, play, and create together. Now closed after almost 15 years—although the space is changing hands, the spirit and projects launched out of the Thistle continue on. Thank you for nurturing our collective creativity. 

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The Chai Lounge - East is East

Enter into East is East - a restaurant saturated in warmth & irresistible fragrance, the sounds and flavours of the silk & spice route. This is one of our favourite restaurants in the city - a true gem for anyone with a palette for eastern spice, wholesome and humble food rich with culture.

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Of Winter & Warmth - an ode to snow

After almost a year and a half abroad we returned home to a record breaking winter like one we hadn't seen in years. Greeted with the most brilliant blanket of white we shed off the summer and slipped into a familiar embrace. The silver dance of the trees and bite of wind - the warmth of our homes and familiar kin.

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Seasonal Showcase : Vancouver Christmas Art Market

While fighting off frost & the recent cold sweeping over Vancouver we wandered into The American on Main St. (formerly the Electric Owl) and were greeted by festive site of talented Vancouver artists showcasing their work and selling their goods to those looking for something special to fill their stockings with. 

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Rainy evenings on West 4th : Estate Sales

Step into Estate Sales—the perfect place to inherit something strange. This shop looks small but you could spend hours inside, rummaging through the collection of curiosities that litter every inch of the space. I ducked in here one rainy night and photographed everything that caught my eye, there was a lot of ground to cover. I ended up leaving empty handed only to return the next day and pick up this haunting painting of a blue haired individual—my friends think its freaky, I say its art. 

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