Category: Culture

Art sightings at UBC

Three interesting art shows – and a talk by one of the artists – are taking place this summer on the UBC campus. Edith Krause: [a]drift Beaty Biodiversity Museum Until: August 25 Artist Talk: August 10 “If we are to protect…

Sara Watkins brings her faith to Folk Fest

I’m a big fan of the Vancouver Folk Music Festival, having attended all but one or two since the early days at Brockton Oval. Most years I hang out there all weekend; at the very least my family has a picnic on…

From Greek Day to Khats Fest

The Church at the Hollywood will be in the thick of things at the Khats Fest July 13, as they were at Greek Day in June. They have been active in the Kitsilano community for many years, but never more…

Friends of Pacific Theatre recognized at Jessies

Partisans of Pacific Theatre have a lot to celebrate these days. They looked back on 29 successful seasons at their Locarno Beach party June 29 and now they’re anticipating their 30th anniversary season – which looks very strong!   Artistic…

Heavenly days for early music enthusiasts

It doesn’t get any better than this for those who like their music chanted – or at least early. The first week of August will see Gregorian Chant enthusiasts gathering out at UBC, while Early Music Vancouver will be putting…

We Make Stuff: ‘Ten artists, ten minutes, ten bucks’

The folks who put out We Make Stuff Volume 01 – featuring 100 local artists – late last year are still alive and kicking and hosting artistic events. ‘Loudmouths, Mavericks & Misfits’ will feature “Ten artists, ten minutes, ten bucks”…