Spur Vancouver. Fuel Vancouver. Connect Vancouver. With these calls to action, change is coming to Vancouver! What this change will bring is anyone’s guess but here’s a peek at five growing trends in the city that have been repeatedly catching my eye.
Archives for May 2014
My inner nerd squealed with joy when I heard that Roundhouse will be hosting the Vancouver Comic Arts Festival this May 24 & 25. Comics come in all shapes and sizes. There is no discrimination. The comic world is open to all. Some like it as print, some like it as cartoons, and others prefer […]
I grew up having fruit trees in the backyard. Each summer my mother baked apple pies and made applesauce. I would climb our plum tree to pick a snack. Today, many of us live in apartments or condominiums and the thought of growing our own food seems like a fond memory. So I was delighted […]
Classics from the golden era of 90s hip hop blast as the facilitators set up for the weekly Hip Hop Youth Drop-In at the Roundhouse. At the entrance, dozens of donated ham and cheese sandwiches in saran wrap are stacked beside the Hip Hop Declaration of Peace and a sign-up sheet. Vancouver Hip Hop Artist […]
Through travelling and picking up cultural influences, artists are leaving behind the taste of their intercultural music and exploring the world. As music continues to cross boundaries, creative collaborations between musicians are finding a space of their own in Vancouver too.