Oct 31, 2023
LaSalle College Vancouver: Building the Future of Creative Education in British Columbia
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + LaSalle College Vancouver For 65 years in Montreal and 25 years in Vancouver, LaSalle College Vancouver has been making career dreams come true, fuelling the growth of British Columbia's booming art, media, culinary and design industries. In parallel, the Molnar...

Oct 19, 2023
Q&A: Nicola Wealth president David Sung on the art of giving
Rushmila Rahman

Phew, let me go back to a little bit of history. Arts Umbrella had run, and continues to run, an annual golf tournament. And it dates back many years now—20-plus years ago, I think—but in 2015, we were asked to...

Oct 19, 2023
Small Business Lessons: How Sunshine Coast Art Tours unites artists, restaurateurs, brewers and guests
Alyssa Hirose

Around Vancouver, artist Douglas Bevans is perhaps best known for selling bottles of hot dog water for $37.99 to make a statement about absurd marketing claims. In the Burning Man community, he’s known for bringing the legendary five storey-tall, fully interactive Trojan horse to...

Oct 13, 2023
IndieFest strikes a chord with artistic innovation in Vancouver
Rushmila Rahman

When classical singer Debi Wong returned home to Vancouver from what she calls a “world tour of classical music,” she came back frustrated and inspired. The genre still seemed to be stuck in the past, and the way that artists are...

Oct 4, 2023
B.C. authors make up over 25 percent of Canadian Book Club Awards finalists
By the Editors

If you’ve got a reader on your holiday gift list, you might want to check out the Canadian Book Club Awards finalists for some great page turners by local authors. Canada’s largest reader’s choice awards recently announced its 2023 finalists spanning...

Sep 14, 2023
10 Vancouver International Film Festival movies we'll be lining up for
Nathan Caddell

This year, much of the star power that often gives life to the movie festival circuit in places like Toronto and Telluride has fizzled out, thanks to the Hollywood writers’ and actors’ strikes currently taking place. That’s not necessarily a factor...

Sep 1, 2023
How the Hollywood strikes are cutting up B.C.'s film industry
Steve Burgess

Near the corner of Main and Alexander in Vancouver on a sunny day in late May, catering tents mark the site of filming for A Nice Indian Boy, a rom-com featuring Deadpool’s Karan Soni and Mindhunter star Jonathan Groff. Several...

Aug 31, 2023
After Hours: Events for the home and the heart this September
By the Editors

RIP, outdoor season: time to focus on bringing those good vibes inside. For expert renovation advice, designer inspiration, innovative homewares and more, head over to the Interior Design Show (IDS) at the Vancouver Convention Centre from September 21 to 24. Local exhibitors...

Jul 4, 2023
30 Under 30: Dominic Lai champions cultural awareness through his work at Dragon Boat BC
Rushmila Rahman

Life Story: Dominic Lai, who grew up in Vancouver, remembers what paper money used to look like. “On the back of the $5 bill, it had a poem about hockey, about how someone ordered a Montreal Canadiens sweater and then...

Jun 29, 2023
After Hours: Don't miss these open-air events in July
By the Editors

In the wake of the ultra-colourful and ultra-uplifting Matilda the Musical movie premiere late last year, the world has a reinvigorated love for Roald Dahl’s beloved, telekinetic six-year-old. And Vancouver’s Theatre Under the Stars is embracing the Matildamania: from July 6 to...

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