Oct 14, 2020
Splash Art Auction and Gala Open to the Public

BCBusiness + Arts Umbrella We’ve all been spending more time at home in recent months. And while home has always been our refuge, a place for family dinners and quiet evenings in, it’s now so much more than that. Home is the...

Aug 26, 2020
B.C. 2.0.: It’s been all quiet on set in film and TV
Alyssa Hirose

Lights, check. Camera, check. Action? It’s complicated. Most physical TV and movie production was suspended in March, leaving many of the 70,000 people who make up B.C.’s film industry in their own personal horror flick. Brightlight Pictures, a North Vancouver–based...

Jun 25, 2020
Local theatre companies face tough curtain call thanks to COVID-19
Alyssa Hirose

As pandemic precautions make isolation the new normal, the spotlight shines hot on businesses that generate revenue from bringing people together. The Arts Club, Canada’s largest nonprofit theatre company, has cancelled or postponed seven productions since March. Based in Vancouver...

May 25, 2020
Go Figure: We sketch a picture of B.C.’s private fine art world
Melissa Edwards

At 1.1%, B.C. has the highest concentration of artists per capita in Canada $24,304 – Median annual salary for a B.C. painter, sculptor or visual artist in 2016 337 – B.C. galleries, studios and cooperatives listed in the Galleries West database Metro Vancouver/Whistler corridor: 178 Victoria, Island and Sunshine Coast: 89 Interior: 59 North: 11 Share that are public:...

Dec 6, 2019
After Hours: 3 things to do in December and January
Felicity Stone

It’s the darkest time of the year, but North Vancouver’s Capilano Suspension Bridge Park is aglow until January 26. The Canyon Lights festival claims to have the tallest Christmas trees in the world: eight Douglas firs up to 110 feet high, lit from top to bottom and connected by seven...

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