Archive for September, 2013

Andy Dixon: Pleasure Studies

Comments 1 by Michelle Kim

I first met painter Andy Dixon at a pool party in the Southlands a few summers ago. The host of the party was celebrating the completion of renovations that transformed his house into a re-imagined mid-century home reminiscent of Richard Neutra’s Kauffman House in Palm Springs — with its large glass sliding doors that opened […]

Vancouver Rock Balancing

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When strolling around the Seawall in downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park or along False Creek, you are bound to see seagulls or herons, perhaps a harbour seal, and most likely a fantastic west coast sunset. Another staple sight on the waterfront is balanced rocks. Stacked high, sometimes with sticks incorporated between layers of stones, these sculptures […]

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Apple cider, pumpkins, rain boots, pashmina scarves, hockey games, fall festivals, film festivals, and the Stanley Park Ghost Train. Sunday will be the first official day of fall but there is no shortage of activities for date nights and family outings around these parts. As the sun sets on summer, here are a few things […]

VIFF 2013 Opening Gala: Nebraska

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Alexander Payne’s Nebraska will be opening the Vancouver International Film Festival this year with a gala screening on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at The Centre for Performing Arts. After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father (Bruce Dern, Best Actor winner at Cannes) thinks he’s struck it rich, and wrangles his son […]

Surrey Eagles Championship Banner Raising Ceremony

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The South Surrey Arena is the home of championship hockey around these parts as the Surrey Eagles have started their season as reigning BCHL Champions and Western Canadian Cup champions, as well as RBC Cup Semi Finalists. On September 27th, the Eagles will host a special banner unveiling ceremony honouring their stellar efforts last season, […]