Red Gate Takes on Granville Island
What does Red Gate's new residency at the Revue Stage mean to this cleverly rebellious underground arts org?
VANDOC: How did Red Gate’s takeover of the Revue Stage come to be? Jim Carrico: In the spring of last year we were approached by a members of the “Granville Island Vision Committee” to discuss their plans for repurposing the Emily Carr buildings on Granville Island after the art school departs for their new Great […]
‘Colour of Right’
Ground Gallery’s debut exhibition, In Passing, ex situ
Words by Brit Bachmann (accompanied by selections from Trespass Act [RSBC 1996] Chapter 462). Photos by Brendan Yandt. At the end of a very long drive and an even longer bike ride into Point Grey, is a boarded up house insulated by a tall fence and scrubs. Cedar siding lifts off the structure from seasons […]
Not Just Another Space
Photos by Lukas Engelhardt Located at 1523 E Pender, Another Space Studio held their grand opening on Friday September 18th. They are a community creative arts therapy studio offering a variety of workshops and classes that focus on combining art and well being.
thrum shakes ten fifteen maple
words/images/recordings by Brendan Yandt “You wanna beer?” Frequently one of the first sounds heard by those entering the ten fifteen maple field house, artist Kristen Roos poses the question whenever a newcomer is spotted. Offering a cheap can of hospitality, Roos sets a social tone that frames the performance of his new sonic installation, thrum. […]
The Next Great Adventure
Wil Aballe Art Projects debuts its new location
Written by Dillon Ramsey From the corner of Frances Street, it’s easy to see where Clark Drive turns into a maze of brick and concrete, and terminates in the industrial warehouses and freight lines of Port Metro Vancouver. It might seem strange that an elegant new art gallery would be nearby – except that this […]
Sick Boss Mondays
The Lido presents our new favourite day of the week
Photos by Corie Waugh Note: Since the publication of this article Sick Boss Monday has become part of The Lido’s permanent programming and will continue beyond January. The Lido is a boon in the residential desert of East Broadway between Fraser and Clark. On a typical Monday it can be difficult to find a good bar, […]
SOFAR Sounds Comes to Vancouver
songs from a room
Words and Photography by Sarah Faye Bernstein On November 17th, I had the ultimate pleasure of attending my first sofar sounds show in Vancouver. What started as a small, by donation live music show in an apartment in London, “songs from a room” has exploded globally, and now Vancouver’s got our own branch happening! The […]
The 2014 Vancouver Art/Book Fair
Enthusiastically presented by Project Space
Photographs and words by Sarah Faye Bernstein HELLO WORLD, how I long for the early days of October. That first taste of crisp but warm air, a handful of leaves turning yellow and red. On that first weekend, Project Space held it’s annual Vancouver Art/Book Fair at the beautiful Vancouver Art Gallery. Canada’s only […]
#GVEAFUKPOPUP @ thisopenspace
friendly artists, a pretty venue, & strong, engaging work.
Photography by Sarah Faye Bernstein As a Gastown resident, I’ve always wondered about the space formerly known as the Chinatown Experiment, currently being rebranded to thisopenspace. I’m so happy I brought myself there! It’s a beautifully lit and welcoming venue. I went on Saturday, September 6th to check out work by Celine Simpson, Andrew Briggs, […]
Victory Square Block Party 2014
CiTR Radio and Music Waste present a winning end of summer party
Photos by Sarah Faye Bernstein This year’s Victory Square Block Party involved great weather, and all things precious to human kind: pizza, friends, bands, raffle prizes, dogs, Nardwuar sightings, and cute kids. Click through the gallery to get a glimpse of the day!