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Shell Game: Marina Roy & Natasha McHardy

Posted on June 11th, 2013

Installation view of Shell Game at Wil Aballe Art Projects
Photo: Dennis Ha

Wil Aballe Art Projects opened in January of this year and this young gallerist is already impressing us with his thoughtful programming, covetable editions (the Aurel Schmidt print he launched has already sold out), and sheer enthusiasm. Aballe’s gallery is also his … (More →)

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The Future Generation Art Prize

Posted on June 11th, 2013

The Future Generation Art Prize was launched in 2009 and is the first global art prize to discover, recognize and give long term support to an emerging cohort of artists. Produced by the PinchukArtCentre which is supported by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, if I had to pick just one thing to see in Venice this … (More →)

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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Posted on June 11th, 2013

Selecting appropriate summer reading material is always a tricky endeavour. While we desire something engrossing – and somewhat undemanding – to entertain us at the beach or pool, we also don’t want to waste our time reading poorly written smut or predictable mysteries. It’s that elusive balance between readability and weightiness that makes a novel … (More →)

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Longtail Kitchen

Posted on June 4th, 2013

We don’t often venture all the way to New Westminster for a bite to eat, but we’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about River Market at Westminster Quay which is becoming something of a food fan destination with Wild Rice, Re-UP BBQ and Wally’s Burgers nestled into the waterfront property. When we heard Chef … (More →)

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Santorini, Greece

Posted on June 4th, 2013

Katikies Hotel
Oia (Ia), Santorini 84702, Cyclades Islands, Greece

Among the many islands in Greece, Santorini is one of the most picturesque and unique. It is a natural wonder – shaped like a crescent moon from a volcanic eruption, the formed caldera provides stunning 180 degree views of the Aegean sea from almost anywhere on … (More →)

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Songs of Summer 2013

Posted on June 4th, 2013

As the weather heats up and BBQs and beach parties become standard Saturday night activities, our winter playlists—dominated by moody, introspective indie rock—no longer seem appropriate or desirable. As much as we love Bon Iver, when the temperatures rise we crave light-hearted, energetic and unabashedly fun music. While being awarded the “song of the summer” … (More →)

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10 Architectural Finds in Vancouver

Posted on May 28th, 2013

Vancouver
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After a few years of architecture school and creative practice on the other side of the country, Vancouver feels like a whole new city to me, despite having grown up here. Whenever there is time to spare, there are new buildings to visit and old favorites to explore further. … (More →)

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Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek

Posted on May 28th, 2013

Between the scorching temperatures and the delectable wine offerings, the Okanagan is our favourite among British Columbia’s summer holiday destinations. As wine lovers, sampling the latest releases from some of BC’s best vineyards is reason enough to travel to the region yet we’ve often found the area lacking in some other important amenities. Winery restaurants … (More →)