Khatsahlano Street Party on July 9 features over 50 bands

Circle July 9 on your 2022 calendar, ’cause that’s when the fine folks down at the West 4th BIA are putting on their annual street party. From 11 am to 9 pm that day more than 50 local bands will do their thing on West Fourth Avenue, between Burrard and MacDonald. The lineup, curated by … Read more

VIVA and Max Wyman announced awards for 2022

The Jack and Doris Shadbolt Foundation has announced the winners of 2022’s Max Wyman and VIVA awards. This year’s two VIVA prizes have been awarded to artists Jan Wade and Charles Campbell; UBC professor and contemporary-art curator Scott Watson received the Max Wyman Award for Critical Writing. The VIVA Awards—founded in 1988 to advance visual … Read more

In the wake of the Robb Elementary shooting, pop music megastars express outrage over America’s gun laws

Like former ’90s punk rock bassist Beto O’Rourke, some of the biggest names in pop music are making it clear they’ve had enough of gun violence in America. On Tuesday (May 25) Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas became the latest site of a mass shooting in the United States. Just days after purchasing two … Read more

Metro Vancouver gears up to electrify vehicle fleet

The board of the Metro Vancouver regional government is set to vote on a $6.5 million contract for the purchase of electric vehicles. The contract covers five years and is proposed to be awarded to Metro Motors Ltd. “Metro Motors Ltd. provides access to the only major manufacturer, Ford Motor Company, able to offer road-ready … Read more

David Suzuki: Fossil gas isn’t natural, and it’s not a climate solution

The fossil fuel industry has employed many strategies over the years to keep money flowing. It has covered up its own science showing that burning its products is heating the world. It has sowed doubt and confusion about the evidence through front groups and compromised “experts”. And it has lobbied politicians and contributed generously to … Read more

Report forecasts Vancouver home prices to hold steady: “Why would owners sell for less if they don’t have to?”

Home prices in Metro Vancouver have managed to stay up in the face of declining sales. Moreover, a report by Vancouver-based realty agency expects prices to generally hold steady. Dexter Realty stated that the “issue of supply will continue to dictate price and how much pressure there will be to come off the highs that … Read more

Today Only, The High End Version Of Everyone’s Favorite Hair Tool Is 50% Off

The customer-favorite buy is part of Ulta’s Gorgeous Hair Event, which offers 50% off a selection of hair products that rotate on a daily basis and runs through May 28 — so while this Drybar best-seller is only on sale until 11:59 pm CST, there will be a new crop of deals on deck tomorrow. … Read more

40 things to do in Vancouver this weekend, May 27 to 29

FRIDAY: American DJ/producer dance-pop duo Two Friends plays the Commodore Ballroom. FRIDAY: comedians, moms, and social-media stars tiffany jenkins, Meredith Masonand Dena Blizzard perform their new comedy show, My Name Is NOT Mom, at the Harbor Events Center. FRIDAY: American folk musician and singer-songwriter Tomberlin performs at the WISE Hall. FRIDAY: New Jersey prog-metal band … Read more

President of the IRL Group brings his love for construction and pubs with great Irish craic to Vancouver

(This story is sponsored by the .) William Donnellan always believed that he would achieve success if he followed his passions and put in the hard work—he knew great accomplishments were never by accident. In 2009, Donnellan and his girlfriend, Laura, planned to leave their home in Galway, Ireland, for a six-month trip to Vancouver … Read more

Golden Plates 2022: Salmon n’ Bannock reclaims Indigenous culinary heritage

One of the few Indigenous restaurants in Vancouver history is poised to take flight. Inez Cook, owner of Salmon n’ Bannock (7–1128 West Broadway), has revealed plans to open a second location at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The new spot at the international departures area will be called Salmon n’ Bannock on the Fly. “Once … Read more