Alessandra Naccarato is making money moves. The Toronto native and UBC alum recently won the CBC poetry prize, along with which came $6,000, and a ten-day residency at the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity.
At 8 a.m. on October 24, some one thousand people will be right there with you, ready to pack into the back of the bus, not even waiting to hear that immortal “please move to the rear of the bus” — head on over there if you’re a transit martyr.
When I was a kid and we would visit Nana Chestney, it always meant the Natural History Museum — the greatest in the worst — and a whole hell of a lot of British candy. Being above the legal drinking age, this trip meant pints and a whole hell of a lot of British candy (I would kill and die for Colin the Caterpillar).
Viruses have gained the power to steer democracy and target institutions, including universities, with an abundance of sensitive and valuable information.
My name is Jack and I’m a hypebeast. When I’m walking down the street and see a guy in a pair of Yeezys or Balenciaga sneakers, my heart skips a beat. I can’t help it. I’ve spent an embarrassing amount of money.
About 250 metres from waterfront station, four dresses are hanging in a department store window. At face value, this is about the least original display in Vancouver, or the world. But if you stop for a minute, the dresses became something more.
No airline is safe from controversy — when millions of people fly every day, tragedy is bound to befall someone – but that doesn't mean some aren't better than others. If you’re flying out of YVR here’s who to fly and who to avoid.
Vibes Are Dope — or VIBES ARE DOPE — is a blog that makes the claim that it’s “the most important website on the internet.” Bold words considering it has existed for just over a year, has 130 Instagram followers and twice as many Facebook likes.
A brief primer: the Rugby Sevens are an annual tournament held in Vancouver. Sevens is a form of rugby with just under half as many players as a regular game, and played in two seven-minute halves. Over two days, 16 countries play 63 games.
“While that really specific activist work is so important, unfortunately people weren’t really showing up. If we’re not providing a service that people are using, then unfortunately it’s time to step away from that,” she said.
At the start of her show, the 23 year old singer-songwriter let us know that her band had driven to “the wrong border.” She was up there solo, with just her voice and a bass guitar to play her Indie-rock.