Anne Watson

Anne is a journalist and award-winning filmmaker who moved to Vancouver three years ago with her daughter. Her most recent film project was with the National Film Board about changes in education in the Vancouver area.

Welcome Room of Skwachay Lodge

Vancouver's insanely cool Aboriginal boutique hotel you've never heard of

Skwachay Lodge and Gallery basks in the glowing reviews as a boutique art hotel with first class accommodations and an innovative back story that could be the model for other properties.
"Voice to Voice," Design by Doris Cheung, Artwork by Dwayne Woloshyn

Downtown Eastside writers group launches seventh book

The Thursdays Writing Collective, a group of writers from the Downtown Eastside, releases its latest book, "Voice to Voice."
Horseshoe Bay, Bowen Island, photograph, Alan Sirulnikoff, landscape, marine

Knowing the Salish Sea may lead to its protection

Washington-based scientist-authors speak at Aquarium on their newly released book on the Salish Sea
Three marionettes by Jorge Cerqueira, 2012.  Photo by Kyla Bailey

New show of Portuguese popular art takes viewers from Heaven to Hell

An exceptional, finely detailed, exhibition of Portuguese Popular Art opens at MOA. It's playful, smart and gorgeous.

Bestselling author John Vaillant's road to "The Jaguar's Children"

Vancouver Author John Vaillant discusses his latest book, "The Jaguar's Children," and how he became a best selling writer.
Recipients and presenters of prestigious Vancouver arts awards

Vancouver art world convenes at Audain, VIVA and Balkind awards

Three hundred and fifty of Vancouver’s art elite gathered last Thursday for the presentation of the Audain and VIVA awards under the plant-draped Great Hall of the Arthur C. Erickson’s BC Law...
"Kitimat" Playwright Elaine Avila with director Janet Hayatshahi.

"Kitimat" brings drama of Enbridge Northern Gateway plebiscite to life on stage

“Kitimat”, a play written by B.C. playwright Elaine Avila, takes the story of a northern B.C. town over 2,000 kilometres to Pomona College, an intellectual hub near Los Angeles.  It’s a story...
"This is Our Home" Rally in Ft. Langley, April 11th

Rally against pipelines hits Fort Langley on April 11

A rally against oil pipelines, including a march and speeches, will be coming to Fort Langley on April 11.

Artists shed new light on Enbridge, tar sands and environmental destruction

Lindy Sisson is one of four Vancouver artists featured here who are using their art to raise awareness about the oil pipelines.

Award-winning novelist Steven Galloway on magic and memories

UBC Creative Writing Associate Professor and Award-winning novelist Steven Galloway talks about his most recent book, "The Confabulist" and his writing process.