Carina Clark

Carina Clark is a freelance writer based in Vancouver. She works in the president's office at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

Lessons learned from my life's journey through 2011

Carina Clark reflects on a year of friendship and family with appreciation for the past and optimism for the future.

Keith Urban brings country rock to Rogers Arena

Keith Urban walked onto the stage at Rogers Arena on Monday night, all smiles as he bounced up and down, pounding out a long stream of rock songs and heartfelt ballads. His guitar playing was...

Finding spiritual meaning through mortality

It’s Sunday afternoon. Even the cherry blossoms and daffodils won’t stop the rain in Vancouver. Deep in thought, I head through the drizzle towards Horseshoe Bay on the express bus, oblivious to...

Julia Murray curates Il Museo at the Italian Culture Centre

Il Museo, a community museum at the Italian Culture Centre in East Vancouver, opened its doors two years ago and Julia Murray became its new curator a few months ago. All exhibitions...

Dinner with Millennium Trilogy co-star Michael Nyqvist

Michael Nyqvist, 50, the Swedish actor who became world famous after portraying the Blomqvist character in the Millennium Trilogy movies (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with...

A Swedish goldsmith makes old European jewelry in Vancouver

Pernilla Ahrnstedt, a Swedish Goldsmith, came to Vancouver in 1988, without knowing anything about her new prospective home town. "I had only heard about Montreal and Hull in Quebec, but never...

Christmas in Gran Canaria

On this island off the cost of northwest Africa, the big celebration happens on January 6th.

Christmas in Finland

In the land of reindeer, families eat lute fish on Christmas Eve and celebrate Little Christmas on the Saturday before the first of advent.

Christmas in Sweden

All of Sweden seems to light up for the holidays...

Swedish star Michael Nyqvist's beautiful personal drama

Michael Nyqvist, the main male character in the popular Swedish movies "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo", "The Girl Who Played with Fire", and "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest", arrived in...