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Iva Gruden

Iva Gruden is a freelance photojournalist from Slovenia, Europe. Since 2003, she has been a journalist, photographer and editor at various Slovenian media. Her primary fields are environment and sustainability. She currently lives in Vancouver, further exploring her favorite subjects, as well as cuisine-related happenings.

After a stroke, rebirth as a comic artist

Looking for love, wreaking havoc: Alex draws all of today's world's glory and misery in his comics.

Hottest events in Vancouver this week

Time to raise your glasses again (like Kelly did last week at the International Wine Festival): here’s your weekly must-go-events agenda. If you haven’t salivated enough over the tasty ...

Great stuff to do in Vancouver this week

Top Vancouver events you just can't miss.

Top ten coolest things to do in Vancouver this weekend

It is your weekly partytime plan - here is what the Bees have picked for you

New week-end, new events: mark these cheap and exciting outings

Don't be shy, tell everyone about the great events the Bees have picked for you for this week-end

Fabulous events to end the world this week in Vancouver, BC

If the world's ending, end it in style with these awesome events.

Say goodbye to N/Movember in style with sweet events this weekend

Going to Candytown? Movember Gala? Alternative fashion wknd? We got them covered - and so should you.

What's happening in Vancouver this weekend?

Halloween is over, but the show goes on. In this pre-remembrance day week, we go from farm to cart, to dinner by donation, and then mix it up with some profanity in fine arts.

City of Vancouver to partner with Metro on electric car stations network

The City and Metro Vancouver team up to get electric cars plugged in.