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Bike ride through the blossoms, party with the planet, and join the "Handmade" Revolution

'Tis the season of flashmobs. Did you miss last week's Skytrain silent dance party flashmob? Not to worry, we've found some footage of the event! Looks like a little dancing doesn't faze...

Rollergirls, Crazy 8s, a Silent SkyTrain Dance Party and a whole lot more

So, did you bash some pillows last weekend? Check out the Pillow Fight Flashmob Video (There was even a horseyman!) You never know what happens when you follow the Bees. Some great picks for you...

A night at the Raw Canvas: eat, drink, draw

Since the summer of 2009, the Raw Canvas cafe has occupied a funky niche of Yaletown at 1046 Hamilton. "We have our liquor license now, so we prefer to call it an art house or lounge rather than cafe...

Vancouver’s arts scene changing its look

This spring marks some big changes for the Vancouver arts scene.

Elisabetta Fantone in feature film

She isn't just a beauty. Or just an actor. This multifaceted artist is also widely recognized for her artwork, which most recently was commissioned by reality stars The Kardashian's.

Contemporary Art Gallery thrives through Vancouver business community's generosity

A massive 20-foot pinwheel attached to a tandem bicycle awaits visitors entering an exhibit at the Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG) at 555 Nelson Street. The Roy Arden sculpture, incorporating the...

BEE Vancity Mix for Mar 17-23: Chocolates & Cowboys, Community March Against Racism, Green Cafe & Much More

Get your boots on, march in solidarity and think deep about going green

Vancouver Biennale creates blue forests to spread environmental awareness

International artist Konstantin Dimopoulos is creating blue forests in the City of Richmond, Port Moody and West Vancouver as part of the Vancouver Biennale.

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...