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Could Pecha Kucha's corporate sponsor please stand up?
Corporate sponsor. The words hovered on the otherwise empty screen above Steven Cox on the stage of the Vogue Theatre. Volume 20 of Pecha Kucha Night, sold out as usual, and Cox aimed his...
Linda Solomon Wood
Mar 1st, 2012
New Twitter: simpler, customizable and a chance to brand
The goal: more than a billion of us tweeting.
Dec 9th, 2011
Pecha Kucha a simmering saucepan of food, art and ideas
A chocolate train station. A feared food critic. A guerrilla gastronomer. Pecha Kucha Volume 19 straddled the worlds of design, eating and art.
David P. Ball
Nov 30th, 2011
Design Thinking unConference to bring no-holds-barred thinking process to Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Creative problem-solvers and innovators will be gathering at the Design Thinking unConference (DTUC) on August 19-20 at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design on Granville Island.
Jul 18th, 2011
A staple of Calgary Stampede style gets a royal twist
Princess-worthy cowboy 'fascinator' sells out immediately.
Jul 7th, 2011
Oh Canada! Kate wows 'em in designs by Quebec-born Erdem
Wrongly predicted to be designer for royal wedding gown, London-based designer has still clearly won the newlywed's heart
Jul 3rd, 2011
Check out this weekend's top summer Vancouver events (June 23-26)
Summer is officially here and so are all the great outdoor events! All our old favourite events are back (Jazz festival, Greek Day, Piknic Électronik, Chinatown Night Market) in addition to some...
Jun 21st, 2011
Chanel picks Blake Lively for Mademoiselle handbags
Blake Lively is the new face of the Chanel Mademoiselle handbag collection. Surprised? So was the industry. The French fashion house made an unexpected decision, choosing a blond American actress...
Apr 4th, 2011
Lady Gaga raises $250,000 in 48 hours
Monsters, rejoice. In order to help Japan's earthquake and tsunami victims, Lady Gaga (a.k.a mother monster) spun her creative wheels and turned to design.
Mar 15th, 2011
Circle Craft Fair at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre
"Western Canada’s largest one-of-a-kind gift fair, the Circle Craft Christmas Market. If it's handmade, you'll find it there."
Nov 20th, 2010