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Tina Tam of Carnal Design dazzles with sensual, edgy clothing

Heavily inspired by "heavy metal and rock 'n roll with a femme fatale attitude," Carnal Design originated from local designer Tam's final collection project during her last year at the Art...

Celebrated Vancouverites get 7 minutes to share their inspiration at Pecha Kucha

Pecha what? Up until a week ago, I had never even heard of Pecha Kucha, let alone was I able to pronounce its name. But as host and producer Steven Cox joked in his opening speech on Thursday night,

Pecha Kucha 10 at the Vogue Theatre entertains and inspires with elements of show-and-tell, open-mike night and happy hour

At a sold out show for Pecha Kucha 10, more than 1050 people gathered to hear creative thinkers talk about what inspires them. It was another amazing night at the Vogue Theatre showcasing Vancouver t

The Secret Sale at Dyrberg/Kern...Shhh

St. Valentine's Day, the day of luv is fast approaching. Cupid is at it again. Been too busy to find either him or her the perfect token of your affection? Well, I heard about a fantastic opportunity