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A Handmade Hello

A better business model: greeting cards made locally

Jams from Japan

Discovering Japanese indie music.

Crafted Creatures

The art of Japanese crochet: Amigurumi.

Van Chic

Vancouver blogger Elim Chu finds fashion inspiration outside of big-name magazines and on our local Vancity streets

King of Gamelan

Musicologist Michael Tenzer on his passion for Balinese orchestra.

Carving a Niche

An ancient art form through a modern lens.

Main Street Marvel

Diana Li’s window displays captivate passers-by.

Sadako and the Thousand Cranes

Paper cranes for peace.

Vancouver Architecture the Bing Thom Way

Exploring the innovative designs of a hometown legend.

The Hastings Set

The new nerve centre for musicians in Vancouver.

Book Reviews 2012

Book reviews for “Better Living Through Plastic Explosives” by Zsuzsi Gartner and “Ru” by Kim Thuy.

Lost and Found

A conversation with Vancouver art-repreneur David Duprey.

Manga’s Next Move

Anime and manga trends are growing more than ever as technology continues to progress.

Big In Japan

Exposing Japan to new musical experiences from a world away.

The House of Visual Poetry

Expressing Chinese culture through dance.

A Beautiful Mind

The beautiful colours of Shu Uemura’s palette.

Graffiti Streets

Managing the creative vision of local graffiti artists.

Faster, Thailand! Create! Create!

Adding Thai flavour to the creative economy.

Death by Cinema

An in-depth dissection of Japanese horror.

The Art of Taiga Chiba

Taiga Chiba finds beauty in the unexpected.

Shutter Speed: The Extreme Photography of Toshi Kawano

Toshi Kawano takes to the slopes of Whistler.

Talking to Strangers

Artist Germaine Koh’s interactive world.

A Pod of One’s Own

Pod hotels offer the weary traveller a little luxury.

Paying Homage to the Instruments

Rare 18th century instruments lent to the Borealis String Quartet.