XTalk: First Love Child of Sex Talk in the City: Chosen Family Portraits by QFF @ MOV

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I’m very excited about the opening of Chosen Family Portraits in the MOV studio. It may be a small exhibition but its message is powerful.  Simply put, this inter-disciplinary project is asking us to re-consider our ideas around “what is a family?”  

Museum of Vancouver announces Mauro Vescera as new CEO

Museum of Vancouver announces Mauro Vescera as new CEO

Artist Profile: Elena Markelova

Although you might not recognize her name, you’ve probably seen her work. Elena Markelova is a Russian-born Vancouver-based artist, known for her double exposure animal watercolours and her detailed city maps. In fact, her gorgeous Map of Vancouver mural was featured at last year’s Home + Design Show, and is now on display at the Museum of Vancouver.

Vancouver's First 4/20 Celebration: This Day in Vancouver – April 20, 1995

4/20 Celebration at Vancouver Art Gallery - 2013 - photo by Miranda Nelson

4/20 Celebration at the Vancouver Art Gallery, April 20, 2013. Photo by Miranda Nelson.

  

“Starting at Noon, more than 200 people begin to gather in Victory Square for the city’s first 4/20 celebration, an event that, according to the BC Marijuana Party Leader and “Prince of Pot” Marc Emery, is the first of its kind anywhere in the world.”

This Day in Vancouver – April 11, 1903

No More Japanese Will Come Here,” reads a joyous headline on the front page of the Vancouver Daily Province.

An unidentified Japanese woman and boy, circa 1905. Image Courtesy of the Vancouver Archives (CVA 287-10)


 

The article quotes a message sent from the consul-general of Japan:

Evan Biddell Talks About Upcycled Fashion

It’s no secret that the global Fashion industry is wasteful. In fact, it’s the second most polluting industry in the world next to Oil. The average North American discards around 81 pounds of clothing per year, and that scary number. What’s even more shocking is that within a year of being made, three-fifths (3/5) of clothing produced ends up in landfills.

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