In 1914, a group of young, ambitious Japanese baseball players organized the Vancouver Asahis—asahi meaning “rising sun”. They were a three-decade-long line of heroes that the local community cheered in droves at the old Powell Grounds.
Mike Horn, a renowned modern day explorer, has dedicated four years to circling the globe by sailboat, implementing environmental stewardship initiatives on each continent with the help of youth aged 15 to 20 from around the world.
Pick a card, any card—there are about 15,000 of them to choose from. But this isn’t a tarot reading and it’s far from a card trick. No, it’s a close look at early British Columbia through a private collection of postcards.
What’s in a name? For Dana Lee, a lot. It has been six seasons since she launched her eponymous menswear fashion brand and six years since she first moved to New York, portfolio in hand, trying to make a go of it there.
Ai Weiwei’s incarceration in 2011 highlights the careful balancing act required of contemporary Chinese artists: if Weiwei could be treated in such a way, what freedom of expression can be expected of his contemporaries, and how do such events play out in the international art market?
An unsung hero of grape-based spirits, grappa is made by distilling the skin, pulp, seeds, and stems left over from the winemaking process. The spirit is enjoying a small renaissance in bars and liquor stores worldwide.