Strathearn Mural: “Free Rain” in Edmonton

James is working on this mural for a wall in Edmonton next week, with an opening event on the 19th. Here’s the invitation, and if you happen to be in Edmonton, please come by. If you follow the link to the site for the project, you can see a slideshow of the work so far….

Performance on Carrall Street this Tuesday

This post is a duplicate of a post in my Carrall Street Journal. Art on Carrall – literally about Carrall Street. This is the kind of thing I’ve been thinking about for years, and now it looks like Althea Thauberger is making art about this street and its complexities. Can’t wait to walk out my…

Creative Reworking of the Old Telus Box

This post is a duplicate of a post in my Carrall Street Journal. This Telus box near the bus stop on Carrall and Cordova has been a real eyesore and a problem in the area, as in the past it was a place where dealers and users would congregate. All kinds of things went on…

What’s Happening in Vancouver?

Wondering what to do this weekend? Check out VanCal, a great new site from the prolific Rosie! Check out her new listing of free and near-free Vancouver events here at her new VanCal site. Updates, reviews, upcoming event listings, its all there! Upcoming: Illuminares at Trout Lake Here’s what she says about VanCal: We have…

New Banners for Gastown

Check out the new Gastown banners, bright and not so soot-covered as the last ones had become over time. The blue looks great. And speaking of colour, the Bodega building has been tarted up for a film shoot. Instead of the expanse of black, sophisticated as it was, we now have the variety of red,…

Council Decision on Carrall Greenway

A detailed administrative report and request for implementation will be brought to the city council for approval on Thursday July 13th at 2 PM. For more details, please refer to the City’s Carrall Greenway Report June 27/06. Here’s hoping Council will see the benefits of going ahead with this project. The Carrall Street Stewardship Group…