By Ashley Swanson April 11, 2014 6 a.m.
Couve Couture has cultivated another lovely garden of designers for its spring fashion show. Ten local designers, including Vancouver's Seth Aaron Henderson of "Project Runway" fame, will showcase their latest looks at the Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay.
By Ashley Swanson April 5, 2014 6 a.m.
It was inspired by an unexpected frog. Rather, a lot of unexpected frogs. Fascinated by the flowers of Hawaii, watercolor artist Lynda Raven Brake was taking pictures of the water lily ponds during her trip to Kauai's National Tropical Botanical Garden. "I didn't see frogs at the time, but when I developed the pictures, there were frogs everywhere," said the Felida resident.It was inspired by an unexpected frog. Rather, a lot of unexpected frogs. Fascinated by the flowers of Hawaii, watercolor artist Lynda Raven Brake was taking pictures of the water lily ponds during her trip to Kauai’s National Tropical Botanical Garden. “I didn’t see frogs at the time, but when I developed the pictures, there were frogs everywhere,” said the Felida resident.
By Ashley Swanson March 22, 2014 6 a.m.
From the classic ballet of "Sleeping Beauty" to the iconic contemporary dances of Bob Fosse, "Columbia Dance Presents!" crosses dance genres. Columbia Dance's signature performance will include excerpts from the ballet, three pieces of Fosse choreography and a premiere work by Artistic Director Jan Hurst. The matinee show will feature a performance by the junior company dancers. The evening performance will include work by guest choreographer Eowyn Emerald.
By Ashley Swanson March 21, 2014 6 a.m.
Kaaren Bedi's slips, gowns and chemises are not something you'd find in a Victoria's Secret.
By Ashley Swanson March 15, 2014 6 a.m.
Say hello to vendors old and new during the opening of the Vancouver Farmers Market's 25th season. With spring right around the corner, market shoppers may find many vegetables making early March appearances. Visitors can be on the lookout for carrots, herbs, wild mushrooms, leafy greens, potatoes and radishes, along with bouquets of daffodils. Fresh-baked goods, local meats, handmade crafts and beverage samplings are some of the market's year-round items that are sure to start your weekend on a good note.
By Ashley Swanson March 8, 2014 6 a.m.
Set in 19th century Germany, "Spring Awakening" follows the trials and tribulations of the teens Melchior, Wendla, Moritz and Ilse as they struggle with growing up in a society of repression and rigid expectations. Clark College Theatre presents this award-winning Broadway rock musical by Steven Sater with music by Duncan Sheik. The production is recommend for mature audiences due to language and adult themes.