Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

 Dozens of Culture Days events, Word Vancouver, and Slow Fish Mystery Dinner are our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend – Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Street Art Exhibition Coming to Vancouver

Photo sourced from Hot Art Wet City

Photo sourced from Hot Art Wet City

Vancouver’s vibrant street art scene is coming indoors this month at the Hot Art Wet City Gallery on Main Street.

Five local street artists – whose stencils, graffiti and wheatpaste art have been showing up on city walls and alleyways for years – will step out of the shadows and showcase some of their best work.

Here’s a look at the talented Vancouver street artists profiled:

M.W. Bowen lives and works in Vancouver as an illustrator, painter and street artist.  His works have a strong element of social commentary and he has a keen ability to question norms and conventions through his art.  Says Bowen, “A great deal of art I see in galleries seems to be a winking match between artists and I believe strongly that this kind of work ostricizes the general public. I want to make art that is all-inclusive …”

Photo sourced from mwbowen.com

Photo sourced from mwbowen.com

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Street Art Exhibition Coming to Vancouver

Know your Vancouver intersections!

Main & Hastings poster by Glasfurd & Walker for Intersections

Main & Hastings poster by Glasfurd & Walker. Photo courtesy Platform Gallery.

The Platform Gallery is taking street art to new levels.

The gallery has invited seven Vancouver-based graphic designers to each create a poster based on a famous intersection in the city. This got us thinking about our own take on these well-known crossroads…

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Know your Vancouver intersections!