Artist Nomi Chi Shares their Inspiration for Vancouver Opera’s La Traviata Poster

By Nomi Chi

If you’ve ever asked around about talented tattoo artists in Vancouver, Nomi Chi is almost certain to have come up. The other-worldly storybook creature meets organic yet alien style of their work brings an endearing gentleness to sometimes grotesque forms. A tattoo by Nomi, to say it simply, is distinct. It’s no surprise that the Vancouver Opera, who has chosen boldly non-traditional art for the past several years, contacted Nomi to design posters for their 2019/20 season, which opens on Thursday October 17th.

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Artist Nomi Chi Shares their Inspiration for Vancouver Opera’s La Traviata Poster

Your October Guide to Wellness Events in Vancouver

Vancouver running

Photo: Fall Classic Run Facebook page

As the leaves turn to fiery shades of red, orange and gold, Vancouver’s crisp autumn air is that perfect temperature that makes it perfect for going to and from wherever it is you’re exploring in the city. Inside or outside, the month of October has some #VeryVancouver activities and events to help keep you active, healthy and cozy!

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Your October Guide to Wellness Events in Vancouver

LGBTQ2IA+ Representation at the Vancouver International Film Festival

Port Authority

Girl meets boy; boy meets girl; girl rejects boy; girl finds herself thriving without a man and then falls for one anyway; boy becomes successful in life and gains the trust of girl; star-crossed man and woman beat all odds to be together… We can all think of at least ten films immediately for each of these plotlines. They’re popular because they’re real, so many of us see ourselves in these moments. But many of us can also see ourselves in these moments when the genders aren’t strictly binary, and when the relationships are same-sex.

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LGBTQ2IA+ Representation at the Vancouver International Film Festival

10 Essentials to Pack for Summer in Vancouver

Vancouver family beach

Photo: Hubert Kang

Every Vancouverite knows what to carry around for summer in the city; and we want to make sure you do, too! Aside from the ultimate summer accessory — sunscreen (wear it, reapply, repeat) — here’s a list of essentials you need for your time in Vancouver!

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10 Essentials to Pack for Summer in Vancouver

Vancouver Convention Centre Celebrates Canada Day with Family-Friendly Open House

Brew with a view by the Digital Orca. Photo credit: Vancouver Convention Centre

You’re invited! The Vancouver Convention Centre is once again hosting its community Open House on Canada’s birthday, July 1, 2019. This year, the event will be held in the West building’s massive exhibition levels, and feature lots of family-friendly activities.

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Vancouver Convention Centre Celebrates Canada Day with Family-Friendly Open House

Get Moving & Eating – March 2019 Vancouver Wellness Events

Whether you’re training for a marathon, wanting to chill out with some yoga and a pint, or sit down to some healthy comfort food to ward off the chill, Vancouver is where you want to be in March 2019! Check out these great upcoming events!

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Get Moving & Eating – March 2019 Vancouver Wellness Events

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Happy Solstice, Yule, Dongzhi Festival and Yaldā, and a merry upcoming Christmas! This year the full moon will brighten the longest nights of the year, and so will a beach bonfire, a lantern festival and thousands of holiday lights in parks, up mountains and strung across canyons.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend