Greenlandic Mask Dancing, Folk Music and Mythologies Meet at this PuSh Festival Performance

Image by Jeremy Mimnagh

By Rachel Rosenberg

Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory and Evalyn Parry have created an enthralling multimedia dialogue that weaves folk music, storytelling, live video and uaajeerneq (Greenlandic mask dancing). After a sold-out Toronto run in 2018, Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools, which is coming to the PuSh festival in January, explores the relationship between Canada’s North and South using personal stories, historical documents and traditional mythologies.

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Greenlandic Mask Dancing, Folk Music and Mythologies Meet at this PuSh Festival Performance

Locally Made, Body-Positive, Gender-Inclusive Undergarments: Get Them in Vancouver

Credit: Kay Ho Photography

By Kendell Yan

Feeling confident in your own skin can be an overwhelming challenge that marginalized bodies struggle with on a daily basis, especially when it’s so hard to find affordable clothing that fits well AND makes us feel good. Enter Tina Ozols, founder and sole producer of Oona Clothing in Vancouver’s Eastside, a company that aims to clothe all bodies with sustainability and affordability.

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Locally Made, Body-Positive, Gender-Inclusive Undergarments: Get Them in Vancouver

5 Beautiful Places to Get Married in Vancouver

Fun and beautiful places to get married are not scarce in Vancouver, so how do you decide–weighing not just the backdrop for photos, but the staff, options, food, and all the rest? One person who knows Vancouver’s locations inside and out is co-producer of the Union Wedding Show and long-time wedding planner, Cristie Rosling.

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5 Beautiful Places to Get Married in Vancouver

The Darlings Take Immersive Drag Theatre to Artistic Heights

Photo by Samuel Olsen

By Kendell Yan

Provocative! Haunting! Dreamy! Experience the live event critics are calling a phantasmagorical romp through the psyche! On October 25th witness the terrifically terrifying drag quartet, The Darlings, in a conceptually indulgent drag show sprung from the minds of four peculiar genderflux individuals.

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The Darlings Take Immersive Drag Theatre to Artistic Heights

A Couple of Vancouver LGBTQ2+ Community Trailblazers Part I: Deputy Mayor Tim Stevenson

Tim Stevenon

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By Angus Praught

Deputy Mayor Tim Stevenson and the Very Reverend Dr. Gary Paterson are a high-profile Vancouver couple, and champions of LGBTQ2+ rights and freedoms. For decades, they have been at the forefront of life-changing legislature and religious reforms that have helped shape Vancouver into the diverse and inclusive city it is today.

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A Couple of Vancouver LGBTQ2+ Community Trailblazers Part I: Deputy Mayor Tim Stevenson

What to Do in Vancouver on Your Way To or From Peak Pride in Kelowna

By Kendell  Yan

Peak Pride offers something for everyone under the rainbow banners at Big White in Kelowna from April 6-8, including a mountain parade, Aprés Ski beer gardens, and performances from performances of all kinds at the big pride bash, WipeOUT. Extend the weekend in either direction here in Vancouver before or after making your way up for one big gay ski weekend.

Here are some events to check out in Vancouver on the peripherals of Peak Pride:

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What to Do in Vancouver on Your Way To or From Peak Pride in Kelowna

Costumes, Drag, Ball Pits, Photo Booths and Dancing! It’s Vancouver Pride Society’s Unicorn Ball

By Casey Stepaniuk

If you’ve been thinking that you haven’t dressed up as a unicorn enough recently, you’re in luck: Vancouver Pride Society’s Unicorn Ball is coming up! The second annual event is taking place February 24th, which is plenty of time for unicorn costume planning.

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Costumes, Drag, Ball Pits, Photo Booths and Dancing! It’s Vancouver Pride Society’s Unicorn Ball