Instagram feature Friday: @vanessastarkart, because people tattoo her work on their bodies

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Personally, I was thinking I’d like to get this, as a t-shirt. (One fan already mocked it up…) But I was one-upped, seriously, by a fan who got a Vanessa Stark inked onto… Continue reading

That Canada Day parade *sniff*

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Yesterday was my first Canada Day parade. As a general rule, if a large crowd is gathering, I head off in the other direction. (The road less travelled, right?) But, not taking the… Continue reading

Take a virtual scavenger hunt through the art-ful fields of Sea to Sky country

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On Aboriginal Day, former Pique news correspondent Jesse Ferreras posted 15 Stunning Works of Aboriginal Art on Huffington Post. It’s a pretty great virtual art tour. Today, in honour of Canada Day, why… Continue reading

Scared and lonely? Take one short story and call me in the morning. An interview with writer Katherine Fawcett.

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We’re sitting at the Blackbird Bakery and Katherine Fawcett keeps looking over my shoulder, distracted. Not an uncommon thing in a busy café in a small town, but the thing is, she’s looking… Continue reading

Fresh Air Cinema comes to Big Sky Golf course, Friday July 3, 9:30pm screening of Bedtime Stories

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If you grew up going to the drive-in movie theatre, you are 1. as old as I am, and 2. also likely to think this new initiative from Big Sky Golf Course is… Continue reading

28 June Photo Moment – Free SUP Yoga Session on One Mile Lake, by Dave Steers

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How to beat the heat? Take everything you love to do, and move it out of doors, under trees or by (or on) the water. Here, Dave Steers caught Laura Zgud of the… Continue reading

Summer’s here … and bannock begging season begins

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Across the street from Lil’wat Gas and Snacks stands an unassuming little structure with a lemon painted on the front and a sign on the top which reads bannock. If you’ve not yet… Continue reading

Intagram feature feed : check out @pvtatrails for local trail eye-candy

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Because trails. Because bike-riding. Because running, walking, hiking, riding. Because nature. Because mountains. Because we live here. Thank you to the PVTA and all the trail wizards out there who help build recreational… Continue reading

The Salish Stroll, a First Nations botanical pathway, opens in Whistler Monday June 29 at 2pm

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The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre (SLCC), Fairmont Chateau Whistler and members of the Squamish and Lil’wat Nations will host a celebration and blessing honouring the opening of “Salish Stroll” on Monday June 29,… Continue reading

Inspiration: How do you compare? (Hint: don’t!)

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“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.” -Mikhail Baryshnikov. Comparison is the thief of joy…we’re all better together. #ThoughtfulThursday via Pemberton Valley… Continue reading

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