Maker Faire

Vancouver Creatives Need More Play for Young and Old Alike

Billie Kell | Posted 08.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Billie Kell

Creativity is the design of novel and useful products. Exploring the world through creative and innovative lenses results in solutions to challenges. Stepping out of your comfort zone and embracing play is essential. It's what creativity goes with and cities need to be more playful to keep talented creative people: which is why Emily Smith started the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire.

As Music Gets Apathetic, I'm Looking for Other Creative Outlets

Natalia Yanchak | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Music
Natalia Yanchak

Lately I've been obsessed with today's musical climate. Too long have I agonized over this sentiment, trying to reconcile whether "it's just me" or if music has evolved into a new beast with unusual behaviours I no longer understand. But I've decided: Modern music, I am done with thee. What keeps me going is the knowledge that people are still putting their souls into things. How do I know? Because it is in our human nature to create.