East is east and west is west

The division of Vancouver into east and west is a simple fact. Avenues running the length of the city split into east and west at Ontario street.  But the east west/divide in the city is deeper--it's historic, economic, and political. And nowadays, there's a wealth of merchandise that people can purchase if they want to... Continue Reading →

Opinion: Porn is violent toward women

Published in The Langara Voice If we really want to consider the consequences of easily accessible porn, we must consider the content. A recent New York Times Magazine article suggested that pornography is the primary way that adolescents learn about sex.  Studio 58’s The P*rn Project is an attempt to grapple with the consequences of... Continue Reading →

Artists fear future of new South Van studio

Published in The Langara Voice  A new artist-run studio in Marpole is facing an uncertain future as the building’s impending sale is making it difficult to attract enough artists to make ends meet. Ebisu Studios opened in November of last year when its three founders – Michelle Sturley, Linda Kirkness and Billy Hebb – signed... Continue Reading →

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