Here are some habits you can adopt to further dive into the lesser-known parts of Vancouver’s arts community.
“I wanted to get involved, curate these bands, take over all the shows.” Mati Cormier, founder, promotor, manager, and sole proprietor behind the now-deceased Trash City Productions.
Where the new campaign falters though, is their emphasis on a person’s worth to others instead of their existence simply as an individual.
For years I hiked in everything from Converse to (shudder) flip-flops, and I struggled to understand why my feet felt like they’d been shattered into a million pieces.
“People have this sense—it’s either bad karma or ‘I’m going to be judged for my bad deeds’—that there are consequences,” Linda Christensen, Humanities professor at Douglas College
What are 10-year high school reunions, in the age where everyone’s lives can be found online, and there are no surprises waiting for you?
“With all the time I’ll save from not having to throw out my own expired food, I’ll have so much more time and energy for the important things, like my financially-crippling addiction to online shopping.” said Andrew Bensen, a 34-year-old from Seattle