Sumo wrestling, BMX hobbyists/professionals, neon light themed dances, free popcorn and local bands; these are just some of the highlights from Surrey’s Youth Fest 2012, an annual one-day event that was held at Guildford Recreation Centre on September 23, 2012, where youth came to celebrate their common likes and differences.
“It’sYo, It's YouthFest 2012!
The Vancouver Sun's Tara Carman published a series of articles earlier this year revolving loneliness in Vancouver. Through her research and interviews, we find that Vancouver is known to be a place of superficial relationships and insincerity. It’s easy to "feel" connection and belonging in the moment, but does thatWhy So Lonely? - Youth Loneliness in Vancouver
Bank Heist is the musical moniker of local musician Matthew Joel who creates electronic music heavily laden with deep bass lines, robust synth melodies and pounding dance beats. Below is a short interview done with the musician providing some insight into his project.
Could you tell us something about yourself andLocal Artist Interview: Bank Heist
It seemed so simple!
Get out of bed, head to work, climb the ladder, paint some homes and make some money to put towards university. With the blink of an eye this seemingly simple task turned into a life altering and destructive endeavor. I caution you, the story I am aboutSeptember 2011: Jessica Kruger
Name: Ariel Swan
Spotted: Granville Street
Style Inspiration: Kate Moss
3 Favourite Stores
1. F as in Frank
2. One Teaspoon
3. Urban Outfitters
Biggest Summer Fashion Faux Pas?
Socks & Sandals! But in general, people need to dress for their body type, you can look gorgeous if you're a size six or a size sixteen, but you have to knowLook of the Week - Ariel Swan
Woo! 2011 is over and what a year it has been! The Youth of the Months, or YOMs as we like to call them, have truly done some damage on my emotions throughout this year. I can personally say that this show has exposed me to some of Vancouver's mostYouth of the Months of 2011