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08.21.14 Sophie Weiner

For the upcoming Vancouver Biennial, international street artists Os Gemeos are taking over a 75 foot tall wall of silos as part of their ongoing “Giants” series. “We did not want a conventional two-dimensional wall that we had done before – we wanted something different, special and unique,” Os Gemeos wrote in a statement about the project. “The connection […]

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06.16.11 Bucky Turco

The usually peaceful city of Vancouver erupted into chaos last night after their hockey team lost the Stanley Cup to another team that never wins. Fans took to the streets and tore shit up. Things were smashed, overturned, and naturally, lit on fire too. Oh Canada! […]

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03.02.10 Bucky Turco

There’s a debate brewing in Vancouver over the temporary surveillance cameras that were installed in preparation for the Winter Olympics. The police want them to stay while others would rather see them go. […]

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02.23.10 Marina Galperina

“Neo-conceptionalist” Theo Sims boozes up Olypmics town with an art instillation replica of a Belfast pub inside a 12-by-20-foot plywood box. To make Vancouver’s Candahar “realistic,” Sims imported a pair of “Irish publican” brothers, complete with fedoras, thick sweaters and even thicker Ulster accents: awkward or awesome? […]

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02.20.10 Bucky Turco

Snowboarder Scotty Lago apologized to the Olympic Committee and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association after photographs of him celebrating his half-pipe victory by allowing a woman to put his bronze medal in her mouth and give it a fake blowjob were posted on TMZ. Anyway, he agreed to leave the Games after saying sorry. […]

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02.17.10 Bucky Turco

The city of Vancouver says Anti-Olympic demonstrators can keep their protesty tent village for now. Photo: Stephen Hui […]

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02.16.10 Bucky Turco

Here’s some video to supplement the photo I published earlier of Vancouver’s anti-OIympic protesters that appears to have been captured the same day. Watch as all hell breaks loose at around the 1:11 mark. […]

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02.15.10 Bucky Turco

Protesters in downtown Vancouver looking to “clog the arteries of capitalism” clashed with police in riot gear over the weekend as they marched in the streets and vandalized property. A sharp-eyed photographer shot some amazing photos of the attempted anarchy, as the crowed, mostly dressed in all black everything, broke windows, damaged cars, and dragged […]

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02.12.10 Bucky Turco

No stoner city hosting the Olympics would be complete without a laser show and here’s what the sky over Vancouver looked like earlier in the week during a practice run that reminds me more of a real life version of Missile Command than a peace-promoting light display. Photo: Duane Smailus […]

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Bucky Turco

For the past few months, American hero Stephen Colbert has been drumming up support for the US Speedskating team and just last night he unveiled his bold new poster designed by Shepard Fairey, but they’re not the only patriots sacrificing for this country! […]

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