Category: The Arts

Property values in Mount Pleasant industrial zone jump after city confirms role as jobs hub

Why did the biggest jump in city property values — 30 percent in a single year — occur in the Mount Pleasant light industrial area bounded by Broadway, Cambie, Main and False Creek? “It could be a new… Read More

City greenlights $20m theatre hub for False Creek in latest investment in arts, cultural space

Today’s unanimous council vote to approve a new $20 million rehearsal and theatre space in Southeast False Creek will add 48,330 square feet to the city’s arts infrastructure, support two key theatre organizations, create a 250-seat theatre and… Read More

Vancouver moving to support arts, creative community excellence, not just increase funding

Vancouver’s support for the arts and cultural sector, already the best in the country on a “dollars per capita” basis, is going to shift to a new focus on excellence and resilience in the next five years. That… Read More

City taking action to support Main St. arts scene on three fronts

News that VIVO arts centre is facing relocation after 20 years at its Main St. site is discouraging for arts supporters, but not proof that “everyone’s being pushed out” by the impact of the new community plan, as… Read More