Monthly Archives: June 2010

Get In Touch With Your Inner Foodie on South Granville

Meinhardt’s on South Granville continues to wow the Foodie world with their phenomenal selection of oils and vinegars—read about Debbra’s latest “An Oil Junkie” adventure as recalled on the Edible Vancouver Blog.
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    Chali-Rosso presents “Les Baigneuses Surprises” of Picasso

Chali-Rosso presents “Les Baigneuses Surprises” of Picasso

Three of the four new, original etchings added to the Chali-Rosso Gallery collection, depict women, Picasso’s favourite subject.

In Les Baigneuses surprises (The Surprised Bathers), the artist places his characters in a humouresque situation. The eyes initially focus on the two bathers prominently visible in the foreground. A closer look reveals a strategically placed sculpture to the left of the image, creating a […]

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    Jacana Contemporary Art Gallery presents Artist Verne Harrison with Circa 1978, June 16 – July 11

Jacana Contemporary Art Gallery presents Artist Verne Harrison with Circa 1978, June 16 – July 11

Jacana Contemporary Art Gallery, 2435 Granville Street, on South Granville presents new work by gallery artist Verne Harrison.

Circa 1978
“Oil and shadow. Hope and hell. […]

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    First Shaughnessy: Walter C. Nichol House (1913) Appears to be Saved

First Shaughnessy: Walter C. Nichol House (1913) Appears to be Saved

Over the past 27 years, fifty-one pre-1940 heritage houses have been demolished in First Shaughnessy District, despite the Overall Development Plan’s stated goals to preserve the heritage character of this neighbourhood.
Despite a well-organized opposition from the Shaughnessy Heights Property Owners Association, it appears that City Council is still supportive of moving forward with the townhouse solution, that will allow the Nichol House to be preserved.
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Changing Landscape

Story for the South Granville Blog by Paula Foran

As I pulled up next to Hycroft in my humble Toyota Corolla to take photos of the new corner of 16th and Granville, my heart raced. I have gazed at this corner countless times—it is part of my physical and emotional landscape. Until last year when heartbreakingly it was sold, my family home was on 16th and Arbutus and my eight siblings and I attended VC and LFA. The vision of Hycroft still fills me with a whirl of memories of stories from my grandmother and mother. Today I discovered that the Hycroft forest gates, guardians of opulence and mystery, had been replaced by a gaping hole.   […]

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    Winsor Gallery presents Artists Alan Wood and Charles Rea, May 27 – June 19

Winsor Gallery presents Artists Alan Wood and Charles Rea, May 27 – June 19

Winsor Gallery, 3025 Granville Street on South Granville, presents two artists in an exhibition of works from May 27th to June 19th, 2010. Renowned […]