CELEBRATING A WEST COAST ORIGINAL

A new lavish art book, Wood Storms, Wild Canvas, celebrates the iconic works of Godfrey Stephens, the West Coast sculptor, painter and boat builder. Grounded in the wild Pacific West Coast, Godfrey’s creations reflect their nautical modern and classical influences, as well as the formative influence of Kwakwaka’wakw Master Carver Chief Mungo Martin. Read more…

IS IT GETTING HOT IN HERE?

The Belfry Theatre is looking to heat up Victoria this winter with a production of David Ives’ Tony-nominated play, Venus in Fur. From November 11 to December 14, audiences are invited to form their own opinion of the play that the New York Times described as, “Good, kinky fun.” Read more…

LUBA LOVES SPARKLE & SHINE

Don’t shy away from shimmer for your wardrobe or your home! Glittering and gold accents are one of the year’s hottest trends for adding stylish flair. Even Luba, YAM’s favourite French bulldog, is in on the action, getting glammed up for an evening out in a beaded felt headband.  Read more…

TOUR AN ELEGANT TRADITIONAL HOME

With its sophisticated and traditional ambience, this spectacular home radiates a welcoming appeal, perfect for entertaining family and friends. Using timeless elements, luxurious finishes and dramatic statement lighting, the designers describe the look as “traditional elegance with a slight hint of Tuscany.” Read more…

THE MOST POPULAR APPLIANCE TRENDS

Looking to add some flair to your kitchen? You can’t go wrong with artful appliances. Designers are combining smooth functionality with sculptural elements and big bursts of colour to bring personality to the most popular room in the home. Bring on the style! Read more…

B.C. BEERS GET A BIG FLAVOUR INFUSION

British Columbia’s craft brewers are increasingly looking to the food world for inspiration for their original creations. From spruce tips and oysters to doughnuts and bacon, adventurous imbibers will find a lot more flavour in their pints.  Read more…

JESSE ROPER’S BREAKOUT YEAR

Whether you credit the inspiration of a broken heart or the life-long support of family, it’s easy to see Jesse Roper is poised for breakout success. Coming off a summer-festival tour de force, and with a new album due out in the new year, he’s shifting in high gear.  Read more…

INDULGE IN WHIMSICAL WINTER FASHION

Look beyond that little black dress. The best holiday dresses are made of lace and shine and everything fine. Indulge in the whimsical with dreamy layers of tulle, creamy winter whites, glittering accessories, and unexpected swathes of colour.  Read more…

5 FOOD-INFUSED BEERS TO TEMPT YOUR TASTEBUDS

The line between beer and food has been crossed with flavourful flair. Joe Wiebe, author of Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider’s Guide to B.C. Breweries, shares five suggestions for B.C. beers with YAM’s “Divine Drinks” columnist Adem Tepedelen.  Read more…

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