Brazilian-born Elton Hubner shares stories through film

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 05:23:16 +0000

Elton Hubner always has a story to share. And he has lots of inspiration to draw from. Born in Brazil to a family of European immigrants, Hubner is what you might call a global citizen, having lived in Germany, Switzerland and Italy, and having travelled to 30 countries before coming to Canada in 2012. But, […]

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Saudi-born actor Aixa Kay in the search for belonging

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 06:09:08 +0000

At first glance, she embodies a perfect Vancouverite. Dressed for the gym — her next stop — she confidently enters Lost+Found Café, a creative hub in the Gastown neighbourhood of Vancouver where she spends hours writing. Yet, there is something revealing about her origin when she greets me with a reassuring embrace and welcomes me to share […]

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Painter Carlos Delgado exhibits at Sur Gallery

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:15:48 +0000

Colombian-born immigrant artist Carlos Delgado shows the emotion of change in his portraits Toronto-based, Colombian-born artist Carlos Delgado, is presenting a solo show of his paintings called Transitions the paradox of change at Sur Gallery on December 6, 2018, for a one-night-only exhibition in Toronto. Known for his abstract portraits Faces of the System, which translate […]

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Salt Spring artist Nicola Wheston’s new show

On picturesque Salt Spring Island, B.C. lives a British-born artist who has become well known for her life-size narrative work. “It’s always been the every day and people’s stories that has interested me,” says Nicola Wheston. Wheston has come a long way since her art school days at the Ruskin School of Drawing at Oxford […]

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Red Dirt Skinners happy to call Canada home

Musicians Rob and Sarah Skinner, also known as the Red Dirt Skinners, knew there was something special about Canada when they visited for work back in June 2015. “We just kind of fell in love with the place the moment we landed,” says Sarah. “Everyone was extremely receptive to our music, the people were wonderful, […]

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Philippines-born Caleb Lagayan in TUTS’ Cinderella

Philippines-born Caleb Lagayan is excited to be coming back for his third season at Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) in Stanley Park’s Malkin Bowl in Vancouver. Having recently graduated from Capilano University’s musical theatre program, Lagayan is thrilled to be playing one of his “bucket list” roles this summer — Lord Pinkleton in Rodgers & […]

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