| So much to do, so little time! It’s officially summer today, Sun. June 21 and Vancouver’s event schedule is bursting at the seams. Jazz Fest, Car Free Day, Make Music Vancouver, Celebration of Light — just some of the events we get to enjoy for being here! As a followup to the Canadian Art […]
ArtWalk Granville & Fragrant Wood Gallery
June 22nd, 2015 | by weshareinterests | published in ARTS, FEATURE | Comments Off on ArtWalk Granville & Fragrant Wood Gallery
Autistic Savants Part 2 – The Rainman Twins
September 18th, 2014 | by weshareinterests | published in FEATURE, SCIENCE | Comments Off on Autistic Savants Part 2 – The Rainman Twins
It’s been a while since we added to the Science section. Today, I searched “Autistic Savants” and came upon Florence (Flo) and Katherine (Kay) Lyman, identical twins in their late fifties from New Jersey. They have been dubbed the Rainman Twins and had a documentary made about them in 2011. They demonstrate an extraordinary ability […]
Keita Sagaki – Doodle Dude
July 14th, 2014 | by weshareinterests | published in ARTS, FEATURE | Comments Off on Keita Sagaki – Doodle Dude
“The concept of my creation is the borderless relationship between ‘whole and part’”. – Keita Sagaki | One hallmark of Takanori Aiba’s work is having big detail in a tiny space. The day I came across Aiba, I happened upon two websites (1) all-that-is-interesting.com and (2) thisiscolossal.com. Here, I was introduced to the work of one […]
Autistic Savants Part 1 – Stephen Wiltshire
June 26th, 2014 | by weshareinterests | published in FEATURE, SCIENCE | Comments Off on Autistic Savants Part 1 – Stephen Wiltshire
Those with Autism struggle to fit into mainstream society being cast off as strange and socially incapable. Regardless of where they fall on the Autism spectrum, they are limited in their freedom to contribute to this world as they are largely ignored and avoided. In recent years, with the help of social media and a […]
Takanori Aiba – Bonsai!
June 26th, 2014 | by weshareinterests | published in ARTS, FEATURE | Comments Off on Takanori Aiba – Bonsai!
A lot of us run random searches on things sometimes just to see what’s out there. Sometimes, I’ll run an identical search months or years later to see what’s changed. In November 2013, I revisited a search on “bonsai trees” and “Zen gardens.” What I unlocked was a door to the fascinating world of Japanese, […]