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A decade from now, 2020 will be the year that West Vancouver-based hyperrealist artist Ann Goldberg remembers as the year she launched an exhibition during a pandemic. Booked well in advance, the mouthwatering pieces for Cake: A Modern Marie Antoinette were well on their way to being created, and no roadblocks were going to stop this professional artist.


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Famous for our athleisure approach to dressing, true west coasters know nothing beats a great hat and hoodie combination to keep the rain off our heads! Now, from the east comes Jaycow Millinery to mix it up with stylish sustainable headwear.


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Vienna was once known as the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Today, this great city does not need an empire-related status to maintain its unrivalled authentic beauty and cultural level. At the same time, modern Vienna cannot be suspected of being unduly attached to the past. It is a city that looks to the future with confidence and successfully implements the latest achievements in architecture, design, and technology.


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This story began with a simple question from Andrew and posted on The Red Hand Files and how it played out has become legendary in two diverse worlds of fans.

First, we must step into the shadows to the brooding, complex, and emotional world of Australian singer/songwriter Nick Cave.

Second, the universe of elite pianists and the exquisite instruments they regard as extensions of their souls.


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cake at the serpentine london / 2020 / oil on canvas / 24x36

The world of artist Ann Goldberg is up-close and personal. Through the most refined strokes, she turns everyday items into a hyper-realistic masterpiece. Pieces so convincing that you may find your mouth watering at her latest collection — Cake: A Modern Marie Antoinette. An exhibition that stretches the audience’s imagination and blurs the line between reality and the world that exists on her canvases.


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Thailand has long captured the hearts of the global traveller looking to sample its welcoming culture and unique natural environment. Offering an insight into the local lifestyle and surrounded by stunning coastal landscapes, The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa, Phuket provides the perfect destination for a truly exotic holiday.


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When it comes to racial disparity, stereotyping and inequality in the beauty pageant industry or helping previously incarcerated youths get back on their feet, Nova Stevens is fighting for what she believes in and doing it on her terms.


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The days of uninspiring lunches dropping from the workplace vending machine might be on the way out, thanks to the new Smart Vending Meal Solution by UpMeals. This is the latest development from local caterer and chef Drew Munro, the visionary behind how the catering industry operates with his sustainable and local meals. The vending machine delivers healthy, custom meals developed by professional chefs and nutritionists for local workplaces where each break room has unique dietary needs and goals.

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Helen Siwak

Vancouver, BC. EcoLuxLuv Comms, publisher of Folio.YVR Luxury Lifestyle Magazine, and multiple digital lifestyle blogs. See more at issuu.com/folio.yvr!

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