Bird On A Wire Spotlight Artist: Gary Nay

“Whimsical, but thought provoking” is how Vancouver artist, Gary Nay describes his work… and we agree! That’s why we invited him to be our feature artist for August/September 2016, showcasing his work at the Bean Around the World coffee house, directly across from Bird On A Wire. About Gary Nay A stock broker turned full-time […]

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9 Questions, 1 Recipe – Interview with Paul McEwen

Meet our latest team member, Paul McEwen. We conducted our traditional “9 Questions, 1 Recipe” interview to get to know Paul better. See what he had to say: What kinds of jobs did you have before Bird on a Wire? I have had a career in Music as a recording artist and song writer. Some […]

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How To DIY Your Summer

Summer is such a GREAT time for DIY!  It’s warm (theoretically), there’s no wet stuff falling from the sky (again… theoretically), and it’s a perfect time for doin’ your DIY out-of-doors by the light of the… wait for it… SUN! To celebrate the sunniness of summer, we’ve picked 4 quick and easy DIY projects to […]

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5 Events to Check Out This BC Day Long Weekend

Looking to do something fun and interesting this BC day long weekend? Well, here are a few suggestions to get you out of the house and have a blast around town! Vancouver Pride Parade July 31st 2016 – 12pm It’s that time again! Vancouver’s iconic Pride Parade will be held on Sunday July 31st, marching through […]

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How To Stay Clean And Cool This Summer

With summertime rolling around again, ’tis the season of bike riding and beach barbecues. Sunny days, warm evenings, hanging out with friends. Sounds great, right? Personally, I think summer is the best season, but the challenge remains: staying cool, clean and fresh feeling. Luckily, here at Bird on a Wire, we’ve got you covered. Never […]

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That Time We Went Car-Free (And Loved It!)

Car Free Day is one of the most anticipated festivals of the year for local-lovin’ Vancouverites, and this year did not disappoint! Vendors covered Main Street from Broadway to 30th with their locally-made goods, selling everything from greeting cards to jewelry, clothing & original art.  And don’t forget the food… oh man, the food!  Spicy […]

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Canada Post Lockout: What Artists & Entrepreneurs Can Do

We’ve all heard the rumblings, but the news outlets now consider it a virtual certainty that Canada Post will move to lock out its employees starting as early as July 2nd. If the lockout goes forward, there will be no letters, mailers or parcels delivered on and after that date.  And in addition, no mail […]


6 Tips to Overcome Creative Blocks

We’ve all been there. You’ve got writer’s block.  Or painter’s block.  Or sculptor’s block. Whatever it is, you’ve got it, and it doesn’t feel good.  In fact, it feels downright awful, as if you’ll never create anything brilliant again! So what do you do to overcome this paralyzing mood?  Try harder?  Criticize yourself until something […]

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Father’s Day Gift Box Draw

We are pleased to offer a FABULOUS array of prizes for our Father’s Day! We have secret! We are part of a sustainable and fun networking group called Grand Fortune City and Bird on a Wire is part of the Health and Lifestyle Power Team and we’ve gotten together to produce a lovely gift basket […]

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Car Free Day Festival is Almost Here!

One of the brightest spots of the Vancouver year, Car Free Day is a grassroots festival that happens all over the city, promoting healthy communities & car free streets. Music, food, kids’ activities and hundreds of artisan vendors will be lining the streets, providing the biggest street festival of the year in Vancouver! Shutting down […]