We caught up with internationally acclaimed bartender Shaun Layton in the latest edition of the Weathered Project – see the evolution of Shaun’s Imogene + Willie Barton Slims and find out how Juniper is part of a wave of restaurants transforming Vancouver’s Chinatown.
Local filmmaker John Bolton explores the uncanny parallels between contemporary classical composer Mark Haney and his muse, Canadian stuntman Ken Carter (the Evil Knievel of the North), in the musical docudrama Aim for the Roses. We chatted with Bolton to learn how the film evolved from a performance piece (a choreographed interpretation of Haney’s underrated concept album of the same title) to a rich, eccentric and emotional character study that will tug at the heartstrings of all the dreamers of the world.
May 5th marks the return of DOXA, Vancouver’s Documentary Film Festival. Over two weeks, the city will host the screenings of over 80 films from around the world (that’s a whole lot of documentaries). We here at dutil. have a special sneak peek of some the films you should absolutely check out.
In Toronto, Marc and Arlene Green have been inspiring their community to reverse the damage done to the environment through the Backyard Urban Farm Company. By offering gardening products, planning and coaching, they are propelling a movement that lowers our carbon footprint and encourages a sustainable, natural, independent and local lifestyle.
Join the latest edition of Feisty Feast in Vancouver on April 23 – this gathering is dedicated to uniting and empowering women in the feminine spirit.
Back in September of 2015, we started the first chapter of the Weathered Project with an introduction to Mitch Kirilo, Gastown Tattoo Parlour artist and owner. Over the past four months, Mitch journeyed around the country in his sturdy Tellasons – we’re interested to learn how he (and his winter armour) fared over the Winter.
The vibe was inclusively exclusive, where stating your name at the door meant the difference between witnessing a unique event first hand or watching from the outside, peering through a pair of large glass windows.
For students of an independent-heavy mentality, community is superfluous. It’s extra, it’s garnish. It’s considered strength to stand solitary, to be your own well-oiled machine.
There is something so relatable to the fear of writing in the first page of a fresh notebook or deciding what you will draw into the first page of a new sketchbook, even taking a new passport picture offers a crippling glimpse at what could be a fresh start.
It’s been a little over a year since Dutil Denim proudly launched Freenote Cloth in Canada. We talked to Sales Director, David Strong, about the companies’ developments over the last year and his view on fast fashion.