Hot Chocolates by Chris Graham Hot Chocolates has been an anchor on Fifth Street since moving into their present location in 2006. The business was founded by Sherry Marshall-Bruce and her mother, Deanna Stewart, on Denman Island in the 1980’s. They started with truffles and found themselves extremely popular. They eventually moved to Courtenay where […]
Sunday Dennis. A Story of Luck, Love & Community By: Chris Graham The front cover of this month’s Beat is a picture of Sunday Dennis. Sunday and her family are facing a dire crisis. Many of you already know this. For those of you who don’t know, right around Christmas, Sunday was diagnosed with an […]
Sandra and Connie’s Champagne Cocktails! I’m a lucky guy. I wanted to write something fun about the season that people can appreciate and without my getting too commercial. I knew that if I had a seasonal question about food, drinks or creating a festive atmosphere, Atlas would be a great place to start. I […]
By: Lynda Drury Pieces: Celebrating Textiles Is an immersion in hand work and contemporary thought related to textiles, bringing together making, materials and meaning. Charllotte Kwon, of Maiwa fame, provides our opening night Conversation, setting the context for this event within a slow fashion framework. The Florence Filberg Center from late Friday afternoon March 27th through […]
Troll by Shane Koyczan Troll Video Written and Performed by Shane Koyczan Credit to Shane Koyczan Source: Shane Koyczan YouTube Channel
Change your Brain, Heal the World The only true hope for peace on Earth lies in the self-realization of the individual. The Way Once upon a time there was a glistening drop of sparkling water. It surfaced up from the dark and silent depths of the ocean to better experience its uniqueness and rode a […]
This is Vic Ford and his sweet little Solar Trike, a “recycled cycle” that runs on four 30 watt solar panels.
Ready for a delicious treat? This is a great chocolate tamales recipe.