Creative Arts

Whistler is a community of creatives of all kinds. Hello, inner child, come out and play.

A Literary Guide to Whistler Hotel Bars

As the Whistler Readers & Writers Festival draws near The Insider examines the longstanding literary link between literary creativity and hotel lounges.

Whistler Artwalk: Creativity in a Mountain Town

It's summer and Whistler Artwalk is showcasing over 50 artists in 35 establishments throughout Whistler Village. Where do these artists find the time to create in a town full of outdoor temptations? The Insider finds out.

Whistler Art Galleries: Bringing the World to Whistler

Life imitates art and in Whistler, life is good. Whistler's art galleries are world class and the scene grows stronger with each passing year.

Whistler Readers And Writers Fest: Snow, Love, Murder!!!

Murder in the mountains! Author Robin Spano based her last murder mystery novel right here in Whistler and she's coming to town to talk about it as part of the 12th annual Whistler Readers & Writers Festival set for October 18-20, 2013.

Whistler Children’s Festival – 30 Years Young

The older you get the more you realize how awesome it is to be a kid. And, for a kid, there's very few things awesomer than the 30th annual Whistler Children's Festival which hits town July 13-14 2013.

#WhistlerUnfiltered Behind the Photo: Shark Attack

Periodically throughout the summer The Insider will track down the stories (and people) behind some of the #WhistlerUnfiltered images. This week we talk Sharks, beer and skateboarding with Alex from Spain.

Whistler Art Workshops on the Lake Kick Off Summer

It's not the typical jock-vs-art-geeks scene up in Whistler. Most of our Jocks are Art Geeks. And you can be one too– Art on the Lake Workshops start this weekend.

Whistler World Ski & Snowboard Festival Survival Guide

The World Ski & Snowboard Festival is almost too much fun. If you want to survive all ten days, you need a good plan and some helpful tips.

Whistler Favourites with Artist Chili Thom

Whistler landscape artist and man-about-town Chili Thom walks The Insider through some of his favourite spots in Whistler and talks about living the dream.

Whistler Readers & Writers Festival

Autumn is the perfect time to cozy up with a book, but how about an author? The 11th annual Whistler Readers & Writers Festival has everything from intimate readings, kids workshops, live jazz and loud, public arguing.

Whistler Children’s Art Festival – The Kid in Us

The Whistler Children's Art Festival celebrates it's 29th year in town, making it the oldest kid ever. Get ready for a weekend of performances, crafts, laughs and a few dads dressed up in pink bird costumes...
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