Shawn Conner, The Vancouver Sun

Shawn Conner

The Vancouver Sun

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Contact Shawn

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

Recent:
  • The Vancouver Sun

Recent articles by Shawn:

Five reasons to check out Word Vancouver

Word Vancouver. When: Sept. 19-27. Info: wordvancouver.ca. → Read More

Solo cinema: Neil Webb’s one-actor, one-writer, 18-character thriller

Neil Webb’s Armour is remarkable for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that he plays all 18 parts himself. → Read More

Five reasons to check out the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival

Article content Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival When: Sept. 4-5 Where: Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and fortlangleyjazzfest.com 1. All-Star Blues Show. For its third year, the annual summer festival includes more than a dozen livestreamed and pre-recorded concert performances. Two livestreamed shows are ticketed (with a limited number of tickets for the actual live performances): an… → Read More

Five reasons to check out The Case of the Hotel Detective

Vancouver Mysteries owner Tanya Bennett redesigns, rebrands a game that can be played in your living room, backyard, office or hotel suite. → Read More

Tap Dance Fest goes online with workshops, residencies and oral histories

Presented by the Vancouver Tap Dance Society, the fully live-streamed program includes residencies, weekend workshops, and a summit that features researchers and artists spreading knowledge about the history of the art form. → Read More

Five reasons to check out this year’s Vancouver Mural Festival

This year, there’s no street party, but the five-year-old event is expanding its reach to nine neighbourhoods. → Read More

Fighting over the Metamucil in the time of COVID

Comedian Stuart Jones dishes on his new record, comedy in the time of COVID-19, and working clean. → Read More

Five reasons to check out the West End audio tour

Aaron Chapman hosts a new audio walking tour WE Live Here, brought to you by the folks at Carfree West End. → Read More

Show Me the Honey looks for the Zen of beekeeping on a Fraser River houseboat

Former VANOC exec Dave Doroghy talks beekeeping and his new book Show Me the Honey: Adventures of an Accidental Apiarist → Read More

Five reasons to check out Torn: Dark Bullets

Torn: Dark Bullets’ plot seems inspired by today’s headlines → Read More

Real live jazz concerts coming back to the Italian Cultural Centre

Cory Weeds dishes on his upcoming shows and his new album → Read More

Piano doc scores a mountain-size victory

Piano to Zanskar follows 65-year-old piano tuner Desmond O’Keeffe in his quest to transport a 100-year-old, 80-kilogram piano to the Indian Himalayas. → Read More

BIPOC students receive a warm Welcome at Blind Tiger

Ronald Dario, Blind Tiger’s co-diversity coordinator talks about The Welcome initiative, teaching comedy on Zoom, and what diversity brings to improv. → Read More

Five reasons to check out Meowfest

Featured guests for this year's Meowfest include Hannah Shaw, a.k.a. “Kitten Lady" → Read More

New initiative lets Arts Club talent continue to create

Arts Club artistic director Ashlie Corcoran dishes on a new initiative to provide jobs for artists who are out of work due to COVID-19. → Read More

Five reasons to support The Plop

“We’re excited to offer content that makes kids laugh, and that’s a screen-free alternative." — Lauren Bercovitch, production head at Vancouver creative studio Kelly&Kelly. → Read More

Five reasons to check out e-Volver Festival 2020

Upintheair Theatre’s first e-Volver Festival presents a series of nine shows by local and national companies, all performed live on digital platforms. → Read More

Five reasons to check out Music in the Key of the World

Five reasons to check out Music in the Key of the World → Read More

Five vendors to check out at Got Craft? Virtual Market

Five vendors to check out at Got Craft? Virtual Market → Read More

Five things to check out at Kids Fest Pop Up

Vancouver International Children’s Festival goes online with Kids Fest Pop Up → Read More