Smilin’ Buddha Cabaret ( – Nov. 28, 2013)

A Nov. 28, 2013 post regarding the Smilin’ Buddha Cabaret in Vancouver begins as follows:

  • The Smilin’ Buddha Cabaret at 109 East Hastings Street was at the centre of Vancouver’s changing entertainment scene for decades. The venue adapted to the evolving tastes of Vancouverites, hosting a variety of musical acts, from big band to psychedelic rock to punk and alternative.

[End of excerpt]

Fred Herzog

Photo on left (below) by Fred Herzog is one of several great photos accompanying the post.

Fred Herzog: Photographs (2011) and Fred Herzog: Vancouver (2007) highlight this photographer’s work.

The first of these two books, which are available at the Toronto Public Library, notes that: “Fred Herzog has worked with Kodachrome slide film for over 50 years, but only in the past few years has technology allowed him to make archival pigment photographic prints of exceptional colour and intensity.”

Photo credit: Fred Herzog 1958. Source:

Below is another photo by Fred Herzog; the source is the Equinox Gallery website.

Granville/Robson, 1959. Fred Herzog photo


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