Anne Watson Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/5146 en Lots of Pizzazz in "Flashdance" at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/lots-pizzazz-flashdance-queen-elizabeth-theatre "Flashdance - The Musical" offers glitz and action at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre until November 16th.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/lots-pizzazz-flashdance-queen-elizabeth-theatre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/lots-pizzazz-flashdance-queen-elizabeth-theatre#comments Art arts review musical theatre Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Anne Watson 20115 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canzine West Festival illuminates the Underground Zine Culture http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/canzine-west-festival-illuminates-underground-zine-culture Canzine West Festival presents over 200 zines from comics to graphic novels, small presses and featured artists in an afternoon and evening of activities.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/canzine-west-festival-illuminates-underground-zine-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/canzine-west-festival-illuminates-underground-zine-culture#comments Art canzine west festival cartoonists comics DIY Festival Leanne Prain Mimi Pond small presses underground art zines Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Anne Watson 20045 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com "Goosefeather," measurably pleasant storytelling at the Fringe Festival http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/goosefeather-measurably-pleasant-storytelling-fringe-festival "Goosefeather," a one-person performance that measures the globe and our place in it...thoughtfully, intimately and with humour and clowning.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/goosefeather-measurably-pleasant-storytelling-fringe-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/goosefeather-measurably-pleasant-storytelling-fringe-festival#comments Culture artist live performance Naomi Steinberg storytelling vancouver fringe festival Sun, 07 Sep 2014 11:52:00 +0000 Anne Watson 19634 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Roselina Hung's exuberant creativity comes alive in "Myth and Men" http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/roselina-hungs-exuberant-creativity-comes-alive-myth-and-men A Woman's View on "Myth and Men" at Initial Gallery. Roselina Hung's exhibition of exuberantly creative paintings.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/roselina-hungs-exuberant-creativity-comes-alive-myth-and-men" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/roselina-hungs-exuberant-creativity-comes-alive-myth-and-men#comments Art artist paintings Vancouver artist Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:46:00 +0000 Anne Watson 19190 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Visual art trailblazers honoured at the VIVA and Audain awards: Videos http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/visual-art-trailblazers-honoured-viva-awards-videos Recipients of BC's most prestigious awards -- photographer Fred Herzog, performance artist Skeena Reece and painter Mina Totino -- explain the significance of winning awards.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/visual-art-trailblazers-honoured-viva-awards-videos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/visual-art-trailblazers-honoured-viva-awards-videos#comments Art Audain Awards Fred Herzog Mina Totino painting performance art photography Skeena Reece Visual Art VIVA Awards Fri, 25 Apr 2014 10:09:00 +0000 Anne Watson 18619 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com "Out of Sight" to be kept in mind: exhibition of New Acquisitions at the VAG http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/out-sight-be-kept-mind-exhibition-new-acquisitions-vag New Acquisitions show, "Out of Site" at the VAG features some gems<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/out-sight-be-kept-mind-exhibition-new-acquisitions-vag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/out-sight-be-kept-mind-exhibition-new-acquisitions-vag#comments Art art Art review collections new acquisitions VAG Fri, 04 Apr 2014 23:05:00 +0000 Anne Watson 18418 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Edward Burtynsky's "Terrible Beauty" reveals distorted relationship between humans and nature http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/edward-burtynskys-terrible-beauty-reveals-distorted-relationship-between-humans-and-nature A haunting marriage of nature and humans depicted in the large scale photographs of renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky at the VAG.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/edward-burtynskys-terrible-beauty-reveals-distorted-relationship-between-humans-and-nature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/edward-burtynskys-terrible-beauty-reveals-distorted-relationship-between-humans-and-nature#comments News art Canadian photographer exhibition photography Sat, 15 Mar 2014 03:24:00 +0000 Anne Watson 18224 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Faces to stretch the mind at the Belkin http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/2011/02/21/faces-stretch-mind-belkin If you delight in what my daughter’s teacher calls “mind stretching and bending,” then “Faces: Works from the Permanent Collection,” the current show at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery will...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/2011/02/21/faces-stretch-mind-belkin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/2011/02/21/faces-stretch-mind-belkin#comments Art art galleries Exhibitions faces Visual Art Tue, 22 Feb 2011 05:06:00 +0000 Anne Watson 6393 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Wintering at a summer resort in Roche Harbor, Washington http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/travel/2011/01/05/wintering-summer-resort-roche-harbor-washington A winter weekend at the Roche Harbor summer resort offers peace and calm away from the storm. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/travel/2011/01/05/wintering-summer-resort-roche-harbor-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/travel/2011/01/05/wintering-summer-resort-roche-harbor-washington#comments Travel Friday Harbor restaurants Roche Harbor Resort San Juan Islands travel weekend getaway Thu, 06 Jan 2011 05:49:00 +0000 Anne Watson 5957 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Tug of war intensifies between Lost Canadian advocate and citizenship minister http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/12/05/tug-war-intensifies-between-lost-canadian-advocate-and-citizenship Jason Kenney won't meet with Don Chapman, but the Minister challenges the activist in the pages of a student newspaper.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/12/05/tug-war-intensifies-between-lost-canadian-advocate-and-citizenship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/12/05/tug-war-intensifies-between-lost-canadian-advocate-and-citizenship#comments Lost Canadians citizenship Citizenship and Immigration Canada Don Chapman Jason Kenney lost Canadian The Brunswickan University of Fredericton Mon, 06 Dec 2010 06:28:00 +0000 Anne Watson 5669 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com