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The History of Dance, Good Fridays: Double Deuce, The Twelves and more
The sun has been shining, cherry blossoms are peeping out – could this be the start of spring? Let's get out there and enjoy all that's going on in Vancouver this weekend.
Feb 2nd, 2011
Not Juliet's balcony: an interview with Justin Muir of Balcone
Balcone, (Italian for balcony), is a nonprofit society based in Vancouver. It presents contemporary art projects in a variety of situations and spaces.
Jan 26th, 2011
Shy, bold photographer Rick Legal
Rick Legal is relatively new to the Vancouver photography scene. His nude photographs are some of the most powerful images I have seen.
Jan 24th, 2011
Jan 25th, 2011
Free admission: a look at Vancouver's public art
Great cities are built for the people, and Vancouver is no exception. But, when was the last time you went for an art walk – or even stopped to admire a piece of public art in Vancouver?
Jan 19th, 2011
Audience breaks their silence at youth-designed art exhibit
At the Burnaby Youth Custody Centre's art exhibit, the public was invited to share their letters, poetry and art. They told moving stories of forgiveness and hope.
Loretta A. Cella
Jan 16th, 2011
Crispin Glover at the Cinematheque
Multitalented actor, director, writer, Crispin Glover (River's Edge, Back to the Future, The Doors, The People vs Larry Flynt, Hot Tub Time Machine, Charlie's Angels) will be at the Pacific...
Jan 15th, 2011
Gallery Row gets a wake-up call from the tax man
We have seen crazy cuts to arts funding over the past couple years, but the latest threat to the survival of this community is rising rent and property taxes.
Jan 13th, 2011
Dr Sketchy’s Art Class & Cabaret, Taboo Revue Burlesque, One Week Job and more
Some nice, spicy and sweet events this week for you. A bit of burlesque – to watch and to draw! – art, movies, some dancing. All you need for a honeysweet weekend. Enjoy!
Jan 12th, 2011
Bee Vancity Top Picks Jan 6-10: Building Peace, Ana Sia, Just Dance and a great reason to take off your pants
Something here for everyone - from building peace to dancing all night to taking your pants off on the Skytrain.
Jan 5th, 2011