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Reviews: Sweet Virginia is noirish, The Dancer, flashy, and two films on Indigenous issues
Also what a Big Time architect is doing locally and three more good ones from the European Union Film Festival
Dec 1st, 2017
Vancouver Art Gallery unveils new building design to mixed public review
VANCOUVER — If the intention behind unveiling the striking conceptual design for the new Vancouver Art Gallery was to get people talking, then the mission has already been an unbridled success....
The Canadian Press
Sep 29th, 2015
Music and architecture tackle sustainability
Sound Space Architecture, a concert by Vancouver New Music and hosted at UBC's CIRS building explored sustainability in new ways.
Mar 23rd, 2014
Gesamtkunstwerk and Vancouver House: "Vancouverism 2.0"
Reimagining the foot of the Granville Bridge.
Mar 20th, 2014
Ron Thom's West Van masterpiece: Sneak peek at the Carmichael Residence
Fascinating architecture in the hills of West Vancouver.
Jul 12th, 2013
Emily Carr Continuing Studies helps teens jumpstart their education in art and design
Innovative program gives teens hands-on studio time to develop skills and a portfolio.
May 9th, 2012
What's your vision for Vancouver's viaducts?
Public voting is open until Sunday in the City's competition for new solutions around the viaducts.
Nov 23rd, 2011
Films to see at VIFF on Days 1 & 2
Isabelle Huppert plays a mom who exploits her daughter in the French film My Little Princess.
Sep 28th, 2011
VO Photo Pool: Architecture and light
Blue skies and beautiful city views. This is Vancouver.
Jul 7th, 2011
Books as building material
The LYNNsteven Boutique in Gastown, opened early this year, challenges the definition of a well-rounded book collection.
Sep 7th, 2010