arts funding

Artistic director Max Reimer defends city's million dollar Vancouver Playhouse bailout

"It's like they're trying to elicit a Tea Party response,"  Vancouver Playhouse artistic managing director Max Reimer said. He was referring to reactions critical of public funding for one...

Despite rain and cuts to the arts, East Van keeps Lost Souls Parade alive

The Lost Souls is a vital component of East Vancouver's cultural vitality. After the  BC arts funding massacre, there was uncertainty as to whether this event could survive. Despite the...

Public Dreams celebrates 25th anniversary with night of magic, music, and art

Public Dreams Society, the organizer behind volunteer-driven and community-oriented events like the Illuminares and Parade of Lost Souls will be celebrating its 25th anniversary on September 24th...

Jane Danzo's resignation from BC Arts Council Chair personifies funding frustrations

Last week, the former Chair of the BC Arts Council, Jane Danzo, publicly spoke about her reasons for leaving the organization as related to restrictions and limitations she finds...

Arts Summit strikes familiar chord

Social activist/cultural critic Arlene Goldbard gave the keynote address at this year's Arts Summit.