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Belly up to some bangra
New films bring harrowing drama, amiable humor or...
Prophet and loss; a parable
EMV brings Missa Darwin to Christ Church
BAC's "Illusionists" -- magic unrealism
A pop star as a diva, a French hit transferred to New York...
"Full Light" at end of long, dark tunnel
Counting violence against women
RBG’s early triumphs; a gem of a Canadian movie and old and...
Your numerology cycles for 2019
Tom Hanks on the run in Inferno and BC progress and tradition in Koneline
Also Demon updating a Jewish myth and Miss Hokusai explaining a Japanese icon
Oct 27th, 2016
Visual art trailblazers honoured at the VIVA and Audain 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.
Apr 24th, 2014
Studio notes: on pricing painting
When it comes to pricing work, all artists seem to share a general sense of bewilderment. Basically, it's a crap shoot.
Aug 1st, 2012
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
Painting the Drive
"The Drive" is another name for Commercial Drive, a popular street in Vancouver in the middle, sort of, of Vancouver's Italian, Portuguese and Brazilian communities. The street has charm and...
Oct 29th, 2011
Murdered victims painted in "The Forgotten" need respect
The way I speak is through my paint brush… How was I going to tell the truth if I painted every single one of those women who went missing and many murdered in a pretty light? …Why now do some people...
Feb 8th, 2011
When an outsider paints the DTES missing women
Last night I spoke at a National Conference at SFU talking about 'The Forgotten” Project. There was so much hostility in the room by a group of women from the DTES [Downtown Eastside]…These women...
Feb 8th, 2011
The Eastside Culture Crawl: Don't miss it!
Masks. City lights inside trees, Airstream trailers, a whirling dervish. That’s what I step into when I enter Georgia Jackson Studios, my first stop on this year’s Culture Crawl.
Nov 27th, 2010
Tom Carter: Painter
Had a bomb not exploded in the lobby of the Pantages Theatre in 1933, and sent the box office grille through the front window of the Vancouver Café across the street, Tom Carter might never have...
Sep 28th, 2010
Melanie Kobayashi: underground painter
Paintings everywhere—on the floor, on the wall, hanging in sheets on a rack. Big paintings—one of them nearly 12 feet long. And I’m jealous.
Jul 14th, 2010