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Mumbai artist maps out web of wire at VAG Offsite

Reena Saini Kallat leads off the Indian Summer Festival with her global tapestry installation, 'Woven Chronicle' on West Georgia Street.

"Out of Sight" to be kept in mind: exhibition of New Acquisitions at the VAG

New Acquisitions show, "Out of Site" at the VAG features some gems

Why I signed the “Visual Arts Professionals in favour of a new Vancouver Art Gallery” petition

Why I signed the “Visual Arts Professionals in favour of a new Vancouver Art Gallery” petition, and extend my support to Vancouver’s constellation of visual art institutions.

Occupy Wall Street raid 'pure criminality', say Vancouver occupiers

Several tarps and tents were removed in Vancouver and one man was arrested in advance of Wednesday court date.

Ashlie Gough death a 'tragedy' says family, but don't blame Occupy Vancouver

One week after the death of Ashlie Gough at Occupy Vancouver, her family confirmed she died of a heroin overdose – but said they find most portrayals of Gough “upsetting" and "inaccurate."

Occupy Vancouver complies with fire regulations and life goes on: slideshow

Life carried on at usual at the Occupy Vancouver camp, as people cleaned up the site to comply with fire by laws yesterday.  Other than the two overdoses, people at the camp have been well, said...

What are Occupy Vancouver's demands?

With many issues on display, one of the struggles for observers is understanding Occupy Vancouver's actual demands. In fact, there are none -- and some don't see that as a problem.

Masked protesters seen at Occupy Vancouver

About a dozen masked protesters dressed in black, and carrying flag poles and backpacks have been seen at the Occupy Vancouver gathering this afternoon, according to Vancouver Police. Police have...

Mayor looks to shut down Occupy Vancouver

Since the death of a young woman at the Occupy Vancouver protests, Mayor Gregor Robertson has stepped up efforts to have the Vancouver Art Gallery protest site shut down. ...

Reactions to death at #OccupyVancouver

The death of a young woman at the Occupy Vancouver protests sparked controversy on social media about the protest movement, which has been in Vancouver since October 15.   "Woman confirmed...