Folk U Radio celebrates 50 live shows on CKTZ 89.5 FM this Friday at 1 p.m. Please join host Manda Aufochs Gillespie and Cortes’s local musicians the Awakeneers (developers of the Folk U Radio theme song Think!) for live music and a peak “back stage” into the music-making lives and inspiration of these neighbours.Continue reading Folk U Radio celebrates 50 with the Awakaneers
“Right now we’re just trying to put together a small, but potent and exciting, art experience for the rest of the summer. Everything I am going to tell you is tentative, we’ve only started with the planning, trying to get things going again. So we are anticipating a members show in late July, beginning on (Thursday) July 22nd, said Kristen Schofield Sweet, one of the gallery’s directors.Continue reading Old Schoolhouse Gallery reopening next month
A massive canvas canoe adorned with sweeping bold lines of red, black and royal blue swallows up the space around it.
Hall, renowned for his synthesis of graffiti, manga and Northwest Coast art, is finishing up a central piece for the Sacred Journey travelling exhibition, slated to launch in Campbell River on Vancouver Island this spring.Continue reading An Artistic Sacred Journey: The Pacific Northwest’s canoe culture
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Acclaimed author Shaena Lambert was electrified by Petra Kelly — a founder of the original Green party struggling to save the world in Cold War-era Germany — when the activist spoke at a massive Vancouver peace festival in 1986.Continue reading Shaena Lambert’s Muse
the Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterContinue reading Rustic Oracle: seeing the missing womens crisis through a child’s eyes