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Back Gallery Project: Peg Steley Rock Star

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 11:54am PDT
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When jewelry designer Peg Steley was approached by the owner of the Back Gallery Project, Monica Reyes, about an exhibition Steley says she suddenly viewed her work in a different light. “It made me perceive it as a body of work and motivated me to push the envelope,” she says. Before a career in jewels, […]

Ballet BC Opens Season with Tilt: Review

Monday, October 21st, 2013 — 1:14pm PDT
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If Ballet BC’s season opener, Tilt, is any indication, there is yet even more life being breathed into the company. Last season completely blew me away — not only did the phoenix rise from the ashes (of near bankruptcy), it soared around the the world, taking the audience with it on a glorious ride. I […]

Inside the Seed at The Cultch

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 — 5:39pm PDT
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This week Upintheair Theatre presents Inside the Seed, a re-imagining of the ultimate Greek tragedy, Oedipus Rex. The play, written by Jason Rothery and directed by Richard Wolfe, is set in a giant bio-genetics corporation that aspires to grow the perfect seed — The Golden Seed — to feed the world and end starvation. Patrick […]

Andy Dixon: Pleasure Studies

Saturday, September 21st, 2013 — 11:54am PDT
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I first met painter Andy Dixon at a pool party in the Southlands a few summers ago. The host of the party was celebrating the completion of renovations that transformed his house into a re-imagined mid-century home reminiscent of Richard Neutra’s Kauffman House in Palm Springs — with its large glass sliding doors that opened […]

Outstanding in the Field at UBC Farm

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 — 11:30am PDT
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Photo: Michelle Kim for Miss604 Ever since I attended the magical Araxi Longtable event at the breathtaking North Arm Farm in Pemberton back in 2011, I’ve been obsessed with the concept of farm dinners — where people sit down at table that stretches as long as a length of an Olympic swimming pool and communally […]

Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 — 1:15pm PDT
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Last night, at the Roundhouse Performance Centre, as part of the Vancouver International Dance Festival, Vancouver-based acclaimed choreographer and dancer Barbara Bourget (of Kokoro Dance) performed a very personal, transcendent expression of not just her fifty year creative life in dance, but also of life itself, called A Simple Way. Photo credit: Peter Eastwood Accompanied […]