“I paint everyday. I paint for about six hours everyday: Sunday, Christmas, everyday.” Renowned Canadian painter Gordon Smith is not only still working, he is experimenting with new techniques and re-inventing genres. “It’s just a way of life; it’s not work. I dream about my painting, I think about them.
We were running down Railspur Alley, a little late to a meeting on an officeboat. (What an entirely Vancouver sentence 🙈) But, we had to pause to listen to a busker who caught our attention: Sam Cave. Cave was singing one of his own songs and playing some great guitar. How
“My dream,” Vancouver street artist I ♥ says, “is pretty well to just travel around and put up my pieces.” He is doing just that. As you see in our feature image, we happened upon I ♥‘s Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop man when we were in Soho. It was a whole new meaning for
It was Mozart’s last opera. Die Zauberflöte premiered on September 30, 1791, just three months before Mozart died. At that first performance, the brilliant composer mustered the strength to conduct. His librettist, Emanuel Schikaneder, took on the role of Papageno. Here we see a performance of the particularly famous, particularly tricky Queen of the Night’s aria