15 Jan 2022

Strung With Poet Sinews

In The Two Gentlemen of Verona, William Shakespeare wrote: ‘Write till your ink be dry, and with your tears Moist it again, and frame some feeling line That may discover such integrity: For Orpheus’ lute was strung with poets’ sinews, Whose golden touch could soften steel and stones, Make tigers

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11 Jan 2022

Janna Watson. Blue Moon, Blue Ocean.

Talented Canadian artist Janna Watson has a new show – ‘Blue Moon, Blue Ocean’ – coming up at Vancouver’s Bau-Xi Gallery from January 15th to 29th. Watson describes this latest exhibit: ‘This series illustrates the dark blues that appear to float in deep, watery, starry space – the space where

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09 Jan 2022

Chinatown To Commercial Drive

i. Today’s day trip starts in Vancouver’s Chinatown, formally labelled as such in the 1890s. One of the largest Chinatowns in North America, this is a rich downtown world which is currently the focus of revitalization efforts from the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation. Their vision? ‘The Vancouver Chinatown Foundation is dedicated

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07 Jan 2022

VPL Recording Studios

Do you have a digital project that you would like to take to the next level? Podcast, video or audio-recording? First episode of your new YouTube series? Check out the Vancouver Public Library’s Inspiration Lab. It’s 7,500 square feet, it’s stocked with the latest recording technology and it’s free for use with

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04 Jan 2022

Jacob Lawrence @ The Library

“My pictures express my life and experiences,” said American painter Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000). “I paint the things I know about and the things I have experienced”. Much of his stunning artwork is focused on his home community in Harlem. “All these people on the street, various colours, so much pattern,

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