Government grants are very important to artists and cultural organizations. When the glorious grants from gaming were curtailed a few years ago, the cultural sector felt the impact. It has been a tough go for many cultural-type groups to keep running. Of course, on a global scale, we are OK. I try to keep that in mind, and also to compliment the government of the day for what they are doing to support the arts.
The Burnaby Art Gallery is the place to go for posters this winter.
After 40 years of working in films, Cody Tabois saw the industry go through many changes.
Burnaby poet Daniel Zomparelli reads a lot of literary magazines. He also gets a lot of his work published in these magazines.
AFTER years of hovering in the hearts and minds of the arts community, the idea of a West Vancouver Arts Centre is finally moving forward.
What is peace? A whole lot more than the absence of war. That premise will be examined in full in the Peace by Piece - The Musical, which debuts by The Reach Arts Action Heritage Project on Nov. 22 at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium.
Concrete, steel, and beeswax are the essential elements used by Maple Ridge native Danielle Swift to create her figurative sculptures.
Three Burnaby arts groups will be able to take their creative work that much further this year after receiving grants from the B.C. Arts Council.
EIGHT North Shore arts groups are getting a funding boost totalling $67,000 from the BC Arts Council, who announced the hike Aug. 13.
Six Richmond organizations were granted funding totaling $82,200.
Most of us know Richmond's pet name of the "Garden City," but do you know where the name came from?
The Reach Arts Action Heritage Projects engages community in the process of art as a vehicle for social change.
Re: "Theatre director laments Playhouse's passing," March 14.
Ian Hampton's work in music has been recognized with an honourary degree from Simon Fraser University.
Saturday's Artists in the Park is a transformation of Art in the Park, which was held for years in local artist Lyn Thomas' backyard and in more recent years at Meadowridge School.
Parks in B.C. celebrate 100 years in 2011 and a local celebration in one of the province's most popular park - Golden Ears - takes place this Saturday.
North Vancouver's Presentation House Theater will be looking for a new artistic director when Brenda Leadlay leaves this summer to take on the role of artistic director for the prestigious Magnetic North Theatre Festival.