"I don't think the Port of Metro Vancouver . . . should become a major oil export port."
THE axe appears to be coming down on two of Capilano University's popular arts programs.
- The Edge of a Shadow: The Paintings of Ruth Killam Massey, Jan. 16-Feb. 23 at the West Vancouver Museum. Opening reception: Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. Info: westvancouvermuseum.ca.
The trip to Vancouver International Airport will soon be paved with dynamic banners along Grant McConachie Way, the departures and arrivals ramps and throughout the airport's parkade.
The original artwork created for the second version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas book project is on display at Guildford Town Centre.
About 120 elementary school children and a series of rotating settings will play into the Theatrix Youtheatre Society's presentation of Peter Pan, which starts Dec. 13.
Marpole Arts Collective hosts an event for those 19 and older Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at The Old Firehall, 1305 West 70 Ave. at Hudson Street. The Collective brings in different groups of performing artists, including musicians, poets and art installations by Emily Carr students, on the last Friday of every month. Drop by to listen to live talent. Check marpoleplace.ca for this month's lineup. Doors open at 7 p.m. The music starts at 8 p.m. Free admission and cheap beer.
Tri-Cities resident Paula Ledenko used to take the natural settings around her for granted.
Tsawwassen artist Andrew Gibbs' latest show features landscapes from a place he loves.
For a private collector, $300,000 might be enough for one special piece, such as an Emily Carr, but for the Burnaby Art Gallery, that amount can fund its special exhibitions project for three years.
Christmas might seem far off still, but three Surrey artists spent the summer creating Christmas images to be ready for it.
JENNY CAI, 12, IRWIN PARK ELEMENTARY -- Art teacher: Doni Gratton
Israel? Palestine? What's it All About?: Learn more about the current situation in Palestine and Israel and what underlies the conflict Mondays until Nov. 5 (except Thanksgiving Monday), 7-9 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Church, 1044 St. George's Ave., North Vancouver. Free. Facilitator: Rev. Marianna Harris.
Darcy Greiner is a newly minted industrial designer with a serious crush on ceramics. An emerging artist with an already impressive resumé, Greiner graduated this spring from Emily Carr's Industrial Design program a couple of days after his 40th birthday. The Saskatchewan native and son of a minister previously held careers in banking and in engineering design but always longed to pursue more artistic endeavors. At 36, he left a lucrative and steady position and enrolled at Emily Carr to pursue his dream.
While Great Northern Way Campus prepares for its potential future as a home for Emily Carr University of Art and Design and a digital media hub, some of the artists who work at the campus are losing their home.
With the sights, sounds, smells and crowds on Granville Island it's easy to overlook some of the more hidden businesses or to take the more than three-decades-old locale for granted.
Art teacher: Andrea Crowdis -- Favourite art: drawing in pastels
To the editor: -- Re: "The time for 'thin streets' is now," Aug. 3.
Brian Borsoff, president and owner of Burnaby Autobody, is one of the most creative people in his business.