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From jazz and Shakespeare to dance and dragon boats, there’s bound to be something for everyone in our beautiful city this Friday through Sunday. Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!
Lots of things to do with the whole family for Father’s Day Weekend! Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Sunday… Continue reading:
Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Roselina Hung’s exhibit at Initial Gallery will strike a chord with people who like their art with a pop-art, postmodern sensibility.
For her new series Of Myth and Men, the Vancouver artist draws on her own personal history by inserting herself into scenes evoking Greek myth and even the Old Testament. Joining Hung in the paintings are other figures, meant to represent people in her life. But, to add a further element of absurdity to the tableaux, most of the figures are male – and wearing animal masks.
Chances are you’ve never seen First Nations art quite like this.
The monumental works of Haida spray-can artist Corey Bulpitt are coming to downtown Vancouver’s Bill Reid Gallery. The Akos exhibition, which opens June 5, shows the natural fusion between hip hop culture (in particular, street art and graffiti) and traditional Haida culture.
Bulpitt is a member of the Naikun River clan of the Haida nation, but he grew up in the Vancouver area. After graduating from the Langley Fine Arts School, he returned to Haida Gwaii in northwestern B.C. to apprentice with traditional carvers. Bulpitt’s masterful carvings – including a 20-foot cedar totem poll for Scouts Canada – can be seen across the province.
But it’s his affiliation with the Beat Nation movement – an artist community that seeks to merge hip hop and Aboriginal culture – that has brought him the most attention. Continue reading:
Haida Hip Hop Art Exhibit Opening in Vancouver