Vancouver’s Film Industry is (Once Again) Taking Centre Stage

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (courtesy Dean Buscher/Netflix)

British Columbia’s film, TV, visual effects and animation industry has consistently broken records – even during the global pandemic, when physical productions were halted to stop the spread of COVID-19. Though 40 productions were forced to shutter in March 2020, the industry’s resilience and creativity helped to fuel a powerful comeback that saw 60 productions resume – with strict safety protocols intact – a mere seven months later.

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Vancouver’s Film Industry is (Once Again) Taking Centre Stage

Vancouver Art Gallery Presents Pictures & Promises

Image Credit: O Zhang, We are all the Future of the Earth, 2008, inkjet print, Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Gift of the Artist.

The Vancouver Art Gallery has opened Pictures and Promises in collaboration with Capture Photography Festival. Drawn from the Vancouver Art Gallery’s rich photographic holdings. Continue reading:
Vancouver Art Gallery Presents Pictures & Promises

Annual Coastal Dance Festival Celebrates Resilient Indigenous Spirit in 2021 Virtual Presentation

Dancers of Damelahamid by Chris Randle.

Dancers of Damelahamid invites audiences to participate in a celebration of Indigenous arts as part of the newly envisioned, virtual presentation of the 14th annual Coastal Dance Festival, from March 12-18, 2021.
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Annual Coastal Dance Festival Celebrates Resilient Indigenous Spirit in 2021 Virtual Presentation

Feast for the Eyes Exhibition Captures the History of Photography Through the Subject of Food

Vik Muniz, Double Mona Lisa, After Warhol, (Peanut Butter + Jelly), 1999, Digital C-print. © Vik Muniz/VAGA, NY, Courtesy Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

The Polygon Gallery’s presents the Canadian premiere of the delectably colourful touring exhibition Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography. The sweeping exhibition  captures the history of photography through the subject of food Canadian premiere features the work of Nobuyoshi Araki, Nan Goldin, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, and more than 60 renowned artists. Continue reading:
Feast for the Eyes Exhibition Captures the History of Photography Through the Subject of Food

Celebrate Lunar New Year with the Chinese Canadian Museum

Happy Year of the Ox! The Chinese Canadian Museum is providing free Lunar New Year programming on-site at their temporary exhibition gallery (27 E. Pender St.) and virtually. Continue reading:
Celebrate Lunar New Year with the Chinese Canadian Museum

Cultchivating the Fringe winner, Mx, takes the digital stage this Black History Month!

7. Lili Robinson, Mx, photo by Christache Ross

The Cultch presents Mx, an Off the Corner Productions show streamed live from The Cultch’s Historic Theatre, February 18-24, 2021. Continue reading:
Cultchivating the Fringe winner, Mx, takes the digital stage this Black History Month!

MOA Presents a Moving Exploration of Post-Disaster Recovery and Regeneration in A Future for Memory

Flower: Southern magnolia/Location: Ukedo, Namine town, from Atsunobu Katagiri’s Sacrifice series, 2013 –2014.

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC announces the powerful group exhibition A Future for Memory: Art and Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake, on display from February 11 to September 5, 2021. The moving exploration of post-disaster recovery and regeneration examines the power of nature and the processes of reconstruction. Continue reading:
MOA Presents a Moving Exploration of Post-Disaster Recovery and Regeneration in A Future for Memory