Things To Do in Vancouver This Weekend

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Get ready for a weekend of interactive theatre, drunk science, paintings of kittens, and your choice of folk music or psytrance – and that’s just Friday! There is much in the works to tire out all the people training for the Sun Run well before Sunday. Good luck to all the runners out there from all of us on the sidelines and… from those of us soundly sleeping in.

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Things To Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Catch Vancouver artist Angela Grossmann’s ‘The Future is Female’ at Winsor Gallery until May 6

Black Bra Blue Background collage, 33 x 25.5” framed 2012. Photo credit: Angela Grossmann

Angela Grossmann, hailed as one of Vancouver’s best artists, is back with her first local solo show in 7 years: “The Future is Female.” Described as captivating, brazen and unsettling, Grossmann’s collection of oil paintings and mixed media collage shows at Winsor Gallery until May 6.

“The Future is Female” tackles the basic female body image conventions, cutting through clutter like consumerism, shifting cultural tastes and cosmetic surgery.

“I’m interested in those chance moments when a woman or girl takes on a power beyond all of that rubbish,” says Grossmann. “It might be the swing of a hip or the way a leg stands that is so beautiful, so extraordinary… I’m just trying to figure it out: why is that so captivating, so beautiful?” she asks. “I’m going after beauty.”

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Catch Vancouver artist Angela Grossmann’s ‘The Future is Female’ at Winsor Gallery until May 6