Last week’s to see Christian Marclay’s The Clock

Christian Marclay, The Clock, 2010 (installation view), single channel video, duration: 24 hours © the artist. Courtesy White Cube, London and Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

The Clock is in its last weeks at The Polygon Gallery.

Christian Marclay’s cinematic tour-de-force is a 24-hour film montage with clips from decades of movies and TV shows synchronized with actual time on a 24-hour clock.

This means that those wishing to see The Clock are restricted to viewing the portion of the 24-hour film during the hours of 10 a.m.-5 p.m.—gallery hours. However, the Polygon has scheduled two more 24-hour screenings, so you can see, say, midnight or 6 a.m. (or both, if you’ve had enough coffee). The remaining 24-hour screenings are Sept 6 and 13; The Clock is scheduled to close Sept. 15. Find out more about Marclay’s piece below.

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Last week’s to see Christian Marclay’s The Clock

Dog-friendly exhibit featured at the Polygon Gallery in North Vancouver this summer

dog days polygon gallery

Photo by Hannah Lim on Unsplash

Does your furry friend have a taste for fine art?

As we head into those long, warm dog days of summer, it’s fitting that North Vancouver’s Polygon Gallery is hosting a photography exhibition featuring work based on our favourite canine companions.

Dog Days is a new exhibit at the Polygon Gallery that focuses on the relationship between canines and humans through photography, and video works. And yes, dogs on leashes are welcome to join you in the gallery itself!

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Dog-friendly exhibit featured at the Polygon Gallery in North Vancouver this summer

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Lower Lonsdale

Welcome to Lower Lonsdale!

Situated along the waterfront in North Vancouver and showcasing picture-perfect views of downtown Vancouver’s skyline, Lower Lonsdale is one of North Vancouver’s oldest and fastest-growing urban neighbourhoods. Boasting a rich shipbuilding history, the neighbourhood’s Shipyards District has blossomed into a hub of independent shops, restaurants and breweries, and specialty food shops. Lower Lonsdale is a scenic 12-minute Seabus ride from downtown; once visitors reach the dock, they’ll find plenty to keep them occupied.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Lower Lonsdale

Got Culture? 2 New $10-Million-Plus Museums Coming to Vancouver’s North Shore

Historical photo of North Vancouver shipyards

Historical photo of North Vancouver shipyards

The North Vancouver waterfront is one step closer to getting a landmark $10-million museum to showcase its rich history.

This week, the federal government chipped in with a huge $2.2-million cheque for the high-tech project, which will revitalize the historic Pipe Shop shipyard and is expected to attract 60,000 visitors a year.

Construction is expected to begin as soon as early 2016 on the new North Vancouver Museum and Archives. It will anchor the dramatic transformation of the waterfront from industrial space to tourist-friendly, must-see destination (similar to the remaking of Vancouver’s Granville Island decades ago).

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Got Culture? 2 New $10-Million-Plus Museums Coming to Vancouver’s North Shore