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  • Wildlife: Cindy Baker makes hard work look peaceful at dc3 Art Projects

    Wildlife: Cindy Baker makes hard work look peaceful at dc3 Art Projects

    As usual, dc3 Art Projects is a hive of activity — even though one of its key pieces of art by Cindy Baker is about embracing the opposite: inactivity. In her show Crash Pad, which wraps up after Saturday at the 10567 111 St. gallery, Baker addresses a number of topics, including being uncomfortable in our […]
  • Red Fang, Less Than Jake, Metz to headline Big Winter Classic next month

    Red Fang, Less Than Jake, Metz to headline Big Winter Classic next month

    More than 70 bands, including Portland’s stoner-metal act Red Fang, ska veterans Less Than Jake and Toronto noise-rock trio Metz, will play Calgary’s Big Winter Classic from Jan. 18 to 21. The festival will have stages at the Last Best Brewing and Distilling, Broken City, Dickens and the Gerry Thomas Art Gallery. Broken City and […]
  • Wildlife: Doug Jahma remembered at Front Gallery Saturday

    Wildlife: Doug Jahma remembered at Front Gallery Saturday

    Figure painter Doug Jahma, who died suddenly of a heart attack in May, didn’t have a service in a church or funeral home. Instead, his family consented to an art show at Front Gallery this Saturday, an evening of tribute and remembrance. Front’s owner Rachel Bouchard discusses the painter, who was born in Edmonton in […]
  • Electronic music series highlights library's connection to local music scene

    Electronic music series highlights library's connection to local music scene

    The word quiet is so often associated with the word library, one might think they were synonyms. But a new live music series at Saskatoon’s Frances Morrison Central Library aims to expand the definition of what a library can be. Music in the Gallery, which starts Tuesday, is a monthly concert in the second-floor art gallery space […]
  • Black metal art highlights high-class headbanging

    Black metal art highlights high-class headbanging

    A local marijuana dispensary is going gallery with a black metal art show.
  • Arty facts: VAG goes to Kelowna, Sam Payne Awards, Romeo kicks off Bard on the Beach

    Arty facts: VAG goes to Kelowna, Sam Payne Awards, Romeo kicks off Bard on the Beach

    The Vancouver Art Gallery is headed to Kelowna this week as part of a plan to present "a number of community receptions in partnership with arts organizations throughout British Columbia."
  • Video: Ottawa Art Gallery opens new annex at City Hall

    Video: Ottawa Art Gallery opens new annex at City Hall
  • Jazz Festival setting up on Vancouver's Georgia Street in front of VAG

    Jazz Festival setting up on Vancouver's Georgia Street in front of VAG

    When the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival holds a downtown concert series over its opening weekend, there won’t be a bad seat on the streets surrounding the Vancouver Art Gallery.
  • Sleepy Sun on a bit of a musical mission

    Sleepy Sun on a bit of a musical mission

    With four albums under their belt, and numerous tours, Sleepy Sun vocalist Bret Constantino knows how to survive life on the road. Taking the time for an interview while walking around exploring Chicago, Constantino postpones his journey looking for a local art gallery.
  • David Bowie exhibition coming to Art Gallery of Ontario

    David Bowie exhibition coming to Art Gallery of Ontario

    An exhibition of objects from David Bowie’s personal archive will kick off a world tour at the Art Gallery of Ontario this fall. The Toronto gallery says the interactive “David Bowie Is” exhibit will open Sept. 25 and run to […]

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