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Artistic director Max Reimer defends city's million dollar Vancouver Playhouse bailout
"It's like they're trying to elicit a Tea Party response," Vancouver Playhouse artistic managing director Max Reimer said. He was referring to reactions critical of public funding for one...
Sep 16th, 2011
Despite rain and cuts to the arts, East Van keeps Lost Souls Parade alive
The Lost Souls is a vital component of East Vancouver's cultural vitality. After the BC arts funding massacre, there was uncertainty as to whether this event could survive. Despite the...
Nov 6th, 2010
Public Dreams celebrates 25th anniversary with night of magic, music, and art
Public Dreams Society, the organizer behind volunteer-driven and community-oriented events like the Illuminares and Parade of Lost Souls will be celebrating its 25th anniversary on September 24th...
Sep 21st, 2010
Jane Danzo's resignation from BC Arts Council Chair personifies funding frustrations
Last week, the former Chair of the BC Arts Council, Jane Danzo, publicly spoke about her reasons for leaving the organization as related to restrictions and limitations she finds...
Aug 24th, 2010
Arts Summit strikes familiar chord
Social activist/cultural critic Arlene Goldbard gave the keynote address at this year's Arts Summit.
Jun 24th, 2010