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New Polygon exhibit explores humans, technology and ecology

New Polygon exhibit explores humans, technology and ecology

Ghosts of the Machine, curated by Elliott Ramsey, brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists to explore the interplay between virtual reality and real life.
Watch: New interactive public art takes flight in Rey Sargent Park

Watch: New interactive public art takes flight in Rey Sargent Park

A 20-foot tall structure near Lonsdale Avenue uses a Victorian-era trick to produce the illusion of a flying raven.
Tropical beats come to Coquitlam for Caribbean Days Festival

Tropical beats come to Coquitlam for Caribbean Days Festival

The two-day Caribbean Days Festival — the largest in the province — is moving Coquitlam’s Town Centre Park after 32 years in North Vancouver.
Join local artist charity in shoutout for nurses and front-line workers

Join local artist charity in shoutout for nurses and front-line workers

May is Nurses Month in Canada, and Arthanks is bringing back the 7 p.m. health-care worker cheer at Lynn Valley Library on Monday, May 23.
Some statue stomping required as Deep Cove public art gets facelift

Some statue stomping required as Deep Cove public art gets facelift

North Van District workers stood the act of art installation on its head to get the statues back in place.
Local art exhibit features reclaimed trash to raise awareness for ocean sustainability

Local art exhibit features reclaimed trash to raise awareness for ocean sustainability

West Vancouver's Silk Purse hosts Diving In: Turning Trash into Treasure until May 28. Pieces are being auctioned with part of the funds going toward creating a companion documentary.
Live flamenco stomps back to stage for Sunday series

Live flamenco stomps back to stage for Sunday series

A local dance company kicked off Asian Heritage Month with a sold-out “flamenco dim sum” show, and is launching an ongoing series at Anne MacDonald Studio in North Van.
Grant Lawrence, and the etiquette of a nude neighbourhood potluck

Grant Lawrence, and the etiquette of a nude neighbourhood potluck

The North Shore author will present a night of storytelling and music May 6 at West Vancouver's Kay Meek Arts Centre.
Blackout Arts premieres new play by North Shore director

Blackout Arts premieres new play by North Shore director

Echoes from Far Away Cities by Amir N. Hosseini premieres May 3 at Vancouver's Annex.
Famed Haida artist raising money for Ukraine after exhibition cancelled due to Russian invasion

Famed Haida artist raising money for Ukraine after exhibition cancelled due to Russian invasion

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas is selling prints of one of his works that was to be shown in Kyiv later this year. All money raised will be donated to help victims of the Russian invasion.