To help celebrate the Eastern Edge’s silver anniversary year, we thought we’d bring an outspoken local art critic out of hiding and ask a provocative, controversial, exciting question: What are the most important works of art ever made in the province?
You know, we have a million and one reasons to talk to Sara Tilley. …But once a year, in an improvised performance to raise money for the Eastern Edge Gallery, she puts on a moustache and reads people’s fortunes using hot dogs and deli meats. So we decided to speak to the Weiner Shaman.
Artists participating in this year’s Eastern Edge extravaganza, The 24 Hour Art Marathon, answer our questions about the pork-themed art festival.
Rhythm and blues artist Chris Kirby is headed home with his new album produced by legendary Canadian musician Gordie Johnson and recorded in Texas at Willie Nelson’s famous Pedernales Studio.
Whale boat captains and scientists are noticing not as many humpbacks are visiting our shores as they once did. What’s happening?
Making shitty copycats just makes the crappy originals look good. Stop it!
For years I scoffed at risotto as having some kind of early-1990s restaurant-chic tackiness to it, but I know now I was wrong. Risotto is so deliciously silky and comforting, so easy and so versatile, it’s the perfect veggie-user-upper.
“Stop wondering if you’re qualified to sit on council. If you can read this sentence then you are as qualified or more qualified than the people already elected,” says Simon Lono.
“We’re finding garbage,” says Stéphane Noël, when asked to describe the type of artefacts he and fellow Archaeology students are uncovering on Signal Hill. But, of course, that’s what he’s after.
2009 tourism by the numbers
Michael Collins says forget the Hollywood versions of GI Joe and Transformers, he liked the new old pop culture from the Internet better.
Kerri Breen gets the scoop on Snoop, upcoming band reunions, and a local environmental book for kids.
Photo by Jared Reid. www.jreidstudios.com
Every song on their their debut recording yelps and screeches with freewheeling abandon as singer Andrew Waterman places his confrontational vocals front and centre.
Rob Brezsny provides you the mojo.