Category: Music

Steve Coffey – Prairie Inspiration

Alberta-based Steve Coffey represents the full scale of a multidisciplinary artist. He’s been an integral part of the Canadian art and music scene for many years. He has curated travelling exhibitions, created large-scale public sculptures, taught college, and conducted workshops and art residencies. He’s on exhibition at Fortune […]

Quick Hits – The John Lennon Rolls

Time to appreciate this Rolls Royce Phantom V, delivered to John Lennon in 1965. The Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria has held the car, and sent it frequently on tour, since 1992.  It took the Beatles to Buckingham Palace to receive their MBEs in 1965, although it […]

Major Leonard Cohen Exhibition

UPDATED: This was a superb exhibition, which captured me for most of a full day. See this CBC piece for more information. A major Leonard Cohen exhibition that includes new, commissioned works by artists the poet and musician has inspired is planned for 2017 at the Musée d’art […]

Hollerado’s CD Cover Painting Party

What a great example of the DIY creativity of this Juno nominated indie band.  Hollerado asked friends to a painting party to make 10,000 CD covers (and 2,000 vinyl) for their just released, White Paint. The base image was a stained glass window that lead singer Menno Versteeg’s […]