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In Conversation with Haley Bassett

In Conversation with Haley Bassett

One of the perks of having an arts column is the ability to occasionally share the news about your own work. Recently, Haley Bassett created an installation out of blackberry cane titled Snare for the Burrard Art Foundation in Vancouver.
The Northern Arts Review : film spotlights the oil  and gas industry in DC

The Northern Arts Review : film spotlights the oil and gas industry in DC

For this week’s article, I spoke with renowned Canadian filmmaker Charles Wilkinson about his latest project, investigating the relationship between post-secondary education and the oil and gas industry in the Dawson Creek area.
Exploring art group still going strong

Exploring art group still going strong

After 35 years, The Exploring Art Group in Dawson Creek is going strong, with members meeting every week to paint and socialize.
Wild documentary short captures visceral circle of Sunset Prairie Round-Up

Wild documentary short captures visceral circle of Sunset Prairie Round-Up

Nettie Wild is one of Canada’s leading documentary filmmakers. She said it was the people that were the genesis of Round-Up = a new National Film Board short film.
NAR#5 Vampires, community and the license to create

NAR#5 Vampires, community and the license to create

For this week’s edition I had a chat with local writer Mina Ambrose, author of the Shadows of the Sun series, the first volume of which, Moonchild Rising , is available now on Amazon and the Full Quiver Publishing website.
Fire Prevention week is on the way!

Fire Prevention week is on the way!

Kids and youth under 16, have a colour of Safety Sally and walk it into the Mirror office, or email us at editor@dcdn.ca to be featured in the paper, and pick up a cool prize for our favorite work!
Tumbler Ridge resident Gilles Goddard releases memoirs

Tumbler Ridge resident Gilles Goddard releases memoirs

For fifty years, Gilles Goddard has traveled the highways of North America, spanning the USA, Canada, and Mexico.
Tenet: a film the same forwards, as backwards

Tenet: a film the same forwards, as backwards

Tenet firmly establishes Christopher Nolan in the pantheon of the best of the here and now; directors that are juggernauts.
Northern Arts Review #5: Thoughts on the universe, mortality and the bones of consciousne

Northern Arts Review #5: Thoughts on the universe, mortality and the bones of consciousne

For this week’s edition, I was able to speak with celebrated local writer Donna Kane, author of two poetry collections, Somewhere, a Fire and Erratic , as well as the memoir Summer of the Horse .
New book reflects on the early days of Rolla and Peace

New book reflects on the early days of Rolla and Peace

Going back in time. Author brings Rolla and the Peace region to front and centre.