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Perspectives on the Peace: Sandy Troudt, Miep Burgerjon and Volker Kroecher

Perspectives on the Peace: Sandy Troudt, Miep Burgerjon and Volker Kroecher

This week, I had the good fortune to speak with the talented minds behind She Said, He Said, She Said, a group show on display at Peace Gallery North featuring works by Sandy Troudt, Miep Burgerjon, and Volker, or Mike, Kroecher.
Tips and tricks for painters: part II

Tips and tricks for painters: part II

Hello, dear reader, and welcome to part two in this series where I will be sharing some handy tips that will help take your painting practice to the next level. You can find part one of this series here .
Opportunities for DC and area artists

Opportunities for DC and area artists

This week I will be sharing some exciting opportunities for local artists that you won’t want to miss.
Tips and tricks for painters, part one

Tips and tricks for painters, part one

Hello dear reader, in this series I will be offering some handy tidbits that will help take your painting practice to the next level. Some points may seem obvious, while others might surprise you.
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!