Arts

City Makes Artist Call

By CKPGToday
July 12, 2018 - 9:30am Updated: July 12, 2018 - 5:32pm

PRINCE GEORGE - The City of Prince George is putting out a call to artists for the development of a mural on the northeast corner of the Plaza Parkade at 5th and Queensway.  The mural can fill the two outside walls of the parkade or two areas that measure approximately 5 meters by 13 meters. 

The gift shop at the Toronto exhibit offers a swath of overpriced items. What would the ultra left-wing artist think of that?
The gift shop at the Toronto exhibit offers a swath of overpriced items. What would the ultra left-wing artist think of that?

Banksy, and art's uneasy alliance with capitalism

By Michael Taube Columnist Troy Media
July 11, 2018 - 10:48am

There’s always been an understood link between art and capitalism. Even artists who reject the very nature of capitalism will still be part of this process, whether they like it or not.

This includes the popular, controversial and mysterious graffiti artist known as Banksy.

Sixty years ago, John Lennon’s mother Julia was killed. He never got over the loss and you can find echos of her influence in Liverpool
Sixty years ago, John Lennon’s mother Julia was killed. He never got over the loss and you can find echos of her influence in Liverpool

Visiting Liverpool in search of John Lennon’s first muse

By By Peter Bailey - Travel writer - Troy Media
July 11, 2018 - 10:40am

The city of Liverpool has intrigued me ever since I heard my first Beatles record and my youthful idolization of John Lennon always made me want to go there.

PGSO In The Black

By Cheryl Jahn
June 27, 2018 - 3:03pm Updated: June 27, 2018 - 5:37pm

PRINCE GEORGE - The Prince George Symphony Orchestra is back in the black. It was with great pride the symphony went before Council this week and put a cheque for $17,733.33 into the hands of the Director of Finance, the final payment on a $50,000 loan from the city. 

Canadian production is booming. It hardly needs more official intervention – and funding – to continue to grow.
Canadian production is booming. It hardly needs more official intervention – and funding – to continue to grow.

Tax the Internet in the name of Canadian culture?

By Peter Menzies Contributor Troy Media
June 20, 2018 - 11:54am

Those of you who have fled the walled garden that constitutes Canada’s regulated Can-con broadcasting system for the freedom of the Internet, beware: the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is ready to round you up.

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