From Edmonton to Australia and back again Vaelei Walkden-Brown speaks about starting the 557 gallery and her impetus for founding Pecha Kucha Penticton. In part catalyzed by her study in interior architecture, Vaelei explores the interconnection between community building and visual and physical spaces, featuring her past projects and current artistic endeavors, as well as some of the key community players that have helped her along the way.
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Forward Theater Company - Beyond the Stage
BY JENNIFER UPHOFF GRAY
@ VOL 12
ON FEB 19, 2015
Forward Theater Company is Madison's professional theater. Each year, the theater devotes significant resources to outreach programming and aprtnerships that take the issues in productions beyond the stage and partnerships that take the issues in the productions beyond the stage and out into our community. These efforts allow the theater to engage with both traditional audiences and new constituents, to provoke constructive dialogue about crithical topics facing Madison and to draw attention to other non-profits.
Not Just a Pretty Picture
BY MONICA MILLER
@ VOL 3
ON JUN 05, 2015
Monica Miller discusses the challenges of running a community art center that looks like a fancy gallery. Beyond the white gallery walls lies a place to make messes, develop relationships and explore your creativity, but not without some cost.
Serendipity Brings Us Home
Owner and founder, Patt Dyck narrates the genesis of Cannery Brewing and her time in the Okanagan. From a family business to their new larger space. Patt's passion about not only bringing amazing craft beer to the valley, also underpins the power of their new tap room to be a community hub. Their larger plans involve collaborating with neighbouring businesses to revitalize Ellis street and continue hosting events - like Pecha Kucha! Thanks Patt!