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Art on displaynby Artist Chris Blades
Date: ongoing Medium: Paintings and Mixed Media
Description: Christopher Blades has been active in the Vancouver area for the last 30 years. Blades' eclectic energies have touched upon video art, music video, sound, lighting, printmaking, painting and three dimensional work. The work has appeared in books, cd covers, television and film. His paintings are in corporate and private collections worldwide. Chris' limited edition prints have been collected by several Canadian Art museums including, the National Gallery in Ottawa, the Permanent Collection at the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Maltwood Museum at the University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University, Camosun College in Naniamo, and the Touro College in New York City. www.cblades.com
PEGGY LEE'S Film In Music
Date: Dec 17

Medium: Concert Music style/instument

Avant/Free/Improv/Experimental/cello

Time: doors 7pm

curtains 8pm

Tickets$18/:$15

Tickets Tonight ticketstonight.ca; standingwave.ca; 604.684.2787


Peggy Lee's Film in Music

Vancouver cellist Peggy Lee was inspired to create Film in Music after hearing improvised solos by Evan Parker, Peter Evans, and Mary Oliver at the 2008 Time Flies Festival. Lee says, “I was struck by how, on one level, such exploration can be so subtle and personal and yet, on another level, be filled with such a sense of drama and suspense.” Lee envisions a context in which such exploration could work within a set of written music, pieces which would heighten the dramatic experience of the solos. She wants to convey the cinematic effects of that drama using musical choices, not as an attempt to tell any story in particular but to evoke a similar tension between players, creating suspense and absolutely focused, driven performances. With Torsten Müller bass, Jesse Zubot violin, Kevin Elaschuk trumpet, Ron Samworth guitar, Chris Gestrin piano, André Lachance bass, Dylan van der Schyff drums.