PAWS and relax

Sitting in the library waiting for the bus is always uneventful and boring, right? Wrong! On March 15, I had only just sat down when in walked a lovely lady…

David Newkirk’s art exhibit at the Reach imagines visual dialogues among the greats

In David Newkirk’s exhibition at the Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, the Ontario artist plays with his own inspiration and influences through imagined conversations between his artistic predecessors. Newkirk explores his gratitude and connection to historical painters, dedicating each work to his different inspirations.

Local show displays and sells anonymous works of art — and all for a good cause

Late on the sunny afternoon of Saturday, June 13, the Kariton Gallery at Mill Lake was filled with supporters of the local arts community who gathered to celebrate the opening of the second annual Anonymous Art Show Fundraiser. Rows upon rows of small, square paintings were displayed on the walls of the gallery, and behind each one was a secret: a card with the name of the painter and the title of the piece.

Through the Eyes of Youth exhibit captures the voices of Abbotsford’s young artists

According to the Reach’s website, the exhibit was “planned and executed by a group of dedicated leadership students in grades 10 to 12” who are AYC members. It was open for submissions from all Abbotsford youth between ages 12 and 18, and addresses two questions: What do youth like about Abbotsford? And what would they change if they could?

Sprucing up your place on a student budget

At times students have to prioritize: eating in, buying used, bussing to campus. At times we have to simply go without: without vacations, without a car, without your favourite sparkling wine.