Monday, October 26, 2015

Articles: Books, Writers and Interviews

Alejandro Frid Examines Human Impact on Earth in New Book: Changing Tides. 24-4-20 (National Observer)

Ziya Tong and The Reality Bubble  2-3-20 (National Observer)

Big Oil and Think Tanks Use Smoke and Mirrors: Review of The Big Stall. 20-1-20 (National Observer)

Jailed Climate Activist Plans His Next Move. 23-12-20 (National Observer)

Robyn Allan's Novel about Protest and Pipelines. 13-11-19 (National Observer)

Travel Writing? Climate Change?  Here's a Book that Does it All  26-6-2018  (National Observer)

I'm Right and You're An Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up. 28-6-16 (National Observer)

 Life of Pi author's new novel a gripping, mythical journey 16-03-09 (National Observer)

From Paris to the Sky:  Tim Flannery Offers a Third Way 15-10-23 (National Observer) 
The  Ingenious Tim Flannery Takes on Our Inevitable Climate Crisis in his New Book  15-10-20 (Vancouver Observer)

 Chris Hedges Calls for “Acts of Sublime Madness” against Corporate Power  15-09-17   (Vancouver Observer)

I'm Right and You're an Idiot:..."  16-06-17  (National Observer)

Roundhouse Radio's Tracey Friesen authors "Story Money Impact," a resource for funding media  May 21, 2016 (Vancouver Observer)

The Optimistic Environmentalist: Progressing Toward a Greener Future  15-11-01 (National Observer) 

Scientist Tackles Climate Change in “A World For My Daughter” 15-10-19 (National Observer)
Scientist Alejandro Frid’s Book Tackles Climate Change Wisely  15-10-13 (Vancouver Observer)

Bestselling Author John Vaillant’s road to “The Jaguar’s Children”  15-05-02 (Vancouver Observer)

Award-winning novelist Steven Galloway on magic and memories  15-02-24  (Vancouver Observer)

Downtown Eastside Writers Group Launches Seventh Book  15-06-14  (Vancouver Observer)

Knowing the Salish Sea May Lead to its Protection 15-06-04  (Vancouver Observer)

Canzine West Festival Illuminates the Underground Zine Culture  14-11-05 (Vancouver Observer)

Articles: Visual Arts

New Show of Portuguese Popular Art Takes Viewers from Heaven to Hell  15-05-14  (Vancouver Observer)

Artists shed new light on Enbridge, tar sands and environmental destruction  15-03-18 (Vancouver Observer)

Repression-proof artist, Franke James, celebrated by BCCLA  15-09-29 (Vancouver Observer)

Edward Burtynsky’s “Terrible Beauty” reveals distorted relationship between humans and nature  14-03-14  (Vancouver Observer)

Roselina Hung’s exuberant creativity comes alive in “Myth and Men”  14-06-24  (Vancouver Observer)

“Out of Sight” to be Kept in Mind: Exhibitions of New Acquisitions at the VAG  14-04-04  (Vancouver Observer)

Mark Boulos at the Belkin  10-10-26  (Vancouver Observer)

The Art Market website launches "for all Canadians" 10-11-14  (Vancouver Observer)

Vancovuer Art World Convenes at Audain, Viva and Balkind Awards15-04-19  (Vancouver Observer)

Visual Art Trailblazers honoured at the VIVA and Audain awards: Video  14-04-24  (Vancouver Observer)

Articles: Film and Performing Arts Reviews

Are Virtual Concerts the Next Big Thing?  17-5-20 (Launchtrip)

Kitimat” Brings drama of Enbridge Northern Gateway Plebiscite to Life on Stage  15-04-23 (Vancouver Observer)

Goosefeathers” meaasurably pleasant storytelling at the Fringe Festival  14-09-06 (Vancouver Observer)

Vancouver Filmmaker Premiers "Tricks on the Dead," an epic film about WWI's Chinese Labourers 15-10-04 (Vancouver Observer)

Outstanding Political Theatre: “The Best Laid Plans: A Musical”  15-09-30  (Vancouver Observer)

Lots of Pizzazz in “Flashdance” at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre 14-11-12 (Vancouver Observer)

Articles: Politics and Travel

Flying Now:  Barcelona to Vancouver, Canada  20-7-20 (

Vancouver’s Insanely Cool Aboriginal Boutique Hotel You’ve Never Heard Of 15-08-24 (Vancouver Observer)

Lori Shenher on “That Lonely Section of Hell 15-10-06  (Vancouver Observer)

Jet-setting profs pour CO2 into the air  15-10-24  (National Observer)

Vancouver trailblazing the way forward for green cities of the future  15-11-06 (Vancouver Observer)

Wintering at a summer resort in Roche Harbor, Washington  11-01-05 (Vancouver Observer)

Tug of war intensifies between Lost Canadian advocate and citizenship minister  10-12-05 (Vancouver Observer)