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Sobey Art Award Longlist: Spotlight Atlantic Canada

Well it’s that time of year again. The long list for Canada’s major annual art prize, the Sobey Art Award has been announced. Zeke Moores, Axes, 2009. Image: zekemoores.com It’s true that many of Canada’s fine young artists remain hidden from media attention or public view in other parts of the country. So I look forward to the Sobey longlist
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Two Summer Exhibitions: Quebec & Halifax

Confluences: Rencontre entre Montreal et le Bas-Saint-Laurent June 14 – 13 September, 2009 Musee Regionale de Rimouski Should you find yourself in Quebec this summer, this exhibition seeks to bring together a rencontre between Montreal and the lower St. Lawrence. The show looks promising! Guillaume Lachapelle, Manege 16, 2004-06. Image: guillaumelachapelle.com Featuring work by 13 artists (who you may not
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Halifax: What’s on at NSCAD

Stephen Rife: here lies Léola Le Blanc: Désoreille March 23 – April 4th, 2009 Anna Leonowens Gallery at NSCAD Artist Stephen Rife. Image: mnartists.org STEPHEN RIFE Pyrotechnic artist Stephen Rife opens at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design’s Anna Leonowens Gallery tomorrow, as one of several thesis exhibitors. Rife has long been experimenting with fire and the moving
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Nocturne: Art at Night, Halifax

Nocturne is Halifax’s first annual Nuit Blanche-inspired nighttime arts festival, bringing light and colour to the streets of Halifax, from 6 pm – midnight on on October 18th, 2008. Francois Gaudet, pomme de pain. Image: galeriesaule.ca Designed and initiated by volunteers within the community, Nocturne will be a signature arts event for Halifax that is easily accessible, free of charge
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