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Upcoming Workshop: ‘Indigenous Realities’ with Suzanne Keeptwo 

The BC Alliance for Arts + Culture, in partnership with Talking Stick Festival and Full Circle: First Nations Performance, is excited to present “Indigenous Realities: A Cultural Sensitivity and Awareness-Building Presentation.” This workshop, delivered by teacher, writer, editor and journalist Suzanne Keeptwo, takes place at the Alliance on February 16. Register online today!
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Applications Open for City of Vancouver 2017 Community Arts Grants 

Vancouver-based non-profits may be eligible for cash grants to help cover the costs of planning or producing a community art project or event. Attend a Feb. 15 workshop to learn more.
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13th Annual OVATION! Awards Round-Up 

The ceremony for the 13th Annual OVATION! Awards, honouring the best Vancouver musicals of 2016, took place January 29.
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grunt gallery to Turn Iconic Blue Cabin Into Floating Artist Residency 

grunt gallery has received $45,000 of Collaborative Spaces funding from the BC government, which will fund the remediation, renovation, and relocation of the structure as a floating artist residency.
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Councillor Elizabeth Ball Seeks BC Liberal Nomination in Vancouver-Fairview 

The Vancouver city councillor, who has a long history in the local arts community, hopes to challenge NDP MLA George Heyman in the upcoming provincial election.
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Women in Film and Television Vancouver Opens Nominations for Spotlight Awards 

The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of BC women and their allies in screen-based media. Nominations are due March 20.
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New Work Experience Project to Restore Historical Dragon Boats 

The BC government is providing more funding to help at least six people gain work experience in wood-working and restoration as they restore six original Taiwanese camphor wood dragon boats.
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City of Richmond Opens Nominations for Richmond Arts Awards 

Richmond Arts Awards recognize the artistic achievements and contributions to the arts community by city residents, artists, educators, organizations and business leaders. Nominations are due March 17.
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Daina Augaitis to Step Down As Vancouver Art Gallery’s Chief Curator and Associate Director 

Daina Augaitis, the chief curator and associate director of the Vancouver Art Gallery since 1996, has announced that she plans to leave the gallery at the end of the year.
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