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Forlorn Emily

Forlorn famous Canadian Emily Carr appears dazed,just standing staring into the distance her two animal friends keep careful watch while standing behind her.

This statue by Joe Fafard located in or near the Golden Square Mile district on Sherbrooke Street west seems to capture Emily covered on forehead, hat, and her right hand with a shade of light blue house paint, a medium she would have used because of her limited financial resources during one period of her life. 171 more words


Elise Siegel

Elise Siegel came to Canada in 1972.  She is remembered fondly by her former instructors including Sally Michener and Tam Irving at the Vancouver School of Art and her friends.   349 more words

ON THIS DAY: December 13, 2017

December 13th is

National Cocoa Day

National Day of the Horse *

National Popcorn String Day *

National Violin Day


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Emily Carr artwork emerges during Consignor Canadian Fine Art roadshow

An Emily Carr painting uncovered in Calgary last summer will go up for auction next week at an estimated value between $150,000 and $175,000.

The find occurred during a 10-city, cross-country art roadshow by Consignor Canadian Fine Art, during which members of the public were invited to bring in works of art for valuation. 252 more words

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Klee Wyck- May Your Spirit Run and Glide and Soar

Last Sunday I went to a concert that included a performance by the boys choir my daughter-in-law conducts.  One of the pieces they sang was written by Vancouver composer Brian Tate.   286 more words


Miss Hargreaves Strikes Again!

Two posts for the price of one today! This is loosely connected to the 1968 Club because Stuck in a Book Simon has reviewed the autobiography of Frank Baker, who wrote the wonderful, wonderful, wonderful Miss Hargreaves, and when I came across this picture quite a while ago it reminded me of her. 656 more words


Scratch Cake

“If you’re going to lick the icing off somebody else’s cake you won’t be nourished and it won’t do you any good, or you might find the cake had caraway seeds and you hate them.”

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