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The Grace Experience | An interactive exhibit

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An interactive exhibit exploring the topic of grace through different art forms. Talented Okanagan based artists, musicians, painters and dancers along with web submissions from all over the world will ensure that this is a unique and memorable experience.   Participants are invited to walk through this interactive exhibit at the beautiful Bo.ttega Farm Inn […]

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TEN-TEN-TEN | Katie Brennan on art and social justice

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012

As one of the 10 artists who performed at the TEN-TEN-TEN event, artist Katie Brennan presented some thoughts on how art has the ability to impact culture in relation to issues of social justice. Along with sharing some of her personal pieces, she highlighted a few provocative artists like Ai Weiwei who “expresses himself and organizes people through […]

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Headphones video The Default Life

Can music show us that our lives are actually important?

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012

“I’m addicted to the ways that music colours my world with meaning and purpose.” Are you one of those “white-budded-headphones-always” people who needs to have a soundtrack for every experience of your life? Sam McLoughlin, author of “The Default Life” has started a little video series where he poses an interesting angle on the purpose […]

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Not Rich? Forget Art.

Posted: Monday, July 9th, 2012

Originally posted by Jim Biggs on his blog who “lives at the intersection of Art and Faith, trying to keep traffic moving.” Most historians agree: art only flourishes in wealthy cultures. Everybody else is too busy just staying alive. A case in point is the Haida Indians on Canada’s west coast. Apparently the fish were so […]

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Iceland | culture creators

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2012

I think I have a crush on Iceland. I’m sitting in the sunshine on a deck off the back of a bookstore in Reykjavik enjoying a latte, thinking about what it would be like to be stranded here for a while. Last year when I was here, one of the iconic Icelandic volcanos blew its […]

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Levitating sculpture creates hymn

Posted: Friday, May 25th, 2012

Creating art is one thing, but how or why it was created gives it much more meaning. This piece is not only an incredibly unique installation of motor-powered wires that sing a hymn but also has an interesting back story of what inspired the artist, David Letellier, to create Caten. You’ll have to read his description […]

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Jimmy Balfour – the rebel chemist video

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012

A local friend of ours, Jimmy Balfour is about to launch his new album “The Rebel Chemist” into the galaxy but in the meantime, he’s released an incredible video with the first song on the album called “Leaf”. Jimmy often does live painting with his wife (an incredible artist Nikki Balfour) where she will spontaneously […]

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TribeHouse hosts Paul Young (Author of The Shack)

Paul Young rattles Bottega

Posted: Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Well, the conversation with Paul Young (author of the Shack) the other night at Bottega really seemed to shake the nest (in the best sense of that phrase). There has been a flood of emails, comments, blog posts, and requests for more of these types of events since he spoke. This event was Part 2 […]

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Sean E. Avery – sculptures from broken CDs

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Sean E Avery brings recycling to a whole new level. Not to be confused with the “other” Sean Avery (hockey player on the NY Rangers), this Western Australian artist is also a writer & illustrator of children’s picture books who creates sculptures out of broken CDs. “I blend many different man made materials together to make […]

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Joshua Smith

ART LEAKS BLIDEO #14 – JOSHUA SMITH ON PAIN, FAITH AND SUCCESS

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Joshua Smith is a Nova Scotia native who has landed in Kelowna, BC after doing a stint of music in Nashville. We asked him about what inspires him, what happens when you Google his name, where his best songs come from, and how his faith affects his art.   Joshua Smith is planning to tour […]

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