Tagged: art

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Patti Smith’s memoir a touching tribute

It is hard to imagine attributing the words sweet and tender to a story that recalls the relationship between artist Robert Mapplethorpe and rock musician and poet Patti Smith, both better known for their...

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Inks and drinks art show

by Vanessa Conley The Reflector Calgary artists celebrated local tattoo culture with Inks and Drinks at the Amsterdam Rhino Jan.20,2011. Five shops from around the city displayed their talents in the form of painted...

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10 ways to entertain yourself on campus

by Claire Miglionico Arts Editor 1. Join a club. There are tons of clubs on campus that may tickle your fancy. Take the Art History Society Club for example. You meet up with like-minded...

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The buzz about coffee shop art

by Claire Miglionico When it comes to Calgaryborn and -raised photographer Jeremy Fokkens, it was the vibrant and art-engaged atmosphere at Higher Ground Cafe in Kensington that made showcasing his art there so appealing....

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Market Collective – A Series of Artists

by Claire Miglionico Market Collective did not sprout out of the earth magically. It took the creative and bedazzled minds of creators Angel Guerra and Angela Dione, both 29, and a group of art...

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War rugs evoke mystery

by Edward Osborne Here in the west, the feel of the times is reflected in a few forms of media. Our songs, our movies and our art often address the issues our culture is...

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When studying goes oh-so right

by Reflector Staff Students know that feverish university research begins long before you set yourself down into a blue plastic chair in September. In the early years of post-secondary school, you may have spent...

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Ten years in the making

by Selina Renfrow With a decade firmly under its belt, the Alberta College of Art and Design’s annual ArtaWEARness showcase shows no sign of slowing down its momentum. For this year’s event, the ACAD...

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Taking in art on a slim budget

For four weeks every January, the High Performance Rodeo ropes in dozens of international and local artists for a festival that caters to the eyes, ears and hearts of artistically-minded Calgarians. Nothing short of...

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Tattoos

Walking into Bushido Tattoo on 17th Ave, one is inundated with the sound of buzzing tattoo guns at work, and the cheerful banter of the staff. Aside from the shop’s clean presentation and the...