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CINDY MOCHIZUKI’S TINY INKY CREATURES

February 13th, 2016

Published by CBC Arts

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Cindy Mochizuki spends much of her time building complex multimedia art projects. But the Vancouver artist’s world is also crawling with what she calls “inky creatures” that remind her to slow down and let go.

Mochizuki’s latest exhibition, Things on the Shoreline, at Vancouver’s Access Gallery, is a delicate pop-up paper jungle inhabited by whimsical ink-blot drawings produced by fourth and fifth grade students during a series of workshops she facilitated at two Vancouver schools last fall.

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JIM BRYSON GETS BACKUP

November 1st, 2010

Published by Exclaim! Magazine
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After years performing as faithful sideman to musicians like Kathleen Edwards, Sarah Harmer and the Tragically Hip, Jim Bryson is getting some backup in return. The Ottawa musician has joined forces with Winnipeg indie rockers the Weakerthans for his fourth studio album, The Falcon Lake Incident.

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OLD MAN LUEDECKE LOOSENS THE REINS

April 2nd, 2010

Published by Exclaim! Magazine
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“No one tells you that you can exist as a banjo player in Canada,” says Chris (Old Man) Luedecke. But winning a Juno in 2009 for his third album, Proof of Love, was enough to finally convince the Nova Scotia folk singer that that’s exactly what he’s doing.

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DAN MANGAN: NICE, NICE, VERY NICE

July 28th, 2009

Published by Exclaim!
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Dan Mangan’s debut record pegged him as a talented member of the sensitive singer-songwriter species. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, but on his sophomore album, the Vancouver artist forgoes the angst in favour of a more upbeat approach. It’s a solid progression and gosh darn it, it’s a lot more fun.

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