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Nanaimo Launch Photos – Art for Oil-Free Coast

We rocked the end of the Mayan calendar last night in Nanaimo with the spectacular traveling art show Art for an Oil Free Coast, organized by the Raincoast Conservation Foundation. More than 200 people turned out for the Nanaimo opening … Continue reading

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Art for an Oil-Free Coast – Nanaimo Launch

UPDATE: The opening night event at the Shaw Auditorium and the Nanaimo Art Gallery on December 20 is now SOLD OUT. Please come visit the exhibition  between Dec. 21-Jan. 5 at the Nanaimo Art Gallery downtown. The Gallery’s extended hours … Continue reading

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Art for an Oil-Free Coast: 4-City Launch

Don’t miss the book launch, art exhibit and film screening for Canada’s Raincoast at Risk: Art for an Oil-Free Coast, opening in four coastal BC communities this November and December (in Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Salt Spring Island.) This past summer, … Continue reading

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Tar Sands or Oil Sands? Deconstructing Language

By Kim Goldberg The Alberta tar sands, and the colossus of bitumen extraction underway there, have been called the dirtiest project on earth. Yet tar sands opponents are often flayed for using ‘incorrect’ terminology (which demonstrates the complete indefensibility of … Continue reading

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Poets for an Oil-Free Coast

Join me Friday, September 21, 2012 at Planet Earth Poetry in Victoria for the launch of Poems for an Oil-Free Coast – a fantastic chapbook from Red Tower Bookworks. The event begins at 7:30 pm at Moka House, 1633 Hillside … Continue reading

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Death of Earth

There are flood and drouth Over the eyes and in the mouth, Dead water and dead sand Contending for the upper hand. The parched eviscerate soil Gapes at the vanity of toil, Laughs without mirth.          This is the death … Continue reading

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