Posts Tagged ‘Roy Kiyooka’

Giant timber bamboo

Saturday, June 19th, 2010


Day 1 of measuring: fat bamboo shoot is 58″ tall

This giant timber bamboo grove came over from the neighbours’ yard. My guess it’s been there since the late 1960s, back when a well-known Japanese-Canadian poet lived next door. Recently the neighbours cut down all the stems on their side of the fence, but I am tolerating it on my side because it’s beautiful and acts as a privacy screen.

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to show, to give, to make it be there – Expanded Literary Practices in Vancouver: 1954 – 1969

Friday, January 1st, 2010

to show, to give, to make it be there: Expanded Literary Practices in Vancouver: 1954 – 1969.

If you are in Vancouver, this exhibition spanning Vancouver art and literature will be worth seeing. It runs January 9 – March 13 and its opening reception will be held at Geoffrey Farmer’s amazing project space Every Letter In The Alphabet (pdf – or see Facebook).

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