Left holding the bag: Age should not dictate our responsibility for change

Posted Posted in Commentary, Editorials

Youth is glorified as a time of great mobility, energy, and blissful ignorance. This has long been the case; our views of youth extend from the mythological (the fountain of youth, the philosopher’s stone) to the technological (alleged age-repelling products and Photoshop flattery). When we imagine the quintessential young person, some of us see her […]

Strong bonds make strong brews

Posted Posted in Editorials

As Darin Graham of Boardwalk Café once said, describing his business’ relationship with local board game stores: “A rising tide lifts all ships.” For the last few years, the number of craft breweries in the Fraser Valley has been growing exponentially. We’ve become very familiar with names like Old Abby Ales, Dead Frog, Field House, […]

Toward Decolonization: Examining histories and futures for the Fraser Valley at The Reach Gallery Museum

Posted Posted in Art, Commentary, Community, State of the Arts

2017 will be an exciting year across Canada as the country celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Confederation. Our history as a nation has been fraught with the complexities inherent to colonial activity. For this reason, The Reach Gallery Museum is using this important opportunity to reflect on Canada’s 150th year with exhibitions and programming that […]