Table of Contexts
¶ Editorial: The Light of Imagination
¶ THE ART OF Inspiration Karin Wilson believes that the arts aren't getting enough attention, credit and support, and that sports may be getting too much..
¶ THE ART OF Friendship Is Facebook a boon or bust to our social lives, Jarrod Thalheimer asks.
¶ INTRODUCING Sarah Fahey Winner of the Okanagan Arts Scholarship at Wells Gray this summer.
¶ THE ART OF Dance Outreach Contemporary dance is a mutating practice, both physically and intellectually, and Susan Fenner tracks some exciting new companies.
¶ THE ART OF the Lyric Soprano Elaina Moreau is a gifted young songstress who's heading off to Manhattan to study, and Sue Harper shows how she got there.
¶ THE ART OF the Potted Tree Catherine Mamo finds that the oriental practice of Bonzai is a growing concern for some very dedicated people in the Okanagan.
¶ THE ART OF Reader Raising David Korinetz takes the Raise-A-Reader program into the schools.
¶ THE ART OF Art Awakening Karen Close takes some students on a journey of inner discovery.
¶ THE ART OF Straddling Worlds Healing is a constant in the work of cancer survivor and artist Jan Crawford, as Prima Harris discovers.
¶ POETRY Three Solitudes Fern Carr explores a brooding sense of loneliness in her poetry of seclusion, but without despair.
¶ PROFILE Ken Smedley A colourful person in the history of western Canadian theatre, Karin Wilson discovers the forces working in the heart of an original.
¶ A Tribute to Smoker Marchand Dorothy Tinning has been inspired by the works of an Okanagan Nation artist to create artworks of her own, with powerful results.
¶ The Healing Arts Karin Wilson explores the relationships between cultural and healing traditions in the Okanagan, and reveals striking similarities.
¶ Reviving the Book Arts The North Okanagan has a number of creative printers and bookbinders who are keeping the ink flowing, reports Devon Muhlert.
¶ PROFILE Ruth Schiller Moni Schiller celebrates the life and work of a Canadian original.
¶ ARTS AWARD Janice Fingado A deserved accolade to a woman who gives beyond measure.
¶ ENVOY Casting a Context for Creativity Gary Cleveland discusses the rammed-earth wall constructed to permanently display the Spirit of Kelowna medallions created in 2007.
¶ Arts Studios
¶ Arts Directory: Cultural Venues and Services
¶ Arts Galleria
¶ Open Studios: The Welcoming Door of Art