Seven things to do in the Lower Mainland this week: Haida Now, Kristi Lane Sinclair, and more

Shaman, Chief and Human wood sculpture from Haida Now exhibition at Museum of Vancouver. 2018 [PNG Merlin Archive]

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Shaman, Chief and Human wood sculpture by an uncredited artist is part of the Haida Now exhibition at Museum of Vancouver.

Haida Now: A Visual Feast of Innovation and Tradition

When: March 18 to June 15

Where: Museum of Vancouver

Tickets and info: Museum of Vancouver

In partnership with the Haida Gwaii Museum, this exhibit is co-curated by Haida curator Kwiaahwah Jones and MOV’s Viviane Gosselin. It features over 450 works of art and culture dating back as to 1890. Besides the historic works, local Haida artists will be on hand to discuss their own and other pieces, provide greater insight into the spectacular design and expression traditions of their nation, and more. A rare chance to get cultural relics and contemporary works contextualized in a decolonized setting.

Kristi Lane Sinclair

All-Haida Rock Show

When: March 16, 9 p.m.

Where: Fairview Pub

Tickets and info: $10,

B.C.-born and raised singer Kristi Lane Sinclair releases her latest Coax Records EP The Ability to Judge Distance at this triple-bill event. Besides this Toronto-based award winning singer, the bill includes Jason Camp and Sister Says. This means a night of varied First Nations indie rock, pop and more. Sinclair plays music that is both muscular and literate with an honest drive, comparable to such popular singers as Courtney Barnett.

Takashi Murakami and his art.

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg

When: To May 6

Where: Vancouver Art Gallery

Tickets and info:

Colourful and completely concerned with fun, Japanese artist Murakami gets his first major Canadian career overview in this exhibition. Over 50 paintings and sculptures highlight the artist’s zany taste in works …read more

Source:: Vancouver Sun

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