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A Letter from Artslandia Ambassador Erick Lichte: “Seize the music of each and every day.”

Spring is a time of change and renewal. Lifeless trees give up their branches to delicate blossoms, and the earth—once cold and sleeping—yields to new-green plants and flowers. It’s a wonder to see Vancouver’s magical transition to spring, especially as the north shore mountains still looming large and wintry in the distance. The spring is also a time of renewal ... Read More »

Letter from Artslandia Ambassador Erick Lichte

“Vancouver is a place where so many cultures share so much culture. The amazing people here feed the arts, and these great people are, in turn, fed by our city’s vast array of thought-provoking and stirring, artistic offerings.” Vancouver is an old place and a new city. The arts scene here reflects newness, with adventurous projects in theatre, dance, music, visual arts, film, and literary endeavours offered up for our enjoyment and our enlightenment. Our ... Read More »

Merry Christmas! From Artslandia Ambassador, Erick Lichte

My life as a musician and artist has always been inextricably bound to the holidays. I joined my first ensemble at age 9, after hearing my local boy choir present a festival of nine lessons and carols. From that moment on, I was no longer an unwilling consumer of Christmas carols at the mall, but a creator of, and contributor ... Read More »

A Letter from our Artslandia Ambassador Erick Lichte

The leaves are turning, the days are getting a bit cooler and it’s actually raining (here and there). Clearly, it’s fall, the time when the local arts groups are back in full swing with their concerts and preparations for this exciting arts season. My own choir, Chor Leoni, is staring down a crazy schedule for this fall and winter with ... Read More »