Alexina Louie is a Juno-Award winning composer and has been commissioned to write major works for most of Canada’s leading performers, ensembles, and orchestras. Her works have also been performed internationally.
She was born in Vancouver in 1949, and is the child of second-generation Canadi
Crime novelist James Ellroy grew up in Los Angeles, the city he's written about since 1981. The 1958 murder of his mother shaped his childhood and later became the subject of his book 'Black Dahlia.' A high school drop-out, Ellroy had a troubled young adulthood. He joined the army briefly, but was di
Dickinson holds a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Art and Design. In his sound work, videos, and installations, he borrows from pop culture, Eastern mysticism, and psychology. He uses sound recordings in various environments to examine the "mar