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The Art of Tyrus Wong: A Retrospective at age 102

In an earlier post about Disney creating Mickey Mouse, I mentioned that I went to Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, where Walt Disney was a patron. One of my fellow students was Kim Wong, whose father, Tyrus Wong, worked … Continue reading

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Is that movie director Tim Burton in front of my Gastown store?

I recognized his face, the toussled hair and a-few-days-growth beard, but couldn’t quite place him as he walked by my store Monday. He looked like a famous architect, leading a group of people on an architectural tour of Vancouver’s historic … Continue reading

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