The Chan Centre Welcomes Back Renowned Irish Ensemble  The Gloaming

  Folk Supergroup Returns to Perform Evocative Ballads and Sweeping Melodies from Acclaimed Second Album ‘2’   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces the anticipated return of The Gloaming, Ireland’s acclaimed folk supergroup, October 15 at 7 pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The revered…

ARTS UMBRELLA’S ICONIC SPLASH ART AUCTION AND GALA CELEBRATES 35 YEARS

  Raising funds to inspire creativity in young people   Experience the power of creativity at Splash – Arts Umbrella‘s 35th annual art auction and gala, presented by TD Bank Group. On Saturday, October 14, Canada’s leading non-profit arts organization for young people will be hosting an unforgettable art auction and gala featuring close to 100…

Museum of Vancouver Explores Our City’s Turbulent History of Protests with

  – City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism – Drawing from the Photo Collection of the Vancouver Sun and The Province, this Immersive Exhibition Revisits Moments of Action, Transformation & Detonation   The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) examines our city’s rich history of protest demonstrations with City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism, a…

The Vancouver Chopin Society Launches Momentous 20th Anniversary Season with Vancouver Premiere: – Maria Pomianowska and her Folk Band – 

Poland’s Acclaimed Ethno Music Master Retraces Chopin’s Influences and Imagines Composer’s Cross-Cultural Inspirations   The Vancouver Chopin Society (Chopin Society) proudly opens its milestone 20th anniversary season with Maria Pomianowska and her Folk Band in A Journey into Chopin’s musical inspiration, October 14, 3 pm & 7:30 pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. This two-part performance begins…

Italian Master Class Series Fall Session – Culture of Italian Cuisine from North to South

  I was fortunate to have been invited to attend the first of five Italian Master Class Series Fall Session Culture of Italian Cuisine from North to South courtesy of The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West. With thanks to Chef Giovanni for the comprehensive detail of the evening.   CHEFS CHEF GIOVANNI TRIGONA AND LADY…

Chan Centre presents Evening with Activist & Graphic-Novelist Kate Evans

  The Chan Centre presents Kate Evans: Threads Frontlines of Refugee Crisis Revealed Through Powerful Graphic Novel Images, Reportage, Music, and Discussion featuring Award-winning Author & Activist   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Kate Evans: Threads, an evening with Evans, the acclaimed author, cartoonist, and activist on…

Bring On Tomorrow Co. Spotlights Vancouver’s Top Teen Actors in Jason Robert Brown’s Hit 13: The Musical

  Clever Coming of Age Comedy & Broadway’s First All-Teenage Show Unites Shining Young Theatre Pros and Award-winning Musicians   Bring On Tomorrow Co. is thrilled to present Jason Robert Brown’s 13: The Musical, the hilarious and charming Broadway hit about growing up, running Sept. 28 – Oct. 1 and Oct. 4 – Oct. 8 at…

PUBLIC DALI EXHIBITION TRANSFORMS THE WAY VANCOUVERITES ACCESS GREAT WORKS OF ART

  Chali-Rosso Art Gallery, Vancouver’s largest private gallery of original European Modern Master collections, and Oakridge Centre present Definitely Dali – a public Salvador Dali exhibition highlighting Dali’s original seven-foot tall bronze sculpture called the Dance of Time l. The installation will also include 12 gallery-sized Dali sculptures and 10 Dali artworks on the walls. The exhibition…

LEADING CANADIAN MUSEUM DIRECTOR EXPLORES INDIAN ART WITH UNIQUE STUDY TOUR

  As a well-known expert in Indian art, anthropologist Stephen Inglis has spent years researching, exploring and working in India. Now, he will be sharing his in-depth knowledge with a group of travellers for the first time ever next February as leader of a unique cultural and educational tour exploring the country’s artistic traditions. Inglis…

Vancouver Opera presents Puccini’s Turandot

    Life, Death & Love: Puccini’s final opera October 13, 19, 21 @ 7:30pm Sunday, October 15 @ 2:00pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre (650 Hamilton Street)  www.vancouveropera.ca   Colossal and colourful, spectacular and intimate—that’s a night at the opera as Vancouver Opera presents Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot, the opening production of the company’s exciting 2017–2018 season…

The Dance Centre presents the 16th annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House Saturday September 16, 2017

  Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street (at Granville), Vancouver Free events 11am-5pm Information: 604 606 6400 www.thedancecentre.ca Presented with the support of Scotiabank   From ballet, belly dance and contemporary to hip hop, hula and flamenco, the annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House offers the chance to sample a host of dance styles in…

Kokoro Dance Cracks Open Hatch of Human Psyche in Provocative World Premiere: Embryotrophic Cavatina

   Vancouver’s Iconic Butoh Dance Company Unveils Transcendent Work 20-Years in the Making    Kokoro Dance, one of Canada’s preeminent butoh dance companies, presents the world premiere of the provocative and primal Embryotrophic Cavatina, the company’s latest full-length work 20-years in the making, September 20 – 23 and 26 – 29, 2017 at the Roundhouse…

The Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner Launch the Chan Centre’s Landmark 20th Anniversary Season

  Southern Music Legends Join Forces with Canadian Opera Superstar for an Inspirational Evening of Gospel Music   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC opens its 20th anniversary season on Saturday, September 23 at 8 pm, welcoming The Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner to the Chan Shun Concert Hall. In this…

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series

Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY Saudade Wednesday-Saturday September 20-23, 2017 at 8pm Post-show talkback September 21 Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver Tickets: $32/$24 students and seniors from Tickets Tonight: 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info www.thedancecentre.ca   The human longing for the unattainable inspires Saudade, a powerful and emotional new ensemble work by acclaimed choreographer Joshua Beamish. The title…

The Only Animal Presents: WYSPA

Generation Hot: Waterborne Wyspa By Kanon Hewitt and Julia Siedlanowska in collaboration with the performers CREATIVE TEAM: Playwrights • Kanon Hewitt and Julia Siedlanowska Director • Julia Siedlanowska Performers • Lily-Muna Henshaw, Daniel Russell, Isabelle Russell, Atticus Cseh, Anthony Goncharov Sound Designer • Kanon Hewitt Projections • Kanon Hewitt Stage Manager • Holly Karpuik Dramaturge…