Canada-China Culture Development Association presents A Soaring Evening of Silver Screen Classics & Iconic Soundtracks:

  China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra perform Hollywood & Chinese film scores as iconic scenes are projected on a massive screen   Beijing’s China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra (CBFSO) celebrates the magic of the movies with Cinema in Concert, January 12, 8pm at The Orpheum. Led by acclaimed conductor Pang Ka Pang, the internationally-renowned CBFSO…

Announcing the 2018 Fringe New Play Prize Winner

Playwrights Theatre Centre (PTC)and the Vancouver Fringe Festival are pleased to announce that Anais West and Sara Vickruck are the winners of the 2018 Fringe New Play Prize for Poly Queer Love Ballad. The Prize includes a free Mainstage spot at the 2018 Vancouver Fringe, the design and execution of a development process for the…

18th ANNUAL CHUTZPAH! FESTIVAL

  Lisa Nemetz International Jewish Performing Arts Festival February 15 – March 15, 2018   Full Lineup Announced and All Tickets on Sale on December 13 for The Exciting 18th Annual Chutzpah! Festival          Performances at the Norman Rothstein Theatre, Scotiabank Dance Centre, Rickshaw Theatre, Fox Cabaret                                                                                                          Organizers today announced the dates and the…

Get dreaming ‘bout a weird Christmas

Weirdos Holiday Market, Dec. 16 + 17, caters to shoppers who treasure unconventional gift-giving     Surprise and delight your nearest and dearest this holiday season with items that were absolutely not on their list — because they never even knew they existed. The inaugural Weirdos Holiday Market takes place at Betamax Art Studios, 2244…

Early Music Vancouver Brings Holiday Warmth with Beloved Annual Festive Cantatas: Vivaldi’s Gloria and Magnificat

Monica Huggett Leads All-Female Ensemble of Baroque Specialists, Giving Audiences the Chance to Hear These Works As They Were Originally Conceived Early Music Vancouver (EMV) is proud to present Festive Cantatas: Vivaldi’s Gloria and Magnificat on December 23, 2017 at 7:30pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. For this year’s edition of the…

Bring On Tomorrow Co. and Kay Meek Centre Warm Up the Winter Season with Little Women

   Louisa May Alcott’s Heartfelt Tale of Four Sisters Inspires Anew  in Beloved Musical Adaption for Families of All Ages   Bring On Tomorrow Co. (BOTCo) and Kay Meek Centre offer a performance as cozy as a hearth fire for the holidays: Little Women, the musical adaption of Louisa May Alcott’s tale of four sisters, running…

Award-winning Canadian Jazz Bassist Jodi Proznick to Release New Album: Sun Songs

  Anticipated Follow-up Release to JUNO-Nominated Debut Record Rejoices in Resiliency and the Pendulum of Life   JUNO-nominated jazz bassist Jodi Proznick will release her self-produced album, Sun Songs, a project eight years in the making paying tribute to life’s bittersweet rises and falls on December 8, 2017. Proznick’s decidedly personal album is the first…

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival Line Up Announced in Time for Gift Giving Season

  Special Holiday Offer available Nov. 27 to Dec. 22, 2017: Enjoy 20% off all VIDF shows   The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly announces its sweeping 2018 festival season: a diverse and dynamic roster of internationally celebrated artists and local favourites, presenting three weeks of endlessly enriching performances, workshops, and a host of…

Vancouver Christmas Market!

  Vancouver Christmas Market   Not even the torrential November rains in Vancouver could “dampen” the spirits of the attendees at the preview opening of the Vancouver Christmas Market last week. All of the features that visitors have grown to love are present again this year in an extended space which features Canada’s first walk-in…

GIVEAWAY World Renowned Chinese Cultural Festival

   Chinese Lantern Festival making its Canadian debut at the PNE Grounds December 15, 2017 – January 21, 2018 a Rafflecopter giveaway We’re giving away a Family Pack (two adults, two children) Beginning on December 15th, the largest festival of its kind in Canada will feature 35 illuminated displays transforming over 14 acres of Hastings…

CHRISTMAS REPRISE XV

​ Vancouver Cantata Singers’ 15th annual holiday tradition     The BC Alliance for Arts + Culture is British Columbia’s leading arts information aggregator and a resource to the arts, culture and heritage community. Since 1986 we have advocated for our sector by monitoring public policy, synthesizing issues for the public, supporting and developing research,…

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir Brings Good Tidings! this Holiday Season

  Canadian jazz songstress Maureen Washington takes the stage with  Good Noise in beloved annual Christmas concert   Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (Good Noise) presents their much-loved holiday concert, Good Tidings! Dec. 15 at 8pm & Dec. 16 at 3pm and 8pm at Christ Church Cathedral. This year, Good Noise will be joined by…

Vancouver Christmas Market Officially Opens its Doors for 8th Annual Treasured Holiday Tradition

  Largest Festivities to date at Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation The city’s signature yuletide celebration returns to its expansive seaside home, November 22 – December 24, 2017 at Jack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron) offering its largest, festivities to date. The treasured holiday tradition will feature…

Early Music Vancouver Brings New Life to Holiday Tradition of Handel’s Messiah

  Baroque Specialists Offer Audiences a New and Exciting Take on a Celebrated Yuletide Masterpiece   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) invites White Rock and Vancouver audiences to experience the energy and drama of its first-ever production of Handel’s Messiah, November 30, 2017 at 7:30pm at the White Rock Baptist Church, and December 1 & 2,…

Some Assembly Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere of How Star Wars Saved My Life

  How Star Wars Saved My Life written and performed by Nicholas Harrison December 6-10, 2017 at Performance Works (1218 Cartwright Street, Granville Island)   How Star Wars Saved My Life is an empowering true story of courage from an adult survivor of childhood sexual and physical abuse from priests. Using the power of pop culture’s…

North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness from Saturday, November 11 to Sunday, November 19 at the ANNEX

  Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, is thrilled to present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness from Saturday, November 11 to Sunday, November 19 at the ANNEX. A multi-award-winning German radio play by Wolfram Lotz, The Ridiculous Darkness is a boldly satirical, modern mash-up of the classic…

The Cultch presents: East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves Theatre Replacement (Vancouver)

  The Cultch is proud to present Theatre Replacement’s East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves at the York Theatre from Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to Saturday, January 6, 2018. Celebrating its fifth year, the East Van Panto is back with an outrageous take on Snow White. In this East Van tale, our hero flees…