PuSh International Performing Arts Festival presents 2017 Lineup of Acclaimed Artists from 11 Countries

    Three-week festival showcases groundbreaking contemporary theatre, dance, multimedia & music    The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) presents its 13th annual edition, taking place January 16 to February 5, 2017 at various Vancouver venues. Acclaimed artists representing 11 countries will descend on the city for the signature, three-week mid-winter event. From staggering…

Pacific Theatre presents  HOLY MO! A CHRISTMAS SHOW! by Lucia Frangione 

    a hilarious and questionable retelling of the Nativity story Dec 2-31, 2016 Pacific Theatre presents Holy Mo! A Christmas Show! by Lucia Frangione. Three travelling performers share this reverently irreverent telling of the Nativity story with gusto and a questionable commitment to accuracy. Playing Dec 2-31 8pm Wednesdays-Saturdays with 2pm matinees all Saturdays…

Granville Island inspires visitors with the warmth of the season

Holiday contest encourages the spirit of giving to family, friends and the needy   You feel it – that gentle tug, as if by velvet rope, that pulls people to Granville Island this time of year. They’re drawn by the Public Market – the recollection of ruby piles of pomegranates and the scents of baking…

Early Music Vancouver Heralds the Holidays with Joyous Baroque Celebration – Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat – 

  Vancouver’s Pacific Baroque Orchestra joins internationally-renowned vocal soloists for beloved Christmas tradition at the Chan Centre    Early Music Vancouver (EMV), in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), presents Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, December 18, 2016 at 3pm. This program features one of J.S…

Enjoy the arts and shopping of Granville Island with a holiday season Shop & Stay 

  Make gift shopping as enjoyable as gift getting with a boutique staycation    Granville Island is Vancouver’s hub of arts and crafts, and that makes it the perfect place to shop for unique gifts for everyone on your list. The Island comes alive for the holiday season with carollers in the market every weekend,…

Goh Ballet’s iconic The Nutcracker returns to the stage in downtown Vancouver for the 2016 Holiday Season

One of British Columbia’s most iconic traditions graces the stage once again this holiday season as Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker returns to The Centre in Vancouver for a limited run from December 15th to 20th, 2016. Tickets are currently available through Ticketmaster. Under the leadership of Executive Producer Chan Hon Goh, former Prima Ballerina with…

#FridayFavourites what’s happening this week November 24 – December 2

We’re publishing our list a day early this week because we don’t want you to miss a thing that’s happening this week:     7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market to Make Days Merry & Bright at New Seaside Site   The Butcher & Bullock Beer Club presents the Angry Jäger Ale Cask Night   FlyOver…

Early Music Vancouver Heralds the Holidays with Joyous Baroque Celebration – Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat –

Vancouver’s Pacific Baroque Orchestra joins internationally-renowned vocal soloists for beloved Christmas tradition at the Chan Centre   Early Music Vancouver (EMV), in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), presents Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, December 18, 2016 at 3pm. This program features one of J.S. Bach’s greatest…

VANCOUVER CANTATA SINGERS CHRISTMAS REPRISE XIV

  On Saturday, December 17th, Vancouver Cantata Singers continue their 59th season with a traditionally-styled concert celebrating the spirit of Christmas. The national award-winning choir will present Christmas Reprise XIV at the Holy Rosary Cathedral in downtown Vancouver. In this matinee concert, the warmth and beauty of the holiday season will envelop performance-goers, providing a…

Vancouver International Dance Festival

  Vancouver International Dance Festival proudly announces its captivating 2017 program, showcasing the magnificent diversity of the contemporary dance canon with four weeks of endlessly enriching performances, workshops, and dance activities from March 1- 25, 2017, at various venues throughout Vancouver. The stellar festival lineup includes anticipated performances by San Francisco’s internationally-lauded company Alonzo King…

  Award-winning Comedy Duo, James & Jamesy, Bring Holiday Cheer to Maple Ridge with O Christmas Tea

     Fans of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss will delight in this rollicking Christmas romp through a world steeped in tea   As part of their Vancouver Island Tour, critically and audience acclaimed British comedians, James & Jamesy, make their triumphant debut in Maple Ridge this holiday season with their uproarious Christmas…

She’s Baaaaack! VTSL presents Christmas Queen 3 – The Bachelorette Edition

    Vancouver TheatreSports™ League’s (VTSL) The Christmas Queen, in all her nasty glory is returning this holiday season with the latest installment in the series, Christmas Queen 3 – The Bachelorette Edition, running from November 23 to December 23, Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 pm. There will also be two additional performances on Sunday,…

LUMIERE TO ILLUMINATE WEST END’S PUBLIC SPACES: ANNUAL EVENT RETURNS TO JIM DEVA PLAZA AND MORTON PARK 

  This December, experience Lumiere… an annual event inspired by light and artistic expression, driven by community and connection. Lighting up Vancouver’s iconic West End, Morton Park and Jim Deva Plaza will come alive with a series of light art installations, performances and community building initiatives. On Saturday, December 3, watch for the return of…

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival Announces 2017 Lineup 

  Three-week festival showcases groundbreaking contemporary  theatre, dance, multimedia & music    The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) presents its 13th annual edition, taking place January 16 to February 5, 2017 at various Vancouver venues. Acclaimed artists representing 11 countries will descend on the city for the signature, three-week mid-winter event. From staggering spectacles to intimately immersive…

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir Gifts the Lower Mainland Something To Treasure this Holiday Season

Guest artists The Alumni Project join Good Noise in glorious gospel gems and charming new arrangements sure to bring cheer Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (Good Noise) presents their cherished annual concert, this year titled Something To Treasure – A Good Noise Christmas, Dec. 9 & 10 at Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver, and Dec. 11…

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy annual curated Fine Art, Craft and Design Show returns to the historic Heritage Hall

  Saturday, December 10th to Sunday, December 11th in Vancouver Shiny Fuzzy Muddy, a curated collection and show of fine art, craft and design, is once again hosting their annual two-day show at the Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, in Vancouver, BC on Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th.   This collaborative event creates a…