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Canadian and French start-ups about to find out. The French Embassy to Canada (with the Consulate in Vancouver)  and Vancouver’s Center for Digital Media are pleased to invite you the first edition of Enterprising Culture in Vancouver on November 2nd & 3rd at the brand new Emily Carr University campus. Join us and meet companies and professionals…

Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra presents Verdi’s Requiem

    Thunderous rage and soft, tremulous prayers reverberate in the Orpheum Theatre with Vancouver Bach Choir   The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra  (VAMSO) combines forces with Vancouver Bach Choir to present one of the most celebrated Romantic masterworks, Verdi’s Requiem. This formidable funeral mass resounds under the direction of Leslie Dala with Joslin Romphf…

Vancouver Jazz Stalwart & Prodigious Bassist Jodi Proznick Announces Upcoming 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 announces the launch of her upcoming self-produced album, Sun Songs, a project with her quartet eight years in the making paying tribute to life’s bittersweet rises and falls. Proznick’s decidedly personal album – the first…

The Firehall Arts Centre to Produce and Present Drew Hayden Taylor’s Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

  November 11 – December 2 | Firehall Arts Centre | 280 E. Cordova   The Firehall Arts Centre is proud to produce and presents Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, by celebrated Indigenous playwright Drew Hayden Taylor, from Saturday, November 11 to Saturday, December 2, 2017. Taylor’s Only Drunks and Children Tell the…

Cherish the Charm, Taste the Tradition at the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market

  Treasured Holiday Event Returns to 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, authentic German festivities to date. The cherished holiday…

Shameless Hussy Productions Presents: GIRLS LIKE THAT

  GIRLS LIKE THAT By Evan Placey | Directed by Renée Iaci   November 2-10 | Templeton Secondary School | 727 Templeton Drive, Vancouver, BC Performance Times:  November 3, 7-10 at 7:00pm Tickets:  $10; available at the door and online at http://bit.ly/2gc1pFK Added Value:  Each performance will be followed by a Q&A   Flash. Click. Buzz…

High-Concept Design Meets Haute Cuisine at Fifth Annual Dinner by Design

  Back-to-back evenings showcasing the best of contemporary West Coast interior design   The fifth annual Dinner by Design, presented by The Social Concierge, is where Vancouver’s twin passions for fine dining and even finer design come together. Two tasteful and tasty nights (November 16 & 17, 2017) will benefit Interior Design Program scholarships at the…

Chambar Introduces ‘Shadow Sessions’ Music Series

Live performances in acclaimed Vancouver restaurant and lounge to highlight local talent Chambar is pleased to announce the launch of a weekly Thursday night live music series called Shadow Sessions. In a city where live venues are increasingly shuttering, Chambar is opening its doors to local artists and performers in an ongoing contribution to Vancouver’s…

The Chan Centre Welcomes the Texas Troubadours featuring Ruthie Foster, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Carrie Rodriguez  

  Three of the Lone Star State’s Proud Singer-Songwriters Share the Stage for the First Time   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Ruthie Foster, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Carrie Rodriguez, the Lone Star State’s diverse and celebrated songwriters on November 8 at 8pm in the Chan…

The Dance Centre presents the 11th biennial Dance In Vancouver

  A showcase of BC’s contemporary dance scene Wednesday-Saturday November 22-25, 2017 Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St, Vancouver   Tickets: $32/$24 students & seniors Tickets Tonight: 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Information: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca   Vancouver’s contemporary dance scene takes centre stage in Dance In Vancouver, November 22-25. This biennial event provides a unique opportunity to experience…

Sudnya Dance Academy’s 20th anniversary show celebrates 150 years of Indian heritage in Canada

  Married to Canada November 11, 2017   Surrey Civic Theatres presents the premiere of Sudnya Dance Academy’s production of Married to Canada—a moving portrayal through Indian classical and folk dance styles of the hopes, dreams, and traditions an Indian bride brings to Canada—at the Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre (13750–88 Avenue) on November 11 at…

Turandot a must see Opera for all

  I am not musical, an opera buff, or a theatre critic. But, Vancouver Opera’s opening production of the company’s exciting 2017–2018 season, Puccini’s final opera Turandot, provides the most wonderful, colourful, spectacular and stunning evening. Based on Persian legend, and set in ancient Beijing (Peking), Turandot is the dramatic story of an icy princess,…

It’s getting spooky out there! Halloween at VanDusen Botanical Garden and Stanley Park Ghost Train

  Stanley Park Ghost Train and VanDusen Glow in the Garden set to entertain again this Halloween. The Vancouver Park Board is celebrating Halloween this year at both VanDusen Botanical Garden and Stanley Park Ghost Train. The Park Board’s long-running Stanley Park Ghost Train operates October 13 to 31. Prepare to be thrilled and chilled…

BALLET BC ANNOUNCES PROGRAM I OF ITS 2017/18 SEASON

  Ballet BC opens its 32nd Anniversary season with an evening of visual storytelling by two celebrated dance artists at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, November 2-4 at 8:00pm.   Passionate and distinctly talented, Ballet BC’s company of dancers captivate audiences on home, national and global stages. Like never before, each collaboration, each performance punctuates a story…

The 14th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival Wednesday October 25 to Sunday November 5, 2017

  Featuring over 100 events at over 50 locations throughout the Downtown Eastside Tickets and Info: www.heartofthecityfestival.com   ANNOUNCING the 14th annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival and twelve days of music, stories, songs, poetry, cultural celebrations, films, theatre, dance, processions, spoken word, workshops, discussions, gallery exhibitions, mixed media, art talks, history talks…

CELEBRATE DIWALI WITH LAUNCH OF NEW PROVINCIAL INITIATIVE  “DIWALI IN BC” TO TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 14 TO NOVEMBER 16, 2017 

  FIVE-WEEK EVENT CELEBRATES FEMININE POWER THROUGH THEATRE, DANCE AND FILM, AND SHINES A LIGHT ON WORKS CREATED BY DIVERSE AND TALENTED WOMEN Artistic Director and cultural leader Rohit Chokhani is pleased to launch Diwali in BC – a new provincial initiative aimed at making Diwali celebrations province-wide over the next five years. During its launch year, Diwali in BC…

Early Music Vancouver Presents History’s First Great Opera –  Monteverdi’s Orfeo –

  In-Concert Performance of the 1607 Masterpiece Features Vancouver’s Own Colin Balzer in Demanding Title Role   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) presents the first unqualified masterpiece in operatic history, Monteverdi’s Orfeo, on October 29, 2017 at 3pm at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts. Often described as a “game changer” in the history of music,…

The Chan Centre presents Tabla Master Zakir Husain with Esteemed Jazz Bassist Dave Holland in Crosscurrents

    Concert Bridges Jazz and Indian Music’s Shared Influences & Intersections   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Crosscurrents, a collaboration by virtuoso musicians Zakir Hussain and Dave Holland on October 28 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Hussain, the world’s foremost tabla…