Discover Dance! Thai Dance Company September 20

Thai Dance Company Thursday September 20, 2018 at 12 noon Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver Tickets $15/$13 students, seniors and children from Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca     The elegance and precision of Thai dance opens a new season of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! series, with…

The Vancouver Art Gallery’s Renowned Permanent Collection Illuminated in A Curator’s View: Ian Thom Selects

Exhibition of Works Chosen by Former Senior Curator—Historical Showcases Immense Range of Gallery’s Collection The Vancouver Art Gallery proudly showcases the span of its rich permanent collection through an exhibition of nearly ninety works including paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures in A Curator’s View: Ian Thom Selects, on view September 22, 2018 to March 17,…

Improvisation pioneer Katie Duck in CAGE September 28

The Dance Centre Katie Duck CAGE Friday September 28, 2018 at 7pm Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver Tickets: $30/$24 students and seniors from Tickets Tonight: 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info www.thedancecentre.ca Internationally-renowned improvisation pioneer Katie Duck brings her provocative dance/music collaboration CAGE to Vancouver, in her first visit to the city for thirty years. A…

Folk Supergroup I’m With Her Kicks Off Canadian Leg of International Tour at the Chan Centre

Grammy Award-winning Trio Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan Present Sublime Sounds from Acclaimed Debut Album   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) introduces to Vancouver audiences the ethereal harmonies of I’m With Her on September 30, 2018, at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The…

VIFF 2018: Oscar contenders and Hollywood star power in Special Presentations

VIFF unveils Special Presentations slate for 2018 edition 37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018   The Vancouver International Film Festival’s (VIFF) Special Presentations series features 16 of the most highly anticipated and acclaimed films of the festival season. Canadian films in the series include the late Rob Stewart’s final testament,…

82 year-old Artist’s City Tapestries in Textile Walking Tour (Sept 20-Oct 2)

82 year-old world-renowned Vancouver Fibre Artist Sola Fiedler (“Sola”), known for her weaved tributes to cities that have hosted Olympic Games, will exhibit her Las Vegas and Salt Lake City tapestries side by side for the first time, along with the Vancouver tapestry, Canada 150 flag, a new Granville Island Tapestry, and a retrospective of her vintage works. The exhibition, entitled Leap and the Loom…

VSO 100th Anniversary Season Opening

VSO 100th Anniversary Season Filled with Musical Suprises for the Whole City   The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 100th Anniversary Season, a celebration of both past and future, opens September 20, 21 and 22. Returning Maestros, fan favourites from across the decades, and musical references to seasons past are woven throughout the year’s programming. And, the…

VIFF – Films To Consider Seeing

Vancouver International Film Festival As the 37th Annual Vancouver International Film Festival draws closer, we will be featuring some short reviews of films that movie buffs will want to add to their “must see” list. “The Heiresses” Already critically acclaimed in several countries, “The Heiresses”, a film from Paraguay, will have its Canadian Premiere during…

82 year-old Artist’s City Tapestries in Textile Walking Tour (Sept 20-Oct 2)

  “Leap and the Loom Will Appear” is an upcoming exhibition by 82-year-old, world-renowned Canadian Fibre Artist Sola Fiedler, known for her intricately woven tributes to cities that have hosted Olympic Games. Each hyper-realistic tapestry took the artist as much as five years to complete. Self-taught, Sola’s method is as impressive as the final piece: Using yarn from…

BC Culture Days Celebrates Nine Years of Community-driven Arts and Cultural Engagement Throughout British Columbia

Thousands of British Columbians across the province to participate in open rehearsals, workshops, discussions, tours and collaborative art projects, as part of the nation-wide Culture Days celebration, September 28-30   BC Culture Days is back and bigger than ever in honour of its ninth anniversary season, taking place across British Columbia and the nation, September…

The Firehall Arts Centre Launches its 36th Anniversary Season with New Work from Vancouver’s Vanessa Goodman in Never Still

September 26-29, 2018 | Firehall Arts Centre | 280 E. Cordova   Performance Times:  Wed-Sat, 8:00pm Tickets:  From $20 at https://bit.ly/2waDxXe or 604.689.0926 Post Show Talkback:  September 27   The Firehall Arts Centre is proud to kick off its 2018/2019 season with the world premiere of Never Still from Wednesday, September 26 to Saturday, September 29, 2018.   Never Still, the newest work from Vancouver’s Vanessa Goodman…

VIFF 2018 Gateway stream features the latest from masters of East Asian cinema Jia Zhangke, Lee Changdong and Hong Sangsoo

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018   The 2018 Vancouver International FIlm Festival’s (VIFF) Gateway stream will once again illustrate that Vancouver’s ties to the Pacific Rim are not only geographic and economic; the city is also a vital port of call for East Asia’s finest cinema. From China, Gateway…

DIWALI IN B.C. TO TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 3 TO NOVEMBER 17

SIX-WEEK EVENT EXPLORES AND CELEBRATES ‘NEW HORIZONS’ THROUGH THEATRE, DANCE, AND CULTURALLY SPECIFIC WORKSHOPS ACROSS VANCOUVER, COQUITLAM, VERNON, MAPLE RIDGE, AND NANAIMO DETAILS AT WWW.DIWALIBC.CA Award-winning Artistic Director of Diwali in B.C., Rohit Chokhani is pleased to announce the 2018 programming for Diwali in B.C. – a provincial initiative aimed at making Diwali celebrations province-wide…

VIFF 2018 hosts Dr. Jane Goodall and VIFF Impact Award

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018 As part of its Impact programming stream, the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) is partnering with the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada (JGI Canada) to host a special charity screening of the documentary Jane followed by a 45-minute Q&A with Dr. Goodall herself on…