Vancouver Art Gallery Announces 2018 Heller Lecture

Frontier Modernism: A Lecture by Sarah Milroy, Acclaimed Curator and Writer WHEN: Saturday, June 16, 3:00 pm WHERE: UBC Robson Square, Theatre C300 800 Robson Street TICKETS: $35 General admission/$25 members/$20 students* available at vanartgallery.bc.ca *Doors open 2:30 p.m. All tickets are general admission and seating is first come, first seated. Please note that the…

Vancouver Opera’s Second Annual Vancouver Opera Festival, presented by BMO, Music, Community, and Culture in 9 days of spectacular performances

Vancouver Opera, today announced that more than 15,000 people attended operas, concerts, screenings, cultural celebrations, art installations, master classes, social and free community events at its second annual Vancouver Opera Festival (VOF). An estimated 2500 additional patrons are expected to attend post-festival performances of The Overcoat – a musical tailoring this week. Audiences were treated…

Bill Reid Gallery Launches 10th Anniversary Series with Premiere Exhibition – BODY LANGUAGE: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest –

Contemporary Artists reclaim identity through resurgence of Northwest Indigenous tattooing, piercing and personal adornment Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, celebrating its 10th anniversary, announces the leading-edge exhibition BODY LANGUAGE: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest, running June 8, 2018 – January 13, 2019. Until the 1885 potlatch ban, tattooing and piercing were integral…

A ‘60s-Inspired, Beatles-Infused As You Like It Sparks the 29th Season of Bard on the Beach

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 29th Season in Vanier Park with a ‘60s- inspired, Beatles-infused production of As You Like It. This high-spirited, music-filled staging will be directed by Daryl Cloran, the Artistic Director of the Citadel Theatre. Cloran directed Bard on the Beach’s 2015 hit musical production of Love’s Labour’s Lost…

Powerhouse Team of Female Creators Tackle ‘The Art of a Messy Life’ in Interdisciplinary Performance

Gutsy Work Celebrates Beauty in All Forms with Comedy, Music, and Dance   JUNO-nominated jazz bassist Jodi Proznick, award-winning educator and performer Celeste Snowber, and emerging harpist Alexa Reimer come together in the world premiere of Perfect Imperfections: The Art of a Messy Life at Vancity Culture Lab at The Cultch from June 14–16. Interweaving…

VANCOUVER QUEER FILM FESTIVAL TURNS 30! OUT ON SCREEN ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL DATES, COMMUNITY BIRTHDAY PARTY, AND FESTIVAL CREATIVE DESIGN

Out On Screen is proud to present the 30th annual Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) this summer from Thursday, August 9th to Sunday, August 19th. Welcoming its 30th anniversary presenting sponsor, RBC, this year’s Festival will take place at various theatres, including the Vancouver Playhouse, Cineplex Odeon International Village, SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts,…

Join Terminal City Glass Co-op for Spark Fire & Light on Saturday, May 26th

The Terminal City Glass Co-op is hosting Spark Fire & Light, an annual public fundraising event on Saturday, May 26th, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm at 1191 Parker Street in East Vancouver. Tickets are $35.00 per guest and available for purchase online at www.terminalcityglass.com.  Spark: Fire & Light offers an evening of live glassblowing demonstrations,…

Carousel Theatre for Young People CTYP Unveils its 2018/2019 Season – The Gift of Friendship!

 CTYP’s Artistic Director Carole Higgins is thrilled to announce an exciting new 2018/2019 season of theatre for young people and families on Granville Island.   This year’s theme is The Gift of Friendship – characters in each of the plays embark on adventures, big and small, and make important discoveries about themselves and the world…

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir Pays Tribute to Rich History of Improvisation in Jazz Meets Gospel

Renowned Canadian fiddler Daniel Lapp joins for powerful season closer Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (Good Noise) explores the intersection of two historic genres in the final concert of their 2017–2018 season: Jazz Meets Gospel on June 2 at 3pm & 8pm at Christ Church Cathedral. Audiences will be brought to their feet, as the…

Ballet BC Launches 2018/19 Season

  Ballet BC is proud to announce its 2018/19 season marking its 33rd Anniversary and Artistic Director Emily Molnar’s 10th year with the company.   Three programs include world premieres and international choreographers showcasing unique artistic voices In dance today. Passionate and distinctly talented, our company of dancers captivate audiences on home, national and global stages…

Chan Centre Announces 2018/19 Concert Series Featuring Range of Distinguished Talents and Exciting New Voices

Eclectic Concert Series Emphasizes Music’s Ability to Elevate Spirits And Bring People Together   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces its 2018/19 concert series,featuring powerful tributes, vibrant cultural expressions, and brilliant musicality in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Over the course of eight concerts, wonderfully diverse…

AERIOSA PREMIERES SECOND NATURE

A Full Evening Work Of Vertical Dance Thursday-Saturday May 24-26, 8pm Post-Show Artist Talk-Back May 25 Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie Street, Vancouver Tickets $32/$24 from Tickets Tonight.ca 604.684.2787 In Aeriosa’s new full-evening work, six athletic dancers interact with bamboo, evoking unique images and experiences as the set continuously transforms throughout the piece. The dancers…

ACCLAIMED ARTIST DOUGLAS COUPLAND GETS RADICAL WITH PLASTIC IN PROVOCATIVE VORTEX ART INSTALLATION AT THE VANCOUVER AQUARIUM®

Internationally renowned writer and visual artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – opens May 18, 2018 at the Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise® initiative. Vortex is Coupland’s imaginative interpretation of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and an exploration of the artist’s evolving relationship with plastic – a seductive yet sinister medium. The…

THE MRG GROUP ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF DONNELLY EVENTS

The MRG Group, one of Canada’s leading hospitality and entertainment companies has announced its acquisition of the majority of shares in international award-winning event producer, John Donnelly & Associates Event Marketing Inc. John Donnelly is an independent Canadian producer of large-scale entertainment properties including festivals, street parties and awards shows who has delivered hundreds of…

“Costasera Contemporary Art”: Masi presents the work of Canadian artist Susan A. Point dedicated to Costasera Amarone in Vancouver

 The work “Traditional Legacy” has been reproduced on the label of a fine selection of Costasera 2000 The painting “Traditional Legacy” by Canadian artist Susan A. Point, and inspired by Masi’s iconic Costasera Amarone wine, was unveiled on 30 April in Vancouver, at the Wildebeest Restaurant. The initiative is part of the “Costasera Contemporary Art” project…