#FridayFavourites for January 13 to January 20 (#dovf starts)

  Here is our list of favourite things to do January 13 to 20 as well as upcoming events you need to get moving on buying your tickets or making reservations. So what are you waiting for? #dovf starts January 20   DINE OUT VANCOUVER CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF EXCEPTIONAL FOOD AND DRINK:   WildTale plunges…

The Chan Centre presents Manual Cinema’s Award-Winning Gothic Masterpiece: Ada/Ava

Combining puppetry, multimedia and cinematic ingenuity, Chicago collective animates cryptic tale of twins’ indelible bond    The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Manual Cinema’s Ada/Ava, a haunting masterpiece for stage and screen on February 7, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Telus Studio Theatre as part of the…

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 spectacles…

The Boys are Back in Town: Les Ballets Trockadero Return to Vancouver by Popular Demand

    New York’s All-Male Ballerinas Are Back With More Highbrow Hilarity Following 2015’s Sold Out, Smash Hit Appearance  Show One Productions presents the return of world-infamous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo on January 20 & 21, 2017 at 8pm at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Returning by popular demand following Vancouver’s 2015 sold out smash hit,…

Australia’s Indigenous Rhythms and Cultural Roots Illuminated in Multimedia Concert Spectacle: – dirtsong –

    PuSh Festival headliner will see acclaimed Aboriginal artists combine intoxicating music with stunning documentary film   The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) and Coastal Jazz present the sweeping, visually-stunning multimedia experience, dirtsong, February 4, 8pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Australia’s Black Arm Band, an ensemble of acclaimed Indigenous artists, will perform intoxicating…

Between the Darkness and the Light: Kinesis Dance somatheatro Marks its 30th Anniversary with the Premiere of In PENUMBRA

  Choreographer and Artistic Director Paras Terezakis takes audiences on a quest for utopia in stunning, new production – part of 2017 Vancouver International Dance Festival Choreographer and Artistic Director Paras Terezakis will explore the realms of paradise and enlightenment with the world premiere of his experimental work In PENUMBRA, March 1-4, 2017 at the Scotiabank…

The Boys are Back in Town: Les Ballets Trockadero Return to Vancouver by Popular Demand

    New York’s All-Male Ballerinas Are Back With More Highbrow Hilarity Following 2015’s Sold Out, Smash Hit Appearance    Show One Productions presents the return of world-infamous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo on January 20 & 21, 2017 at 8pm at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Returning by popular demand following Vancouver’s 2015 sold…

STOMP THE INTERNATIONAL PERCUSSION SENSATION COMES TO THE QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE FROM JANUARY 13 T0 15, 2017

    STOMP, the international percussion sensation, makes its anticipated return to Vancouver at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre from January 13 to 15, 2017. From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international sensation over the past 26 years, having performed in more than 50 countries and in…

Voyages: Three Women Visit Italy 13 October, 2016- January 14, 2017

  Art Exhibition with Joanne Hastie, Carol McQuaid, Danaca Ackerson Paintings and Prints In popular literature and film over the last one hundred years from E. M. Forester’s Room with a View to Frances Mayes’, Under the Tuscan Sun, and most recently Elizabeth Gilbert’s, Eat, Pray, Love, there is an enduring and pervading notion that travel…

#FridayFavourites from December 2 to New Year’s Eve

David Sedaris’ The SantaLand Diaries   Our #FridayFavourites cover a bit more than usual so you don’t miss out on upcoming fun things to do for the holidays.   East Meets West : Vancouver Collaborative Feast   LUMIERE TO ILLUMINATE WEST END’S PUBLIC SPACES: ANNUAL EVENT RETURNS TO JIM DEVA PLAZA AND MORTON PARK   …