Rich Cultural Traditions Through Transcendent Performance Line-Up

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Honours Rich Cultural Traditions Through Transcendent Performance Line-Up   Illuminating array of Indigenous stories, songs and dances brought to life in the Great Hall at MOA Dancers of Damelahamid in partnership with the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA), showcase an enlightening weeklong celebration of the distinct stories, songs, and…

VIDF – Provocatively Sensuous Foutrement

Compagnie Virginie Brunelle Makes West Coast Premiere at VIDF with Provocatively Sensuous Foutrement   Physically Complex Work Explores Perilous Pitfalls of Love and Infidelity as Three Dancers Journey Through Seduction, Temptation & Disillusionment    The Vancouver International Dance Festival ( VIDF ) presents Compagnie Virginie Brunelle’s primal Foutrement from March 3-5, 2016 at 8pm at Roundhouse Performance…

GRAMMY Award-winning artists

Share a stunning musical homage to New Orleans with Grammy Award Winning Artists   The Chan Centre Presents Jazz Giants Dee Dee Bridgewater and Irvin Mayfield with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra    The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents renowned jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater with Irvin Mayfield and…

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra’s

House of Dreams Offers Multimedia Immersion in Music & Art     Early Music Vancouver presents a multimedia concert, pairing masterpieces by Baroque European painters with excerpts from Baroque musical composition   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) hosts the anticipated return of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, as they present House of Dreams on Friday, March 4, 2016 at 7:30pm at Vancouver…

EXPLORE ABORIGINAL CULTURE

TALKING STICK FESTIVAL – EXPLORE ABORIGINAL CULTURE THROUGH THE ARTS   FEBRUARY 18-28, 2016 – Vancouver, British Columbia    Full Circle First Nations Performance is very excited to present the 15th Annual Talking Stick Festival from February 18 – 28, 2016. Full Festival program guide and information can be found at talkingstickfest.ca The Talking Stick…

#FridayFavourites – My Van City suggestions

#FridayFavourites – what are you doing this weekend? My Van City suggestions. We picked some of our favourite happenings to help you make your next week a favourite! Enjoy!   SALT TASTING ROOM Gastown’s premier destination for wine, cheese and cured meat is kicking off 2016 with a bang. Following on the heels of the successful…

Transcendental Meditation Centre

Grand Opening of Vancouver Transcendental Meditation Centre   The Vancouver Transcendental Meditation Centre is proud to announce the grand opening of its long-awaited new facility in the Cambie-Broadway Neighbourhood at 328 West 8th Avenue. Join them on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 10am for a ribbon cutting ceremony. Between 11am-3pm, they will have an Open…

Surrey Hospital Gala – Bollywood Ball

Bollywood Ball Looks to the Future   Surrey Hospital & Outpatient Centre Foundation to complete Project Eye initiative with first-ever gala On Saturday, February 13, 2016, Project Eye, a campaign to prevent blindness from retinal disease, will culminate in the inaugural Bollywood Ball, presented by Bausch + Lomb. The object of Project Eye is to equip BC’s newest…

Kokoro Dance Reveals Lasting Legacy

Performing Arts and DTES Communities receive a lasting legacy from Kokoro Dance with Unveiling of New Woodward’s Studios this Spring   Renovation project will see portion of historic Woodward’s Building re-purposed into state-of-the-art dance studio and performance space    Kokoro Dance is thrilled to announce the unveiling of their new home located in the heart of the…

Children’s Arts Festival

Daring acrobatics add jump to Children’s Arts Festival Take your kids and follow the yellow brick road to the Children’s Arts Festival in Richmond on BC Family Day. The festival features Circus West’s Circus of Oz, a performance that infuses aerial artistry and daring acrobatics into the classic story. The 8th annual Children’s Arts Festival is…

Love grows up. Closer Than Ever

Closer Than Ever is a wryly bold and witty two-act musical revue that explores the question of how to find one’s bliss in an increasingly “it’s complicated” world.   Art imitates life (or does life imitate art?) in this intimate and brave ‘bookless book musical’ as it raises a satirical, often hysterical glass to the all…

International Artists – Local Dance Greats

Vancouver International Dance Festival Announces Extraordinary Breadth of International Artists Alongside Local Dance Greats in 2016 Season   Anticipated Annual Event Presents Globe-spanning Line-Up of Dancers from Sweden, Cuba, Japan, Quebec, Ontario, and Vancouver The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly announces its expansive 2016 Festival Season: a vast and varied roster of internationally-celebrated artists and local…

Phantom of the Opera – February 20

Vancouver Bach Choir Unites Silent Film and Haunting Score in  – Phantom of the Opera –   Concert’s much-awaited reprise weaves a screening of the cult-classic with live performance for an evening of gothic romance and lurking horror Vancouver Bach Choir presents the return of Andrew Downing’s spectacular multimedia work Phantom of the Opera, February 20, 2016, 8pm…

Small Stage “anything goes” dance event

Eclectic Expressions of Love Inspire Original Dance Works in Cheeky Valentine’s Performance   33rd installment of Small Stage brings together award-winning  choreographers and international sensations   Vancouver’s “anything goes” dance event, Small Stage, celebrates Valentine’s Day with four shows of rebellious, unconventional creations. Dances for a Small Stage 33 – The Valentine’s Edition, runs at The Anza Club from February 11…

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL ARRIVES IN CANADA IN JANUARY 2016   Heathers The Musical is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer (Christine Quintana), a brainy, teenage misfist who never dreamed of getting in with the most popular and cruel clique at high school. But she did. She never dreamed of dating the dark and mysterious…

Yamato, The Drummers of Japan

International Taiko Drumming Masters Present Explosive New Production in Anticipated Vancouver Debut Yamato, The Drummers of Japan, take Taiko drumming to new heights with fiery display of athleticism & showbiz in one-night only, big budget engagement  Show One Productions presents the Vancouver premiere of the electrifying, international sensation YAMATO, The Drummers of Japan for a one-night only performance Saturday,…