Internationally Lauded Butoh Ensemble, Dairakudakan, Returns to VIDF with Canadian Premiere of Paradise

   Latest Work from Japan’s Longest-Standing Butoh Troupe is a Fever Dream of Surreal & Spectacular Visions   Following their Canadian premiere at Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) in 2015, Japan-based ensemble, Dairakudakan, returns with their newest work – Paradise – on March 10 & 11, 2017 at 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. Proudly presented as part of…

VANCOUVER CANTATA SINGERS BRING ITALIAN CLASSICS TO VANCOUVER WITH  

  DE PROFUNDIS: PALESTRINA TO PIZZETTI On Saturday, February 25th, Vancouver Cantata Singers continue their 59th season with a concert performance celebrating Italian choral repertoire. The national award-winning choir will present De Profundis: Palestrina to Pizzetti in an evening concert at the Holy Rosary Cathedral in downtown Vancouver. Vancouver Cantata Singers Artistic Director, Paula Kremer,…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening January 27 – February 3

  Here are the future events that you will need to reserve or buy tickets for NOW: IN FULL BLOOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE OFFERS EXCLUSIVE FLOWER-THEMED VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICES   DECLARE YOUR LOVE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SETS THE MOOD THIS FEB. 14 BY HOSTING GOURMET VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICE   LA SAINT-VALENTIN: CELEBRATE…

恭禧发财 – Gong Hey Fat Choy – 새해 복 많이 받으세요!

However you plan to celebrate the Lunar New Year, pianist Avan Yu and a few VSO friends invite you to join them for a celebration at the Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday, February 1st at 7:30pm. http://www.vancouversymphony.ca/concert/16SPEC15/ Vancouver-raised and internationally-renowned pianist Avan Yu returns home to host and perform in the VSO’s very special celebration of theLunar New Year.This concert…

Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra presents Hector Berlioz’s Phantasmal   -Symphonie Fantastique-

    Concert pairs Berlioz’s innovative masterpiece with imaginative new work by local, award-winning composer Benton Roark   The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra (VAMSO) will embark on a thrilling musical journey with Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique, February 19, 2017, 2pm at the Orpheum Theatre. In an afternoon inspired by ingenuity, VAMSO’s more than 100 musicians led by Music…

Early Music Vancouver Explores Extraordinary Figure of Cultural and Racial History in – Le Mozart Noir –

  Celebrating Black History Month, EMV rediscovers work by Chevalier de Saint-Georges: The first star classical composer of African ancestry   Early Music Vancouver (EMV), embarks on another Northwest Baroque Masterworks project in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Portland Baroque Orchestra, and the Early Music Society of the Islands to present Le…

#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…

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…

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…

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…

Early Music Vancouver Heralds the Holidays with Joyous Baroque Celebration – Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat – 

  Vancouver’s Pacific Baroque Orchestra joins internationally-renowned vocal soloists for beloved Christmas tradition at the Chan Centre    Early Music Vancouver (EMV), in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), presents Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, December 18, 2016 at 3pm. This program features one of J.S…

#FridayFavourites what’s happening this week November 24 – December 2

We’re publishing our list a day early this week because we don’t want you to miss a thing that’s happening this week:     7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market to Make Days Merry & Bright at New Seaside Site   The Butcher & Bullock Beer Club presents the Angry Jäger Ale Cask Night   FlyOver…

Early Music Vancouver Heralds the Holidays with Joyous Baroque Celebration – Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat –

Vancouver’s Pacific Baroque Orchestra joins internationally-renowned vocal soloists for beloved Christmas tradition at the Chan Centre   Early Music Vancouver (EMV), in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), presents Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, December 18, 2016 at 3pm. This program features one of J.S. Bach’s greatest…

VANCOUVER CANTATA SINGERS CHRISTMAS REPRISE XIV

  On Saturday, December 17th, Vancouver Cantata Singers continue their 59th season with a traditionally-styled concert celebrating the spirit of Christmas. The national award-winning choir will present Christmas Reprise XIV at the Holy Rosary Cathedral in downtown Vancouver. In this matinee concert, the warmth and beauty of the holiday season will envelop performance-goers, providing a…

Vancouver International Dance Festival

  Vancouver International Dance Festival proudly announces its captivating 2017 program, showcasing the magnificent diversity of the contemporary dance canon with four weeks of endlessly enriching performances, workshops, and dance activities from March 1- 25, 2017, at various venues throughout Vancouver. The stellar festival lineup includes anticipated performances by San Francisco’s internationally-lauded company Alonzo King…

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival Announces 2017 Lineup 

  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 to intimately immersive…