The Dance Centre presents the 16th annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House Saturday September 16, 2017

  Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street (at Granville), Vancouver Free events 11am-5pm Information: 604 606 6400 www.thedancecentre.ca Presented with the support of Scotiabank   From ballet, belly dance and contemporary to hip hop, hula and flamenco, the annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House offers the chance to sample a host of dance styles in…

Kokoro Dance Cracks Open Hatch of Human Psyche in Provocative World Premiere: Embryotrophic Cavatina

   Vancouver’s Iconic Butoh Dance Company Unveils Transcendent Work 20-Years in the Making    Kokoro Dance, one of Canada’s preeminent butoh dance companies, presents the world premiere of the provocative and primal Embryotrophic Cavatina, the company’s latest full-length work 20-years in the making, September 20 – 23 and 26 – 29, 2017 at the Roundhouse…

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series

Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY Saudade Wednesday-Saturday September 20-23, 2017 at 8pm Post-show talkback September 21 Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver Tickets: $32/$24 students and seniors from Tickets Tonight: 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info www.thedancecentre.ca   The human longing for the unattainable inspires Saudade, a powerful and emotional new ensemble work by acclaimed choreographer Joshua Beamish. The title…

The Dance Centre presents the Discover Dance! series

  Historical Performance Ensemble Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 12 noon   Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver   Tickets $14/$12 students, seniors and children from Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca     The Dance Centre’s popular noon hour series starts a new season with Historical Performance Ensemble, in a presentation…

Ballet BC’s ‘Babylon’ Comes Into Bloom

  Internationally Acclaimed Dance Company teams up with The Social Concierge for its second year to create an enchanted garden at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza   Ballet BC and The Social Concierge are proud to announce their 2nd spectacular cultural collaboration of Babylon, taking place at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza on Saturday, August 12, from 6pm to 10pm.   A…

Theatre Under the Stars Proudly Announces Week-Long Hold Over of Critically Acclaimed 2017 Season

    Seven performances added in fourth official extension in TUTS’ 70+ year history   Due to overwhelming demand, Theatre Under the Stars’ (TUTS) hit productions of Mary Poppins & The Drowsy Chaperone will extend their runs by one week. With seven newly added performances, audiences can now see these high-flying adventures at Stanley Park’s…

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    A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel Vancouver this summer   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES…

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    A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel Vancouver this summer     HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL…

FIREHALL ARTS CENTRE ANNOUNCES ITS 35th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

  For 35 years, the Firehall Arts Centre has been a cultural beacon for the Vancouver arts community, producing and presenting provocative, thought-provoking, compelling, and highly entertaining pieces of work in the heritage building at the corner of Cordova and Gore. Artistic Producer Donna Spencer announced today its 2017/2018 season. “For our 35th anniversary season, the…

35th annual Filberg Festival Artists Announcement

  Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 4-7, 2017. Victoria based artist, Linda Skalenda will be this year’s featured guest artist located in the Arbour. Linda’s paintings can be found in collections across North America and the UK. In 2015 she was selected for the honorable position to be…

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  The Launch of The Granola Girl Foundation   Celebrate Craft Beer & Cider in Penticton at Okanagan Beer Week™ April 3 – 9, 2017   Etsell Family introduces ‘Siggy’ to the Fraser Valley   SPRINGTIME SWEETS: CHOCOLATIER THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS LATEST COLLECTION OF EASTER-THEMED CONFECTIONS   GET CHOCOLATE HOPPY    The Chan Centre presents…

First Host Gathering: Learn About Indigenous Culture and Tourism in BC

  Connecting Vancouver’s Tourism Professionals  and Indigenous Tourism First Host Gathering will be held at the Bill Reid Gallery and over a dozen Indigenous cultural tourism operators will be in attendance. This event invites members of the hospitality industry to interact with and learn about the key players in BC’s Indigenous tourism sector and to…

San Francisco’s Alonzo King LINES Ballet & Japan’s Dairakudakan to Headline 2017 Vancouver International Dance Festival

  Internationally Acclaimed Artists Return to Vancouver for Anticipated Annual Event of Diverse Dance Performances, Workshops, and Public Education. Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) kicks off its 17th year of connecting Vancouver audiences with the power and breadth of contemporary dance in a four-week line-up that showcases world-renowned artists from the United States, Japan, and…

Vancouver International Dance Festival Announces  2017 Roundhouse Series: Featuring Enthralling Works by Canadian and International Artists 

  Multicultural lineup of dancers & choreographers showcase boundary pushing contemporary expression and exploration of the human condition.   Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) is thrilled to announce the 2017 lineup of ground-breaking Canadian and international dance artists as part of the intimate Roundhouse Series. 8pm shows at the Roundhouse Performance Centre include Toronto’s Kaeja d’Dance…

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…