DanceHouse Season Premiere Explores Democracy & Immigration with High-Energy Hip Hop & Martial Arts

DanceHouse Leaps Into 2018/19 Season with Canadian Premiere of Company Wang Ramirez’s­ — Borderline — Award-winning French dance company explores democracy, immigration, and culture through hip-hop, aerial work, and poetry in gravity-defying motion      DanceHouse is delighted to announce the launch of their 2018/19 season with France’s Company Wang Ramirez in the Canadian premiere of…

Discover Dance! Company 605 October 4

The Dance Centre presents the Discover Dance! series Company 605 Thursday October 4, 2018 at 12 noon Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver Tickets $15/$13 students, seniors and children from Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca The October edition of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! series features a program of…

Discover Dance! Thai Dance Company September 20

Thai Dance Company Thursday September 20, 2018 at 12 noon Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver Tickets $15/$13 students, seniors and children from Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca     The elegance and precision of Thai dance opens a new season of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! series, with…

Improvisation pioneer Katie Duck in CAGE September 28

The Dance Centre Katie Duck CAGE Friday September 28, 2018 at 7pm Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver Tickets: $30/$24 students and seniors from Tickets Tonight: 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info www.thedancecentre.ca Internationally-renowned improvisation pioneer Katie Duck brings her provocative dance/music collaboration CAGE to Vancouver, in her first visit to the city for thirty years. A…

BC Culture Days Celebrates Nine Years of Community-driven Arts and Cultural Engagement Throughout British Columbia

Thousands of British Columbians across the province to participate in open rehearsals, workshops, discussions, tours and collaborative art projects, as part of the nation-wide Culture Days celebration, September 28-30   BC Culture Days is back and bigger than ever in honour of its ninth anniversary season, taking place across British Columbia and the nation, September…

The Firehall Arts Centre Launches its 36th Anniversary Season with New Work from Vancouver’s Vanessa Goodman in Never Still

September 26-29, 2018 | Firehall Arts Centre | 280 E. Cordova   Performance Times:  Wed-Sat, 8:00pm Tickets:  From $20 at https://bit.ly/2waDxXe or 604.689.0926 Post Show Talkback:  September 27   The Firehall Arts Centre is proud to kick off its 2018/2019 season with the world premiere of Never Still from Wednesday, September 26 to Saturday, September 29, 2018.   Never Still, the newest work from Vancouver’s Vanessa Goodman…

DIWALI IN B.C. TO TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 3 TO NOVEMBER 17

SIX-WEEK EVENT EXPLORES AND CELEBRATES ‘NEW HORIZONS’ THROUGH THEATRE, DANCE, AND CULTURALLY SPECIFIC WORKSHOPS ACROSS VANCOUVER, COQUITLAM, VERNON, MAPLE RIDGE, AND NANAIMO DETAILS AT WWW.DIWALIBC.CA Award-winning Artistic Director of Diwali in B.C., Rohit Chokhani is pleased to announce the 2018 programming for Diwali in B.C. – a provincial initiative aimed at making Diwali celebrations province-wide…

Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House September 15

The Dance Centre presents the 17th annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House Saturday September 15, 2018 | 11am-5pm Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street (at Granville), Vancouver Free admission Information: 604 606 6400 www.thedancecentre.ca Presented with the support of Scotiabank   From ballet and contemporary to flamenco and swing, the annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open…

Vancouver International Flamenco Festival

Flamenco Rosario Presents Vancouver International Flamenco Festival September 21-29, 2018 Featuring Spain’s Sara Calero – Petisa Loca (Crazy Girl) Vancouver venues including Vancouver Playhouse, Scotiabank Dance Centre, Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre, Annex, Vancouver Public Library. www.vancouverflamencofestival.org   The Vancouver International Flamenco Festival announces its spellbinding 2018 lineup of local and international flamenco artists, September 21…

Theatre Under the Stars Announces Week-Long Hold Over of Magical 2018 Season

Seven performances added in fifth consecutive extension in TUTS’ 70+ year history Due to overwhelming demand, Theatre Under the Stars’ (TUTS) hit productions of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street will extend their runs by one week. The seven newly added performances will run on alternating evenings at Stanley Park’s picturesque Malkin Bowl through August…

Rohit Chokhani Announces 2018 Programming for Project SAT

RECIPIENT OF THE VANCOUVER NOW REPRESENTATION AND INCLUSION AWARD AT THIS YEAR’S JESSIE RICHARDSON THEATRE AWARDS CEREMONY, ROHIT CHOKHANI ANNOUNCES 2018 PROGRAMMING FOR PROJECT SAT   WORKSHOP FACILITATORS INCLUDE INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS MEENA NATARAJAN AND DIPANKAR MUKHERJEE FROM PANGEA WORLD THEATER, AND INDO-CANADIAN AWARD-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT AND NOVELIST ANOSH IRANI Award-winning producer, director, and recipient of the Vancouver…

Naramata Wineries Tailgate Party September 8

Naramata Bench Wineries Association TAILGATE PARTY September 8 Bootleg Bash Celebrating Naramata’s Early Roots Its time to Tailgate and the twenty – eight member wineries of the Naramata Bench Wineries Association are prepping for  our annual “let our hair down, pop some corks and celebrate harvest event” on September 8. This is a wine and…

Announcing The Dance Centre’s 2018-2019 season

The Dance Centre’s 2018-2019 season presents a program of exciting performances and events by artists working across contemporary and cultural genres. TheGlobal Dance Connections contemporary dance series features Canadian and international choreographers, and the popular Discover Dance! series presents a varied range of dance from diverse cultural backgrounds. Other highlights include internationally-renowned improvisation pioneer Katie…

Latin American Week & 10th Carnaval del Sol June 27 – July 8

Latincouver, the Latin American Plaza of B.C., is proud to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Carnaval del Sol, the biggest Latin American Festival in the Pacific Northwest, on Saturday and Sunday, July 7 and 8 at Concord Pacific. Carnaval del Sol is the peak of Latin American Week, which begins on Wednesday, June 27. Latin American Week schedule of events 10 Years Celebrating Latin…

The Dancing on the Edge Festival Returns for its  landmark 30th Anniversary

Festival of Contemporary Dance takes centre stage July 5 to 14     The Dancing on the Edge Festival is Canada’s longest running festival of contemporary dance, taking place July 5 -14, 2018 at various venues in Vancouver.  Festival Founder and Producer Donna Spencer is excited to announce that this year’s DOTE showcases over thirty…

 OW a new production from Jennifer Mascall – MascallDance

 OW a new production from Jennifer Mascall MascallDance July 4,6,7 and 10,11,13,14, 2018 Vancouver’s prolific Isadora Award-winner Jennifer Mascall hits the stage with a new choreographic work OW, aimed at cracking open the relationship between sound and movement. Enter the wild world of OW – by turns loud, tender, explosive and hilarious, a realm where unpredictability is…

The Dance Centre presents 12 MINUTES MAX Edition #42 Five innovative dance works

Friday June 15, 2018 at 8pm Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St, Vancouver Tickets $28/$22 students & seniors from Tickets Tonight: 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info www.thedancecentre.ca   12 Minutes Max showcases five eclectic dance works by some of Vancouver’s most exciting and innovative up-and-coming choreographers: Katie Cassady, Alejandra Miranda & Juan Villegas, Sophie Maguire, Jhoely Triana,…

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…