Oaxacan Vocalist Lila Downs to Inspire with Songs of Female Empowerment at the Chan Centre

  Back by Popular Demand, Grammy-winner to Perform Works from 2017 album Salon Lágrimas y Deseo The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) welcomes back Mexican-American vocalist Lila Downs, who will share her eclectic and vibrant blend of boleros, jazz, rock, blues, and more on March 10, 2018…

Early Music Vancouver Presents Canadian Superstar Angela Hewitt In Virtuoso Piano Performance of J.S. Bach’s –Goldberg Variations–

  Concert by World-Renowned Pianist and Celebrated Interpreter of Bach’s Keyboard Works is Part of EMV’s Ongoing ‘Goldberg Experience’ Series   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) presents Goldberg Variations – Angela Hewitt, on March 7, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Hailed as “the pre-eminent Bach pianist of our time”…

HOTEL ZED INTRODUCES “THE QUICKIE” VALENTINE’S PROMOTION

  Hotel Zed is once again offering guests a chance to get sexy this Valentine’s Day. We’re well-known for our “Nooner” promotion, but this year we’re taking it one step sexier with our new “Quickie” special: 3-hour booking windows for a short & sassy Valentine’s date! Guests can book a room from 11 a.m. to…

Vancouver Opera presents Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love)

  An evening of Love, Laughter & Magic Potion a Review Anita Neufeld Queen Elizabeth Theatre Sunday, January 21, 2018 • 2:00pm matinee Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 7:30pm Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 7:30pm   As we experienced a rare break from the relentless rain of late, I was struck again with appreciation for…

  The Chan Centre presents Rare Tribute to Legendary South African Ensemble: The Jazz Epistles

  Jazz Epistles Alumnus Abdullah Ibrahim with Prodigious Trumpeter Terence Blanchard Revisits Iconic Catalogue of Apartheid-Era Works The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents The Jazz Epistles: Abdullah Ibrahim with guest Terence Blanchard in a rare tribute concert, February 18 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert…

Vancouver Opera presents Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love)

An evening of Love, Laughter & Magic Potion Queen Elizabeth Theatre Sunday, January 21, 2018 • 2:00pm matinee Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 7:30pm Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 7:30pm vancouveropera.ca A love struck man, a village beauty, an army captain, and a travelling doctor with a magic potion – All set in a picturesque…

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival presents 2018 Lineup of Artistic Visionaries

Three-week festival showcases pioneering theatre, dance, multimedia, music & film from across Canada and around the globe The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) presents its 14th annual edition, taking place January 16 to February 4, 2018 at various Vancouver venues. Acclaimed artists from 11 countries will descend on the city for the three-week…

Vancouver Opera presents Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love)

An evening of Love, Laughter & Magic Potion Queen Elizabeth Theatre Sunday, January 21, 2018 • 2:00pm matinee Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 7:30pm Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 7:30pm www.vancouveropera.ca A love struck man, a village beauty, an army captain, and a travelling doctor with a magic potion – All set in a picturesque…

Massey Theatre presents INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT

    An Evening of Exquisite Global Guitar Talents Saturday, January 20, 2018 @7:30PM Massey Theatre, 735 Eighth Ave, New Westminster Tickets:  $35 Adult / $25 Students & Seniors / $15 children under 12 (plus service charges)  Buy Now –ticketsnw.ca    Hit show returns!   With the overwhelming success of last years show, the Massey Theatre…

Canada-China Culture Development Association presents A Soaring Evening of Silver Screen Classics & Iconic Soundtracks:

  China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra perform Hollywood & Chinese film scores as iconic scenes are projected on a massive screen   Beijing’s China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra (CBFSO) celebrates the magic of the movies with Cinema in Concert, January 12, 8pm at The Orpheum. Led by acclaimed conductor Pang Ka Pang, the internationally-renowned CBFSO…

Early Music Vancouver Brings Holiday Warmth with Beloved Annual Festive Cantatas: Vivaldi’s Gloria and Magnificat

Monica Huggett Leads All-Female Ensemble of Baroque Specialists, Giving Audiences the Chance to Hear These Works As They Were Originally Conceived Early Music Vancouver (EMV) is proud to present Festive Cantatas: Vivaldi’s Gloria and Magnificat on December 23, 2017 at 7:30pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. For this year’s edition of the…

Award-winning Canadian Jazz Bassist Jodi Proznick to Release New Album: Sun Songs

  Anticipated Follow-up Release to JUNO-Nominated Debut Record Rejoices in Resiliency and the Pendulum of Life   JUNO-nominated jazz bassist Jodi Proznick will release her self-produced album, Sun Songs, a project eight years in the making paying tribute to life’s bittersweet rises and falls on December 8, 2017. Proznick’s decidedly personal album is the first…

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival Line Up Announced in Time for Gift Giving Season

  Special Holiday Offer available Nov. 27 to Dec. 22, 2017: Enjoy 20% off all VIDF shows   The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly announces its sweeping 2018 festival season: a diverse and dynamic roster of internationally celebrated artists and local favourites, presenting three weeks of endlessly enriching performances, workshops, and a host of…

CHRISTMAS REPRISE XV

​ Vancouver Cantata Singers’ 15th annual holiday tradition     The BC Alliance for Arts + Culture is British Columbia’s leading arts information aggregator and a resource to the arts, culture and heritage community. Since 1986 we have advocated for our sector by monitoring public policy, synthesizing issues for the public, supporting and developing research,…

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir Brings Good Tidings! this Holiday Season

  Canadian jazz songstress Maureen Washington takes the stage with  Good Noise in beloved annual Christmas concert   Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (Good Noise) presents their much-loved holiday concert, Good Tidings! Dec. 15 at 8pm & Dec. 16 at 3pm and 8pm at Christ Church Cathedral. This year, Good Noise will be joined by…

Vancouver Christmas Market Officially Opens its Doors for 8th Annual Treasured Holiday Tradition

  Largest Festivities to date at Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation The city’s signature yuletide celebration returns to its expansive seaside home, November 22 – December 24, 2017 at Jack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron) offering its largest, festivities to date. The treasured holiday tradition will feature…

Early Music Vancouver Brings New Life to Holiday Tradition of Handel’s Messiah

  Baroque Specialists Offer Audiences a New and Exciting Take on a Celebrated Yuletide Masterpiece   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) invites White Rock and Vancouver audiences to experience the energy and drama of its first-ever production of Handel’s Messiah, November 30, 2017 at 7:30pm at the White Rock Baptist Church, and December 1 & 2,…