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…

Folk Supergroup I’m With Her Kicks Off Canadian Leg of International Tour at the Chan Centre

Grammy Award-winning Trio Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan Present Sublime Sounds from Acclaimed Debut Album   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) introduces to Vancouver audiences the ethereal harmonies of I’m With Her on September 30, 2018, at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The…

VSO 100th Anniversary Season Opening

VSO 100th Anniversary Season Filled with Musical Suprises for the Whole City   The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 100th Anniversary Season, a celebration of both past and future, opens September 20, 21 and 22. Returning Maestros, fan favourites from across the decades, and musical references to seasons past are woven throughout the year’s programming. And, the…

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…

VIFF 2018 Gateway stream features the latest from masters of East Asian cinema Jia Zhangke, Lee Changdong and Hong Sangsoo

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018   The 2018 Vancouver International FIlm Festival’s (VIFF) Gateway stream will once again illustrate that Vancouver’s ties to the Pacific Rim are not only geographic and economic; the city is also a vital port of call for East Asia’s finest cinema. From China, Gateway…

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…

City Opera Vancouver Presents Ann-Marie MacDonald & Nic Gotham’s Acclaimed – Nigredo Hotel –

Hitchcock-style Chamber Opera offers a daring and imaginative journey into the subconscious, performed to a dramatic jazz score  City Opera Vancouver presents the astonishing and macabre operatic thriller, Nigredo Hotel, on September 20 – 22, 2018 at 8pm at The Cultch Historic Theatre. This one-act chamber opera directed by Alan Corbishley, with music by Nic Gotham and libretto by distinguished Canadian author and playwright Ann-Marie…

VIFF 2018 Panorama stream offers critically acclaimed films, premieres and Focus on Italy, while M/A/D stream features acclaimed production designer Paul Austerberry

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018 Dozens of critically acclaimed international films will screen in the Vancouver International Film Festival’s (VIFF) Panorama stream. These include Gustav Möller’s The Guilty (Audience Award, Sundance and Rotterdam); the Canadian premiere of Alexey German Jr.’s Dovlatov (Silver Bear, Berlin); Małgorzata Szumowska’s Mug (Silver Bear…

‘Raindrop: A Quest for Love’ to be staged at Gateway Theatre

A musical theatre, ‘Raindrop: A Quest for Love’, will be the center-piece at the 8th annual West Coast Tagore Festival on September 8. Its plot revolves around two parallel narratives of love and nature. In one narrative, the dance-drama presents Dhora, the protagonist, as a young woman secretively questing for love. Looking from outside, she…

Indigenous stories of redemption and other Canadian narratives, plus advice for indie Oscar hopefuls and mentorship program at VIFF 2018

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018 The Vancouver International Film Festival’s (VIFF) film streams Sea to Sky presented by TELUS, and True North presented by Telefilm, offer moving Indigenous stories with the Western Canadian Premiere of Edge of the Knife, the first narrative feature in the Haida language; Picking Up…

Kay Meek Arts Centre and Wing & Prayer Productions present “Marion Bridge”

“Marion Bridge” at Kay Meek Arts Studio Theatre Leo Tolstoy’s oft-quoted line from Anna Karenina “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way” applies with bracing verisimilitude to Daniel MacIvor’s celebrated play Marion Bridge. When three estranged sisters (Agnes, Theresa and Louise) make the trip home to Cape Breton to care for…

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…