CHEFMEETSBCGRAPE Signature Tasting Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 7 PM

Arts Club Theatre Company and Wines of British Columbia present  CHEFMEETSBCGRAPE Signature Tasting   The Arts Club and Wines of British Columbia will host the 11th annual ChefmeetsBCGrape Signature Tasting on September 16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre East. Up to 90 BC VQA wineries will pour in excess of 350 wines at this fun…

Monty Python Meets Dr. Seuss in Infectiously Fun Adventure from Best-of-Fest Winners

13-Time “Best-of-Fest” Winners James & Jamesy Set Sail on an Uproarious Theatrical Adventure in  – High Tea –   Monty Python meets Dr. Seuss in an infectiously fun, perpetually playful wonderland from Fringe Festival favourites From the multi-award winning, masterful comedians James & Jamesy comes the inventive and outrageously funny theatrical adventure High Tea, on stage September…

Flamenco Rosario Marks Vancouver International Flamenco Festival’s 25th Anniversary with Impassioned Retrospective, Fast-Forward Rewind

 Local Flamenco Pioneers & Festival Founders Commemorate their Creative Legacy with an Epic Evening Showcasing the Evolution of Flamenco    Flamenco Rosario brings the fierce and intimate flamenco retrospective Fast-Forward Rewind, September 26, 2015 at 8pm to the Waterfront Theatre in celebration of the Vancouver International Flamenco Festival’s 25th anniversary. Performing excerpts from four poetic works,…

Vancouver International Flamenco Festival Celebrates 25 Years of Fiery Passion

Magnetic Charisma with Line-Up of Foremost Flamenco Artists from Around the Globe. Festival Ignites the Spirit of Flamenco with Program of Spellbinding Dance, Music and Visual Art    The Vancouver International Flamenco Festival (Flamenco Festival) is delighted to announce the official line up for its electrifying 25th anniversary season, September 12-27, 2015 with free and paid events…

Opera & Arias: Gilbert & Sullivan! Mondays – August 24 and August 31 at Bard on the Beach • Under the Tents in Vanier Park

    Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents its annual Opera & Arias concerts with highlights from Gilbert and Sullivan classics. Enjoy the 26th season of Bard on the Beach by attending a live performance of well-loved selections from The Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado, H.M.S. Pinafore and more.   The gifted young stars of the…

Theatre Under The Stars Brings Sensational Summer Fun with Hairspray and Oliver!

Much-loved musicals provide theatrical delight in the outdoor splendor of Stanley Park’s Malkin Bowl   Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) celebrates 75 years of song-and-dance filled summer nights with Oliver! The Musical and Hairspray – The Broadway Musical, running July 10 – August 22, 2015 at Stanley Park’s picturesque Malkin Bowl. On alternating evenings, audiences will…

Love’s Labour’s Lost opens Howard Family Stage at Bard on the Beach

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 26th season with a musical adaptation of Love’s Labour’s Lost. The play will run Tuesdays through Sundays from June 19 to September 20 on the Howard Family Stage, in the 270-seat Douglas Campbell Theatre Tent in Vanier Park.  It’s Chicago in the 1920s and Ferdinand, “The King” (Jay Hindle) controls the illegal…

  THE COMEDY OF ERRORS OPENS BARD ON THE BEACH’S 26TH SEASON

  \Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival opens its 26th season with The Comedy of Errors. Directed by Bard on the Beach Artistic Associate Scott Bellis, this steampunk rendition of Shakespeare’s lively comedy runs June 4 to September 26 on the BMO Mainstage. Double trouble has never been more delightful! Two sets of long-lost twins meet up unexpectedly, creating hilarious…

 Vancouver Singers Raise Voices and Funds for Chronic Neuro-Immune Disease Awareness Week

Multi-award-winning young performers from Vancouver’s Opera Mariposa perform hit Broadway songs from Wicked, Spamalot, Sweeney Todd and more in support of the National ME/FM Action Network This May, the critically acclaimed performers of Opera Mariposa are bringing audiences a night of musical theatre showstoppers in support of chronic neuro-immune disease awareness. On Saturday, May 16th, sopranos…

Minoru Chapel Opera presents La Traviata

One of opera’s most beloved and romantic works, Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata, is coming to Minoru Chapel on Wednesday, May 6 at 2 and 7 p.m.   Burnaby Lyric Opera—the critically acclaimed company based at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts in Burnaby—is returning to the Minoru Chapel Opera series to perform highlights from this musical masterpiece and timeless…

BARD ON THE BEACH SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL’S 26th SEASON IS HERE

 PLAY & SPECIAL EVENTS TICKETS ON SALE APRIL 8   Vancouver’s Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival begins its 26th season in Vanier Park on June 4 with an exciting lineup of plays, concerts and special events. All tickets for Bard on the Beach go on sale April 8 for the 2015 season, which runs from June 4 to September 26.   THE COMEDY…

 Dancers of Damelahamid Invite Media to Experience Traditional Songs, Stories, and Dances at the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival

The majestic Great Hall at the Museum of Anthropology serves as the spectacular backdrop for performances from local and visiting aboriginal artists   Dancers of Damelahamid, in partnership with the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC, present the annual Coastal First Nations Dance Festival (CFNDF) – an enriching six-day event celebrating the culture and traditions of Indigenous peoples from…

CONTEST – CHAPEL IN THE PARK Minoru Chapel Opera

 We are offering two pairs of tickets for each performance. Here are the details of how to enter: Leave a comment on our Facebook page telling us why you would like to win and using the has tag #MinoruChapelOpera Follow us on Facebook. For a bonus entry follow @myvancity and @Richmond_BC and RT using #MinoruChapelOpera The City of…

Japan’s Longest-Standing Butoh Ensemble  Makes Canadian Debut at VIDF

Dairakudakan performs otherworldly spectacle in Canadian premiere of  Mushi no Hoshi – Space Insect In an otherworldly fusion of butoh and theatre, the Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly presents the Canadian premiere of renowned Japanese ensemble Dairakudakan in Mushi no Hoshi – Space Insect, on stage March 20 & 21, 2015 at 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. Under the direction of award-winning Choreographer Akaji Maro,…