The Chan Centre presents Tabla Master Zakir Husain with Esteemed Jazz Bassist Dave Holland in Crosscurrents

    Concert Bridges Jazz and Indian Music’s Shared Influences & Intersections   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Crosscurrents, a collaboration by virtuoso musicians Zakir Hussain and Dave Holland on October 28 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Hussain, the world’s foremost tabla…

The World’s Most Streamed Classical Composer – Ludovico Einaudi – Performs Program of Favourites at Orpheum Theatre

  Vancouver concert marks first Canadian stop in Italian pianist and composer’s Essential Einaudi North American Tour   Cross Current Music presents one of the globe’s most prodigious and prolific musicians – Ludovico Einaudi – on Tuesday, October 10 at 8pm at The Orpheum Theatre. As part of his ‘Essential Einaudi’ North American Tour, the Italian…

TomoeArts presents the World Premiere of Kayoi Komachi/Komachi Visited – a Noh Chamber Opera

    Renowned Japanese Artists & Virtuosic Canadian Musicians Join Forces in Re-Imagined Tale of Two Lovers’ Anguish and Enlightenment    TomoeArts presents the world premiere of a provocative and heartrending new work, Kayoi Komachi/Komachi Visited, a noh chamber opera, October 26 – 28, 2017 at The Cultch. Master Japanese practitioners of noh – Japan’s 14th…

October 14 world-class comedian, mentalist & hypnotist Randy Charach

  October 14 world-class comedian, mentalist & hypnotist Randy Charach will perform his world renowned, highly interactive and hilariously funny show at the Norman Rothstein Theatre, 7 and 9 pm. Randy will share his skills as comedian, mind-reader, and hypnotist in a stunning performance where audience participation lends itself to hilarious comedic interaction! I have attached a press release with more…

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series

  Compañía Sharon Fridman Hasta Dónde…? + All Ways Thursday-Saturday October 12-14, 2017 at 8pm   Post-show talkback October 13 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 work of the sensational Israeli choreographer Sharon Fridman comes to the West Coast for the…

The Chan Centre Welcomes Back Renowned Irish Ensemble  The Gloaming

  Folk Supergroup Returns to Perform Evocative Ballads and Sweeping Melodies from Acclaimed Second Album ‘2’   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces the anticipated return of The Gloaming, Ireland’s acclaimed folk supergroup, October 15 at 7 pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The revered…

Bring On Tomorrow Co. Spotlights Vancouver’s Top Teen Actors in Jason Robert Brown’s Hit 13: The Musical

  Clever Coming of Age Comedy & Broadway’s First All-Teenage Show Unites Shining Young Theatre Pros and Award-winning Musicians   Bring On Tomorrow Co. is thrilled to present Jason Robert Brown’s 13: The Musical, the hilarious and charming Broadway hit about growing up, running Sept. 28 – Oct. 1 and Oct. 4 – Oct. 8 at…

Vancouver Opera presents Puccini’s Turandot

    Life, Death & Love: Puccini’s final opera October 13, 19, 21 @ 7:30pm Sunday, October 15 @ 2:00pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre (650 Hamilton Street)  www.vancouveropera.ca   Colossal and colourful, spectacular and intimate—that’s a night at the opera as Vancouver Opera presents Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot, the opening production of the company’s exciting 2017–2018 season…

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 Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner Launch the Chan Centre’s Landmark 20th Anniversary Season

  Southern Music Legends Join Forces with Canadian Opera Superstar for an Inspirational Evening of Gospel Music   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC opens its 20th anniversary season on Saturday, September 23 at 8 pm, welcoming The Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner to the Chan Shun Concert Hall. In this…

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 Only Animal Presents: WYSPA

Generation Hot: Waterborne Wyspa By Kanon Hewitt and Julia Siedlanowska in collaboration with the performers CREATIVE TEAM: Playwrights • Kanon Hewitt and Julia Siedlanowska Director • Julia Siedlanowska Performers • Lily-Muna Henshaw, Daniel Russell, Isabelle Russell, Atticus Cseh, Anthony Goncharov Sound Designer • Kanon Hewitt Projections • Kanon Hewitt Stage Manager • Holly Karpuik Dramaturge…