Vancouver Welcomes Vibrant Proponents of Cuban Music, Vocalist Daymé Arocena and Pianist Roberto Fonseca

Havana’s Finest Solo Artists Perform a Double-Bill of Dynamic Afro-Cuban Fusion   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Afro-Cuban neo-soul singer Daymé Arocena and Havana-born piano virtuoso Roberto Fonseca in an exhilarating co-bill on April 15, 2018 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. These…

WEE/Francesco Scavetta (Norway/Italy) Hardly Ever Thursday-Saturday April 5-7, 2018 at 8pm

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series WEE/Francesco Scavetta (Norway/Italy) Hardly Ever Thursday-Saturday April 5-7, 2018 at 8pm Post-show talkback April 6 Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver Tickets: $32/$24 students and seniors: Tickets Tonight: 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info www.thedancecentre.ca Presented with the support of Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre The innovative Norwegian…

Queer Arts Festival Marks Ten Years of Transgression & Transcension with 10th Anniversary Celebrations: DECADEnce

Festivities Feature More Than a Dozen Exhibitions, Performances, Parties, and Panels, Giving Platform to Often Unheard Voices and Stories   Queer Arts Festival (QAF) marks its landmark tenth anniversary with the multi- disciplinary summer celebration DECADEnce, running June 16 to 28, 2018 at Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre. The annual festival, which also commemorates…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents… Murder on the Improv Express – A Killer Comedy

April 12-May 26 | The Improv Centre | 1502 Duranleau Street (Granville Island)   Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) is proud to present Murder on the Improv Express – A Killer Comedy from April 12 to May 26 at The Improv Centre on Granville Island (1502 Duranleau Street). This production will run every Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm. Picture this – a luxury train…

Caravan World Rhythms presents International Dance Sensation: Che Malambo

Back by Popular Demand, Argentina’s All-Male Dance Company Share Sizzling Evening of Virtuosity, Athleticism, and Explosive Percussion    Caravan World Rhythms presents the electrifying, international dance sensation Che Malambo on April 11, 2018 at 8pm at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Combining lightning-fast footwork with the smoldering intensity of flamenco and tango, Che Malambo will storm the stage this spring…

Chor Leoni presents the Vancouver Premiere of Smooth and Soulful A Cappella Cavaliers -TAKE 6 –

GRAMMY-Adorned Sextet Launch Fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit   Chor Leoni proudly opens its fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit with Take 6, the most-awarded a cappella group in history, as they enjoy their Vancouver debut, April 6, 2018 at 8pm in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. All audiences are invited to experience the harmony-rich…

MACK GORDON’S GAME SHOW NIGHT to return to THE BILTMORE CABARET on MARCH 22, 2018

“The funnest night in Vancouver!”   Mack Gordon returns to the Biltmore Cabaret to host another exciting, hilarious game show event! Bigger and better than ever before, Mack Gordon’s Game Show Night now features two full games shows in one fun-filled evening: Family Feud ⏤ “Let’s play the Feud!” Contestants are chosen from the audience…

TUTS Announces Glittering, Enchanted 2018 Season with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street

Fairytale Wishes & Show-biz Dreams Come True in Beloved Broadway Classics at Stanley Park’s scenic Malkin Bowl   Audiences will have a ball this summer at Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) when magic and romance come alive in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street, running alternate evenings July 4 – August 18, 2018 at…

Shamrocks and Shenanigans, March 17

‘A whale of a time’ with Vancouver TheatreSports™   Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTS) has some fun with all things Irish at Shamrocks & Shenanigans, the improv comedy company’s St. Paddy’s Day celebration on Saturday, March 17 at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Patrons that night have the choice of three Irish-themed improv shows – classic…

Two toddler thumbs up for Carousel Theatre – The Velveteen Rabbit

In an era of remote controlled toys and recommended screen time, Carousel Theatre For Young People’s latest production, The Velveteen Rabbit, offers kids, parents and grandparents a bridge to a simpler time. Based on Margery Williams’ children’s book and adapted for the stage by playwright Kevin Del Aguila, the story is one of hope, resilience…

Announcing Carly Rae Jepsen LIVE with the VSO – June 25, 2018 at the Orpheum

  The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is delighted to welcome the Juno and Grammy nominated, multi-platinum award–winning singer and songwriter CARLY RAE JEPSEN for a single, not-to-be-missed performance of her music, accompanied by the VSO and conductor Lucas Waldin at the Orpheum Theatre on Monday, June 25 at 8:00pm. Tickets go on sale to the public…

Realwheels Theatre presents: SEQUENCE By Arun Lakra

  WHEN:  March 14-24, 2018 *Preview:  March 14, 8pm *(All proceeds from the preview performance will go to Realwheels Society to cover production costs) Performance Times:  March 16-17 & 21-24, 8pm Matinee:  March 18, 2pm WHERE:  PRESENTATION HOUSE THEATRE 333 Chesterfield Avenue; North Vancouver, BC RUNNING TIME:  80min, no intermission TICKETS:  Adult: $28 | Deaf;…

The Firehall Arts Centre Celebrates its 35th Anniversary Season with a Tribute to the Late Leonard Cohen

Award-Winning Production Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen Returns to the Heritage Building from March 17 to April 21, 2018  March 17 – April 21 | Firehall Arts Centre | 280 E. Cordova Media Opening:  March 21, 8pm Performance Times:  Tues, 7pm | Wed-Fri, 8pm | Sat, 3pm & 8pm | Sun, 3pm |…

New York’s Shen Wei Dance Arts Makes Western Canadian Premiere at VIDF 2018

Internationally acclaimed contemporary dance company set to perform strikingly original & spellbinding works that defy categorization Vancouver International Dance Festival proudly presents the Western Canadian Premiere of New York-based contemporary dance company, Shen Wei Dance Arts, on March 2 & 3, 2018 at 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. Widely celebrated for their mesmerizing movement, arresting…

The Chan Centre presents Groundbreaking Duo Tanya Tagaq and Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory

Combining Mask Dancing and Throat Singing, Celebrated Inuit Artists Reclaim Indigenous Women’s Stories The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq and Greenlandic mask dancer Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory in an electrifying combination of sound and movement, March 16 – 18 at 7:30pm in the…