The Cabin was scheduled to be demolished but the arts groups throughout the Lower Mainland, including directors Glenn Alteen and Esther Rausenberg, began working together to raise awareness of the historical and cultural significance of the Blue Cabin as a symbol the artistic history of the entire population of the area, and especially, that of the indigenous peoples.
As if it were not enough for Art Gallery visitors to betreated to a major exhibition of the sculpture and painting of Alberto Giacometti this summer, The Vancouver Art Gallery is featuring two more exciting exhibits as well.
The Vancouver Art Gallery’s new exhibit, “French Moderns: Monet to Matisse 1850 – 1950” features 60 masterworks both of French artists and many others who came to France to learn and practice their craft during a time of prolific growth and change in painting, drawing and sculpture.
At the conclusion of the production, the applause was prolonged; lively discussions began immediately. Under the direction of Morris Ertman, Pacific Theatre has, once again, provided patrons with “theatre that matters”.
The audience quickly becomes immersed in “Owen Meany”. Scenes change rapidly, intermingling the present and the future, the serious and lighter side of the characters’ lives, and the historical context in which it occurs. At Pacific Theatre until February 9.
“Circle Game”, currently playing at the Firehall Arts Centre, is both a musical tribute to the music of 1960s seminal singer and songwriter Joni Mitchell and a translation of her work for a new generation of young adults who are grappling with many of the same issues that Mitchell described when she was their age. Until February 9.
C.S. Lewis’s beloved fantasy, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”, has been delightfully reincarnated in Ron Reed’s play of the same name, now being performed at the Pacific Theatre. Until December 29.
Vancouver Christmas Market The 9th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market is now open! Located in downtown Vancouver at Jack Poole Plaza, the German inspired market continues to grow by extending its hours from 11:30 am – 9:30 pm and filling more than 80 huts with a wide variety of foods, drinks, sweets and gifts galore. … Read morevancouver christmas market