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

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 … Read moreCONTEST – CHAPEL IN THE PARK Minoru Chapel Opera

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, … Read moreJapan’s Longest-Standing Butoh Ensemble  Makes Canadian Debut at VIDF

NOW SOLD OUT Chan Centre Presents Rare and Intimate Concert Reunion with Piano Legends Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock 

 Evening pays homage to NEA Jazz Masters’ groundbreaking tour and influential live recordings of the late ‘70s   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents an exclusive concert reuniting two of jazz and contemporary music’s most influential icons, and multi-GRAMMY-Award winners, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock, Sunday, March 15 at 7pm in the Chan Shun … Read moreNOW SOLD OUT Chan Centre Presents Rare and Intimate Concert Reunion with Piano Legends Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock 

Ballet Kelowna presents Canadian Premiere of ‘The Ashley Bouder Project’ with NYC Ballet Luminaries

Ballet Kelowna presents the Canadian Premiere of  ‘The Ashley Bouder Project’  Featuring Stars of New York City Ballet In an incredible coup for Ballet Kelowna, New York City’s finest dancers will travel west to light up Kelowna’s Community Theatre (1375 Water Street) with the anticipated Canadian premiere of The Ashley Bouder Project, March 3 at 7:30pm. New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Ashley … Read moreBallet Kelowna presents Canadian Premiere of ‘The Ashley Bouder Project’ with NYC Ballet Luminaries

ITSAZOO Returns with Bold & Bloody Takedown of White Collar Culture

The Competition is Fierce Wall Street Meets Hunger Games in Satiric & Sexy World Premiere   ITSAZOO Productions presents The Competition is Fierce – a new play by Co-Artistic Producer Sebastien Archibald – from March 3 to 22, 2015 at the Shop Theatre at Renegade Studios (125 East 2nd Avenue). Directed by Chelsea Haberlin, the work … Read moreITSAZOO Returns with Bold & Bloody Takedown of White Collar Culture

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Celebrates Indigenous Cultural Expressions

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Continues Legacy of Traditional Stories, Songs & Dances for Artists and Audiences    New educational opportunities for youth and emerging artists  nurture future generations at eighth annual festival     Dancers of Damelahamid in partnership with the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA) present an unforgettable six-day celebration of the Indigenous … Read moreCoastal First Nations Dance Festival Celebrates Indigenous Cultural Expressions

Chan Centre’s Beyond Words Series Pairs Award-Winning Novelist and Magician to Unveil Myths of Houdini

MULTI-AWARD WINNING NOVELIST STEVEN GALLOWAY EXPLORES REALITY AND ILLUSION IN CHAN CENTRE’S BEYOND WORDSSERIES Magician David Gifford intersperses live illusions throughout evening of readings  from Galloway’s newest magic-influenced novel, The Confabulist     The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents celebrated Canadian author Steven Galloway (The Cellist of Sarajevo) with master … Read moreChan Centre’s Beyond Words Series Pairs Award-Winning Novelist and Magician to Unveil Myths of Houdini

Maria Manna Entertainment presents “IT’S AMORE!”

It’s Amore is  a tribute to Italian-American music and comedy.  Featuring Maria Manna, this is a performance filled with love and laughter you won’t want to miss! Maria is backed by singer/actors Pam Miller and Alf Small and a host of stellar local musicians. Born in Edmonton to Italian immigrant parents, Maria shares her hilarious … Read moreMaria Manna Entertainment presents “IT’S AMORE!”

BARD ON THE BEACH AND MEI GROUP FORM STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO BRING YEAR-ROUND SHAKESPEARE TO BC AUDIENCES

  Starting November 8, Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival and MEI Events International Inc. will present Shakespeare fans in British Columbia with a unique, all year round opportunity to see ten incredible Shakespeare productions. During fall and winter, fans will get to enjoy the drama, laughter and magic of six wildly popular Shakespeare productions … Read moreBARD ON THE BEACH AND MEI GROUP FORM STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO BRING YEAR-ROUND SHAKESPEARE TO BC AUDIENCES

LUNAFEST a traveling film festival made by women, for women and about women

  LUNAFEST is a travelling film festival of films made by women, for women and about women. It is a collection of eight short films filled with stories of reflection, hope and humour. These eight films were chosen from over 950 films submitted to LUNAFEST this year. Attend LUNAFEST and enjoy great films while supporting … Read moreLUNAFEST a traveling film festival made by women, for women and about women

BARD ON THE BEACH ANNOUNCES RECORD-BREAKING 2014 ATTENDANCE & 2015 SEASON PLAYBILL

  Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has wrapped up a record-breaking 25th Anniversary Season, generating critical and popular acclaim and setting an all-time attendance record. Almost 101,000 patrons enjoyed the Festival’s silver-anniversary lineup of plays, concerts and special events, a major increase from the previous record of 91,000 in 2009. There were rave reviews … Read moreBARD ON THE BEACH ANNOUNCES RECORD-BREAKING 2014 ATTENDANCE & 2015 SEASON PLAYBILL

A review of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival

MyVanCity.ca ran a contest to win tickets to the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival courtesy of the Festival. One of our winners has submitted a review of her experience. With thanks to Colleen Tsoukalas for her “guest writer” review. I return to the Latin American Film Festival as often as possible for so many reasons: I … Read moreA review of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival

osimous theatre brings Our Town to Our Town

OUR TOWN  by Thornton Wilder September 30 – October 18, 2014 Monday to Saturday Opening Night October 2, 2014 The First Christian Reformed Church at 2670 Victoria Drive Tickets: $25 at www.osimous.com Forget what you know, leave your conceptions behind at the church door and prepare to experience Our Town in a whole new light. osimous theatre’s exquisite re-imagining of … Read moreosimous theatre brings Our Town to Our Town

Richmond sends off summer with waterfront celebration

Celebrate the end of summer at Richmond’s outdoor movie and concert bash this Sunday, August 31 at the Richmond Olympic Oval waterfront plaza. Come enjoy free live musical performances from up-and-coming Vancouver artists Jordan Klassen and Kytami before kicking back with the whole family for a free outdoor screening of the newest Disney animated classic, … Read moreRichmond sends off summer with waterfront celebration

The 22nd Annual Surrey International Writers’ Conference is BACK!

Calling all writers! While the end of summer is often a melancholy time of year for Vancouverites (here comes the rain!), it also means that fall is just around the corner, and that the 22nd Annual Surrey International Writers’ Conference will be in full swing! “The SiWC Society prides itself in creating an atmosphere of writers helping … Read moreThe 22nd Annual Surrey International Writers’ Conference is BACK!

SEPTEMBER AT BARD – MORE SHOWS ADDED DUE TO TICKET DEMAND

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has announced it is adding performances to its September schedule in response to the high ticket demand for its popular 25th anniversary season.  Three evening performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (BMO Mainstage) have been added between September 14 and 19. Six afternoon and evening performances of Cymbeline (Howard Family Stage) have been added between September … Read moreSEPTEMBER AT BARD – MORE SHOWS ADDED DUE TO TICKET DEMAND