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FUSE at Vancouver Art Gallery

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 — 2:45pm PDT
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This Friday the Vancouver Art Gallery will host its very popular FUSE event that transforms galleries into performance spaces in a late night, adults-only environment three times annually.

This month’s theme is inspired by artist Ian Wallace’s work titled My Heroes in the Streets and will channel the language of the street through movement, music and performance throughout the galleries.

FUSE will run from 8:00pm until 1:00am on November 9th at the Vancouver Art Gallery with the following artists:

  • Contemporary dance artist Justine Chambers performs work inspired by everyday actions. Chambers was a principal dancer with Desrosiers Dance Theatre and a member of Diavolo Dance Theatre in Los Angeles.
  • Performance collective COaT (Centre of a Tangle) will explore work and ideas of heroism in special performances on the second and fourth floors.
  • Indie rock band In Medias Res will bring an atmospheric vibe to the 4th floor rooftop pavilion.
  • Dance duo MACHiNOiSY will bring innovative movement to the Rotunda.

Admission is just $17.50 for adults and free for Vancouver Art Gallery members. Tickets can be purchased in advance online.

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Photo credit: WinstonWong* on Flickr

The way people talk about FUSE it almost seems like a right of passage as an adult in Vancouver. I’m excited to go to my first with John this week, especially to see In Medias Res who we’ve been meaning to see perform for years now. If you would like to attend on Friday, here’s how you can enter to win a pair of tickets:

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RT to enter to win tickets to FUSE at @VanArtGallery from @Miss604

I will draw one winner at random from all entries tomorrow (Wednesday, November 7, 2012) at 5:00pm. Must be 19+ to enter to win and attend.

Update The winner is Chelsea!

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  1. mary says:

    I want to experience this! What an awesome sounding event 🙂

  2. luc says:

    Let’s dance!

  3. Katrina Tu says:

    Have never been but always wanted to go!

  4. Jeff says:

    Love to go, sounds fun!

  5. anna says:

    can’t resit to Contemporary dance and Indie rock live !!

  6. Jeff MacLeod says:

    Last time I won tickets to the art gallery it was amazing. Would love to go again.

  7. Meaghan says:

    Oh man, I would love to check out Fuse!

  8. Dana says:

    This sounds very cool

  9. Anthony Smith (@AnthonyNSmith) says:

    I have been to this once and loved it, would really love to go again!

  10. Tracy says:

    This sounds so fun! I would love to go.

  11. Meghan Pritchard says:

    FUSE sounds awesome! I would love to go!

  12. Jen says:

    Fuse is such an awesome event! Love the mixture of art and live performances with the party atmosphere. Pick me =)

  13. Emma says:

    Sounds awesome!

  14. Anne says:

    Sounds like a fun Friday night!

  15. Lise says:

    Love the Art Gallery. Fuse sounds like a great night for all the senses

  16. Jennifer says:

    I would love to check this out!

  17. Don Foran says:

    make me an offer I can’t re FUSE..!

  18. Anthony says:

    I’d love to go!!

  19. mary says:

    great contest

  20. Ian says:

    Looks interesting!

  21. Vanessa W says:

    I’ve never been! You had me at rite of passage!

  22. Sanaz says:

    I’d love to attend

  23. Stephanie says:

    Would love to take my husband to this. Thank you

  24. Chelsea says:

    LOVE the local band IMR, I’d love to win tickets! But I bet you I’m gonna go regardless 🙂 So excited!! Thx Miss604

  25. Renfrew says:

    Very Vancouver.

  26. Marianne says:

    Very west coast!!

  27. Chelsea says:

    YEAH! so excited! Glad to win! see you all there 🙂

  28. Alex says:

    Like what Russell Peters said, “START DANCING!” (in an Asian accent)

  29. Kira says:

    Sounds like a cool event!

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