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Bard on the Beach Review Merry Wives of Windsor

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There are two types of people in this modern world: Those who use “LOL” and those who use “Ha Ha Ha” when replying to something funny with email or text message. I’m in the “Ha Ha Ha” camp, because I feel that unless I’m truly laughing out loud, I shouldn’t be implying that I am […]

Review of Ballet BC Program 3

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Program 3 marks the end of Ballet BC’s 30th year celebration with a trifecta of pieces choreographed by some of the world’s most innovative artists: Finnish-born Jorma Elo, Tel-Aviv-based Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar, and BC Ballet’s Artistic Director, Emily Molnar. But what struck me with all three pieces was how the choreography of each […]

Summer at the Magnolia Hotel in Victoria

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Contributed by Steffani Cameron of FullNomad.com, follow her on Instagram @snarkysteff. I had the good fortune to live in Victoria for 3.5 years, so when I had the opportunity to enjoy some promotional time in Victoria on behalf of both Tourism Victoria and Miss604.com, I leapt at it. One of two places I stayed at, […]

Review of Vancouver Opera’s Evita

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Admittedly, I am not an Andrew Lloyd Webber fan. However, Vancouver Opera’s production of Evita is worth attending because it offers a very rare opportunity to see Broadway and West End stars perform in Vancouver: Caroline Bowman (Evita), who has spent last year performing in the Broadway Revival tour of Evita, and has also appeared […]

Vancouver Opera’s Madama Butterfly

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I was introduced to Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at six years old. Well, sort of. My parents were watching some rendition was on television, but I wasn’t allowed to watch, which confused me because with a title like Madama Butterfly, it sounds like it’s made for little girls. I remember sitting in the next room […]