Beginning today I will be highlighting what’s going on in theatres across Vancouverâ€”from the Firehall Arts Centre to the Vancity Theatre to small, unknown studios on Main Street. Though I will be covering large productions taking place in large theatres, I hope to mainly give exposure to independent productions and their work. Focusing more on […]
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Earlier this week I had the opportunity to tour ArtStarts on Richards, just off Robson. This is the headquarters of a province-wide not-for-profit program to bring schools together with local artists through performances, programs, and exhibitions. Founded in 1996, ArtStarts programs have reached half a million students each year and in 2006 they became the […]
April 29th is International Dance Day as initiated by UNESCO back in 1982, the date commemorating the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), regarded as the founder of modern ballet. This year Vancouver’s Dance Centre is celebrating with a series of public performances and events around the downtown core. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr The […]
It’s Ballet BC’s 25th anniversary and they will celebrate by presenting a collection of world premiere performances next week. “We are delighted to be bringing our Vancouver audiences an exciting evening of new works by Canadian and Ballet BC alumni. We are also honoured to be collaborating with one of Canadaâ€™s leading chamber orchestras, The […]
The Vancouver Art Gallery is hosting several special exhibits and events throughout the next few months in honor of Vancouver’s 125th birthday (which is tomorrow, April 6th). Source: Vancouver Art Gallery Exhibits Until May 2011: WE: Vancouver 12 Manifestos for the City This exhibition examines Vancouver through the extraordinary range of practices, actions and ideas […]