Vancouver is only going on 126 years old but despite its infancy compared to most other world-class cities, it had a community that supported the arts right off the bat. I dug around the Vancouver Archives to find evidence of everything from Vancouver’s vibrant vaudeville days to its fanatical film-going culture, in neighbourhood theatres to […]
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Breaking away from the standard Music Monday theme, today it’s Magic Monday – another artform that entertains and dazzles. I have actually been contacted by several local slight-of-hand masters and illusionists lately so I have dedicated the next few Mondays to promoting their upcoming shows. The first is Camilo — whom you might recognize from […]
The Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company announced today that it will be closing its curtains for the very last time on Saturday night after a final production of Hunchback. From The Vancouver Sun: The announcement was made Friday by the board chair, who said the decision was made at 4 a.m. after an emergency board meeting. […]
I wanted to get this post about last night’s opening performance Ballet BC‘s Walking Mad & other works out earlier today, but I got distracted with buying tickets for when they perform at the Surrey Arts Centre next Tuesday. That’s how much I enjoyed the evening — it was original, accessible, and absolutely exquisite. Photo […]
The PuSh Festival started this week and I’ll be covering the festival for Miss604. This particular festival happens at the exact right time of year; there is nothing like watching inventive performance art from around the world to distract you from the bleak cold January weather of Vancouver. And though I’m drawn to attend the […]