Archive of posts tagged "arts"

Cirque du Soleil Quidam in Abbotsford

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Cirque du Soleil is bringing their critically-acclaimed production Quidam to Abbotsford this month for eight performances at the Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre. Cirque du Soleil performances dazzle audiences around the globe and Quidam’s cast features 52 world-class acrobats, musicians, singers, and characters. Young Zoé is bored; her parents, distant and apathetic, ignore her. Her […]

RENT at Waterfront Theatre

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Fighting Chance Productions presents Rent at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island from July 13th to August 5, 2012. Rent, Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical that debuted at the height of the AIDS epidemic, is one of the best known musicals of the past 20 years, and was a huge hit for […]

Ninja Pirates Theatre Society: SubUrbia

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Tonight marks the opening night of Ninja Pirates Theatre Society’s production of SubUrbia by Eric Bogosian, directed by Anthony Shim. The play follows the nighttime activities of a group of aimless 20-somethings still living suburban hometown and their reunion with a former-geeky-high-school classmate, who is now a successful musician. It’s semi-autobiographical take on Bogosian’s own […]

Indian Summer Festival 2012

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The 2nd Annual Indian Summer Festival starts next week and will showcase top talent from South Asia (music, dance, literature, film, arts, cuisine, wellness) in conversation with Canadian counterparts. Running from July 5th to July 15th, 2012 at the festival begins with the opening gala: A Culinary Tour of India with Vikram Vij & Friends […]

Jessie Awards 2012: Live Blog

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The 30th Annual Jessie Richardson Awards for theatre in Vancouver are upon us as stars of local stages flock to the Commodore Ballroom. Nominees were announced back in May and the season will culminate with awards presentations tonight. I will be covering the awards ceremony for the third year in a row, providing photos, quotes, […]