Vancouver Comicon is happening this weekend at Heritage Hall on Main, where it has been hosted for well over a decade. The event, which is hosted about six times a year, features special guest appearances, art showcases, and of course plenty of graphic novels. When Sunday, November 13, 2011, 11:00am to 5:00pm Where Heritage Hall, […]
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When the Vancouver Opera announced that they would be presenting West Side Story, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Would it be a Broadway-style musical or would it be an opera? Turns out, much to my surprise and delight, it was both. The performance started out with dialogue as the Jets and the Sharks establish […]
The Arts Club’s production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story opens today at the Surrey Arts Centre. The world’s most successful rock n’ roll musical is currently on tour around the province until November 20, 2011. “Peggy Sue,” “That’ll Be the Day,” “Oh Boy,” “Not Fade Away”—the list of hit songs penned by Buddy Holly […]
The Vancouver Art Gallery is marking their 80th anniversary Wednesday, October 5, 2011. It first opened in 1931 at 1145 West Georgia, a few blocks away from its current location in the old courthouse building, where it moved in 1983. 1931 – Vancouver Art Gallery’s original location under construction. Archives item# Bu P401.1. Photographer: Stuart […]
The National Ballet of Canada is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year with a Western tour this fall, stopping for several days at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Artists of the Ballet Emergence. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann From September 23rd to September 25th the National Ballet of Canada will present the following in Vancouver: The […]
Culture Days in Canada are coming up September 30th, October 1st, and October 2nd as every province and territory celebrates the arts. Events around the Metro Vancouver area include everything from theatre performances to fibre arts studio tours. Major hubs of activity are on Granville Island, at the Burnaby Library, and at the Surrey Arts […]