Archive of posts tagged "theatre"

Vancouver Opera: Eugene Onegin

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I’ve always enjoyed live shows, albeit of the rock and roll variety, however this year I’m expanding my arts and culture by attending more live theatre and as of last night, the opera. To kick off its 49th season, the Vancouver Opera opened with Eugene Onegin last night. It’s a Russian tale, set in the […]

The 21st Floor at the PAL Theatre

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When the cab driver dropped me off at 581 Cordova he thought I was making up the fact that there was a theatre inside. The PAL (Performing Arts Lodge), located in Coal Harbour is, “a B.C. not-for-profit charitable society, created to provide quality affordable housing and support for seniors in the performing arts and allied […]

Vancouver History: Save the Pantages Theatre

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Photo credit: Vancouver Pantages Hastings Street is one of the most historic strips of roadway in Vancouver and it it currently home to a large piece of Vancouver’s theatrical history that was supposed to undergo a renovation and revival for 2010. “The Pantages Theatre, during its heyday it hosted stars like Charlie Chaplin, Jack Dempsey […]

Glitter with the Arts Club

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Thursday night John and I attended the Arts Club fundraising gala, Glitter. I have a brief interview with the Arts Club publicist, Nicole McLuckie (below) as well as a detailed post over on E!Online. The event honored three Arts Club alumni who have made profound contributions to the Vancouver theatre (as well as film and […]

The History Boys at The Arts Club

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After catching The History Boys last week at The Arts Club Granville Island Stage, I have to agree wholeheartedly with Jon from Beyond Robson who wrote, “the play is easily the most intellectually engaging thing I’ve seen on a Vancouver stage in years, and is almost flawlessly delivered by director Dean Paul Gibson and his […]

The Arts Club, 45 Seasons Strong

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The Arts Club has kicked off its 45th season with Doubt, which will be running at the Stanley Theatre in South Granville until October 12. The Arts Club Theatre Company’s production of Doubt – Photo by David Cooper. Last year I visited the Stanley (my favourite little theatre in Vancouver) to watch The Producers and […]