Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella Comes to Vancouver (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Hayden Stanes, Tatyana Lubov and the company of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA. © Carol Rosegg

The 2013 Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and The Sound of Music, will play the Queen Elizabeth Theatre for a limited engagement from April 11 – 16, 2017.

With its fresh new take on the beloved tale of a young woman who is transformed from a chambermaid into a princess, this hilarious and romantic Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA combines the story’s classic elements – glass slippers, pumpkin, and a beautiful ball along with some surprising twists. Continue reading:
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella Comes to Vancouver (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Stand Up, Stand Out! April Fools’ Day at XY

By Kendell Yan

Come support some local fools who are queering the comedy scene in Vancouver at Stand Up, Stand Out! April Fools’ edition! Who knows? You may just have your heart broken by a lovesick poet at the open mic beginnings of a burgeoning career, or at the very least find yourself in stitches and with a tighter mid-section from laughing far too out loud!

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Stand Up, Stand Out! April Fools’ Day at XY

Teen Angst Night: A Celebration of Really Bad Poetry and other Cringe-worthy Teen Memories

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It’s not a phase mom, god – you just don’t understand!

Most people in their life have jotted down a poem or two to convey the unbearable angst they go through as teenagers. With hormones raging, sometimes all you need is a pad and paper to express those feelings that your parents just didn’t understand.

But, as we grow older and move away from the pain of growing up, it’s sometimes a good idea to look back and laugh hysterically at how melodramatic life was back then. Teen Angst is a comedy show that does just that, and does it well.

Full of comedy gold, Teen Angst Night is a comedic reading series where readers can share anything (poetry, songs, letters, journals, diary entries, essays, plays, lists, etc) as long as it is super embarrassing.

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Teen Angst Night: A Celebration of Really Bad Poetry and other Cringe-worthy Teen Memories

Vancouver TheatreSports League Embraces Social Media Hilarity in #Nofilter – The LOL of TMI

Photo Credit: Sourced from VTSL

For the longest time, I resisted the allure of social media, but now that I’ve given in, I’ve become an almost obsessive checker of Instagram and Twitter. My boyfriend usually has to pry my phone away from me before I’ll actually pay attention to what he’s trying to tell me about his day. How can he positively compete with photos of people’s food, cats, and latest outfit? I’ve avoided posting photos of us with puppy eyes on social media, but it’s only a matter of time …

If it’s all starting to become ludicrous to you as well, you should definitely check out Vancouver TheatreSports League’s (VTSL) new show that pokes fun at our current digital, social media crazed age.

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Vancouver TheatreSports League Embraces Social Media Hilarity in #Nofilter – The LOL of TMI

Acclaimed Vancouver string quartet premieres new works this Sunday

Borealis String Quartet. Steven Lemay photo.

Borealis String Quartet. Steven Lemay photo.

A Vancouver string quartet is premiering a new program that is intended to take listeners on a sonic journey.

Presented by Borealis String Quartet, Landscapes: A Northern Odyssey features a world-premiere composition, String Quartet No. 5, written especially for the Quartet by Vancouver composer, Owen Underhill. The BSQ will perform the piece alongside two contrasting works, one from Latvian-Canadian composer Imant Raminsh, the other by Chinese-Canadian composer Xiao-Ou Hu, both Vancouver premieres. This hot classical action takes place beginning at 3 p.m. this Sunday, March 12 at the Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour St.).

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Acclaimed Vancouver string quartet premieres new works this Sunday

4 Unique Vancouver Date Night Ideas in March that You’ll Both Love

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Baby it’s cold outside, so check out these awesome date night ideas (all indoors, thankfully)

It may be tempting to stay inside this month and just veg out on the couch. But, nothing feels quite as good as getting out and about and having a fun story to talk about the next morning. If you’re looking for a few ideas to keep date night interesting, March in Vancouver has a host of events that you’ll both love. Plus, they’re all budget-friendly!

Whether you’re single, looking for double-date inspiration, or just trying to find something new to do with your love, check out one (or all) of these ideas below!

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4 Unique Vancouver Date Night Ideas in March that You’ll Both Love

A Drag Reunion with a Romy and Michele at Vancouver’s Screen Queen Sequel

By Kendell Yan

Join B-Roll cofounder Dee Blew and Sleepy Girl Amy Grindhouse for the Vancouver Arts and Leisure Scene Queen sequel, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion! This 1997 cult classic stars Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino as two dim-witted friends who concoct elaborate lies about their lives and head to their ten-year high school reunion to impress their classmates.

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A Drag Reunion with a Romy and Michele at Vancouver’s Screen Queen Sequel