BMO Vancouver Marathon & Expo and 5 Other Health & Wellness Events to Attend in May 2018

BMO Vancouver Marathon | Credit: Chris Morris

Whether you’re coming to Vancouver to kick off marathon season at the BMO Vancouver Marathon on May 6 or just wanting to find more ways to stay healthy and active while visiting the city, Vancouver has many healthy lifestyle events happening throughout the month of May!

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BMO Vancouver Marathon & Expo and 5 Other Health & Wellness Events to Attend in May 2018

Australian Circus to Perform Dizzying Stunts at Vancouver’s Chan Centre

Cr. Justin Nicholas, Atmosphere Photography

If you’re seeking some wonder and awe in your life, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts has an upcoming show that will literally suspend your disbelief.

A renowned Australian circus troupe is coming to town April 28, 2018 in a Vancouver premiere that is going to be packed with all sorts of gravity defying tricks, artistry, and classical music accompaniment.

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Australian Circus to Perform Dizzying Stunts at Vancouver’s Chan Centre

Grammy Award-Winning Angela Hewitt to Perform at Vancouver’s Chan Centre (with review)

Angela Hewitt with Piano by Keith Saunders

Vancouver has an incredible musical treat in store with world-renowned pianist Angela Hewitt set to take the stage of The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts on March 7, 2018.

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Grammy Award-Winning Angela Hewitt to Perform at Vancouver’s Chan Centre (with review)

Vancouver’s Chan Centre to Host an All-Female Ensemble in Festive Cantatas: Vivaldi’s Gloria and Magnificat

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This time of year often involves a lovely reveling in tradition and a looking back at earlier times. Early Music Vancouver (EMV) presents a holiday performance that will transport attendees to eighteenth century Venice in a bringing together of female voices and instrumentalists.

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Vancouver’s Chan Centre to Host an All-Female Ensemble in Festive Cantatas: Vivaldi’s Gloria and Magnificat

History’s First Opera Masterpiece Comes to Vancouver’s Chan Centre

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The grey skies and rain of this season make for the perfect atmospheric weather for a night of dramatically moving and passionate opera in one of Vancouver’s loveliest performing venues.

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) presents Monteverdi’s timeless Orfeo at the end of this month in a production that brings together an impressive roster of local and international talent.

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History’s First Opera Masterpiece Comes to Vancouver’s Chan Centre

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

This weekend features a great variety for everyone of all ages, including culinary events, comedy, music, and hockey!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Montreal chanteuse Lhasa honoured in Vancouver premiere of Danse Lhasa Danse

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Danse Lhasa Dansers Roxanne Duchesne-Roy and Rocky Gagné. Credit: Jean-François Leblanc

Just over three years ago, Montreal lost one of its best husky-voiced torch singers: Lhasa de Sela. Known professionally as Lhasa, her music had a gypsy quality to it – loaded with Spanish, French and English lyrics paired with klezmer, Mexican folk and middle eastern rhythms.

After a 21-month long fight with breast cancer, 37-year old Lhasa’s gravelly, passionate voice stopped on January 1, 2010. Her sudden absence from Canada’s world music and folk circles was and is felt. During her too-short career Lhasa’s awards included a Juno, a Felix and a BBC World Music award.

Lhasa left behind her legions of fans and three albums – La Llorona, The Living Road and Lhasa.

On January 18, Vancouver Lhasa and dance fans alike will be treated to Danse Lhasa Danse courtesy of the Chan Centre for Performing Arts at UBC and the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. A tribute to Lhasa’s music, Danse Lhasa Danse features seven dancers, four singers, and five instrumentalists together on one stage. The evening combines concert and dance performance, alongside poignant audio clips of Lhasa herself and is a powerful tribute for the world music dynamo.  Continue reading:
Montreal chanteuse Lhasa honoured in Vancouver premiere of Danse Lhasa Danse