Innovative Noh Chamber Opera Comes to Vancouver’s Cultch

Featured image of model Noriko Cool by Trevan Wong

One of the most exciting parts of living in and visiting Vancouver is witnessing the incredibly rich East/West cultural collaborations that occur in the city.

This season, The Cultch will host the world premiere of a ground-breaking and emotionally charged noh chamber opera, presented by TomoeArts.

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Innovative Noh Chamber Opera Comes to Vancouver’s Cultch

Gender Non-Conformists’ November Show in Vancouver is Gonna Be Much More than “Pretty Good”

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By Casey Stepaniuk

This November, my absolute dream queer literary event—and possibly yours too—is coming to Vancouver. Local storyteller Ivan Coyote and Toronto-based artist Vivek Shraya are teaming up for a multi-disciplinary show called Pretty Good, combining their various talents as writers, poets, storytellers, and musicians. It’s a short-running show, visiting only Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, and Edmonton, as if it’s some sort of special gift for western Canada! Pretty Good will feature these two talented artists as “they revisit family origins, sing about scars and skeletons, and perform brand new material from their new books.” Another queer Vancouver author, Amber Dawn, will be joining Ivan and Vivek as a guest.

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Gender Non-Conformists’ November Show in Vancouver is Gonna Be Much More than “Pretty Good”

Hit The Motherload At The Cultch – The Ultimate Moms Night Out

Motherload | Image: The Cultch

Motherload | Photo: The Cultch

If you liked the movie Bad Moms, then you’ll love this play about modern motherhood and the hilarity and harsh realities of parenting in this generation. Filled with tear-jerking, mom-twerking, knee-slapping tales, Motherload speaks to every mom who has ever  struggled to find balance, friendships, and themselves in today’s digitally-focused world of parenting.

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Hit The Motherload At The Cultch – The Ultimate Moms Night Out

Things To Do in Vancouver This Weekend

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Get ready for a weekend of interactive theatre, drunk science, paintings of kittens, and your choice of folk music or psytrance – and that’s just Friday! There is much in the works to tire out all the people training for the Sun Run well before Sunday. Good luck to all the runners out there from all of us on the sidelines and… from those of us soundly sleeping in.

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Things To Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do in Vancouver This Weekend

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Happy long weekend one and all, and a happy Easter, Eostre, Passover, Hanuman Jayanti, Lazarus Saturday, Theravadin New Year and anything else you choose to celebrate or observe over the next few days. This weekend’s lineup includes cosplay, egg hunts, puppet deaths, an outdoor pillow fight, a play about a gay Jesus, and much more.  Be sure not to miss the new ongoing section for theatre, art, Easter, and other recurring events that are happening over this weekend and beyond. There’s a lot ending this weekend so catch it if you can!

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Things To Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

 Doors Open Vancouver, Hawker’s Market, Water’s Edge Days and Toronto Raptors basketball game are our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend, Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

From food trucks to symphony to burlesque, there’s something for everyone this weekend.  Check out our top picks for events happening around Metro Vancouver!

 

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend